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The Maine Council of Churches released its ‘moral agenda’ at the State House on Tuesday, outlining specific bills and policies it says are aimed at reducing disparity between Maine’s various populations.

FALMOUTH, Maine - Maine's status as the state with the highest rate of whooping cough in the country is worsening, due to an uptick in the number of cases of the disease this year.

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Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon, a Democrat, has introduced a bill that would create a universal paid family and medical leave program in Maine.

York County Jail / via Associated Press

ALFRED, Maine - The case of a former Massachusetts priest who was convicted of sexually assaulting an altar boy in Maine years ago is due to return to court later this week.

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U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s summary of findings from a two-year investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia in attempts to interfere in the 2016 election has divided Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill.

PORTLAND, Maine - Nine nurses who work in the labor and delivery unit at the largest hospital in Maine are expecting babies in the next few months. Maine Medical Center announced the bonanza of babies with a Facebook post on Monday featuring eight of the nine nurses and their respective bumps.

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A bill that would ban the sale of all flavored tobacco products in Maine went before the Legislature’s Human Services Committee on Monday.

A.J. Higgins / Maine Public

Visitors to Acadia National Park will at some point be required to make a reservation for their car to visit certain popular sites, such as Cadillac Mountain. For those who can’t get a reservation, the park plans to expand public transit.

Maine lawmakers are considering a proposal to allow the state’s tribes to operate a casino, a measure drawing a lot of opposition.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Gov. Janet Mills has signed emergency legislation designed to extend the state's ice fishing season.

Courtesy Emera Maine

Nova Scotia energy company Emera is selling its Maine subsidiary to another Canadian company, ENMAX Corporation, for $959 million.

Maine Maple Syrup Producers Open Their Doors In Annual Tradition

Mar 25, 2019
Aislinn Sarnacki / Bangor Daily News

In the snowy woods of Newburgh, sap flowed from the maple trees on Sunday at Nutkin Knoll Farm and Sugarworks. With the sun shining bright and the temperatures in the 40s, the operation was in full swing for Maine Maple Sunday.

WATERVILLE, Maine - An anonymous customer at a Maine restaurant seemingly approved of the eatery's service, leaving a $2,000 tip on a $48 bill.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers are making sure that a sales tax refund and exemption includes the commercial production of maple syrup and honey.

DAMARISCOTTA, Maine - Maine's scallop season is entering its final days of the year with another closure of a scalloping ground.

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