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At the State House today, Democratic lawmakers unveiled a package of bills that tackle the high price of prescription drugs.

Sen. Susan Collins is signing on as sponsor of a comprehensive nondiscrimination bill, the only Senate Republican to back the LGBT rights movement's top legislative priority.

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Doctors in Maine have made the sharpest reductions in the country in the amount of fentanyl they prescribe. Fentanyl prescriptions from Maine physicians fell by almost 31 percent between 2016 and 2017. That's according to a study from the University of New England, Husson University and Pennsylvania's Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Police have charged a former Maine lawmaker with fraudulently obtaining hunting licenses.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers are considering a bill that would require horse-drawn buggies to display reflectors or lights at night.

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PORTLAND, Maine - The mother of a toddler whose disappearance prompted the biggest criminal investigation in Maine history says she's been unable to locate the father.

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ORNEVILLE TOWNSHIP, Maine - Maine's biologists are grappling with rapid growth in the bear population, and the state's governor has joined them to learn more _ and to sneak in a little snuggle time with cubs.

BANGOR, Maine - Maine's two U.S. senators are sometimes on opposite sides of the aisle politically, but they agree that privatizing the U.S. Postal Service is a bad idea.

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BRUNSWICK, Maine - Sen. Angus King of Maine says he's dodged cancer three times now that he's completed radiation treatments for a residual recurrence that followed prostate surgery four years ago.

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If a group of school districts in coastal Washington County can’t agree in the next couple of weeks on where they want to locate a new vocational education center, they risk losing a $2.1 million grant from the state.

DRESDEN, Maine - Voters in a Maine town have decided that town office staff should be appointed and not elected, in a reversal of policy.

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By the time the maple sugaring season comes to an end this spring, it’ll be time to start tapping birch trees.

Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is calling for more clarity in the wording of federal student aid applications, to help grandparents caring for their grandchildren apply for assistance.

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The Maine Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill that would prohibit state legislators from using money donated to their political action committees to provide loans to businesses they own.

WESTBROOK, Maine - Police in Maine say the results of an investigation into a deadly traffic crash involving a taxi and a pickup truck will not likely be available for weeks.

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