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A new study by the Union of Concerned Scientists finds that without swift action climate change will drive temperatures to dangerous heat levels across the U.S.and Maine in the coming decades.

Central Maine Power’s billing practices and other controversies involving the state’s largest utility are in the spotlight in Portland on Tuesday.

Congressional confirmation hearings continued Tuesday to fill the role of secretary of defense. Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King told nominee Mark Esper he is worried about an accidental war breaking out in the Gulf region of the Middle East.

BELFAST, Maine - An attorney for the mother of a 10-year-old girl killed in February 2018 says he will ask the state to dismiss murder charges against her, if the girl's stepfather pleads guilty.

PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's Congressional delegation is getting involved in a push to extend federal aid to members of the state's wild blueberry industry.

PORTLAND, Maine - The reopening of the fishery for a species of schooling fish could boost Maine's lobster industry during a season in which its favored bait might be hard to come by.

LEWISTON, Maine - A retired Air Force general plans to seek the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Sen. Susan Collins.

The stepfather accused of killing 10-year-old Marissa Kennedy last year will change his plea to guilty.

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President Donald Trump continued his attack on four freshmen, minority congresswomen on Monday, calling them anti-American Communists who hate Jews, and rejecting critics who called him out for being deliberately divisive and racist.

Former Penobscot Nation Rep Dies At 67, Put 'Heart And Soul' Into Fighting For Tribes

Jul 16, 2019
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Theodore “Wayne” Mitchell, the man who represented the Penobscot Nation in the Maine Legislature for four terms before helping the tribe assert its independence by leaving the State House, died Friday.

BELFAST, Maine - A Maine judge says a city that is working with an aquaculture developer on a large project did not break the law when it changed a land use plan to let the development move forward.

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More than 1,000 people working to address the opioid crisis in Maine met for a daylong summit in Augusta on Monday. Gov. Janet Mills says the goal is to foster collaboration between health providers, law enforcement and the recovery community to better respond to a public health issue that kills nearly one Mainer a day.

PORTLAND, Maine - Republican Sen. Susan Collins's campaign says she has brought in $2 million in the second quarter of 2019.

PORTLAND, Maine - The waiting list for group homes for Maine adults with intellectual disabilities is 1,580 people deep as nonprofits struggle to find workers to staff homes.

MONTVILLE, Maine - A summer camp owner in Maine says a small plane crash crashed as it dropped candy from above on campers.

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