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CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine - The waterfront park that's home to Maine's oldest and most-photographed lighthouse will remain free to visitors - but not for their cars.

Maine students are placed in seclusion and restraints at a rate four to eleven times higher than the national average. Those figures come from a report released by Disability Rights Maine on Monday, ahead of a public hearing on a bill to ensure schools adhere to state rules restricting the practice.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A Florida judge has blocked prosecutors from using video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in paid sex at a massage parlor.

Maine’s federally recognized Indian tribes are seeking to restore their ability to prosecute non-Indians in domestic violence and certain other crimes committed on tribal land.

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BRUNSWICK, Maine — Bowdoin College notified students, faculty and employees Monday morning that a member of the campus community was recently diagnosed with active tuberculosis (TB).

WEST BATH, Maine - A judge has ruled that a Maine teenager accused of killing his grandmother last year will be tried as an adult.

Vermont Renames Columbus Day

May 13, 2019

MONTPELIER, Vt. - Vermont has joined a handful of states in renaming Columbus Day to honor Native Americans.

PORTLAND, Maine - A Maine bill designed to guarantee the right to practice alternative medicine has been amended after a nurses' group raised concerns it could create a class of unlicensed health care workers with broad practice rights.

CONCORD, N.H. - Gas prices have gone down a bit in northern New England. The latest GasBuddy price reports show prices dropped 2.4 cents per gallon in New Hampshire last week, to an average of $2.74.

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A new study on hospital prices from the RAND corporation finds that patients with private insurance in Maine pay nearly three times what Medicare would pay for the same service.

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DERBY LINE, Vt. — Hundreds of border agents from across the U.S. are being temporarily transferred south ahead of the busy summer tourism season, worrying those along the northern border who rely on cross-border commerce — including U.S. innkeepers, shop owners and restaurateurs who fear their Canadian customers could be caught in backups at border crossings.

AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Supreme Court is wading into a long-running beach dispute in Kennebunkport.

BOSTON - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators are renewing an effort to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Ghost Army of World War II.

PORTLAND, Maine - A Maine woman is calling for the state's highest court to give domestic partners custody rights to pets after a relationship fizzles.

PORTLAND, Maine - The rules that could govern Maine's legal marijuana program will be up for a hearing this month that is certain to be well attended.

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