AUGUSTA, Maine - The newly created New England Loggers Cooperative has entered into an agreement with a paper mill in Quebec that calls for any lumber from Maine to be cut and shipped by Maine workers.

BIDDEFORD, Maine - A federal judge will decide whether the city of Biddeford has any responsibility in the deaths of two people who were shot by their landlord in 2012.

INMAN, Neb. - Federal safety regulators have cited a Maine company for the workplace death of an employee in northern Nebraska.

NEW CASTLE, N.H. - Maine's top fishery official has been tapped to lead an interstate commission that manages East Coast marine resources.

Several thousand Mainers who have Affordable Care Act insurance but qualify for Medicaid will be switched over during the Nov. 1-Dec. 15 enrollment.

After three years, Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is finally getting highways signs.

Maine's agriculture commission says a new federal hemp growing program will make it easier for the state's hemp industry to grow.

PORTLAND, Maine - The deadline is drawing near to request absentee ballots ahead of the Maine election.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's attorney general is joining with dozens of colleagues to call for websites to crack down on illegal sales of alcohol over the internet.

SABATTUS, Maine - Police in Maine say they're still investigating a crash in which two Lewiston residents were killed and three other people injured.

BUCKSPORT, Maine - A Maine man played a lament on his bagpipes as a smoke stack that symbolized a former paper mill came crashing down.

ORONO, Maine - Aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney is giving the University of Maine's new engineering center $1 million to help bring new technology to students.

FARMINGTON, Maine - The last of the firefighters to be released from the hospital after a deadly building explosion in Farmington, Maine, is about to be headed home.

SABATTUS, Maine - Police in Maine say two people were killed and three others injured in a car crash in Sabattus.

GEORGETOWN, Maine - An environmental group is working with Maine shellfish farmers to grow more of a species of clam it thinks can better stand up to predators that have plagued the state's harvest of bivalves.