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The Maine CDC has reported 636 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. More than 36,000 cases have been identified in the state since the pandemic began.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control is reporting 675 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Six more people have died from the disease, after eleven deaths were announced yesterday.

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Eleven more people have died from COVID-19. That brings the pandemic death toll in the state to 530.

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Eleven people have died with COVID-19, and the Maine Center for Disease Control is reporting 715 new cases since Monday. The increase comes after a brief dip around 300s for a couple days.

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Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine says Republican members of Congress who challenged the certification of the 2020 presidential election share some responsibility for last weeks events at the capital.

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Former Secretary of State William Cohen says President Donald Trump’s conduct during yesterday’s breach at the Capital Building is grounds for removal from office.

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Thirteen more people have died from COVID-19 in Maine. The state’s death toll now stands at 385.

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Versant Power is asking the Public Utilities Commission to raise their rates later this year and again in 2022.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control is reporting another 525 new COVID-19 cases in the state on Wednesday.

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The state Center for Disease Control reports another nine people have died from COVID-19 in Maine. And 597 new COVID-19 cases have been announced on Tuesday — an increase over the past two days.

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The number of new COVID-19 cases identified in the state is jumping up again.

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The Maine Center for Disease Control is reporting an increase of 590 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. Seven more people have died with the disease.

Students in the University of Maine System will be returning to campus for the coming spring semester despite increasing COVID-19 case numbers around the country.

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More than 230,000 Central Maine Power customers were left in the dark over the weekend. The company’s executive chairman, David Flanagan, says for some, the outage may last a day or two longer.

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The owners of the Androscoggin Mill in Jay have terminated employment for more than 170 people this year, drastically reducing their workforce after an explosion that destroyed the paper mill’s pulp digester.

Some of those who lost their jobs have said they would look for work out of state — others chose to stay.

The Jay mill is almost idyllic in a light snowfall the week before Thanksgiving. There are few trucks to disrupt the low hum from the plant, which sprawls out along the backs of the Androscoggin River.

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