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A spring snowfall is hitting Maine, as unusually cold air from Canada collides with moist air from the south. The combination is creating some bands of heavy snow that are expected to spread across the state Monday, dumping up to 10 inches in some areas.

The Maine Council of Churches released its ‘moral agenda’ at the State House on Tuesday, outlining specific bills and policies it says are aimed at reducing disparity between Maine’s various populations.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team will meet next month to consider new rules to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale.

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Canadian musher Martin Massicotte has just won Maine's biggest dog sled race for the 10th time.

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Maine's lobster catch bounced back last year after dipping in 2017, but didn't reach the heights established in some recent years.

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Attorneys for John Williams argue that his initial confession to killing Somerset County Sheriff’s Deputy Eugene Cole last April came as the result of physical violence while in custody and an opioid addiction, and should not be allowed at trial.

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Maine independent U.S. Sen. Angus King is expressing concerns about reports that President Trump is considering dismissing U.S. Intelligence Director Dan Coats over comments Coats made to the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Maine Public recently fielded a question via email from one of our listeners which we decided to try to answer. So, we asked her to repeat it over the phone.

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Maine Sen. Susan Collins says nothing was accomplished by the recent partial government shutdown. Collins appeared Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation" and reiterated her stated view that shutdowns are never a solution.

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The National Weather Service is predicting a significant storm in Maine this weekend.

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The University of Southern Maine is moving forward with a plan to change its name in an effort to attract more students.

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Maine U.S. Sen. Angus King says he doesn't support the sending troops to the southern U.S. border to build a wall.

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Award-winning bluegrass artist and Westbrook resident Al Hawkes has died. He was 88 years old.  Hawkes is being remembered as a musician with a style all his own.

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Former Maine Senator and U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen is speaking out against President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. support from the Syrian conflict.  In an appearance on CNN Thursday, Cohen said that the decision amounts to the U.S. abandoning its allies, a move he says puts the nation in danger.

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