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The Manufacturers Association of Maine and the Maine Blue Collar Scholarship Foundation are doubling the amount of scholarships available to people who hope to enter the trades in Maine.

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LL Bean is set to expand its headquarters in Freeport.

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Maine U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree says she's worried that President Trump will lead United States into another war following the launch of two Iranian missile strikes against Iraqi military bases that house U.S. troops.

Maine independent U.S. Sen. Angus King says President Trump's decision to kill Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani has already strengthened the Iranian regime.

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Some parts of southwestern Maine got up to 14 inches of snow Monday night. Snow there should be wrapping up this afternoon, but national weather service meteorologist Todd Foisy in Caribou says snow in northern Maine is just getting started.

It began with a report of a shoplifter in Waterville and ended in Canaan with a Waterville police officer and suspect shot.

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Maine Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins has formally announced her intention to seek re-election in 2020 for a fifth term.

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A charter bus overturned Tuesday night on I-95 in Burnham, leaving four people with minor injuries.

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a measure to protect Maine and the nation's working waterfronts. The bill was introduced by Maine 1st District Rep. Chellie Pingree.

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Bates, Colby and Bowdoin colleges are joining with others across the nation to support a program that attracts international students to their schools.

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Maine Christmas tree farmers are expecting high demand this season, which could cause tree shortages in some areas.

Triple A says holiday travel this week will likely reach its greatest volume across the country - and in New England - since 2005.

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Maine U.S. Sen. Susan Collins is lamenting the firing of U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer. In a tweet sent Sunday, the Republican said Spencer's departure is "a great loss."

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Asylum seekers arrived Friday morning in Portland from the southern U.S. border.

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More than 30 new immigrants are set to arrive in Portland Friday morning. City Manager Jon Jennings said the group of asylum seekers is made up of individuals and families.

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