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The executive director of the trade group HospitalityMaine says some federal help is coming for Maine small business owners.

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South Portland has joined a number of other Southern Maine municipalities in issuing a stay-at-home order.

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The isolation required as part of the state’s efforts to slow the spread of the new coronavirus is a challenge for many of us, but particularly difficult for people dealing with addiction, those in recovery, and for the  providers who are treating these populations.

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Towns along the U-S Canadian border will likely see some economic challenges after leaders of the two nations agreed to close the border in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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Restaurants throughout Portland are banding together to help feed kids who depend on school meals but are unable to access them due to school closures.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden extended his wave of success on Super Tuesday to Maine, with about 92.27 percent of precincts reporting. He beat Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders by a narrow margin.

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At a rally outside Portland City Hall Tuesday, young climate activists called on voters to consider the future of the world's climate when they cast their ballots in the primary election. 

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Maine U.S. House Rep. Chellie Pingree wants the federal government to halt plans to open a new Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency facility planned for Scarborough.

Rebecca Conley / Maine Public

A messy storm lashed Maine Thursday with heavy rain, snow and gusty winds, knocking out power to homes and businesses, and prompting flood advisories and local school closings. Heavy rain fell along the coast, while up to a foot of snow is expected in the north and mountains.

The Maine Legislature is considering a measure that would bolster funding for mental health crisis intervention programs. The proposal before the Health and Human Services Committee would redirect funds that had been dedicated to build four new mental health centers.

A Maine home health care worker told members of a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday that recent Medicare reimbursement reductions have limited providers' ability to care for patients in rural communities.

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Maine's Republican Party is launching a people's veto campaign to overturn the law that expands the use of ranked-choice voting to presidential elections.

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Activists in Portland Wednesday called on U.S. Republican Sen. Susan Collins to support calling witnesses in President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial.

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Maine Chief Justice Leigh Saufley says the state’s court system needs additional funding to improve compensation for trial judges and hire more marshals.

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Boston’s Northeastern University is announcing a new tech-focused graduate center in Portland. Its backers say the $100 million facility will lay the groundwork to secure Maine’s economy in the 21st century.

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