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Shortly before Christine Blasey Ford began her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday, a bipartisan group of ten men gathered inside Portland City Hall to express their support for Ford — and their opposition to the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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A day after fishing regulators adopted strict new measures to prevent herring stocks from collapsing, some New England fishermen say they fear for their own survival.

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The New England Fishery Management Council voted Tuesday to manage Atlantic herring more conservatively.

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Two members of Maine's congressional delegation are calling for continued support of the Affordable Care Act in the walk up to the midterm elections.

New Brunswick voters go to the polls today in a provincial election that appears to be a tight race between the incumbent Liberals and the Progressive Conservatives.

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Maine's two U.S. senators are hailing the Senate's overwhelming approval Monday of a bill aimed at resolving the nation's opioid crisis.

Nurses at Eastern Maine Medical Center have secured a tentative contract with the hospital after a months-long effort.

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As Hurricane Florence bears down on the coast of South Carolina and thousands are being evacuated in what has been called “the storm of a lifetime,” hundreds of miles north, Maine isn’t feeling much of an impact. One particular effect from the storm is emerging along Maine’s southern coast — an increase in surfing.

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Bells rang out in Portland and Lewiston Tuesday to honor the memory of those who died in the September 11 attacks in 2001.

More than 230 Maine lawyers are urging Senator Susan Collins to vote against Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the Supreme Court.

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Approximately 100 business owners, health care workers, immigrant leaders and organizers rallied in Portland Monday morning — Labor Day — in support of a campaign for earned paid sick time.

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The lawyer for John Williams – the man accused of killing Somerset County Deputy Corporal Eugene Cole this April – is asking a judge to suppress Williams’ confession. Williams was the subject of a four-day long manhunt following the discovery of Corporal Cole’s body near a house in Norridgewock, and, according to his attorney, he was badly beaten while in custody.

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Prominent anti-tax crusader Carol Palesky has died at an assisted living facility in Freeport. Palesky was known for her passion and outspoken criticism of all taxes.

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The head of the Conservation Law Foundation in Maine says the Maine Supreme Court's decision not to take up a case involving a new solar rule could affect home solar use in the state.

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More than 300 newspapers are publishing editorials Thursday challenging President Trump's assertion that journalists are the enemy of the people.  The Bostons Globe launched the initiative.  It wanted newspapers throughout the country to respond to the president's representation of journalist's role in society.

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