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Politics

Maine Senate votes down bill to name official state dog

Maine Senate votes down bill to name official state dogThe bill to name the Labrador retriever Maine's official dog will now go before the House of Representatives.
  • Politics
  • 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
Local

Gideon to introduce standardized testing opt-out bill

Gideon to introduce standardized testing opt-out billThe press conference will take place at 11 a.m. in the Welcome Center of the State House.
  • Local
  • 8 hours, 13 minutes ago
Local

Roof collapse at Wells Public Library

Roof collapse at Wells Public LibraryThe library will be closed at least Thursday and Friday.
  • Local
  • 5 hours, 1 minute ago
Local

Three charged in connection to Bar Harbor meth lab

Three charged in connection to Bar Harbor meth labThree people have been arrested in connection with a meth lab discovered inside a Bar Harbor home on Wednesday.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 25 minutes ago
Local

Maine panel backs bill to ensure a pint of beer is 16 ounces

Maine panel backs bill to ensure a pint of beer is 16 ouncesThis bill will head to the full House and Senate.
  • Local
  • 7 hours, 31 minutes ago
Washington

Hillary Clinton asks State Dept. to release her e-mails

Hillary Clinton asks State Dept. to release her e-mailsHillary Clinton tweets State Dept. will review and release her e-mails "as soon as possible."
  • Washington
  • 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
Local

OOB Police investigating Ocean Park burglary

OOB Police investigating Ocean Park burglaryPolice ask that the Ocean Park community be alert and report anything suspicious to police.
  • Local
  • 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
Local

Dube's father, brother testify in trial

Dube's father, brother testify in trialThursday morning jurors heard from family members of Kyle Dube.
  • Local
  • 4 hours ago
News

Plane skids off runway at LaGuardia, crashes through fence

Plane skids off runway at LaGuardia, crashes through fenceImages show the plane resting in the snow with its nose through a chain-link fence.
  • News
  • 5 hours, 20 minutes ago
Local

Patriots decline Vince Wilfork option

Patriots decline Vince Wilfork optionVince WIlfork announced on his Twitter account Thursday morning that he will not be re-signed with the New England Patriots.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 40 minutes ago
Local

Head of Portland cocaine ring gets 15-year sentence

Head of Portland cocaine ring gets 15-year sentenceIn addition to his prison term, Noonan was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Portland to eight years' probation.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 33 minutes ago
Local

Lotto winner sued by liquor store owner who sold ticket

Lotto winner sued by liquor store owner who sold ticketReyes said she just wants this nightmare over so she can take her family on a dream vacation in Hawaii.
  • Local
  • 10 hours, 3 minutes ago
News

Thursday's Top Stories

Thursday's Top StoriesThursday's Recap 3/5/2015
  • News
  • 9 hours, 52 minutes ago
Portland

Another car damaged in same area in Old Port due to ice

Another car damaged in same area in Old Port due to iceThe car was parked on Exchange Street when ice fell and broke the windshield.
  • Portland
  • 17 hours, 37 minutes ago
Local

Greater Androscoggin Humane Society waiving cat adoption fees

Greater Androscoggin Humane Society waiving cat adoption feesGreater Androscoggin Humane Society has decided to waive their adoption fees after losing power in their cat room forcing them to cram them into other areas of the center.
  • Local
  • 8 hours, 36 minutes ago
Local

Deep snow keeping maple sugar farmers from trees

Deep snow keeping maple sugar farmers from treesThe deep snow has made it a challenge for some maple sugar farmers to access their trees.
  • Local
  • 23 hours, 20 minutes ago
National News

Boston bombing trial begins

Boston bombing trial beginsThe defense said it will not dispute that Dzhokhar Tsarneav committed the crimes, but doesn't agree on the motive.
  • National News
  • 18 hours, 11 minutes ago
Morning Report

MORNING STUMPER for Thursday, Mar. 5

MORNING STUMPER for Thursday, Mar. 5Where did Henry Higgins send Eliza Doolittle as a test of her speech training?
  • Morning Report
  • 10 hours, 33 minutes ago
Politics

Legislators and activists push for minimum wage increase

Legislators and activists push for minimum wage increaseA legislator from Auburn proposed raising Maine's minimum wage to $12 per hour.
  • Politics
  • 22 hours, 11 minutes ago
Local

MDOT: speed was a factor in 75 vehicle pileup

MDOT: speed was a factor in 75 vehicle pileupMaine DOT said that most drivers were going 10 miles per hour above the speed limit.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 23 minutes ago
Portland

Portland schools will likely team up with Metro

Portland schools will likely team up with MetroThe Portland School District's superintendent will start developing a cost-sharing agreement with Portland Metro.
  • Portland
  • 23 hours, 17 minutes ago
Portland

Flower show offers taste of spring

Flower show offers taste of springMany of the landscapers have spent the winter plowing driveways and say they are ready for spring.
  • Portland
  • 23 hours, 11 minutes ago
Local

Man arrested after allegedly shooting family dog

Man arrested after allegedly shooting family dogThe man was charged with reckless conduct, cruelty to animals and unauthorized use of a firearm.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 3 minutes ago
Politics

New legislative effort to target chemicals that pose risk

New legislative effort to target chemicals that pose riskThe group said Maine DEP has ignored the scientific evidence and not listed those chemicals.
  • Politics
  • 22 hours, 17 minutes ago
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