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In the span of one week from late April to early May, three arson fires destroyed nine tenement buildings in downtown Lewiston, displacing their nearly 200 occupants.
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Shapleigh resident Rebecca Liberty discovered the body of her 16-year-old daughter Haley Plaisted after taking her own life in the garage.
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Governor LePage's spokesperson, Adrienne Bennett, thinks poverty is no barrier to education.
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I've heard political news so bizarre that it seemed like if someone wrote it into a script, no one would make that movie.
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A split among policymakers over the terms of educator evaluations could sink Maine's request for a waiver from federal education regulations, Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen is warning.
Citing reports of bogus charities springing up in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and the school shooting in Connecticut, Governor Paul R. LePage and Commissioner Anne Head from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation are encouraging Maine residents to check the legitimacy of unknown charities, particularly those that seem to ... (more)
Gov. Paul LePage and Democratic lawmakers had no change of heart Friday on a bill to repay a $484 million debt to Maine hospital s and expand Medicaid.
AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today asked the U.S. Small Business Administration to make emergency low-interest loans available to affected property owners and residents who had major damage from the recent fires in the City of Lewiston.
Now that the governor has vetoed the bill combining hospital debt repayment with Medicaid expansion, lawmakers must decide what to do next.
Gov. Paul LePage will join Maine military leaders in a Battlefield Cross Memorial Ceremony at the Maine State House.
Phil : So, at least we both agree that Sen. Dawn Hill, D-York, chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, should have allowed Gov.
A long-debated bill that could have banned the use of corn-based ethanol in motor fuel in Maine passed unanimously through the Senate Thursday evening.
Gov. Paul LePage's latest attempts to broaden school choice and lift a cap on charter schools failed to gain much support at the Legislature's committee level Thursday.
There's been another dustup at the State House between democrats and Governor LePage -- over, of all things, a television set.
Maine's Democratic-controlled legislature on Thursday passed a bill to expand access to its Medicaid program as outlined by the Affordable Care Act, setting up a showdown with the state's Republican governor, who immediately began veto procedures.
There's no arguing Mainers are paying too much for energy - significantly more than elsewhere in the country.
Democratic legislative leaders said Thursday that an angry Gov. Paul LePage told them that he was moving out of his office in the State House.