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Daily news stories for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram
Updated: 13 min 8 sec ago

Maine Republicans rally for welfare bills, Democrats consider a compromise

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:34
The Senate will vote on Gov. Paul LePage’s welfare proposals on Monday.
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13 GM traffic deaths are tied to 57-cent part

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:16
General Motors’ new CEO testifies to Congress about a 10-year delay in fixing a fatal defect.
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Simple dispute precipitated mass shooting 
at Fort Hood

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:09
A disagreement over paperwork sparked the shooter’s fury, ending in four deaths, officials say.
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Franklin County hopes its ‘high peaks’ moniker will put it on the map

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:09
A New York marketing consultant gives the picturesque area a brand that local people say feels authentic.
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For Mainers, GM recall brings confusion, anxiety

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:06
Car owners get mixed signals about whether their Cobalts are included in the recall.
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Colby students prepping for woodsmen competition

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:06
Just about every woodsman event – ranging from the pole climb to wood sawing and chopping – is a necessary method of work for logging and lumber occupations.
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Lawmakers reject LePage plan for more logging of public forests

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:04
The bill would have diverted some of the proceeds to boost home energy efficiency.
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Saco traffic stop results in drug, welfare fraud charges

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:04
Two women face charges and police confiscate heroin, cocaine base and Suboxone, and find a welfare EBT card belonging to someone else.
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Maine’s harsh winter thins deer herd, will reduce permits

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:04
The state’s deer biologist says deer mortality was as high as 19 percent in the northern reaches of the state.
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Augusta woman arrested for arson

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:04
She admitted starting a fire in her apartment while drunk and upset with her landlord, police say.
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Red Sox lose to Brewers, 6-2, in home opener

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:03
The game follows an emotional ceremony marking events in Boston over the last year that have been both triumphant and tragic.
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Maine man honored with RFK Ripple of Hope Award

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:03
Donato Tramuto of Ogunquit is recognized for his work to improve health care across the globe. He joins Hillary Clinton, Robert De Niro and Tony Bennett in receiving the 2014 award.
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Former Augusta hospital gets USM for first tenant

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 00:03
The Muskie School of Public Policy will take a small section of the old MaineGeneral location.
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George W. Bush puts his paintings of world leaders on display

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 23:52
The exhibit includes more than two dozen portraits, including the Dalai Lama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
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Investigators: Mental health not ‘direct’ factor in Fort Hood attack

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 23:50
Ivan Lopez apparently had an argument with other soldiers before killing three and wounding 16 on Wednesday.
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Raw milk: Anti-regulation effort grows, as do risks

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 23:18
As unpasteurized milk has gained in popularity, health officials warn about a rising toll of illnesses.
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Two Bowdoin students resign over drug sales

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 23:16
The pair had been accused of selling prescription drugs to other Bowdoin students.
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Nation & World Dispatches

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 22:46
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Waterville: We will clean Two Cent Bridge

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 22:36
City Manager Mike Roy resolves an issue after a Winslow man takes on an unpleasant task himself.
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Local & State Dispatches

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 22:27
Maine garage fire leads to meth arrest / Woman gets 51 months for robbing pharmacy / Judge denies defense’s bid to move manslaughter trial ... and more news from around the state.
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