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At last, Maine law allowing April ice fishing has some solid benefits

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 07:45
Until this year’s harsh winter, the ice didn’t last long enough to take advantage of the all-year season approved in 2010.
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Citing low pay by state, Maine lawyers stop taking sex-assault cases

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 06:35
They say that $55 an hour won’t cover their costs, and cite Maine spending to $333 per hour defend CDC officials.
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Openly gay leader removed by Boy Scouts of America

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 05:59
The group tells the Seattle troop leader that it ‘has no choice’ after he said he was gay in an NBC News profile.
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Sole Powerball winner comes forward

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 05:56
He claims his $425 million on April Fool’s Day because he has a healthy sense of humor.
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Bill Nemitz: Welfare war story doesn’t match reality

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 05:44
South Portland Detective Sgt. Steve Webster has stared into the abyss of 'welfare fraud' in Maine and, trust him, it’s unbelievable.
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With partnership in limbo, First Wind seeks to borrow $75 million

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 00:39
The developer says its effort to raise money for power projects is unrelated to a court ruling setting aside its joint venture with Emera.
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Maine AG: Deadly force justified in Hollis shooting

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 00:13
Discrepancies in reports of the Dec. 12 standoff about who fired first puzzle John Knudsen’s widow, however.
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Ex-Portland club owner ‘head’ of Maine cocaine ring, feds say

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 00:13
A new prosecution document filed Tuesday accuses Robert Evon for the first time of drug dealing in Maine; he has already pleaded guilty in New York.
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Brunswick restaurateur named one of America’s ‘10 Best New Chefs’

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 00:11
Cara Stadler of Tao Yuan also was a semifinalist for a James Beard Award earlier this year.
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Teen wins acceptance to all eight Ivy League schools

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 00:07
The Melville, N.Y., 17-year-old hasn’t decided which to attend.
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Maine police, advocates call for end to child abuse

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 00:05
The Maine Children’s Alliance found that more than 4,000 cases of child abuse were substantiated in 2012. That number is up from the previous year,
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Maine virtual charter school in limbo

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 00:04
The proposed online school won’t be reconsidered by the charter commission until at least May, if ever.
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Tiger Woods has back surgery, will miss the Masters

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 00:02
The four-time Masters champion had surgery Monday for a pinched nerve that had been hurting him for several months.
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LePage board nomination angers pro-rail group

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 00:02
Robert McEvoy, LePage’s choice for a rail agency, opposes a proposed train facility in Brunswick.
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Eliot Cutler focuses on transportation infrastructure in policy rollout

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 00:01
The gubernatorial candidate lays out 21 priorities, including cellphone and broadband upgrades, and say borrowing is key.
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Obama honors Red Sox for World Series win

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 23:56
The president gets his own jersey during a ceremony on the White House lawn.
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Maine House OKs studying single-payer health care system

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 23:45
Proponents say such a system would cut costs, but critics say the state can’t afford it.
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Local & State Dispatches

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 23:42
Second suspect charged in string of Portland dumpster fires / Voters save one school, decide to close another / One dead, one injured in head-on crash ... and more news from around the state.
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Report spotlights racial gaps in child well-being

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 23:18
The Annie E. Casey Foundation report shows Asian and white children in advantageous positions.
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Updated Republican budget would slash $5.1 trillion

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 23:17
The updated plan is seen – and maybe intended – more as a policy statement than achievable legislation.
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