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Lawmakers vote against the bill that would have put a 12-month moratorium on faculty, staff and program cuts in order to further study the UMaine System’s finances.
Amateurs skiers aim for spots in Saturday's semifinal round that will include three Olympians.
Under the bill, only municipalities with full-time police chiefs could handle permits.
A class of 23 will be the first to enter the Hall, with ceremonies scheduled for Aug. 21 in Bangor.
11th-seeded Dayton continues its string of upsets to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time in 30 years.
A new FDA rule would require breweries to process spent grains before they can be fed to livestock, a change which U.S. Rep. Pingree blasts as 'absurd.'
The proposed venue and a contract with the promoter would require City Council approval.
A woman in California spotted the boat washing on the shore of Hog Island when she was watching for ospreys via a webcam.
Economists expect that spending will rebound in April.
The university system’s law school is ending its patent advice program for innovators, who start new ventures and help drive economic growth.
The new economy-focused legislative panel wants to invest in the biotech, marine and agriculture sectors.
The boy told police he initially refused when his mother offered him a marijuana cigarette.
So far, the new regulations have helped force at least 19 clinics to close statewide.
While people are turning to carpools, car shares and friends, ‘the community is suffering from this.’
The Vatican says the two discussed church objections to Obamacare; Obama says topics were the poor and world peace.
Mars Inc., which makes Snickers and M&M's, says its nine other plants are at full capacity, so this will allow the company to better meet demand.
Other bills that failed would have two American Indian tribes to open one casino each.
Kelli Murphy has twice been found not competent to stand trial in the death of an infant in 2012.
Cumberland County was the fastest-growing county in the state during the year from July 1, 2012 to July 1, 2013.
Cutters blaze a trail from Bath to Richmond to clear ice that can cause flooding along the river.