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3 hrs ago | Kennebec Journal
Nelson Mandela's legacy will be one of reconciliation, peacemaking and service, central Maine scholars and residents from southern Africa said Friday.
Would you support legalizing gay marriage in your state?
Could you survive the end of civilization?
5 hrs ago | Herald Gazette
Best selling Maine author, Paul Doiron, will read from and discuss his newest novel, Massacre Pond , fourth in his mystery series, at the Maine Coast Bookstore in Damariscotta on Saturday, Dec.14th from 11-1 .
7 hrs ago | WCSH-TV Portland
A Maine prison inmate has filed notice of a lawsuit against the state and the state prison in Windham because he was pepper-sprayed while restrained and left to suffer for more than 20 minutes.
8 hrs ago | Capital Weekly
Hope Spinnery's 10th annual "Winterwork" sale is set for Sunday, Dec. 15, from noon to 5 p.m. Ten local artists will show and sell their handmade products and will on hand to talk about their craft and individual process at the Spinnery on Route 105.
12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
Kara Janes of Castine, then a graduate student at the University of Maine's School of Social Work, sits in a wheelchair at the Lakewood Continuing Care Center in Waterville in July 2011.
17 hrs ago | Sun Journal
Nine of 22 hospitals on the Leapfrog Group's 2013 Top Rural Hospitals list released this week were in Maine.
AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage sent a letter today to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, criticizing the federal government for providing misleading and inaccurate information to Mainers seeking MaineCare eligibility.
After almost 35 years with claws and talons drawn and rhetoric heated, senior United States and Iranian diplomats have embarked on a journey to reach agreement on Iran's nuclear program.
Contrasted with Barack Obama, who grew up in supposed poverty and a broken home, the message was clear.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage says global climate change may be a positive for his state with the opening up of the Northwest Passage, The Bangor Daily News reports .
Tim Horton's has closed six of its Maine restaurants, but the company insists it's not considering leaving the state altogether.
AUGUSTA, Maine - Four more organizations have submitted lengthy applications to the Maine Charter School Commission to open new schools next fall, including two that are vying to be Maine's first statewide, Internet-based "virtual schools."
We have nothing against those who put pen to paper to talk with the President of the United States or his inner circle and senior staff.
Hunting buddies Ryan Stevens and Travis Hafford, who were the focus of a weekend search involving the Maine Warden Service and dozens of volunteers.
Maine Sen. Chris Johnson, D-Somerville, has been recognized for his work on issues like food safety, public education and the sustainability of Maine fisheries.
The PUC will decide if the pilot power project using floating turbines has enough positives to be worth the cost to ratepayers.
Gov. Paul LePage's health and human services chief met with Portland area business leaders Wednesday to advocate against expanding Maine's Medicaid program through the federal health care law.