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Gov. Paul LePage speaks to the Maine House of Representatives before swearing them in for the first session of the 128th Legislature at the State House in Augusta, Dec. 7, 2016.

LePage accuses Maine cities of ‘breaking the laws’ on General Assistance

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“You follow the rules, there would have been no problems,” LePage said Tuesday on WVOM radio. “But if you try to not follow the rules and you use the money for illegal immigrants, then you get what you pay for.”
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‘He doesn’t have an off day’: Holden canine headed to famed Westminster dog show

The little puppy in Rebecca Henderson’s first litter of papillons was such a flirt that she decided to train him as a show dog. Now that flirting is paying off.
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The New Balance manufacturing facility can be seen in Norridgewock in November 2016 file photo.

Here’s what Trump spiking an Asia trade deal could mean for Maine

In one of his first acts in office, President Donald Trump on Monday officially withdrew the United States from negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free-trade deal proposed by former President Barack Obama’s administration to lower tariffs and establish new industry standards between the United States and 11 other countries.
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Climate activist from Maine killed in Florida while on barefoot US walk

“Mark [Baumer] was doing the walk to raise awareness about climate change and to raise funds for FANG.”

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The New Balance manufacturing facility can be seen in Norridgewock in November 2016 file photo.
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Here’s what Trump spiking an Asia trade deal could mean for Maine

In one of his first acts in office, President Donald Trump on Monday officially withdrew the United States from negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free-trade deal proposed by former President Barack Obama’s administration to lower tariffs and establish new industry standards between the United States and 11 other countries.

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Cross Insurance Center General Manager Joe Imbriaco discusses the center's 2016 fiscal year with the City Council on Monday in Bangor.

Trump, GOP convention help Cross Insurance Center to profitable 2016

The convention, Trump’s campaign stop, a Cirque du Soleil appearance in July and a bull-riding contest in March likely were the single largest profit-makers for the Cross Insurance Center last year.

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