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LePage floats acting education commissioner for permanent post

Gov. Paul LePage’s office said Tuesday that he has notified a state board that he intends to nominate Acting Education Commissioner Robert Hasson for that permanent position.

This woman's tattoo is more than just body art. It's a badge of courage.

Modern medical science saved Andrea’s life and put her body back together. But I’m convinced it’s Mary’s art that protects her spirit.
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Portland Police Chief Michael Sauschuck answers questions three days after a local police officers fatally shot a 22-year-old man.

Portland police chief ‘disgusted’ by calls to speed up body cam program after shooting

“I am disgusted by any use of a tragedy to further some kind of political agenda around body cameras.”

Alfond Foundation vows to pay off students’ debt to draw STEM workers to Maine

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The Alfond Leaders competitive grant program will give about 150 recipients up to $60,000 in college debt relief per person over the next three years.

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How Maine police shootings are investigated

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In the past two weeks police have shot dead three people in two separate cases, and four officers have been taken off active duty.

‘Mime’ accused of attacking professional MMA fighter

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Police have not received other reports involving men in white face paint and black clothing.

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