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Gov. Paul LePage smiles in Augusta after swearing in House members, Dec. 3, 2014.
VIDEO | POLL QUESTION

LePage says he’ll speak for Maine education department

“I will be the commissioner,” LePage said.
VIDEO

Steep challenges, big rewards mark road to late-in-life college degree

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“Instructors love them,” Lori Wingo said of the adult learners. “They come to class prepared, they participate, they ask questions.”
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Watch Anna Kendrick reenact Hollywood’s greatest sports movies in under 7 minutes

In case you missed it, a little while after the Super Bowl on Sunday, CBS ran an episode of “The Late Late Show with James …
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That fish you caught may have cost DIF&W $50

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STATE & CAPITOL

LePage uses word you can’t say in class to school legislators — again

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Good morning from Augusta. If I were going to appoint myself to something, it’d be something …
MICHAEL NOONAN
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A woman counts pills at a pharmacy.

Drug research: What can we really believe?

Opinion

Former Supreme Court Justice Daniel Wathen, who oversees Maine’s AMHI Consent Decree, addresses members of the Legislature’s Government Oversight Committee regarding conditions at the Riverview Psychiatric Recovery Center on Dec. 3, 2015.
EDITORIALS

LePage has raised salaries for cabinet members; Riverview employees deserve the same

The Riverview Psychiatric Recovery Center is so short-staffed that its workers are forced to work overtime. This is unfair to the people who work at the Augusta hospital, and it jeopardizes the treatment of its patients.

Quizzes

Children walk as the sun sets in Kabul city December 9, 2012.

Quiz: How much do you know about the cultures of Maine immigrants?

Let’s see if you are familiar with these cultural aspects of Somalia, Iraq, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Afghanistan and Iran.

Events

WEST OF THE FIELDS

New music including Junior Boys, Massive Attack, Porches and Holy Ghost! on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

New tracks from Chairlift, School Of Seven Bells and Wild Nothing premiered on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back at the year 1979, one of the most fruitful ever for alternative rock, punk and New Wave.

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