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Amid pressure to resign, LePage says he’s ‘looking at all of the options’

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“There’s no excuses. It’s unacceptable,” Gov. Paul LePage said. “I apologize to the Maine people and Rep. Gattine’s family.”

Man struck, killed walking along road in Indian Township

Anthony S. Dana, 27, was hit by a 2001 Chevrolet Impala about 3:30 a.m. Sunday, Chief Alexander Nicholas said Monday.

Madawaska expected to drop plan to drug test General Assistance applicants

Ryan Pelletier said he would encourage development of a policy to test applicants for welfare assistance who have been convicted of drug-related felonies.

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A bike ride in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

BDN reporter Aislinn Sarnacki and BDN photojournalist Gabor Degre explore the north end of the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument by mountain bike on Wednesday, Aug. 24, the day that President Barack Obama signed the order creating the 87,563 national monument, which is located east of Baxter State Park.


Bangor fire Capt. Greg Hodge, who works with the EMS division, checks the department's remaining stockpile of Narcan in July, finding that the supply has dropped from 10 packages -- a full case -- to five in the course of one day. "There was a time when we'd have to buy a case a year," he said. "Now it's a case a month."

Narcan will save lives today, but Maine can’t forget treatment for tomorrow

Editorial: If Maine had a different governor, who didn’t hold the inexplicable opinion that naloxone just delays death, more people might be touting it as a wonder drug and rushing to get it to those with addiction and their loved ones.

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