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Gov. Paul LePage speaks at the Maine Heritage Policy Center luncheon on March 4 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
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LePage files bill to eliminate income tax by 2020, gives lawmakers until 5 p.m. to join him

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AUGUSTA | Gov. Paul LePage is drawing a line in the sand on killing Maine’s income tax. In a letter sent to legislative leaders …
Gov. Paul LePage made his case against raising the state's minimum wage or municipal minimum wages and for his plan to gradually eliminate the state's income tax.

LePage: Raising minimum wage would hurt Maine’s elderly

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PORTLAND | Gov. Paul LePage told an audience Tuesday morning his reason for submitting a bill to prohibit municipal minimum wage increases in places …
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The abuse follows her everywhere, and it’s legal: One woman’s story of revenge porn

The following is a true story. However, some identifying details have been changed to ensure the safety of the story’s subject.  Beth smiles and shakes my …
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Public asked for help after two dogs found killed in Aroostook County

LUDLOW | Local animal officials are seeking the public’s help in determining the owners …

Emera says beaver knocked out power to thousands in County

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LUDLOW | A tree felled by a beaver caused a power outage that affected …

Shrinking workforce drives Maine jobless rate to lowest in seven years, at 4.8 percent

PORTLAND | The preliminary estimate of Maine’s jobless rate dropped to 4.8 percent in …

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Boston's David Ortiz, pictured throwing his bat after being ejected on Sunday, has been suspended for one game and fined by Major League Baseball after making contact with an umpire.

Red Sox’s Ortiz draws one-game suspension

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz was suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount after an incident with umpire John Tumpane during …

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