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Commissioner Mary Mayhew speaks at the opening of the regional home for state Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Labor offices in South Portland, Jan. 5, 2015.

Mary Mayhew to leave LePage administration

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Mary Mayhew, who has served as Maine commissioner of Health and Human Services since the beginning of Gov. Paul LePage’s tenure, will be leaving that post Friday.
Audrey Tripp and her children, Elijah, 8, and Adele, 7, play with Cecilly, a baby Nigerian dwarf goat at their Auburn home. The Tripp family was given permission from the city to keep two goats as pets. But the city is now saying the family can not keep the goats because there's an ordinance against it.

Maine city OKs pet goats, then tells family they have to go

“I don’t understand why we can’t just keep them. It doesn’t seem like it’s hurting anything. We already had permission.”
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