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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.

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 …

Flood watches remain in effect as rain continues to fall

GRAY | Pounding rain and howling winds greeted much of Maine Tuesday morning, and much of the state remained under a flood watch with …

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 …

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 …

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Brothers, state trooper rescue family trapped in floodwaters

ST. FRANCIS | Anyone who lives along the St. John River knows how fast …

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

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

The scars that don’t show: Growing up in an alcoholic family

The most pervasive and damaging of beliefs, perceptions, and practices are internalized with neither awareness …

Poliquin’s eye-popping haul and policy priorities

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U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin has started filling his campaign coffers while voting to loosen controls …

Emera says beaver knocked out power to thousands in County

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LUDLOW | A tree felled by a beaver was cited as the cause of …


Caribou native Spencer McElwain, pictured competing in the 2014 Flat Top 5K in Lamoine, was the fastest Maine finisher Monday during the 119th Boston Marathon. His time was 2 hours, 34 minutes, 3 seconds.

Fastest Mainers at Boston Marathon

Spencer McElwain of Arundel and Kristin Barry of Scarborough braved periodic rain, a steady headwind and the 26.2-mile challenge from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to Boston to …

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