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The end of the state’s 27 Healthy Maine Partnerships comes as the Maine Department of Health and Human Services changes the way it handles substance use, tobacco and chronic disease prevention, but with little public explanation of the changes it’s making.

Maine dissolves 27 local public health groups with little explanation

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The LePage administration is undoing a structure created after years of statewide discussion and planning.

Affidavit: Accused kidnapper told victim ‘she might live’

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A judge set bail at $250,000 cash for the man accused of kidnapping a Rockland woman.
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Trump to stump in Portland on Thursday, Oct. 6

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is planning a Thursday rally in Portland. City spokeswoman Jess Grondin confirmed late Friday afternoon that the Trump campaign has booked …

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Rose Rapp with her pet donkeys at Farmetta Farm. She and her husband Wes Soper decided to close down the farm because of challenges in the business and their personal lives.

‘The marriage or the farm’: Why one Maine livestock farm reached the end of its line

“Wes said there’s a choice that’s got to be made,” Rose Rapp said. “The marriage or the farm. I took a deep breath, and processed it. I said, ‘You’re right.’ That’s when we started to get out.”

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