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Kyle Dube (center) is escorted into the court room at the Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor Friday.

Jury begins deliberating in Nichole Cable murder trial

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BANGOR | Jurors began deliberating about noon Friday whether a man accused of using Facebook to lure 15-year-old Nichole Cable to her death nearly …
Lobsters at the 2014 Maine Lobster Festival in Rockland.
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Maine loves lobsters — and it depends on them more than ever

Maine fishermen have come off a record season — both for the lobster and for fisheries as a whole. The Maine Department of Marine Resources on …
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Timothy Cheney of Walpole spoke to a joint meeting of the Legislature's Appropriations and Health and Human Services committees Thursday. Cheney was speaking against a proposal that would end state-funded methadone treatments under MaineCare, the state's Medicaid program. Cheney said methadone treatment saved his life, allowing him to eventually become a self-made millionaire.

LePage’s plan for methadone clinics angers health experts, survivors

AUGUSTA | Doctors and mental health professionals said a proposal by Gov. Paul LePage to stop state payments for methadone treatment for opiate addicts …
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Rockland students get school on Saturdays to make up for snow days

The Rockland-area school board voted unanimously Thursday night to hold classes on …
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Daily Brief: Bills to restrict cellphone use while driving due for votes today

Good morning from the State House, where the busiest room in Augusta this week was probably the …

Cuts in subsidies troubles Washburn-area school officials

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The area school district received some troubling news last week, and officials …

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