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Maine Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew.

Mayhew outlines $4.8 million plan for opioid treatment

Maine DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew told lawmakers that the $4.8 million plan would provide treatment services for about 400 additional Mainers

Dogs pulling bikes: Bikejoring becomes passion of Surry kennel

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Biking while being pulled by dogs, or bikejoring, can be a serious racing sport, or it can just be fun way for dogs — and people — to “get their wiggles out.”
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The Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument offers a spectacular view of Mount Katahdin and other natural beauties in this November picture.

Collins, King, Pingree urge LePage to drop fight against North Woods monument

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King say northern Maine accepts the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and so should Gov. Paul LePage.

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Fatal crash in Auburn shuts down road

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A fatal crash occurred between two vehicles near Exit 75 of Interstate 95 and Washington Street early Friday morning.

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The State House in Augusta

LePage’s budget diverts problems, abandons those left to solve them

Life is difficult already for someone living with a low income and trying to get by with the help of even a minimal amount of government assistance. Gov. Paul LePage’s proposal for a new, two-year state budget starts from a place of making life even more difficult for that person.

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