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Decades in decline: The fall of unions in Maine

Lawmakers on Monday debated whether Maine should become the next right-to-work state, the latest in the battle over legislation that Democrats and union activists say …
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MMA vessel to make four cross-Atlantic trips on cruise

CASTINE | The State of Maine, a ship used by Maine Maritime Academy to prepare its students for lives at sea, motored Tuesday afternoon …
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A bearded man armed with an ax, rifle, hunting knife and two pistols, in the Maine woods.

13 photos of Maine’s original hipsters — beards, beer, attitude and all

Here’s where that sense of Maine authenticity comes from.

Coast Guard: Report of missing kayakers a ‘false alarm’

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SACO | An hours-long air, sea and land search by multiple agencies for two …
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Waldoboro woman files federal lawsuit against Moody’s Diner

A former waitress at Moody’s Diner has filed a federal lawsuit that …

Fire danger remains high with dry weather

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GRAY | With dry weather once again hovering over the state Wednesday, fire danger …

Health

Pharmacy technician Lindsey Carrier retrieves drugs from a shelf while filling prescriptions at Apothecary By Design in Portland in this Sept. 23, 2014, file photo.

Pingree makes bid to allow US consumers to buy meds from Canada

U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree has introduced legislation to allow U.S. residents to buy cheaper prescription drugs from Canada, answering calls for a federal fix just …

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“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away,” my nine-year-old son Will read …

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