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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie shakes hands at Becky's Diner in Portland on Wednesday morning with Maine Gov. Paul LePage in tow. Later, LePage endorsed Christie for the Republican presidential nomination.

LePage endorses Chris Christie for president, says he’s ‘the real deal’

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PORTLAND | On a rain-slickened patio above a bustling diner, Maine Gov. Paul LePage on Wednesday morning became the first Republican governor in the …

Endangered piping plovers return to Maine in full force

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A piping plover sprinted out of the grass and froze, its spindly orange legs spread in a challenging stance. The bold behavior was in stark …

Here’s a secret stain remover you probably already have (and it’s not bleach)

For the most part — unexpected hail storms aside — summer time in Maine is best experienced outside. Whether that means sipping a cold beverage …

Rock that killed motorist may have come off collector’s car

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HOPE | A rock that crashed through a windshield last month, killing a Camden …

Bangor sets record for low temperatures in six-month period

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A city record for low temperatures spanning more than seven decades has …

Lewiston limiting GA to current asylum seekers

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The city of Lewiston voted Tuesday night to continue providing General Assistance funding to current …

Officials: Too much damage to determine cause of Old Town fire

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Officials have determined there was too much damage to uncover a …


Husband and father Jerome Muhirwa, 39, was a college teacher in his native Burundi. He spent two years seeking asylum and permission to work in Maine after fleeing government persecution at home.

Maine should take a stand for its future, support asylum seekers

Calling it “illegal alien welfare,” the LePage administration remains determined to keep asylum seekers in Maine from getting General Assistance benefits. The Legislature has passed …

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