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Lobbyists Dan Morin (left), who represents  MaineHealth, and Ann Mitchell, who represents Waste Management Inc., the Maine Dental Association and Eli Lilly & Co., speak in the hallway before the legislature convenes on Feb. 2 at the State House in Augusta. Maine is poised to take a step forward for transparency in Augusta by updating the website where the public can access campaign finance and monthly lobbying disclosures.
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Here’s who’s influencing Maine lawmakers

“You want to know what each client is spending, who they’re paying and what they’re lobbying on,” Peter Quist said.
After a 73-year-old woman was brutally attacked in Waterville, the city's police chief is suggesting people arm themselves for protection.

Waterville police chief suggests residents arm themselves after brutal attack on elderly woman

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After a 73-year-old woman was brutally attacked in Waterville, the city’s police chief is suggesting people arm themselves for protection.
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A dirty line from the new Beyonce song is selling a ton of (Red) lobster

Beyonce’s new song “Formation,” which you’ve probably heard by now on the radio, from a passing car or on the Super Bowl Halftime Show, has …

Director resigns as police investigate Houlton animal shelter

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Houlton Police Chief Joe McKenna said Wednesday that his department has received and is investigating multiple complaints from the public about the shelter, including the alleged death of a dog found on the property.
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Acadia National Park road crew workers Don Gibson (left) and Lee Berry load rocks into a backhoe Tuesday on the Park Loop Road by Champlain Mountain in this October 2006 file photo. The rocks came loose from the roadside embankment during a 3.9-magnitude earthquake that struck eastern Maine.

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Report: Mainer kills Connecticut state trooper in hunting accident

TOLLAND, Connecticut — A Connecticut state trooper has been killed in a hunting accident in …

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