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Verso mill in Bucksport to close by year’s end, 570 employees to lose jobs

2 hours ago In an announcement that caught many people off guard, Verso Paper officials indicated Wednesday afternoon the local mill will shut down by …
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, the Democratic nominee for governor in the 2014 election, talks with Bath Iron Works union representative Kelly Ammons of Topsham during a visit to the shipyard on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.
CAMPAIGN 2014

National union leader visits Maine to back Michaud, condemn LePage ‘right to work’ push

BATH | The president of the nation’s largest unionized labor organization came to Maine on Wednesday to boost Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud’s campaign …
CAMPAIGN 2014 | POLL QUESTION
Maine State House

Barely half of Maine’s legislative candidates tap public campaign fund, a record low since Clean Election Act passed

AUGUSTA | The steady, precipitous decline in participation in Maine’s publicly funded election program continues this year, with only about half of all legislative …
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PUC staff says benefits of Maine investing in natural gas capacity unlikely to exceed costs

3 hours ago PORTLAND | A report issued Wednesday directs state regulators to move forward with caution …

Maine cold case squad does not receive federal funding to help solve old homicides

AUGUSTA | Maine’s cold case squad to investigate homicides will not receive startup funds …

Hunt for Gray teen ends when police find him in a tree

POWNAL | The search for a 17-year-old male from Gray, who allegedly attempted Tuesday …

Maine child sickened by enterovirus spreading across US

A child from York County tested positive for a respiratory virus that has sickened nearly …

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