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Maine Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew.

Mayhew outlines $4.8 million plan for opioid treatment

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Maine DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew told lawmakers that the $4.8 million plan would provide treatment services for about 400 additional Mainers
Emmie Theberg and other cross-country skiers have taken to trails within the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument that Gov. Paul LePage wants to revert to private ownership or have the state run.
Outdoors

LePage should drop monument repeal effort, federal delegates say

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.
Portland city councilors discuss a plan to buy a small number of police body cameras before the department fully adopts them in the 2019 fiscal year.

Body camera debate brings out tensions in Portland City Hall

“To be honest with you, it’s not [Mayor Ethan Strimling’s] responsibility,” City Manager Jon Jennings said. “Wherever the funds come from it is not his concern.”
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Estranged wife accused of killing husband in Acton

An estranged wife in the small border community of Acton was charged with murder late Wednesday, accused of mortally wounding her husband in his front yard.

Albion man in serious condition after single-vehicle crash

Christopher Poulin, 34, is in serious condition at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

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U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, U.S. Sen. Angus King, Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli and U.S. Attorney Thomas Delahanty II participate in an August 2015 round-table discussion in Brewer about heroin addiction.
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Action, not more study, needed to tackle addiction crisis

With Mainers dying at the alarming rate of essentially one per day from drug overdoses, a legislative task force to assess the problem and offer solutions sounds like too little, too late. Lawmakers can ensure this isn’t the case by fast tracking and removing impediments from what is known to work, such as medication-assisted treatment.

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Shead's Madison Greenlaw (right) battles for a rebound against Washburn's Maggie Castonguay during their Class D girls basketball semifinal game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Thursday.

Shead girls cruise past Washburn in Class D North semifinal

Coach Dean Preston’s club pressured, harassed and overwhelmed sixth-ranked Washburn all over the Cross Insurance Center floor as the second-ranked Tigerettes posted an impressive victory over the sixth-ranked Beavers

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