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A plaque on the bridge over the St. Croix River between St. Stephen, New Brunswick and Calais, Maine marks the international boundary line.

Maine border life goes on under Trump

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“I haven’t noticed any sort of change or awkwardness” since Trump’s inauguration, Christopher Yockey said.

‘They killed an innocent girl': Family, friends question why police shot 18-year-old passenger

Since at least 1990, the Maine attorney general’s office has never ruled a fatal shooting by a law enforcement officer unjustified.
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Donald Trump appears at a campaign event in Lisbon, Maine, Oct. 28, 2016.

How Trumpy is your town?

Vote figures give us a chance to peer over the fence at the neighbors and see which towns voted like others, at least in terms of support for Trump.

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Protesters gather outside the Bangor International Airport on Jan. 29, 2017, in opposition to President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

Maine is not as intolerant as its leaders. Here’s how we know.

What’s been made abundantly clear in recent months — through the airport protests and response to articles like the one about the Kaluta family — is that a sizeable number of Mainers welcome refugees.

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Gov. Paul LePage addresses the chamber during the 2017 State of the State address at the State House in Augusta, Feb. 7, 2017.

Thanks mostly to LePage, Maine has a record $1 billion in the bank

An improving economy and rigid fiscal discipline under Republican Gov. Paul LePage have contributed to an all-time record for Maine state government: more than $1 billion in its cash pool.

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