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Maine Attorney General Janet Mills

Federal judge denies DHHS appeal on 50 percent funding cut at Riverview hospital

By Scott Thistle on Jan. 07, 2014, at 9:47 p.m.
 Washington County Sheriff Donnie Smith

Washington County Sheriff Donnie Smith seeking re-election

By Tim Cox on Jan. 07, 2014, at 8:08 p.m.
POLLWAYS

No health insurance is as deadly as smoking. Denying Medicaid matters.

on Jan. 07, 2014, at 7:18 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage speaks with reporters from his office in the State House on Thursday, Dec. 19. LePage's administration has continued to bar public access to a report on Maine's welfare system, saying officials still need time to "finalize" the report so they are able to answer any questions the press might have.

Release of welfare report denied by LePage administration

By Scott Thistle on Jan. 07, 2014, at 7:02 p.m.
John Piotti, president and CEO of the Maine Farmland Trust, discusses the organization's progress on raising $50 million by the end of 2015 to protect farmland in Maine and provide technical assistance to farmers. Piotti announced phase two of the project during an agricultural trade show on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, in Augusta.

Maine Farmland Trust aims to raise $50 million to help state become New England’s ‘food basket’

By Christopher Cousins on Jan. 07, 2014, at 3:06 p.m.
Paul LePage

LePage releases EBT data showing transactions at strip clubs, bars, smoke shops

By Mario Moretto on Jan. 07, 2014, at 2:48 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

Michael Thibodeau abandons bid for 2nd Congressional District seat

on Jan. 07, 2014, at 2:46 p.m.
Bangor resident and community college ethics professor Mike Turcotte announced plans to form an exploratory committee to determine whether he will run for U.S. Sen. Susan Collins' seat in 2014. He made his statement at Bangor Public Library on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014.

Bangor educator exploring entry into race for U.S. Senate seat held by Collins

By Nick McCrea on Jan. 07, 2014, at 1:02 p.m.
Maine State House, May 8, 2013.

State lawmakers to address rides program, revenue sharing in upcoming session

By Scott Thistle on Jan. 07, 2014, at 6:11 a.m.