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OxyContin, in 80 mg pills, in a 2013 file image.

Maine’s new opiate limits could be targeted in lawsuit

Two midcoast men who suffer from chronic pain informed state officials on Tuesday that they intend to sue over a new law that limits opiate prescriptions.
Rear Adm. Steve Poulin, 1st Coast Guard District commander (at podium) honors Sgt. Matt Talbot and Specialist Corrie Roberts (immediate left of Poulin) during a ceremony at the State House. Talbot and Roberts were honored for their role in stopping a runaway lobster boat in October 2015 off the coast of North Haven.

Maine Marine Patrol officers honored for stopping runaway lobster boat

Two Maine Marine Patrol officers were honored Tuesday for their attempt to rescue a distressed fisherman off North Haven in 2015.
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Maine Restaurant Association Member Laura Benedict Wins National Award for Community Service

Maine pols push to keep late campaign contributions hidden until after elections

Last year, candidates, PACs and ballot question campaigns disclosed more than $2.6 million of spending under what’s known as 24-hour reporting.

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