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on Feb. 10, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
Here are some ideas that aren’t sappy, fake or trite.
By Michael Shepherd on Feb. 10, 2016, at 1:48 p.m.
The case — if decided for Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting — could have a wide impact on state government’s ability to influence elections. But the group faced difficult questions from justices at the hearing in Portland.
on Feb. 10, 2016, at 1:33 p.m.
Beyonce’s new song “Formation,” which you’ve probably heard by now on the radio, from a passing car or on the Super Bowl Halftime Show, has been a highly talked-about song since it was released last week. There have been protests, counter-protests and seemingly endless essays about what it means. But the …
By Bill Trotter on Feb. 10, 2016, at 12:46 p.m.
Overall, similar shortages have resulted in $11.9 billion worth of deferred maintenance throughout the nationwide National Park Service system.
By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 10, 2016, at 11:53 a.m.
Wind chills in northwestern parts of the state could reach 35 below zero Sunday morning.
By Scott Thistle on Feb. 10, 2016, at 9:20 a.m.
The bill will go to the Senate, where Republicans hold the majority and appear unlikely to approve the House version of the tax conformity legislation.
By Dave Sherwood, Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting on Feb. 10, 2016, at 6:15 a.m.
After a runaway oil train killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, just miles from the Maine border in 2013, Mainers demanded to know more about the state’s railways. At about the same time, the rail industry began its own campaign to keep much of that information secret.
By Christopher Cousins on Feb. 09, 2016, at 8:17 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage said he is moving forward with the privatization of the state’s ASPIRE program because Maine is failing to meet federal work requirements for the program’s participants.
By Susan Sharon, MPBN on Feb. 09, 2016, at 6:03 p.m.
A plan by the Maine State Prison in Warren to cut back on visitation beginning later this month is raising anxiety among some prisoners’ families and friends who fear it will discourage contact.
By Darren Fishell on Feb. 09, 2016, at 5:46 p.m.
Brewer composite manufacturer Compotech Inc. landed a $5,000 grant for early-stage companies in the latest round of Maine Technology Institute awards.
This totally unscientific analysis breaks down just how little Maine has in common with Donald Trump
on Feb. 09, 2016, at 5:26 p.m.
The analysis focuses on factors that largely have nothing to do with politics.
By Christine Dempsey and Russell Blair, The Hartford Courant on Feb. 09, 2016, at 4:24 p.m.
TOLLAND, Connecticut — A Connecticut state trooper has been killed in a hunting accident in Texas. Trooper Stephen Davis, described as a “highly respected,” 27-year veteran of the state police, was shot and killed Saturday evening in Maverick County, Texas, according to the sheriff’s office there. A Maine man who …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 09, 2016, at 2:44 p.m.
The staffing of the state’s first cold-case squad was completed Tuesday with the hiring of a journalist who has worked in television and as a reporter and columnist for the BDN to serve as the squad’s advocate for victims.
By Christopher Cousins on Feb. 09, 2016, at 2:16 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage announced Tuesday that he has temporarily withdrawn his nomination of William Beardsley for education commissioner, citing opposition that is growing on the Legislature’s Education Committee.
By Moneytips.com, on Feb. 09, 2016, at 8:29 a.m.
Just four months ago, oddsmakers considered Jeb Bush the favorite to win the presidency
By Justin Wm. Moyer, Washington Post on Feb. 09, 2016, at 8:15 a.m.
In sweaters, knit hats, gloves and mittens, they came.
By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 08, 2016, at 7:50 p.m.
As expected, a storm that arrived about noon Monday in southern Maine wreaked havoc with motorists and prompted scores of cancellations.
By Mal Leary on Feb. 08, 2016, at 6:31 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage’s administration is proposing an overhaul of the state’s correctional system that would expand the capacity for female inmates and prisoners with substance abuse issues.
By Christopher Cousins on Feb. 08, 2016, at 1:45 p.m.
Daniel Wathen recommended that Riverview take several specific actions to address chronic staffing shortages.
By Darren Fishell on Feb. 08, 2016, at 1:45 p.m.
Two Maine organizations will share $610,000 in federal grant money designed to help support entrepreneurs in rural areas and to explore ways to get investor money to early-stage natural resource businesses.