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Eliot Cutler

Cutler touts endorsements of Republican business owners, says momentum growing

PORTLAND, Maine — Independent candidate Eliot Cutler on Friday appeared with GOP business owners who bucked their party to support him in this year’s gubernatorial …
Sharon Leahy-Lind, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control's Division of Local Public Health, sent a complaint of discrimination to the Maine Human Rights Commission alleging, among other things, that her bosses ordered her to destroy documents.

‘Maybe you shouldn’t have talked to the newspapers’: Second plaintiff added to federal whistleblower lawsuit against Maine CDC officials

A second employee is suing the Maine Center for Disease Control. A federal court judge ruled Friday that office manager Katie Woodbury can join the …
Anne Lichtenwalner, the director of the University of Maine Animal Health Laboratory, looks at a tissue sample from moose muscle on Thursday at her office at the University of Maine in Orono.

UMaine’s Cooperative Extension asks voters for $8 million to research pests

Editor’s note: This is one of a series of articles examining the bond questions that will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot in Maine. Question …
Sen. Angus King

King, Collins vote to approve arming Syrian rebels, funding government

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate approved President Barack Obama’s plan for training and arming moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State militants on Thursday, a …
Gov. Paul LePage

State employees union demands information on which LePage appointees, staff got bonus vacation time

AUGUSTA, Maine — The president of the union representing state employees is demanding Gov. Paul LePage’s administration reveal which political appointees and staff received bonus …
Rep. Brian Jones

Questions raised about Waldo County lawmaker’s re-election bid after arrest, alleged sexual encounter

AUGUSTA, Maine — Questions over the shape of a legislative race in Waldo County have arisen after the Democratic candidate, incumbent Rep. Brian Jones of …
Steven Bell appears before Judge Gregory Campbell on Aug. 20, 2014 in Bangor District Court for a hearing on his restitution order.

‘We’re not getting anywhere’: A judge’s day enforcing victim restitution orders

Editor’s Note: This is the latest installment in the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting’s series about Maine’s victim restitution program. BANGOR, Maine — Steven …
Marijuana Policy Project Maine director David Boyer holds a press conference before advocates turn in 1,521 signatures seeking a legalization referendum at City Hall in South Portland in July.

Pot legalization advocates seek court order to get on the ballot in York

YORK, Maine — The Marijuana Policy Project on Wednesday requested York County Superior Court to order the York Board of Selectmen to place a question …

Prominent Washington lobbyist Thomas Boggs Jr. dies at 73

Thomas Hale Boggs Jr., who was a pioneer in melding …
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