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By Steve Holland, Reuters on July 21, 2016, at 11:32 p.m.
The Republican nominee accused Hillary Clinton of a legacy of “death, destruction, terrorism and weakness” and vowed to be tough on crime and illegal immigrants.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 21, 2016, at 2:31 p.m.
In such tight contests, single issues often are magnified in determining the outcome. This year, the question of whether President Barack Obama will use his authority to designate a North Woods national monument looms large as that single issue in northern Maine.
By Christopher Burns on July 20, 2016, at 1:42 p.m.
What research there is on ranked-choice voting is hampered by limited data.
By Scott Taylor, Sun Journal on July 19, 2016, at 1:51 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin said he will submit a federal bill this week to attack welfare fraud, making it harder for people to get replacement Electronic Benefit Transfer cards and banning people convicted of fraud and drug offenses from getting benefits for life.
By Dawn Gagnon on July 18, 2016, at 10:26 p.m.
Councilors directed staff to come up with a new draft that would limit the park smoking ban to places frequented by children.
By Nick McCrea on July 18, 2016, at 9:05 a.m.
If the council decides to move forward with the ban, it could exclude certain parks.
By Michael Shepherd on July 17, 2016, at 7:19 a.m.
Much has been made of the “Never Trump” movement, even though the New York City billionaire has already won more than enough delegates to get the nomination.
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By Jen Lynds on July 15, 2016, at 10:47 a.m.
“I just feel that kids are born with natural empathy, and we need to nurture that. We don’t need to teach them that it is OK to chase around a pig and then put it in a bag and listen to it squeal.”
By Steve Mistler, MPBN on July 14, 2016, at 1:59 p.m.
The governor also objected to the compact specifically because it lacked a law enforcement component, according to a written statement from his spokesman, Peter Steele.
By Emily Burnham on July 13, 2016, at 11:56 a.m.
There’s a cluster of “Pokestops” on the Bangor Waterfront, and at any given time, there could be between 40 and 100 people in the area.
By Meg Haskell on July 12, 2016, at 3:32 p.m.
Since the average human lifespan in developed nations has increased steadily since the year 1900 at a rate of about 6.5 hours per day with no sign of abating, Steven Austad, Ph.D., said, “there is no obvious limit to human life expectancy.”
By Dawn Gagnon on July 11, 2016, at 8:51 p.m.
A 3-year-old boy who made his way out of a child care center near the intersection of Stillwater and Forest avenues on Monday was returned to the facility after he was found by a passerby.
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Summer is always a busy time for Mainers, but 2016 unfortunately is turning out to be no less so for people trained in water rescues.
By Stephen Betts on July 08, 2016, at 10:26 a.m.
“It was a great day,” Capt. Kip Files said.
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By Christopher Cousins on July 07, 2016, at 1:28 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage called attention to the fact that Attorney General Janet Mills is filing a complaint against his administration for holding a meeting at the Blaine House in violation of Maine’s open meeting laws.
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By Abigail Curtis on July 06, 2016, at 2:42 p.m.
Most of the boats take them about six to eight weeks from beginning to end, and they usually have a backlog of at least three to six boats.
By Steve Mistler, MPBN on July 05, 2016, at 4:46 p.m.
The Maine Department of Education has not had a permanent education commissioner since Jim Rier left the agency late in 2014 for health reasons.
By Darren Fishell on July 04, 2016, at 7:16 a.m.
“Our goal for next year is to sell 10,000.”
Bangor Daily News on July 03, 2016, at 2:32 p.m.
On the off chance you haven’t made plans beyond soaking up some scenery and the predicted sunny weather, here’s a list of activities sure to keep you snapping selfies and photos that’ll make you the envy of your friends.
By Nick McCrea on July 01, 2016, at 6:16 a.m.
An addiction treatment center has applied to significantly increase the number of patients it serves, potentially renewing a heated debate over Bangor’s role in combating the region’s drug problems.