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PORT OF PORTLAND

4 hours ago

Massive Increase In Container Shipments At Port Of Portland

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Officials say container shipments have increased by more than 1,300 percent since 2011 at the Port of Portland, which lost a lot of container business following the Great Recession.

ALBERT MUG

5 hours ago

Augusta Officers Cleared In Excessive Force Complaint

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Two Augusta police officers have been cleared of a veteran's claim that they used excessive force on him during his August 2012 arrest for criminal trespassing.

GENERIC HARP SEAL PUP

6 hours ago

Beachgoers Warned: Don’t Take Selfies With Seals

BOSTON (AP) — The feds have a warning for beachgoers in New England over Memorial Day weekend: Don't take selfies with the seals.

GENERIC VOTE SIGNS

6 hours ago

Deadline For Mainers To Decide If They Want To Change Party

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Maine residents are running out of time to change their political party in advance of the June primary.

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18 hours ago

LePage says he will re-nominate Beardsley for confirmation

Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he will renominate William Beardsley to serve as education commissioner in the next legislative session.

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19 hours ago

Senators Want Vets Committee to Sign Off on Medical Leases

Maine's two U.S. senators are among a group of legislators who want the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs to authorize leases for medical facilities in 12 states.

UMAINE

22 hours ago

Susan Hunter will remain UMaine President through 2018

The University of Maine System says Susan Hunter will remain president of the flagship campus in Orono through at least the summer 2018.

GENERIC BRUCE POLOQUIN

22 hours ago

Poliquin votes for LGBT rights for Federal Contractors

Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine has reversed an earlier vote in supporting an executive order that bars federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT employees.

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24 hours ago

Maine Sex Offender Charged with Assaulting Woman in her Home

A convicted sex offender has been arrested on charges he allegedly sexually assaulted a Maine woman after pretending to be interested in a car she was selling.

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Jim Morrison’s iconic L.A. home for sale

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He lived on the top floor of an apartment building in West Hollywood with girlfriend Pam Courson between 1970 and 1971, and now the whole building is being listed for sale this month for $3.5 million.

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Running Man dance craze sweeps police departments across U.S.

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