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LePage: Maine Faces $7M in Welfare-Related Fines

Republican Gov. Paul LePage says Maine faces more than $7 million in federal fines because it's not meeting work participation requirements for welfare recipients.

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Maine Elver Season Starts Slow Due to Cold Weather

Maine elver fishermen and dealers are reporting small catches and reduced prices in the first week and half of the state's season for immature eels.

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Bright Yellow Squirt Gun Leads to Suspension

A bright yellow squirt gun has led to the suspension of a 10th grader at Lewiston High School in Maine.

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Bates Student Faces Assault Charge

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - A Bates College student who's listed as a captain of the football team and a member of the lacrosse team is facing charges for allegedly bursting into a stranger's home and knocking over the elderly resident.

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Winterport Man Sentenced On Sex Charges

BELFAST, Maine (AP) - A Winterport man has been sentenced to nine months in jail for sexually abusing a child.

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Maine-Nova Scotia Ferry Arrives In Portland

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The new ferry that will connect Maine to Nova Scotia is making its first appearance in the state's largest city.

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Ex-State Police Chief Denies Sex Charges

A lawyer for Andrew Demers Jr. entered the not guilty pleas to charges of unlawful sexual contact and gross sexual assault in Cumberland County Court on Wednesday.

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Bill Expanding Access To Overdose Antidote OKed

Maine's Democratic-led Legislature is sending to Republican Gov. Paul LePage a bill that would provide more people with access to a potentially life-saving anti-overdose drug.

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Maine Driver Loses Control Of Potato Truck

A Maine potato truck driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into several trees off of Interstate 95 in Carmel.

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Maine Senate Sustains Veto Of Solar Rebate Bill

The Maine Senate has failed to muster enough support to revive a bill that would have restored a program that provides rebates for residents who install solar panels.

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Circus Beats Out Hockey At Lewiston Arena

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - A scheduling conflict at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston has been settled, with the circus taking precedence over minor league hockey.

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Maine Warns Of Motor Vehicles Phone Scam

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Attorney General Janet Mills is warning Mainers of a phone scam where the caller claims to be from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles demanding payment.

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Maine Gun Store Owner In Dispute With ATF

SANFORD, Maine (AP) - The U.S. wants to revoke the license of a Maine gun store owner who refused to allow a federal agent to copy records during an inspection last year.

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