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Mayhew: Work requirement for food stamps not punitive

AUGUSTA — After a five-year break, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services plans to once again require childless adults to work in order to receive help through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps. The department announced We... 17

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Truck driver injured when rig collides with train in Livermore Falls

LIVERMORE FALLS — The driver of a pulp truck loaded with wood was injured Wednesday afternoon when the truck crashed into a Pan Am Rai [...] 4:42pm

LePage avoids partisan politics when it comes to judicial appointments

AUGUSTA — Bangor lawyer Aaron Frey and other Democrats in the legal community were worried when Gov. Paul LePage took office 3½ [...] 9:02am

Man run over by own truck during road rage incident

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup t [...] 8:57am

Air Algerie flight with 116 aboard vanishes from radar over Mali

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early [...] 8:42am

American Pickers want to bring show to Maine

FARMINGTON — "American Pickers" Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz want to bring the History Channel show to Maine. Where in Maine depends on [...] 8:40pm

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