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Video: Maine man charged after leading police on chase in tractor

BREWER (WGME) — A man was charged after police say he led them on a chase in a tractor. Police say they spotted a farm...

Former Portland High School teacher leaves $1 million for scholarship

PORTLAND — Raymond Allen was born during the Great Depression and pinched pennies all his life. He shopped at discount stores. If something was broken,...

Wilton man accepts plea deal in arson incident

LEWISTON — Two felony arson charges against a Wilton man were dismissed this week after he pleaded guilty to a felony charge of aggravated...

Gov. Paul LePage says he’d send National Guard to U.S.-Mexico border

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's Republican governor says if asked he would send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. Gov. Paul LePage said Wednesday...

LePage says immigrants could ‘go home,’ jabs Medicaid expansion

PORTLAND — Gov. Paul LePage on Wednesday weighed in on the controversy over the Trump administration separating children from their parents at the border,...

Friends and family ask for help locating missing Portland-area woman

Portland police are looking for a woman who was last seen Thursday as she left Maine Medical Center. Police said Katharine “Katy” Kinney, 36, was...

Maine industry leaders embrace new health insurance rules that lower costs – and benefits

Industry leaders in Maine say they welcome new rules issued Tuesday by the Trump administration that will allow national trade organizations, local chambers of...

U.S. leaving U.N. Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called "an organization that is not...

Lawmakers pass $41M package with funding for disabled, elderly, opioid treatment

AUGUSTA — The Maine Legislature returned to work Tuesday, passing one of two major spending packages that would add about $41 million to the...

Lewiston Superintendent Bill Webster retiring next year

Lewiston Superintendent Bill Webster takes a break Tuesday afternoon from meetings at the Dingley Building. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal) LEWISTON — The Lewiston High School Class...
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