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Supreme Court puts off an election-year decision on 2020-01-21 19:40:38Democrats say the Texas lawsuit threatens protections for millions of people with preexisting conditions.

Weinstein defense points to ‘loving emails’ as openings 2020-01-21 19:27:43An attorney for the former studio boss says some of the women claiming they were victimized 'also bragged about being in a sexual relationship' with

PUC rules for disconnection 2020-01-21 19:05:05Customers who can't pay their utility bill and are at risk of not having food, medicine or heat in their households can seek a "special payment arra

Sanford firefighter tweaks knee fighting early-morning fire 2020-01-21 18:52:02The injury is considered minor and everyone who lived in the single-family home on School Street got out safely.

After tweaks, Trump trial format will be similar 2020-01-21 18:31:31However, Clinton's Republican prosecutors had evidence compiled by an independent counsel, while Democratic prosecutors in Trump's trial must compil

Maine to review its reimbursement rates for Medicaid 2020-01-21 17:40:44The Department of Health and Human Services wants to reduce waiting lists and support providers who are having trouble maintaining services.

Democrats increase pressure on Sen. Collins as impeachment 2020-01-21 17:35:46An activist group planned to broadcast videos of Collins on a billboard truck outside the Capitol contrasting her comments during the 1999 Clinton imp

On this date in Maine history: Jan. 22 2020-01-21 17:21:37Jan. 22, 1981: Belgian-born novelist and essayist Marguerite Yourcenar (1903-1987), having lived for more than three decades in relative obscurity on

Ice disk appears in Big Eddy in Skowhegan 2020-01-21 17:17:39Mark Nickerson owns a home which overlooks the Skowhegan ice disk and said that this is the first one he's seen in his 25 years of residency on Parkm

Gardiner men arrested after fighting with tractor, truck 2020-01-21 16:38:26Robert Wilson, 63, and Preston Cates, 62, were both arrested Monday after a fight on Brunswick Avenue.

Parking lot language cut from bill clarifying cellphone 2020-01-21 16:08:49A bill that would have prohibited use of hand-held phones in parking lots now attempts only to clarify fines and other mistakes in the existing law.

Maine regulators vote to investigate CMP’s winter disconnect 2020-01-21 15:50:50Since November, Central Maine Power Co. has delivered roughly 1,000 of the notices to customers warning that their power will be shut off unless they

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Bangor man to serve 8 years in prison New! 2020-01-22 10:10:01Howard V. Williams, 55, in a plea agreement, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a fine of

Princeton man, one of 27 arrested in FBI New! 2020-01-22 09:53:26Robert McKenna, 48, faces up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.

Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77 New! 2020-01-22 09:30:19Terry Jones, a founding member of the anarchic Monty Python troupe who was hailed by a colleague as "the complete Renaissance comedian," has died af

The Founding Fathers’ hard work is lost in New! 2020-01-22 09:11:03It was impossible to watch the opening of Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate last week without feeling a sense of patriotism.

What Janet Mills said — and didn’t say New! 2020-01-22 08:55:58The governor laid out a series of policy areas that she wants to address in 2020 -- from health care to offshore wind -- while saying she wants to rem

Judge deals blow to Utah woman charged for New! 2020-01-22 08:46:26Judge Kara Pettit sided with prosecutors who argued that lewdness is commonly understood to include women's breasts in American society.

Ex-drug execs get more than 2 years in New! 2020-01-22 08:40:20The case was considered the first to hold an opioid maker and its executives criminally liable for a drug crisis that has claimed nearly 400,000 lives

Iranian attending college in Boston is denied entry New! 2020-01-22 08:34:11Shahab Dehghani, a 24-year-old economics student at Northeastern University, arrived in Boston with a valid student visa but was detained by U.S. Cust

Mass. governor pledges state will be carbon neutral New! 2020-01-22 08:22:12Charlie Baker said the key to reaching that goal was to push for the adoption of a multi-state proposal called the Transportation and Climate Initiati

NHL teams realize backup goaltender is important position New! 2020-01-22 08:12:55The days of riding one goalie as much as possible have long since passed.

New laws could protect drivers from highway ‘ice New! 2020-01-22 08:00:41Bill Taylor was driving home from work in New Hampshire last January when a chunk of ice the size of a shoebox broke off the top of a storage containe

Diagnosed with dementia, she documented her wishes. They New! 2020-01-22 08:00:40Seven years ago, at age 57, Saran was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia, a progressive, fatal brain disease. She had started forgetting things, l

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