Friday, December 6, 2013
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On a day of protests in 200 cities, a report says the state’s minimum wage is far short of a livable level.
Report finds highest number of Maine jobs available in health care, social work
Dozens of law-enforcement officers swarm the town in response to the 10th armed robbery since last week.
Biddeford police probe rash of robberies, issue surveillance image
Maine's poorest county has struggled for years, and some wonder whether the FreeME proposal from the Maine Heritage Policy Center is the answer to overcoming poverty and boosting population.
From The Guardian: State conservative groups plan US-wide assault on education, health and tax
Advocates meet in Canada to advance a plan for the ‘hotel’ passenger service, which would include stops in Portland and elsewhere in Maine.
The prison controversy led to policy changes and a ‘teachable moment’ for prison personnel.
Prison captain fired, but later reinstated, after pepper spraying inmate
After Bill Becker calls for new trustees to 'get the Portland Pirates back,' more than 40 applicants – and renewed disputes – emerge.
But his opponents and a transportation industry expert see sobering challenges, not just business opportunities as the ice cap melts and Arctic shipping lanes open.
An investigation looks into whether proper permits were acquired; Portland’s barge has the city’s OK for construction work.
The latest restaurant to close is in Brunswick, following closures in five other communities.
But Democrats say many of the problems are of the governor’s own making.
Private lawyers who are contracted to represent people to poor to hire their own attorney learned of the shortfall Wednesday.
Ronald Smith II taught chemistry at the city’s International School, a Libyan-owned institute that follows an American curriculum.
Efforts to capture fugitives in Benghazi stall
The Portland Press Herald Toy Fund aims to provide toys for 7,000 children in Cumberland, York, Sagadahoc, Lincoln and Knox counties.
Maine advises consumers to avoid former accountant / Auburn man, 77, dies after being hit by pickup truck / Colby gets $10 million gift to build science building ... and more news from around the state
Abigail Hernandez of North Conway disappeared on Oct. 9 after leaving school.
Artists were equally drawn to the man and to what he stood for.
Strong under the boards and from the outside, the Rangers seem poised to contend for the title.
Mary Mayhew should have announced plans to fix a broken ride system and a botched Portland office relocation process.
Some want a bold approach, others moderate, but all want it to be positive.
Hard work for low pay in fast food? Mainers know feeling well
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