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    Lawmakers propose fix to Maine’s food sovereignty law

    So-called 'face-to-face' sales of meat would still be allowed, but only if it is processed in a licensed slaughterhouse that meets the requirements of federal food safety laws.

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    Cause of Sanford fire ‘undetermined’ but no sign of accelerants, investigators say

    The fire destroyed three buildings and damaged three others Thursday afternoon.

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    Lawmakers chastise, then vote to support DHHS commissioner nominee

    Ricker Hamilton now faces a final vote by the Maine Senate, following a committee hearing where he promised to address concerns about the agency's performance and improve its communications and relations with the Legislature

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    DHHS nominee concedes agency response to federal audit was ‘not satisfactory’

    The agency has submitted a new plan to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services for how it will protect adults with intellectual disabilities, Ricker Hamilton says.

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    Maine home values rose 10% in September to a median of $207,225

    The statewide median sale price increased by 10.2 percent from a year earlier, while sales volume rose by 2.3 percent.

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    Former prosecutor says she didn’t direct detectives’ case against Sanborn

    Pamela Ames, who won a conviction against Anthony Sanborn in 1992, testifies that she did not expect detectives to bring her information on everyone they spoke with in the investigation.

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    Gray-New Gloucester coach resigns; allegedly told players to taunt opponent

    Lynn and Stephanie Eckersley-Ray say the football coach told his players to taunt their son, a Yarmouth player, about having two mothers as parents.

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    Prominent attorney helps teen drivers steer clear of personal injury

    After more than a dozen years of a contest that raises awareness about drunk and distracted driving, Joe Bornstein is taking it to another level with a traveling art exhibit and upgraded website.

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    Our View: Keeping families together could help with Maine drug fight

    In Old Town, a couple get back on track after a mentor opens her home to them and their baby.

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