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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.

  • Cops & Courts
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    Rockport man accused of killing 4 is found competent to stand trial

    The mental health evaluation of Orion Krause who is charged with killing his mother, grandparents and a caretaker will remain sealed.

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    Portland police seek man who tried to kidnap baby from Hannaford

    The Back Cove store was shut down after a man took an infant in a cart to another part of the store, police say.

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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.

  • Schools & Education
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    District was asked not to hire Gray-New Gloucester football coach who urged taunt

    His predecessor warned that Duane Greaton, who instructed high schoolers to ridicule an opponent, was unqualified.

  • Schools & Education
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    Colby College launches $750 million campaign

    Several donors who have already made a large dent in that goal are lauded at Friday's ceremony.

  • Editorials
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    Another View: New ruling should be travel ban’s strike 3

    An executive order that alienates many and achieves nothing is not getting better with age.

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