12:27 AM

Tax return scheme hits more Maine doctors

The identities of at least 35 doctors have been stolen, according to the state’s medical association, and that number will likely grow.

12:22 AM

Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT, inching closer to second round Several photos included in this story

Jerome Iginla redirects a wrist shot into the net with 6:28 left in overtime, giving the Bruins a 3-1 series lead.

1:00 AM

National Wildlife Federation sues for release of tar sands documents

The nonprofit group is seeking a 2008 letter detailing a plan Portland Pipe Line Corp. had to reverse the flow of its Portland-Montreal pipeline to carry tar sands to Maine.

1:00 AM

Our View: Prison reforms take Maine in right direction

As harrowing as conditions still are in solitary confinement at Maine State Prison, the state is an example of progress.

April 25

FDA backs off new brewing rule that angered Maine farmers

The proposal to require beer brewers to dry and package used grain before giving or selling it to farmers drew heated opposition.

Grain partnership between Maine brewers, farmers in peril

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1:00 AM

Another underage party, another challenge for Westbrook leadership

Several photos included in this story As a ‘handful’ of student-athletes face charges and suspensions over underage drinking, new scrutiny fixes on Westbrook’s response.
Westbrook High investigates students after underage drinking party

April 25

Maine attorney general enters fray over divorce case

In an unusual step, Janet Mills publicizes records from a case that started a one-woman campaign against a District Court judge.

12:55 AM

Once-criticized provider wins new contracts for MaineCare rides program

Several photos included in this story The state determined that Atlanta-based LogistiCare had improved and awarded the company four of six contracts.
While out-of-state MaineCare rides broker receives $1.2 million extra, local groups lose money

April 25

FDA backs off new brewing rule that angered Maine farmers

The proposal to require beer brewers to dry and package used grain before giving or selling it to farmers drew heated opposition.
Grain partnership between Maine brewers, farmers in peril

12:02 AM

Press Herald nominated for five regional Emmys

Videos on a police shooting and a couple coping with Alzheimer’s disease are among the nominees.

1:00 AM

Maine second worst in real income growth

The state had the smallest rate of growth among 49 states from 2011 to 2012. Only South Dakota had negative growth.

12:03 AM

Maine study reveals patterns in domestic abuse killings

More than half of the homicides reviewed were committed by someone who had exhibited suicidal behavior.
Read the Maine domestic abuse report

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April 25

Maine town's residents forced out of mobile homes

Water was shut off to prevent sewage that had overflowed from entering the town of Richmond's water supply.

11:10 PM

Maine court upholds 45-year sentence in drug-related killing

Robert Nelson sought to have his conviction overturned because of insufficient evidence.

11:09 PM

Gas leak in Gorham leads to evacuation of 10 homes

Officials had to evacuate 10 homes in a Gorham subdivision Thursday after a contractor broke a natural gas line.

11:02 PM

Maine gets $30 million for sewage systems, but may need more

One official says the state’s needs far exceed the funds that are available.

9:56 PM

Nevada cattle rancher criticized for racist comments

Several photos included in this story Politicians from around the country who have rallied to Cliven Bundy’s defense denounce the remarks.

April 25

Local & State Dispatches

Crews to begin construction on Route 1 infrastructure / Powerful wind gusts leave hundreds without electricity / Two men facing charges after burglaries ... and more news from around the state.

Life & Culture

FDA backs off new brewing rule that angered Maine farmers

The proposal to require beer brewers to dry and package used grain before giving or selling it to farmers drew heated opposition.

Sports from the Press Herald

Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT, inching closer to second round Several photos included in this story

Jerome Iginla redirects a wrist shot into the net with 6:28 left in overtime, giving the Bruins a 3-1 series lead.

Opinion

Our View: Prison reforms take Maine in right direction

As harrowing as conditions still are in solitary confinement at Maine State Prison, the state is an example of progress.

Nation & World

Anniversary of an uprising: Photo still witness to Tiananmen spirit Several photos included in this story

China forbids marking the anniversary, but an image immortalizes the courage at Tiananmen Square.

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