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Maine seeks whistleblower’s health files in document-shredding case

A judge limits the request. Her lawyer says it’s likely an attempt to portray the Maine CDC employee as unstable.

New Georgia law allows guns in bars without restrictions

Those with licenses to carry weapons will also be able to take them into some churches, schools and government buildings.

Legislation would give nursing homes $14 million boost

The two bills approved by the Democratic-led Legislature await Gov. LePage’s signature.

LePage vetoes bill requiring annual welfare fraud report

His administration would need more money in order to provide such a report, he says.

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie to stump for LePage

Christie will appear at a May 7 fundraiser for the Maine governor, LePage’s campaign says.

Supreme Court wary of policing statements in political ads

Justices aren’t ruling on an Ohio law but they seem skeptical of speech rules.

Michaud calls for Maine to cut heating oil use

The gubernatorial candidate says his energy plan encourages new technology while reducing environmental impacts.

LePage calls Democrats’ defeat of his bills ‘shameful’

Among the measures that went down to defeat are an overhaul of the state’s welfare programs and the creation of special business zones.

Candidates reach out to Maine women

Blaine House hopefuls vie for the ‘crucial’ women’s vote, making their cases to the Women’s Legislative Council of Maine.

Rick Bennett seeks to unite Maine Republicans at state convention

The party’s chairman says his goal is for a drama-free event compared to the last convention, which he described as an ‘unmitigated disaster.’

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