In the party's response to President Obama's speech, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers focuses heavily on her touching personal history.
Fewer couples than expected split up from 2009 to 2011, coinciding with the recession.
But concerns are raised about talk of bypassing Congress on issues and support for trade pacts.
The case potentially applies to thousands of employees, the plaintiffs say.
The profession could do limited work on teeth under the bill, aimed at improving access to dental care.
The latest federal farm bill agreement would allow farmers once again to grow marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin.
Curb in annual cost-of-living adjustments drew outrage from veterans groups.
From the beginning, everything about Seeger’s background seemed to point him toward his destiny.
'America does not stand still and neither do I,' he tells a gridlocked Congress.
It’s the first report in the eastern U.S. of a parasitic fly linked to neurological damage that results in erratic movements and night activity among bees.
For now, the push extends only to private schools, and comes at a time when the NCAA is fighting a lawsuit by ex-players seeking a share of the pie.
The 17-year-old boy, a former student, cuts one officer with an knife and hits two others before he’s shot.
Daniel Lajoie tried to hide in a store vestibule in Naples, police say.
A working group’s endorsement sends the measure to a City Council subcommittee for review.
At the unveiling of his official portrait at the Maine State House, the former U.S. senator praises the power of listening.
Senators on a panel give the measure their support, but the House has repeatedly rejected casino legislation, so its future isn’t assured.
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Still, many of them don’t believe the plan will ultimately work.
It wasn’t immediately clear whether the airmen were themselves involved in the proficiency test cheating, or just didn't report their colleagues.
Heating fuel prices are higher this week than they were at any time last year.
The new category of dental worker would be able to do procedures like fill cavities and pull teeth.
Adam Goodwin is the third man sentenced in the case, including a former Portland podiatrist who wrote fraudulent prescriptions for oxycodone.
Players can voluntarily test the hat with safety plates sewn in during spring training.
David Tanguay can move forward with his sexual harassment case against the city.
Joseph ‘Uncle Joe’ Ligambi had been in prison since 2011. His alleged underboss, enforcer and others were convicted last year.
Authorities say most of the recent slayings appear to be gang-related and retaliatory in nature.
A grand jury charges Sean Kingston with aggravated assault after he allegedly shot the woman inside her Costello Road home.
The defense attorney for Courtney D. Shea of Vassalboro is seeking police reports concerning the victim, Thomas Namer.
Legislators on a House of Commons committee urge them to adopt a more commercial approach and open up Buckingham Palace to visitors more often.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that 44,300 Mainers were unemployed, down 6,500 over the year.
The combination, which is sometimes seen in people with mixed European and African ancestry, may once have been common among ancient European hunter-gatherers.
Those that carry on with executions find them increasingly difficult to conduct because of the scarcity of lethal-injection drugs and doubts about how well they work.
Authorities say they found 12-year-old Zachary Lee late Monday night at a hotel in Lyme, N.H.
International Olympic and anti-doping officials are implementing the toughest drug-testing program in Winter Games history.
The president will sign an executive order increasing the minimum wage for workers under new federal contracts to $10.10 an hour from $7.25.
Authorities apparently resorted to a glass-encased cage to muffle the defendants’ outbursts, which disrupted a previous hearing.
Entrepreneurs have caught on to these image-obsessed tots, marketing special apps that make taking photos super-easy for little fingers.
The program will be expanded to all high school seniors from Franklin County this year.
But they would not say if they have a suspect in the early morning shooting near a Hampshire Street tavern.
The banjo-picking troubadour who sang for migrant workers, college students and presidents dies at the age of 94.
Adding penalties, as some favor, would undercut rare talks aimed at reducing the nuclear threat, he says.
Shannon Bard, co-owner of Zapoteca in Portland, shines at the celebrated James Beard House in Greenwich Village.
The question will go before voters in November.
Scientists say the extreme weather will keep pests like ticks and moths in check and may reduce infestations.
The $110 million plans call for redeveloping the site into a business, arts, sports and transportation complex.
Also, a legislative committee will consider tightening regulations to improve oversight.
The City Council’s preliminary vote allows for residents to weigh in at a hearing in two weeks.
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L.D. 1458 seeks to offer added protections to franchisees of many companies.
The president is expected to deliver change to believe in via his use of executive powers.
The senator from Maine announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination 50 years ago.
Its golden pipes are back in place and the next season is on the horizon as two years of repairs continue.
Regulators will decide soon whether to allow the 10% jump, which the company blames on extreme cold and high demand.
Obama is likely to focus on the disparity, which is growing in Maine, but not as big as in other areas.
A Maine coalition says it had limited options in two cases where government officials stalled the release of public records.
Fans bet an unprecedented $99 million on the Super Bowl last year, and expects to break the record again Sunday, barring a snowstorm.