About 2,100 of the state's civilian defense workers will be forced to take up to 11 days off without pay, resulting in a $7 million loss.
All the apartment house occupants are evacuated without injury after the lightning bolt strikes.
The city suffered a decline of its textile mills and industrial base between the 1950s and 1990s, and has struggled to rebound.
The 36-year-old perennial All-Star entered this past season having scored at least 30 goals 11 straight times.
The government blocks them from leaving until the father can meet with his 6-year-old daughter.
The desire to promote the dogfish shark as a food fish comes after deep cuts in the catch limits on cod.
His critics say President Obama should have used his leverage to make Egypt's rulers adhere to democratic principles, while others say such efforts to apply pressure can backfire.
David Sinclair announces he will compete for the Democratic nomination to replace Seth Goodall of Senate District 19.
The store pulls Crave Brothers Les Freres cheeses in response to a bacterial infection in several states.
Several new plants open to fill the void that last season's glut exposed, giving the industry more control over its product.
A New Hampshire man and his mother are hoping to return to their home for Christmas after six years.
She and her husband will take their fight to tighten gun control to Portland City Hall on Saturday.
Floribeth Mora, 50, says a photo of John Paul spoke to her after she was diagnosed with a brain aneurysm, telling her, 'Get up, don't be afraid,' and she was cured.
Know the warning signs of heat stroke and drink lots of water if working outdoors, the state advises.
The miracle that brings John Paul to the ranks of saints concerns a Costa Rican woman who inexplicably was cured of a cerebral aneurism after praying to the late pontiff.
No one was in the building owned by Family Focus child care center when the fire started.
Timothy Curtis, 24, is suspected of stabbing Theodore Fullerton, 58, at an alcohol-fueled July 4th gathering in South China, but no are charges pressed, police say.
While signs show a strengthening economy, the new jobs are in generally lower-paying industries and many are part time.
Venezuela offers asylum to the NSA leaker "so that he can live (without) ... persecution from the empire," the country's president said.
Islamist supporters of the ousted president vow to restore him to power and retaliate with violence.
Alexander Bradley claims in a lawsuit he was shot by the former Patriots tight end after arguing in a Miami nightclub.
Leanna Norris' attorney says it isn't clear how the girl died and Norris is having difficulty making the transition to jail after being hospitalized following the toddler's death.
The Boston Celtics are convinced that a humbled Brad Stevens is perfect for the coming rebuilding.
Gas fumes igniting are blamed for one off East End Beach in Portland and another on the Kennebec River.
Veteran cyclist was involved in two crashes in three days during the race.
Brian Charette, 33, was arrested early Friday in Waterville after police said he encouraged his two dogs to attack a police officer.
Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said he is "monitoring developments" in Gaza's larger neighbor, and is hopeful relations will endure despite the crisis.
Officials continue their investigation into a fatal accident during the city's Fourth of July parade.
Vickie Massey and Liliane Davidson, both of Oakland, were injured Friday morning in an explosion aboard a boat in the Kennebec River that left the flaming craft floating on the tide before running aground in Pittston.
A Rhode Island man is killed and two others were in serious condition Friday, a day after a vehicle they were riding in struck a utility pole, snapping it and causing a transformer to explode, police said.
Leanna Norris, 24, is charged with murder following the death of Loh Grenda in the Newport area on June 24.
In a dramatic day, the prosecution rested its case and the judge rejected a defense request to acquit Zimmerman on his murder charge.
Prospects for a new ferry service starting next summer between Portland and Nova Scotia, Canada got a lot better this week.
Four people were listed in serious condition following the ground-level bursts, but none of the injuries were life-threatening.
Maine man charged with aggravated assault in the double stabbing.
The town's former motto, "the birthplace of Maine," was historically inaccurate.
"Twenty years ago, I would have said this was a highly unusual, fast-moving, dangerous fire," said fire history expert Don Falk at the University of Arizona at Tucson, referring to the deadly Yarnell Hill fire. "Now, unfortunately, it's not unusual at all."
The race is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. today, and members of the Maine Windjammer Association will host free tours of their vessels for the rest of the weekend in Rockland.
Leanna Norris of Auburn will appear Friday in Penobscot County Superior Court in Bangor.
The crackdown comes as Egypt's authorities install an interim president.
Nearly 60 gun-related bills are under consideration more than six months after the Newtown killings.
Record rains in May and June shortened the strawberry season and are wreaking havoc with hay.
Archaeologists and volunteers welcome extra time to complete work at the Fort Richmond site.
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Projects will be dropped, and jobs lost, if lawmakers can't agree on the details of a $100 million proposal.