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  • Politics

    ‘Red flag’ gun bill draws hours of emotional testimony

    Supporters said police must be allowed to temporarily confiscate guns from dangerous people, but opponents decried it as a gun grab that would violate Mainers' rights.

  • Business

    Declining home prices provide another sign that real estate boom may be ending

    Before March, the most recent month in which prices had experienced a year-over-year decline was February 2016.

  • Local & State

    Wisconsin man presumed drowned in Kennebec River was independent, hardworking, genuine, sister says

    David Dieterich had only been in Maine a couple days when his accident happened.

  • Local & State

    Portland allocates $45,000 in private donations to aid asylum seekers

    City Manager Jon Jennings has proposed phasing out the Community Support Fund, which was created in 2015 in response to state budget cuts.

  • Cops & Courts

    Lawyer for former prison guard on trial for sexual assault criticizes accuser

    Joshua Dall-Leighton has pleaded not guilty to 5 counts of unlawful sexual assault and 1 count of unlawful sexual contact.

  • Cops & Courts

    Bucksport woman charged with killing toddler is denied bail

    Savannah Smith, 21, faces a murder charge in the death of 2-year-old Kloe Hawksley.

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    Nation & World

    Report urges lawmakers to act as insolvency looms for Medicare and Social Security

    Neither political party seems to have the appetite to propose cost curbs that would be politically perilous.

  • Editorials

    Our View: Legislature should reconsider plan to hike tax on alcohol

    The fact that some people can drink responsibly is no excuse for failing to prevent binge drinking and other dangerous practices.

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