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  • William Taylor, George Kent
    Politics
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    Impeachment hearings begin with revelation of another phone call implicating Trump

    William Taylor Jr., the acting ambassador to Ukraine, testifies about a previously undisclosed call in which the president asked about 'the investigations' he had sought into political rivals.

  • Gordon Sondland
    Nation & World
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    Second U.S. official heard Trump’s call with Sondland, says AP source

    The ambassador to the European Union spoke on a cellphone while in a restaurant in Kiev, Ukraine, and the president's voice could be overheard.

  • Politics
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    New tax on internet sales pushes Maine’s budget deeper into the black

    The tax, approved after the recent two-year budget was finalized, is one of several that contributed to an increase in state revenue.

  • Nation & World
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    Scientists meeting in Portland say right whales on path to extinction

    At an international meeting, scientists urge immediate action to protect the endangered species.

  • Business
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    Electricity will get cheaper for most Mainers, but CMP rate hike could cut into savings

    Default rates for home and small-business customers will fall 19 percent, from 9 cents per kilowatt hour to 7.3 cents.

  • Local & State
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    Portland police will honor school board’s request to put body camera use on hold

    The decision comes a day after the board voted to ask that camera use by school resource officers be delayed until rules are finalized.

  • Cops & Courts
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    Murder trial opens for Windham man who shot and killed his wife

    Noah Gaston, charged with murders, says he thought his wife, Alicia, was an intruder in their home when he shot her.

  • Maine Voices
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    Two-pronged strategy needed for Democrats to retake U.S. Senate

    In blue states, try an appeal to the greater good; in red ones, encourage long-shot White House hopefuls to aim for the Senate.

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