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    Lawmakers endorse revised sick leave proposal

    A bill that would ensure certain employees earn paid time off in Maine is evolving in the Legislature.

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    Pot shops embrace ‘420’ while biding time on new rules

    Fire on Fore is using the auspicious date linked to pot for its grand opening. It intends to make the switch to recreational marijuana as soon as the state finalizes rules for the emerging industry.

  • Local & State
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    Islanders given a reprieve from parking garage evictions in Portland

    Unified Parking Partners, the company that manages the privately-owned Ocean Gateway garage, is rescinding some of the termination letters sent last Thursday to 20 island residents, but it's unclear how long they will be allowed to stay.

  • Local & State
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    Shortage of emergency dispatchers prompts Maine to consider improving benefits

    The bill would offer special state retirement plans, previously available only to police, fire and emergency medical service personnel, to emergency dispatchers.

  • Local & State
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    Coast Guard still searching for Wisconsin man who fell into Kennebec River

    The 35-year-old Wisconsin man was seen going into the river near the Kennebec Tavern in Bath Thursday night.

  • Politics
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    Susan Collins hauls in cash for 2020 re-election campaign

    With the race for the U.S. Senate in Maine more than a year off, the incumbent Republican senator has accumulated record campaign donations, even before any official announcement that she will seek another term.

  • Local & State
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    Federal regulators approve removal of Presumpscot River dam

    Taking down the Saccarappa Dam will benefit migratory fish species and allow Westbrook to extend its popular River Walk path.

  • Editorials
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    Maine woman follows path from Aroostook County to outer space

    Jessica Meir, a Caribou native, will go to the International Space Station later this year, joining two other Mainers in a very elite club.

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