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  • Cops & Courts

    Police fatally shoot Auburn man after long standoff involving hostage

    Police said Steven Case was killed by a member of the Maine State Police tactical team after the hours-long standoff at an apartment house on Main Street.

  • Local & State

    Late change to city budget means Portland parking fees are going up

    The City Council voted 5-4 around midnight Monday to increase metered parking fees by 25 cents an hour.

  • Health care

    Vaccinated child had Maine’s first case of measles in 2 years, say health officials

    The case was confirmed Monday in a school-aged child in Somerset County, and the agency says others may have been exposed at schools in Madison and the hospital in Skowhegan.

  • Business

    Maine home sales and prices bucked trends by rebounding in April

    The state's housing market was back up last month after months of relative decline in sales volume and price growth.

  • Cops & Courts

    District attorney drops misdemeanor charges against former Maine lawmaker

    Former Republican state Rep. Jeffrey Pierce was charged with failing to disclose a 1983 felony conviction when he obtained a hunting license.

  • Business

    Mills says Maine will form its first long-range economic growth plan in over 2 decades

    The governor says the initiative will produce a 10-year plan to diversify and strengthen the state's economy.

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