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  • Health
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    Sen. Collins calls for $100 million federal response to fight tick-borne diseases

    The proposal, co-sponsored by Sen. Angus King and others, would award grants to states to combat Lyme disease, collect data and improve treatment.

  • Local & State
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    Topsham SAD 75 voters add $600,000 to proposed budget for teacher salaries

    According to MSAD 75 Business Manager Mark Conrad, the additional $600,000 would increase local property taxes for education by an estimated 11 percent.

  • News
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    Bill to legalize sports betting in Maine divides committee

    Debates are likely on the floor of the Legislature over a bill that approves online wagering, sets a two-tired tax rate and allows on-premises betting at 11 locations.

  • Local & State
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    Casco Bay Lines board votes for larger ferry despite islanders’ concerns

    The directors also vote to limit the number of people who can ride to Peaks Island to 499 per trip, but will allow as many as 599 people to return to Portland.

  • Business
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    Maine company partnering with Clinton dairy farms to produce cow-powered biogas

    Summit Natural Gas is working with 5 farms in ‘Maine's dairy capital’ to build and operate a digester that will create renewable natural gas aimed at supporting the local economy.

  • Business
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    Pot prices emerge as a top concern at hearing on recreational cannabis rules

    About 100 people turn out for the first public airing of the state's proposed rules, raising concerns that the taxes, prices and labeling requirements will hurt small businesses and their customers.

  • Local & State
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    Memorial Day events in southern Maine

    Parades and ceremonies happening Monday, from Wells to Topsham.

  • Editorials
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    Our View: Confirmation of measles, hepatitis A in Maine shows why public health is so important

    A strong public health system can stop the spread of infectious disease before it causes real trouble.

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