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    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
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    State is unlawfully holding 13-year-old boy at Long Creek, attorney alleges

    A judge determined in April that the boy was not competent to stand trial, but could be in the future.

  • Local & State
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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.

  • Editorials
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    Our View: Sometimes, the best Rx is a healthy diet

    Doctors are helping patients, and saving money, by prescribing nutritious food along with drugs.

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