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  • Politics
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    Maine bans the projecting of messages onto the State House

    The Legislative Council says the Capitol building must be maintained as a 'neutral institution of democracy' and not tainted by political messages.

  • Schools and Education
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    Former Westbrook lawmaker accused of improper behavior loses credential to work in Maine schools

    Dillon Bates' renewal request is denied amid allegations that he had inappropriate relationships with female students, which he disputes.

  • Cops & Courts
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    Winthrop teenager changes plea in parents’ killings, admitting to murdering both

    Andrew Balcer, who feared gender identity repercussions and a recurrence of alleged sex abuse by mom, now faces 25 to 55 years in prison.

  • Business
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    Lobster industry’s struggles overseas add urgency to driving up demand in U.S.

    As exports to China and Europe plunge, Maine's industry tries to build a unified domestic strategy to aid dealers and fishermen alike.

  • Politics
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    Kavanaugh accuser looks to negotiate conditions to testify later next week

    A lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford, who has fled with her family after receiving death threats, tells senators that she wants terms 'that are fair and which ensure her safety.'

  • Local & State
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    Portland officials aim to strengthen city’s finances by expanding its tax-shelter programs

    Adding to its Tax Increment Financing districts in areas of vibrant economic development could provide millions for public projects and shield the city from more cutbacks in state aid.

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    With his murder sentence nearing its end, inmate fled from the prospect of freedom

    With just 15 months left on his sentence, Arnold Nash escaped last week only to be caught four days later, in an apparent effort to stay longer in the captivity he's known for so long.

  • Opinion
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    Maine Voices: As demand for recycled material shrinks, consumers can take action

    Steps include reducing waste, learning what is accepted locally and redeeming beverage containers.

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