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  • Local & State
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    Vulgar vanity license plates fuel debate, and maybe new limits down the road

    Complaints to lawmakers may prompt legislation, but the secretary of state says free speech protects the right to purchase plates with language that may offend some Mainers.

  • Business
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    BIW union hopes to sink subcontracting plan that company says it needs

    The shipyard says it needs temporary workers to complete a backlog of military orders, but the machinists' union says that would violate its contract.

  • Local & State
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    After losing state contract, service provider blames DHHS for death of client with disability

    The CEO of Residential and Community Support Services accuses the state of dropping off Norman Fisher, 62, without the insulin he needed to treat his diabetes.

  • Business
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    Hopes for hemp farm in Whitefield wilt as bank and insurer cut farmers loose

    Farming hemp is legal under state and federal law, but many in the banking and insurance industries still consider it too hot to handle.

  • Debbie Lesko
    Nation & World
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    Republicans storm secure hearing room, delaying impeachment deposition

    Democrats criticize the intrusion by the GOP House members, who brought electronic devices into a secure room as a Defense Department official was poised to answer questions.

  • Business
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    Head of Portland-based Covetrus steps down, after months of turmoil since company’s launch

    Company co-founder Benjamin Shaw will receive more than $2.3 million in severance and transition to an advisory role less than 9 months after the veterinary technology and services firm’s initial public offering.

  • Local & State
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    Susan Rice to talk about her new book and Maine roots at event in Portland

    As ambassador to the U.N. and national security adviser, Rice was key to Obama administration diplomacy in places such as Syria, Iran, Ukraine, Russia and China – countries where President Trump has taken a different approach.

  • Maine Voices
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    Many valid questions remain about Riverton homeless shelter

    Transportation, the disruption of client-provider ties and the exact number of beds are among the issues that require more consideration.

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