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    State official apologizes as chaos reigns over sales of CBD products

    The regulator says one inspector's order to remove the hemp-derived products from stores was misguided and merchants should have been told to review federal law and seek legal counsel if they had questions.

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    Riverview Psychiatric Center regains certification, eligibility for federal funds

    The change means an additional $20 million a year in federal funds for the state-owned facility in Augusta, which had been decertified because of problems with its treatment of patients.

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    Opponents refocus lobbying efforts in light of Mills’ support for CMP power line

    'We can't say no to every single project,' said the governor, explaining her support for the proposed 145-mile line that would carry hydropower from Quebec to Massachusetts.

  • Local & State
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    Singer Don McLean threatens Maine weekly for writing about ex-wife’s exhibit on abuse

    Patrisha McLean is examining domestic violence by sharing her experience and that of other Maine women in an exhibition of photos, audio and text now at the Camden Public Library.

  • Politics
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    Lawmakers say state should take back full cost of teacher retirement to ease burden on school districts

    Rep. Michael Brennan, D-Portland, says reversing the budgeting change by former Gov. Paul LePage would provide 'one of the most direct forms of property tax relief.'

  • Local & State
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    Waldo County town’s fire department goes up in flames as every firefighter but 1 quits

    Thorndike firefighters clashed with the town's select board Wednesday night after their leader, George Russell, was forced out of his deputy chief position over a critical letter sent by Waldo County officials.

  • Politics
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    Mills ends Maine’s absence from National Governors Association meeting

    The trip, the first for Mills as governor, includes a group dinner Sunday hosted by President Trump.

  • Editorials
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    Our View: Too many Maine schools still don’t test for lead

    It looks like the state needs a law to nudge all districts into ensuring that their water is safe for students.

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