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    Wex gets $2.25 million tax break from Scarborough for expansion plan

    A majority of the Town Council agrees that Wex will broaden the tax base and be a great addition to the community.

  • Local & State
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    Portland votes to keep public comment rules

    Nearly two dozen spoke against a proposal to move public comment on non-agenda items to the end of City Council meetings, and only offer it once a month.

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    Lawmakers reviewing 1980 agreement take up tribal gambling

    One of 22 proposed changes to the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act would allow Maine's tribes to operate casinos under the same federal law that governs tribal gambling nationwide.

  • Health care
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    Maine reports first flu-related death of child in 2019-20 season

    The child was younger than 5 and had not been vaccinated.

  • Local & State
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    Internet service providers sue Maine over privacy law

    The law, which passed last year and is set to take effect in July, requires companies to get opt-in consent from customers before their data can be shared.

  • Local & State
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    Portland cartoonist’s Big Nate gets own show on Nickelodeon

    The comic strip, created and drawn by Portland artist Lincoln Peirce, was greenlit to become an animated TV series.

  • Local & State
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    Justice Department says Maine violated disabled man’s rights by limiting Medicaid services

    A Feb. 10 ruling, in response to a complaint filed in May 2018, concluded that the state "failed to provide necessary services in the most integrated setting appropriate to his needs." The state is still determining how to respond, but it could affect other individuals.

  • Editorials
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    Our View: State should not retreat on Maine women’s health

    The federal 'gag rule' will deny birth control to low-income residents if the Legislature doesn't act.

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