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  • Cops & Courts
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    Acton woman who murdered ex-husband gets 32-year sentence in plea deal

    Kandee Collind, 49, who stabbed Scott Weyland in front of their children in 2017, gets the maximum penalty allowed by her plea agreement, at a hearing in which their 11-year-old son's frantic 911 call is played.

  • Local & State
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    DHHS ends contract with service provider 2 months after death of disabled client

    The state cuts ties with Residential and Community Support Services, a Biddeford-based agency serving 70 developmentally disabled adults, citing its ‘unacceptable failure’ to keep them safe.

  • Business
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    New 10-cent surcharge on Maine phone lines will fund broadband expansion

    The surcharge approved by the Legislature will be used to support broadband expansion projects in the state starting in 2020.

  • Schools and Education
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    Judge to rule this week on Cape student’s suspension for sexual assault allegation

    The ACLU of Maine has sued on behalf of Aela Mansmann, saying the school district violated her free speech rights when it suspended her for posting a sticky note in a high school bathroom saying 'there's a rapist in the school.'

  • Nation & World
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    Former ambassador now living in Maine: Syria policy 'was always going to end badly'

    Robert Ford of rural Beaver Cove says President Trump made the right decision to pull American troops out of Syria.

  • Business
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    Downeaster floats plans to add in-state commuter service

    The agency that runs the passenger train will hold an open house Tuesday evening in Portland to introduce its ideas and get public feedback.

  • Cops & Courts
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    In first month, Maine’s hands-free law drives tickets

    Police officers wrote 232 tickets under the new ban on using devices while behind the wheel.

  • Maine Voices
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    Maine Voices: Forest products industry has much to celebrate

    New investment in plant modernization and new goods heading to market mean the industry is back on the rise.

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