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  • Local & State
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    Portland police will honor school board’s request to put body camera use on hold

    The decision comes a day after the board voted to ask that camera use by school resource officers be delayed until rules are finalized.

  • Business
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    Electricity will get cheaper for most Mainers, but CMP rate hike could cut into savings

    Default rates for home and small-business customers will fall 19 percent, from 9 cents per kilowatt hour to 7.3 cents.

  • Cops & Courts
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    Murder trial opens for Windham man who shot and killed his wife

    Noah Gaston, charged with murders, says he thought his wife, Alicia, was an intruder in their home when he shot her.

  • Business
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    ‘Mighty mice’ custom-designed at Jackson Lab are headed to the space station

    Scientists on the International Space Station will study bone and muscle loss in brawny Jackson Laboratory mice.

  • Nation & World
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    Trump administration rule would double asylum seekers’ wait for work permits

    The proposal would make asylum applicants wait 1 year before they could apply for work permits, a move that critics say could affect hundreds of new arrivals in Maine and add to the burden on taxpayers.

  • Business
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    Pro-development group says city policies contribute to Portland’s housing crunch

    A new group called YIMBY Portland claims low-density residential zoning restrictions and off-street parking requirements discourage affordable housing.

  • Local & State
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    Portland councilors recommend no cap on new shelter’s capacity

    The Health & Human Services and Public Safety Committee calls only for ‘ample capacity’ to house the average nightly census for the previous 12 months – about 210 people – and handle overflow.

  • Maine Voices
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    Amid partisan passions, let us praise career Foreign Service officers

    During the open impeachment hearings, listen to these professionals, whose allegiance is to the truth, not to domestic political objectives.

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