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    How long will it take to get there from here? New highway signs will tell you.

    The signs along interstates 95 and 295 are designed to give drivers real-time data.

  • Local & State
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    Astronaut from Maine is booked for a flight to the International Space Station

    Jessica Meir, who grew up in Caribou and became an astronaut in 2013, is looking forward to fulfilling her dream: flying – and walking – in space.

  • Business
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    Lawmakers consider banning chemicals common in food packaging

    Concerns are growing about the health effects of both PFAS and phthalates, but manufacturers and others say a blanket prohibition is an overreach.

  • Health care
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    Hearing draws advocates of lower prescription prices, patient safety

    Proposals to form a state board for prescription drug pricing, allow importation of medications from Canada and otherwise curb rising costs are the focus of testimony.

  • Business
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    Eimskip brings in bigger ship as cargo through Portland skyrockets

    At 461 feet, the Pictor J will be the largest ship ever to call on Maine's only container terminal.

  • Schools and Education
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    To minimize tuition hikes, growing UNE freezes employees’ pay

    The University of New England cites challenges in paying for its recent expansion of academic programs.

  • Local & State
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    Emerald ash borer quarantine issued for all of York County

    State officials are trying to stop the spread of the destructive invasive beetle first seen in the county last fall.

  • Maine Voices
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    City shouldn't go it alone on paid sick days

    The proposed policy wouldn't help workers or their employers because it would interfere with their ability to do the right thing.

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