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Ex-Maine Congressman is Obama Pick for Administration Post

President Obama has tapped a former Maine congressman for an administration post to help veterans seeking training and jobs.

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Ex-President George H.W. Bush Tweets About his Spill

Former President George H.W. Bush is showing he has a sense of humor about a spill that fractured a bone in his neck.

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Maine House Speaker Sues Governor Over Loss of School Job

Maine's Democratic House Speaker has sued Republican Gov. Paul LePage after the governor threatened to withhold funds from a school for at-risk youth to get him removed from the top job there.

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Actress Valerie Harper Hospitalized in Maine

The Ogunquit Playhouse says actress Valerie Harper has been hospitalized after falling ill before a performance.

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Trooper Suffers Non-Life-Threatening Injuries in Crash

Police say a Maine state trooper was injured in a dramatic crash in which his cruiser was rear-ended by a tractor trailer on Interstate 295 in Richmond.

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Bangor City Councilor Baldacci Announces Congressional Run

Bangor City Councilor Joe Baldacci, the brother of former Gov. John Baldacci, has filed papers to run for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives in Maine's 2nd District.

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Defendants in Haunted Hayride Crash Plead Not Guilty

All three defendants in a fatal haunted hayride crash in Maine have pleaded not guilty in their first court appearance.

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LePage Staff Involved in Budget Discussions

A newspaper reports that Maine Gov. Paul LePage's staff was engaged with lawmakers in behind-the-scenes budget negotiations even as the governor railed against lawmakers and said he had ``no clue'' what they were going to adopt.

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Eddington Man Charged With Injuring Baby Son Indicted

An Eddington man has been indicted on charges of aggravated assault and domestic violence assault on a child for allegedly injuring his baby son.

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Bangor City Councilor Baldacci Announces Congressional Run

Bangor City Councilor Joe Baldacci, the brother of former Gov. John Baldacci, has filed papers to run for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives in Maine's 2nd District.

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Authorities in Maine Identify Body Found Floating in River

Authorities in Maine have identified a body that was found floating in a river.

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National Commission on Hunger Holding Hearing in Portland

The group tasked with developing policies to reduce hunger across the country wants to hear from Maine residents.

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Maine Company Connects River Power System to Grid in Alaska

A Maine company that's developing tidal power and river power systems says it's successfully connected one of its units to the power grid in an Alaskan village.

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Sugarloaf to Offer Night Skiing for WinterKids Event

Maine's tallest ski mountain is going to offer night skiing for the first time. But it's for one night only.

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Regulators Considering New Rules for Growing Crab Fishery

Interstate regulators are starting to consider possible new rules for a growing crab fishery in New England that has been increasing in value.

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NBA in Africa? ‘Stay tuned,’ for regular-season game

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says "stay tuned" for a regular-season game in Africa as Chris Paul and others prepare to play the league's first exhibition on the continent.

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Boston’s bummer summer: Sox slump, Olympics snub, Brady out

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After the winter of their discontent, it's been one bummer of a summer for Bostonians.

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WATCH: Annual Virginia pony swim

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"Salt water cowboys" round up dozens of horses for the tradition off the Virginia coast, now in its 90th year.

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Sin City mafia museum to display FIFA’s ‘rampant corruption’

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A museum devoted to the exploits of Tommy gun-wielding mobsters will open a permanent display exploring the "rampant corruption" of global soccer's scandal-rocked governing body.

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Brady blasts Deflategate suspension, denies wrongdoing

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The New England Patriots says there is "zero evidence" against him in the Deflategate scandal.