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LePage Seeks to Curb AG’s Ability to Spend Settlement Funds

Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he's introducing a bill to limit the powers of the attorney general when it comes to spending settlement money.

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After Massive Pileup, Maine Weighs Repealing Seat Belt Law

An effort to allow adults in Maine to opt out of wearing seat belts is being met with staunch opposition from law enforcement officials, trauma surgeons and others.

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Jury Hears Tape of Defendant in Social Media Killing Trial

A Maine jury is listening to the tape of a detective interviewing a 21-year-old man who is accused of using Facebook to lure, kidnap and kill a teenager

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Portland, Maine BMV Office Closed Due to Water Main Break

The Bureau of Motor Vehicles office in Portland, Maine is closed due to a water main break.

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Scientists Cite Dramatic Sea Level Rise Off Portland, Maine

Researchers say sea levels off of Portland, Maine, rose an ``unprecedented'' 5 inches during 2009 and 2010.

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Maine, School District Facing $1M Budget Gap

The school board in Maine's capital city is considering closing a school, cutting staff or asking taxpayers for more money as they struggle to close a budget gap of more than $1 million.

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Maine’s Black Ninja Gets 3 Years In Prison

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) - A Skowhegan man who called himself the "Black Ninja" in a taunting note left behind at the scene of a burglary, has been sentenced to three years in prison.

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Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green.

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SPRING TRAINING: Brew Crew keeps K-Rod, bad break for Toronto

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Some of the headlines coming out of spring training today, Friday, Feb. 27.

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Judge sides with Peterson

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Adrian Peterson is a step closer to playing in the NFL again.