Federal Panel to Issue Cod Fish Ruling

A key federal panel is set to make a recommendation about the future of the Gulf of Maine's declining cod fish stock.


Bangor Fire Chief Placed on Leave

BANGOR, Maine (AP) _ Bangor's fire department is without a chief, at least temporarily, because city officials have placed him in on a paid leave of absence.

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Number of Uninsured Mainers Rose in 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau show that the number of Mainers without health insurance grew in 2013.


Police: Suspect in Maine Drug Store Robbery Dead

CAMDEN, Maine (AP) _ Police say the suspect who took a pharmacist hostage during an attempted drug store robbery in Camden has been found dead.


Navy Prison Redevelopment Plan Moving Forward

The Navy says it has received more than one proposal in its latest attempt to enlist the private sector to redevelop the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard's shuttered prison.


UPDATE:Couple Sues Portland Police After May Arrest; City Issues a Statement

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Bar Harbor couple who were arrested after trying to film police officers in Portland.

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Judge: Police Assault Investigation Details Closed

HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) _ A judge says the Maine State Police do not have to release the details of an investigation into a sexual assault complaint brought against the chief of the Hallowell Police Department by one his subordinates.


Maine Close on Endangered Species Proposal

Maine environmental officials expect to craft legislation to add several new species to the state's threatened and endangered animals list within a month.


Maine PAC Mailers Attack LePage on Education

A political action committee has begun a $70,000 campaign hitting Gov. Paul LePage for his education policies.

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Deal Reached to Pay for Proposed I-95 Interchange

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) _ The city of Waterville, the state and a private developer have worked out to a deal to share the $6 million cost of a proposed new interchange off Interstate 95 in town.


Greek Orthodox Priest Facing Child Porn Charges

BANGOR, Maine (AP) _ Authorities say a Greek Orthodox priest from Bangor is facing child pornography charges.


Cruise Ship Passengers Bolster Portland’s Economy

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ City officials say the number of passengers scheduled to sail into Portland on cruise ships this year is up 15 percent over last year, providing a valuable boost to the area's economy.


Maine Seeking Information About Hard-To-Fill Jobs

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Maine officials want to know which jobs businesses have a hard time filling.

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Maine Elephants Returning to Oklahoma

HOPE, Maine (AP) _ Two Maine elephants are returning back to their former home in Oklahoma as planned following the death of their caretaker.

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Maine Makes Emergency Rule to Save Fishing Gear

MOUNT DESERT ISLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine regulators are implementing an emergency change to fishing rules off of Mount Desert Island to prevent gear conflict between herring fishermen and lobstermen.

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Maine Panel to Examine State’s Learning Standards

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A Maine panel that begins meeting this week is trying to improve the learning benchmarks for students.

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