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Nation Sep 16Maine propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 6 others
The blast around 8:30 a.m. was heard for miles and had enough force to blow a vehicle across an intersection.
Nation Aug 30Electric bicycles could be coming to national park trails
Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has signed an order that classifies e-bikes as non-motorized bikes, allowing the-bikes on every federal trail where a regular bicycles can go.
Politics Aug 21Outside money flows into race for Susan Collins’ Senate seat
Democrats vowed last year to make Republican Sen. Susan Collins pay for her vote confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, and Republicans have promised to defend her.
Politics Feb 284 senators push resolution to halt Trump’s border emergency
A small bipartisan group of senators planned to introduce a resolution Thursday aimed at blocking President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to finance additional miles of barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Politics Nov 12Battle for House seat tests Maine’s new way of voting
The four-way political battle won't conclude until a computer algorithm has the final say this week on whether Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin wins re-election or is ousted by Democratic state lawmaker Jared Golden. Across the country, voting reform advocates are…
Politics Oct 13GOP’s Susan Collins to stay in Senate and ditch governor run
Senator Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine, introduces Senator Jeff Sessions, a Republican from Alabama, not pictured, at the start of the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. Sessions will warn at his…
Politics Mar 05Before there was Trump, there was brash business tycoon Paul LePage
With no public polling in Saturday's GOP caucuses in Maine, there are few indicators of how well Trump might fare. But brash business tycoon Paul LePage is campaigning for him in the state.
Politics Jul 17Former President George H.W. Bush expected to make full recovery, doctors say
PORTLAND, Maine — The fractured neck bone suffered by former President George H.W. Bush when he fell at his summer home will be allowed to heal on its own, a recovery that could take three to four months, officials said.