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Lebanese vent fury at leaders over deadly blast New! 2020-08-06 11:16:51Residents of Beirut have vented their fury at Lebanon’s leaders during a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron, who who promised to press th

Portland’s Immigrant Welcome Center gets interim leader after New! 2020-08-06 10:58:03Shima Kibirigi, a founding member of the nonprofit organization, will take on the role previously held by Alain Jean Claude Nahimana, who died in June

NYC is the last holdout on in-person schooling New! 2020-08-06 10:53:08New York City still needs Gov. Andrew Cuomo's approval as it plans on being the only major school district to have students in classrooms.

Mills asks state departments to trim spending by New! 2020-08-06 10:37:01State Finance Commissioner Kirsten Figueroa directed state department leaders to find ways to reduce costs as the state grapples with COVID-19-related

Maine reports 14 new cases of COVID-19, no New! 2020-08-06 10:23:29Maine has second-lowest virus prevalence in the country, behind only Vermont.

Demand for jobless aid remains high in Maine New! 2020-08-06 09:10:40Nearly 80,000 Mainers filed continuing federal and state unemployment benefits last week, more than twice the number during the worst week during the

1.2 million unemployment claims filed as federal jobless New! 2020-08-06 08:49:49For 20 straight weeks jobless claims have remained over 1 million.

The Latest: NYC only major school system to New! 2020-08-06 08:26:19The latest on the coronavirus pandemic from around the U.S. and the world. New York City is the only major U.S. school system still considering in-per

Amid pandemic, Portland High seniors celebrate school’s first New! 2020-08-05 22:05:37It has been a turbulent year for the 181 seniors, who graduated Wednesday night while sitting in vehicles parked in a lot on Portland's waterfront.

Russia pushing virus disinformation online, U.S. says New! 2020-08-05 22:03:13The State Department says Russia is using social media, state-funded media and a loose network of proxy websites to amplify conspiracy theories around

Survivors mark 75th anniversary of world’s first nuclear New! 2020-08-05 20:49:52The U.S. dropped its first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, 1945, destroying the city and killing 140,000 people, mostly civilians and incl

Portland city manager calls for cutting 65 positions New! 2020-08-05 20:39:41Jon Jennings' $202 million budget proposal is $4.2 million less than the current budget and would reduce the tax rate by a penny per $1,000 valuation

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Why this crow species was just struck from New! 2020-08-06 11:01:58It might not matter too much to most people, but then they are normal.

Striking BIW union says it has tentative agreement New! 2020-08-06 10:34:48The main issues of contention in a new contract are BIW’s request to bring in subcontractors to catch up on work and the union’s desire to

Why Republicans are frustrated with Janet Mills’ handling New! 2020-08-06 10:17:36Republicans want a rational debate on the merits of the governor’s policies.

Gardeners should look for and destroy tobacco hornworms New! 2020-08-06 10:00:12Tobacco hornworms will destroy the plants before the fruit even has a chance to ripen.

14 new coronavirus cases have been reported in New! 2020-08-06 09:38:19No new deaths were reported Thursday, leaving the statewide death toll at 124.

Maine sees new jobless claims continue to fall New! 2020-08-06 09:22:31While new jobless claims continue to fall, tens of thousands of Mainers remain without work as the pandemic drags on.

Maine goes into austerity mode as coronavirus takes New! 2020-08-06 09:09:34This is just the beginning as the Mills administration readies an interim cost reduction package amid a forecast $1 billion shortfall over the next tw

It’s time to stop the Karen shaming New! 2020-08-06 08:05:35Now, calling white women behaving badly "Karen" is meandering toward dangerous.

This 100-mile Penobscot River paddling trail will soon New! 2020-08-06 08:00:15A group of paddlers launched the ambitious effort to provide camping options on 100 miles of the Penobscot River stretching from Medway to Bucksport f

Progressives say primary wins latest sign of momentum New! 2020-08-06 07:48:35A renewed focus on racial and economic justice has given progressive Democrats new momentum after rough patches this year.

Coronavirus upends Trump and Biden convention plans New! 2020-08-06 06:47:30The pandemic is proving to be a tougher obstacle, denying both candidates crucial opportunities to connect with supporters in the final stretch before

Negotiators still deadlocked over next federal coronavirus aid New! 2020-08-06 06:37:54A souring tone from both sides indicates that a long slog remains Thursday and beyond.

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