Gunfire, bonfires, and pretty much anything else that could explode. Here’s the history of why we set off fireworks to celebrate our Independence Day.
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A U.S. senator from Maine is co-sponsoring a bill that would impose a fee on prescription opioids to help pay for programs that would alleviate the country's opioid epidemic.
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Experts say a Maine man who killed two nuns and severely injured two others in 1996 is ready to move from a group home to a supervised apartment in Augusta.
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Portland Public Schools have a new superintendent.