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Maine Senate Promotes Tolerance After Facebook Post Flap

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) The Maine Senate is promoting cultural and religious tolerance after a member of the chamber was criticized…

GENERIC COURT LARGE

Former State Lawmaker Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

A former state lawmaker who previously went to prison for equity skimming has pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting visa and marriage fraud and to making false statements.

GENERIC COURT LARGE

Getaway Driver in Maine Robbery Sentenced to 15 Years

Federal prosecutors say a Biddeford, Maine, man is being sentenced to 15 years in prison for serving as the getaway driver during a 2013 dollar store robbery.

GENERIC MONEY LARGE

Maine Skilled Nursing Facility Agrees to Pay $1.2M to Feds

Federal prosecutors say an elderly living center has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations of inflated Medicare claims for rehabilitation therapy.

GENERIC APPLE TREES

LePage Ally to Manage Forestry Activities on Public Lands

Republican Gov. Paul LePage has appointed the head of the Maine Forest Service to manage forestry activities on state-owned lands.

GENERIC ACCIDENT

Litchfield Woman Charged With OUI With Child in Vehicle

A Litchfield woman is facing charges for allegedly crashing her van while under her the influence of alcohol and drugs with her 4-year-old son inside.

GENERIC NURSING HOME

Maine Skilled Nursing Facility Agrees To Pay $1.2M To Feds

BOSTON (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a Maine elderly living center has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations of inflated Medicare claims for rehabilitation therapy.

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14-Year-Old Wiscasset Boy Facing Drug Trafficking Charges

WISCASSET, Maine (AP) - A 14-year-old Wiscasset High School student is facing drug trafficking charges after he was allegedly caught in school with an assortment of nine different prescription medications for sale.

GENERIC METH

New Sharon Couple Face Drug Charges

FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) - A New Sharon couple has been charged with running a methamphetamine lab in their home where two children were also living.

GENERIC PARENTS

DHHS: Maine Needs More Foster, Adoptive Parents

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Maine Department of Health and Human Services is warning of a shortage of foster and adoptive homes.

GENERIC KIDNEY

Maine Woman’s Appeal For A Kidney Donor Pays Off

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine woman's unusual method of finding a kidney donor has paid off.

LAWSUIT

Ex-Augusta Mayor Sues Business Associate

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Former Augusta Mayor William Dowling is suing a former business associate for almost $900,000.

GENERIC RAW SCALLOPS

Maine Scallop Fishing Cap Up For Debate In Augusta

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A key state committee will hold a public hearing about a plan to add new restrictions to Maine's resurgent scallop fishery.

GENERIC FISHING LURE

Fishing Season Will Soon Open In Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — This week marks the start of the open-water fishing season in Maine.

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Maine Senate Promotes Tolerance After Facebook Post Flap

Photo: Associated Press/Charles Dharapak

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) The Maine Senate is promoting cultural and religious tolerance after a member of the chamber was criticized…

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Former State Lawmaker Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

GENERIC COURT LARGE

A former state lawmaker who previously went to prison for equity skimming has pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting visa and marriage fraud and to making false statements.

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Getaway Driver in Maine Robbery Sentenced to 15 Years

GENERIC COURT LARGE

Federal prosecutors say a Biddeford, Maine, man is being sentenced to 15 years in prison for serving as the getaway driver during a 2013 dollar store robbery.

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Maine Skilled Nursing Facility Agrees to Pay $1.2M to Feds

GENERIC MONEY LARGE

Federal prosecutors say an elderly living center has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations of inflated Medicare claims for rehabilitation therapy.

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LePage Ally to Manage Forestry Activities on Public Lands

GENERIC APPLE TREES

Republican Gov. Paul LePage has appointed the head of the Maine Forest Service to manage forestry activities on state-owned lands.

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