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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 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 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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