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Maine Committee Rejects Bill Legalizing Marijuana

A legislative committee has voted to reject a bill seeking to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Maine, but supporters say the real fight will be on the House floor.

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Maine House Puts Off Vote on Tribal Fishing Agreement Bill

The Maine House of Representatives is putting off a vote on an American Indian tribal group's call for shared management of commercial fish species.

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Maine House Overwhelmingly Supports Powdered Alcohol Ban

The Democratic-controlled House has given initial approval to a bill to ban powdered alcohol.

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WGAN’s Interview With Dave Aceto From Arcadia

Dave Aceto is the owner of the new Portland bar Arcadia. WGAN's Cody O'Connor chatted with him for a few minutes on how the bar got its start

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Maine Senate Upholds LePage Veto of Science Standards Bill

The Republican-controlled Maine Senate has upheld Gov. Paul LePage's veto of a bill that would require the state to adopt new science standards.

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White House Vow to Veto Fishing Law Changes Sparks Fight

A White House pledge to veto proposed changes to federal fishing laws is dividing fishermen over whether the rule changes should be saved or scrapped.

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Maine Committee Backs House Speaker’s Job Training Bill

A legislative committee has supported a measure to support job training programs across Maine.

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Widow In Maine Bee Farm Shooting Files Wrongful Death Suit

YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) The widow of a man who was shot to death at a North Yarmouth bee farm in 2013 is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against her husband's killer.

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Ex-VFW Post Commander Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charge

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) The former head of a Somerset County Veterans of Foreign Wars post who had been charged with allowing illegal gambling at the facility has pleaded guilty to lesser charges that will give him the opportunity to clear his record.

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Power Back On For Most Maine Customers Following Storms

BANGOR, Maine (AP) A series of violent thunderstorms knocked out power to almost 14,000 electric customers in central and eastern Maine, but power has been restored in most areas.

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Maine Woman Sentenced For Role In Stabbing A Woman In China

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) A Waterville woman is going to prison for four years for her role in the drug-related stabbing of a woman in China.

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Maine Gov. LePage Proposes Pilot Program to Extend Last Call

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A pilot program proposed by Gov. Paul LePage would allow Maine bars to stay open until…

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Maine Committee Delays Vote on LePage’s PUC Nominee

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Democrats on a legislative panel say they need more time before voting on Republican Gov. Paul…

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Maine Lawmakers Override LePage Veto of Young Drivers Bill

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A bill introduced in response to a car crash that killed 15-year-old Brunswick girl last year…

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Maine Minute 5/28

Hear the WGAN Maine Minute for Thursday, May 28th.

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Maine Recovery Center To Close As Overdose Deaths Rise

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) Mercy Hospital is closing its substance abuse recovery center in Westbrook, as overdose deaths in Maine soar.

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