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Maine Nursing Homes May Get $14 Million Boost

Maine's nursing homes could see a funding boost under legislation awaiting Gov. Paul LePage's signature.

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Maine Doctor Loses Appeal In Civil Rights Case

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court refused to clear an emergency room physician of a Richmond woman's claim that he violated her civil rights.

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Maine Heating Oil Prices Drop 2 Cents

A Maine government survey says the average price of heating oil in the state has dropped 2 cents in the past week, to $3.62 per gallon.

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Maine Proposes 2014-15 Sea Urchin Season

Maine's proposed 2014-15 sea urchin season schedule includes the same number of harvesting days as the previous season.

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Maine Shipyard Gets $57 Million in Navy Contracts

Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree says Bath Iron Works has won two Navy contracts totaling more than $57 million for fleet maintenance and engineering projects.

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Natural Gas Pipeline Subcontractor Sues

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Another federal lawsuit has been filed in connection with the installation of a natural gas pipeline in the Kennebec Valley.

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Couple Charged By Moose Under Investigation

JACKMAN, Maine (AP) - A New Hampshire husband and wife charged by a moose while snowmobiling in Maine are under investigation for possibly following the animal.

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Maine Gets $30 Million For Wastewater Upgrades

HARTLAND, Maine (AP) - Seven Maine wastewater facilities are receiving $29.7 million for upgrades.

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Lewiston Couple Sentenced For Housing Fraud

AUBURN, Maine (AP) - A Lewiston couple convicted of defrauding the federal government out of more $46,000 in housing subsidies by not disclosing substantial income and real estate holdings have been sentenced.

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Property Tax Credit Getting Boost With New Law

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A new Maine law means that some low-and-middle income families will see their property tax credits double.

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Wire Fraud Trial Continues In Bangor

Prosecutors say the wire fraud trial of a Vermont man convicted for the 2010 explosion that killed two workers at a New Hampshire gunpowder plant will take at least one more day in Maine.

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Officials Say Wildfire Danger High in Inland Maine

The Maine Forest Service says the danger of wildfires is high for the inland part of the state - from York County to Piscataquis County.

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Michaud Calls for Maine to Cut Heating Oil Usage

Maine Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud is calling for the state to cut heating oil usage in half with a plan that involves mandatory energy ratings for new homes and initiatives to promote wind power and solar panels.

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Maine Shooting Leaves 1 Man Injured

Police in Maine say a shooting in Dover-Foxcroft has left one person hospitalized with wounds that do not appear life-threatening.

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Ticks Thriving After Long, Cold Maine Winter

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Experts say Maine's long, cold winter has done little to thwart the state's tick population and the risk of tick-borne diseases.

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Maine Police: NYC Man Faces Counterfeiting Charge

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine police have arrested a New York City man they say used teenage girls to spend counterfeit $100 bills at a mall.

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