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LePage says he will re-nominate Beardsley for confirmation

Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he will renominate William Beardsley to serve as education commissioner in the next legislative session.

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12 hours ago

Senators Want Vets Committee to Sign Off on Medical Leases

Maine's two U.S. senators are among a group of legislators who want the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs to authorize leases for medical facilities in 12 states.

UMAINE

15 hours ago

Susan Hunter will remain UMaine President through 2018

The University of Maine System says Susan Hunter will remain president of the flagship campus in Orono through at least the summer 2018.

GENERIC BRUCE POLOQUIN

15 hours ago

Poliquin votes for LGBT rights for Federal Contractors

Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine has reversed an earlier vote in supporting an executive order that bars federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT employees.

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16 hours ago

Maine Sex Offender Charged with Assaulting Woman in her Home

A convicted sex offender has been arrested on charges he allegedly sexually assaulted a Maine woman after pretending to be interested in a car she was selling.

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Today in entertainment history: May 27

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Blake Shelton finally tries sushi

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Jimmy Fallon takes "The Voice" judge out for a little dinner and a chance to broaden his horizons.