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Joe Baldacci Drops Out of Congressional Race

Democrat Joe Baldacci has ended his campaign for Maine’s 2nd Congressional district.
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Portland Museum of Art Changes Include Access to Works Not on Display

The Portland Museum of Art reopened late last month after closing for three weeks.
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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ An expansion aimed at relieving overcrowding in the Kennebec County jail is moving forward.

 AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Maine and federal officials are conducting a survey of natural resources to help prioritize land and water management projects.

 LEWISTON, Maine (AP) _ The Lewiston City Council is giving a developer another year to work out financial details of a proposed redevelopment of Bates Mill No. 5.

BOSTON (AP) _ Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed by some as a potential game-changer for the region.

BREWER, Maine_ A man from Levant has been charged with felony terrorizing after allegedly brandishing a gun at a Brewer apartment late Friday night.

Winter Hunt Winding Down

Feb 6, 2016

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Maine's hunters who target bobcats, foxes and a handful of other species are heading into the final weeks of the annual winter hunt.

Maine Strengthened Gun Laws Despite Partisan Divisions

Feb 6, 2016

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Lawmakers of different political stripes put aside their differences in Maine to strengthen restrictions on gun ownership for people convicted of domestic violence crimes.

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) _ Colby College's planned construction of a downtown dormitory for students, faculty and staff is poised for final approval by the City Council.

Which beer goes with guacamole? And which brew adds a nice clean, crisp finish to spicy wings?

Those are burning questions for anyone who wants to take his snack game to the next level this Super Bowl weekend. And two craft beer experts who wrote the book on pairing have the answers.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Property owners in Maine could end up footing the bill for an estimated $20 million gap in school funding next year.

The Portland Press Herald reports the state Department of Education released its 2016-2017 projections for funding under the essential programs and services model this week. More than 130 districts of the 248 in the state would lose money under the projections.

Officials say the gap is being driven by increased costs, nearly level state funding and a drop in tax valuation.

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