Maine Things Considered

4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

Weekdays at 4 p.m. hear Maine’s only daily statewide radio news program. MPBN's award-winning news staff brings you the latest news from across Maine and the region, as well as in-depth reports on the most important issues.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Public health and school officials concerned about the numbers of Maine parents who are choosing not to have their children vaccinated on philosophical grounds made some headway today in the Health and Human Services Committee.

AUGUSTA, Maine - A plan by Gov. Paul LePage to reorganize the recently-created Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry has run into bipartisan opposition among lawmakers.

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LEWISTON, Maine - Fifty years ago on Monday, the city of Lewiston was in the international sporting spotlight when world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali came to Maine to defend his crown, for the first time, against Sonny Liston.

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Senate gave preliminary approval Thursday to a Republican-led bill limiting General Assistance to some welfare recipients whom critics say could be out working.

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BATH, Maine — Hundreds of shipyard workers took to the streets in Bath Thursday to protest changes being introduced by management at Bath Iron Works.

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