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Mainers who've pushed for ending the United States trade embargo against Cuba are praising President Obama's move to re-establish diplomatic relations with the island nation.

It's Thursday, and that means it's time for "Across the Aisle," our weekly foray into Maine politics.

KITTERY, Maine - Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery says it's in the process of hiring more than 700 workers.

Patty Wight / MPBN

The suspect who allegedly sent threatening emails to Windham Raymond schools early this week, prompting a three-day shutdown, appeared in Cumberland County juvenile court this afternoon.

Tom Porter / MPBN

PORTLAND, Maine - Portland's fire safety task force held its final meeting of the year today, as it works toward improving the city's fire prevention and inspection programs.