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AUBURN, Maine — A former shoe mill here is set to become a five-star medical tourism facility that caters to wealthy Chinese.

AUGUSTA, Maine — The question of whether Gov. Paul LePage waited too long to veto bills sent to him by lawmakers on June 30 will likely be resolved by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, which heard arguments from four different legal teams Friday in Portland.

WASHINGTON — Calling it a resolution that is "overdue and could make a difference in Maine and across the country," U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine says he is sponsoring legislation to allow asylum seekers to work in the U.S. sooner.

PORTLAND, Maine — It's Thursday, and time again for Across the Aisle, our look at Maine politics with regulars Cynthia Dill, an attorney with the Portland firm of Troubh Heisler and former Democratic state senator, Meredith Strang Burgess of Burgess Advertising and Marketing and former Republican lawmaker, and Dick Woodbury, an economist who served in the Maine Senate as an independent.

PORTLAND, Maine — The National Commission on Hunger was in Maine today seeking public input on how best to help people who struggle to put food on the table.