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File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Maine Bill Would Ban Fake Guns In Schools

State law enforcement officials said Monday that a bill that would ban BB guns and non-firing replica firearms in schools is necessary to protect students from potential tragedies, but opponents contend it is too broad and would do little to improve school safety.

02/04/2014

The flag of the Special Olympics raised as players attend the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Special Olympics Maine Winter Games Wrapping Up

The Special Olympics Maine Winter Games are wrapping up at Sugarloaf.

01/28/2014

Electric Boat Shipyard, Groton (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

EB To Talk Company Issues

GROTON, Conn. (AP) – The president of Electric Boat is holding a meeting with officials from southeastern Connecticut to discuss key issues facing the defense contractor. The Groton-based company designs and builds submarines for the […]

01/14/2014

A man scrapes heavy wet snow off of his car.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Storm Heads To Northern New England

Utility companies in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are bracing for more power outages as a fast-moving storm is expected to drop heavy wet snow that could wipe out the progress they’ve made.

12/29/2013

Some residents are still without power.  (credit: Randy Risling/Getty Images)

A Week After Ice Storm, Outages Linger In Maine

More than 4,000 Maine residents are still without power a week after an ice storm hit parts of northern New England and utility officials say Sunday’s snowstorm could cause more outages.

12/28/2013

UConn vs. Maine, Dec. 6, 2013. (Courtesy Bob Stowell/UConn)

UConn Defeats Maine 95-68

Ryan Boatright scored 17 points to lead a balanced UConn attack and the 12th-ranked Huskies routed Maine 95-68 on Friday night to stay undefeated.

12/06/2013

People wait in lines outside the Best Buy store in Burbank, Calif. for the store to open on Thanksgiving Day, on Nov. 28, 2013. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

RI, Maine And Mass. Prohibit Stores From Opening On Thanksgiving

Shoppers won’t be lining up for Thanksgiving Day deals at stores in Rhode Island, Maine and Massachusetts. They can’t.

11/28/2013

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Maine Candidate For Governor Announces He’s Gay

A six-term congressman and former paper mill worker hoping to unseat Maine Gov. Paul LePage next year announced that he’s gay — a response to what he called a “whisper campaign” by political opponents hoping to weaken his gubernatorial bid.

11/04/2013

File photo of seals. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Abandoned Seal Pup Being Returned To Wild

A harbor seal pup found abandoned in Maine will be released back into the wild in Rhode Island after spending several months in rehabilitation at the Mystic Aquarium.

10/25/2013

File photo of prescription medication. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Buying Prescription Drugs Abroad Legalized In Maine

Maine is now the first state to legalize buying prescription drugs from abroad.

10/22/2013

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