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The Maine Association of Realtors says home values in the state were up more than 5 percent in January. The association says sales of existing single-family homes increased by less than a percentage point from January 2017 to January of this year, but value tracked upward. The median sales price was $200,000. The…... [Read More]
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Gov. Paul LePage is accusing a member of the state's highest court of reneging on an agreement to retire after he reached 20 years of service so LePage could nominate a more conservative judge. The governor released a Feb. 13 letter to Associate Justice Joseph M. Jabar and all other members of the…... [Read More]
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After an outcry, the organization that controls the release of emojis has added two more legs to the forthcoming lobster emoji... [Read More]
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Author Stephen King is calling a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group. King urges residents in a Tuesday tweet to not vote for…... [Read More]
Author Stephen King is calling a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group. [Read More]
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More than 3,000 Mainers are members of the Maine National Guard. Recruiting and retention of qualified people are among the more difficult t... [Read More]
Maine's top cop is stepping down to take on a new job. Maine State Police Colonel Robert Williams has been named the director of security at... [Read More]
Republican Gov. Paul LePage is attacking a justice for not fulfilling an apparent promise to retire so the governor can fill his seat with a more conservative judge. The governor on Tuesday released a letter in which LePage claims that Associate Justice Joseph Jabar has reneged on a deal to step down... [Read More]
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AUGUSTA The start was everything the Pine Tree Academy boys wanted it to be in Monday's Class D South quarterfinal at the Augusta Civic Center. The Breakers led AR Gould, 18-9 after eight minutes, running on all cylinders and keeping the Bears at bay. [Read More]
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AUGUSTA The odds were stacked against the Pine Tree Academy girls in its Class D South quarterfinal against second-seeded Rangeley on Monday at the Augusta Civic Center. Figure, less than three weeks earlier, the Lakers defeated the Breakers twice in a 24-hour period, holding PTA to a combined 29 points. [Read More]
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The Maine Renewable Energy Association, an Augusta group representing wind and other renewable energy producers, filed a lawsuit in Kennebec County Superior Court.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News. [Read More]
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Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin is declining comment on the National Rifle Association's over $200,000 in spending supporting his political career following criticism from author Stephen King. King in a Tuesday tweet called Poliquin a "NRA sweetheart" and urged people to not vote for the incumbent 2nd Congressional District representative in November. Poliquin adviser Brent…... [Read More]
Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin is declining comment on the National Rifle Association's over $200,000 in spending supporting his political career following criticism from author Stephen King. King in a Tuesday tweet called Poliquin a "NRA sweetheart" and urged people to not vote for the incumbent 2nd Congressional District representative in... [Read More]
100 years ago, 1918Five arrests charging single sales of liquor were made in Lewiston Wednesday under the direction of Fred Tarbox of the bureau of criminal investigation of the Attorney General's department at Augusta. Franklin H. Fisher, assistant attorney general, stated to the Lewiston Journal that "It was simply Lewiston's turn in the statewide enforcement…... [Read More]
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Hall-Dale (18-1) will play fifth-seeded Richmond (14-5) in the regional semifinals in Augusta on Thursday night.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News. [Read More]
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Conservation advocates in Maine say Gov. Paul LePage is using misleading information in his push to tax land trusts. The Portland Press Herald reports LePage renewed his effort to tax land trusts during his State of the State address Tuesday. The Republican says nonprofits should contribute to help local tax bases. [Read More]
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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — After an outcry, the organization that controls the release of emojis has added two more legs to the forthcoming lobster emoji to make it correct.The Portland Press Herald reports soon after the Unicode Consortium released proposed images of 157 new emojis to be made available this year, Maine residents took umbrage at the lobster emoji's eight legs instead of the correct 10.Emojipedia Chief Emoji Officer Jeremy Burge wrote Monday the consortium had heard people's... [Read More]
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Gov. Paul LePage is once again accusing conservation groups of "ripping off" taxpayers in Maine by not paying local taxes on vast swaths of land across the state. But conservation advocates and some lawmakers counter that the governor is peddling misleading information that ignores payments made by land trusts as well as the…... [Read More]
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Tras las protestas, la organización que controla la publicación de emojis agregó dos patas más al icono de la langosta para corregir el diseño. Poco después de que Unicode Consortium hizo públicas las propuestas para los 157 nuevos iconos que estarán disponibles este año, los residentes de Maine mostraron su desacuerdo porque la representación de la langosta tenía ocho patas en lugar de las 10 correctas, según reportó el Portland Press Herald. [Read More]
After an outcry, the organization that controls the release of emojis has added two more legs to the forthcoming lobster emoji to make it correct. [Read More]
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