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    Bill to allow more medical professionals to perform abortions is closer to passage

    The bill, which has the support of Gov. Janet Mills but still faces votes in the Senate, comes at a time when other states are restricting access to abortion.

  • Local & State
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    Pittsfield lights, sirens thrill students at National EMS Week celebration

    Police, fire, emergency medical personnel demonstrate apparatus for hundreds of students at Warsaw Middle School.

  • Lewiston-Auburn
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    Police fatally shoot Auburn man to end standoff

    Police said the man was shot and killed by a member of the Maine State Police tactical team after an hourslong standoff in Auburn.

  • Maine Crime
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    District attorney drops misdemeanor charges against former Maine lawmaker

    Former Republican state Rep. Jeffrey Pierce was charged with failing to disclose a 1983 felony conviction when he obtained a hunting license.

  • Business
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    Dressbarn to close stores, including Augusta location

    The parent company continues to operate Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant and other stores.

  • Maine Crime
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    Man who tore up Maine road may be off the hook for restitution

    The Frenchville man's conviction for aggravated mischief stands, the state's highest court rules.

  • Local & State
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    Richmond property tax rate expected to stay flat with proposed budget

    Town Manager Adam Garland said the town's spending plan reflects negotiated increases in salaries, an increase in the cost of ambulance service, and other adjustments across town departments.

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    RSU 9 budget meeting slated for May 28

    The proposed 2019-20 budget is $1.57 million, or 4.44% more than this fiscal year. 

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