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    Driver charged in New Hampshire crash that killed 7 motorcyclists

    Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, will face 7 counts of negligent homicide, officials say.

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    Waterville film festival announces opening night film, award winner

    The 22nd annual festival that runs July 12-21 will open with "Blow the Man Down," a movie made in Maine with a mix of "dark humor, suspense, saltiness," according to organizers.

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    Gov. Mills signs 4 bills to reduce medication prices, including buying from Canada

    One new law – subject to federal approval – would let Maine act as a wholesaler to import prescription drugs from Canada.

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    Attorneys argue over Maine ban on public funding of religious schools

    A lawsuit by three families that challenges the state's ban on public funding for students attending religious school cites districts that will pay tuition to outside public and private schools.

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    Kennebunk grapples with another racial incident involving students

    A video allegedly depicts two teenage girls drinking and one repeatedly using a racial slur.

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    House Speaker Sara Gideon announces challenge to Sen. Collins

    The Democrat from Freeport will face at least 2 other members of her party in the primary next June who want to take on the long-serving Republican.

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    Maine’s styrofoam ban met with mixed response from Waterville-area businesses

    The law, effective Jan. 2021, could increase prices, but it brings a sense of job security to over 500 employees at the Huhtamaki paper products plant.

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    Fire that damaged Waterville house caused by electrical problem, official says

    A fire early Saturday morning that damaged a house on Mae Terrace and displaced a family of five was electrical in nature and started inside a wall on the second floor, officials said.

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