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    Vehicles on east side of Augusta targeted for burglaries

    Cellphones, laptops, clothes and pocket change were stolen from unlocked vehicles.

  • Local & State
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    Augusta city councilor resigning effective end of July

    At-large Councilor Corey Wilson has submitted his resignation because he and his family are moving out of the city.

  • Politics
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    New poll finds support drops for Susan Collins in Maine

    The Morning Consult poll found the Republican incumbent had the second-lowest approval rating of any senator, while Sen. Angus King was the most-liked senator.

  • Maine Crime
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    Judge denies latest request in Maine man’s 17-year fight to overturn murder conviction

    A jury convicted Foster Bates in 2002 of gross sexual assault and murder in the death of Tammy Dickson in 1994.

  • Local & State
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    How Maine reacted to the moon landing 50 years ago

    While some residents expressed skepticism about the cost of the Apollo missions, others were wowed by them.

  • Business
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    Seth Carey growing hemp for his line of teas and skin care products

    After an unsuccessful bid to become district attorney, Seth Carey is trying to grow hemp for a new line of herbal teas and organic skin care products.

  • Schools and Education
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    Districts digesting new school nutrition laws, and their costs

    Several new laws that affect school nutrition programs will have Maine school districts retool the way they feed students to avoid 'food shaming' while providing nutritious meals.

  • Local & State
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    Gov. Mills takes emergency steps to allow asylum seekers to qualify for state assistance

    The new rules will allow asylum seekers to apply for welfare benefits known as General Assistance, which the governor says is consistent with the intent of a 2015 state law that the administration of former Gov. Paul LePage narrowly interpreted.

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