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10:14 am , 12/19/2014 Bangor Daily News

LEWISTON, Maine — New data from the U.S. Census Bureau show exports of Maine goods to other countries declined by 12 percent from 2012 to 2013. The data, released for all 50 states Thursday, show Maine exported about $2.68 billion worth of goods in 2013, a decline of $370 million …

9:37 am , 12/19/2014 Sun Journal

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Angus King and Maine's 1st District Congresswoman Chellie Pingree are urging the federal government to purchase more of their state's blueberry crop. The lawmakers have written to the U.S.

8:53 am , 12/19/2014 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA (AP) — More than 6,000 Maine residents will lose their food stamps benefits next month under newly enforced rules that require some recipients to have a job, Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew said. Republican Gov.

7:27 am , 12/19/2014 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA (AP) — A Maine man who threw bleach in the face of a 60-year-old woman has pleaded guilty.

7:03 am , 12/19/2014 Sun Journal

SACO (AP) — Police in Maine continue to investigate a home invasion in Saco in which one of the homeowners as well as a house guest were shot multiple times. Police identified the victims of the home invasion just before 3 a.m.

7:03 am , 12/19/2014 Sun Journal

SACO (AP) — Police in Maine continue to investigate a home invasion in Saco in which one of the homeowners as well as a house guest were shot multiple times. Police identified the victims of the home invasion just before 3 a.m.

7:03 am , 12/19/2014 Sun Journal

SACO (AP) — Police in Maine continue to investigate a home invasion in Saco in which one of the homeowners as well as a house guest were shot multiple times. Police identified the victims of the home invasion just before 3 a.m.

7:01 am , 12/19/2014 Bangor Daily News

Here’s a holiday season jewel for Maine’s crown: Aroostook has topped every other county in the Northeast for Christmas tree sales. State by state, well-wooded Maine ranked fourth for Christmas tree sales in the Northeast and ninth nationally, but Aroostook stood out at the county level. In hard numbers, Christmas …

6:47 am , 12/19/2014 Bangor Daily News

SAN JOSE, California — Google will try to persuade a U.S. judge on Thursday to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit over its Android smartphone operating system, as the Internet search company faces increased regulatory pressure from European authorities. The hearing in San Jose, California, federal court is over the lawsuit filed …

6:43 am , 12/19/2014 Sun Journal

BATH — The attorney for the owner of Gediman’s Appliance, which