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New England's tallest building gets a name change

New England's tallest building is getting a name change, but it's not clear whether Bostonians will play along.

Deputies: Car swerves, hits pedestrian, crashes into tree

Deputies said a car, whose driver swerved to avoid another vehicle, hit a person who was walking on Middle Jam Road in Standish and then hit a tree.

2 trapped in overturned truck in North Yarmouth crash

A man and a woman trapped in an overturned truck on North Road were pulled out of the vehicle and taken to Maine Medical Center, North Yarmouth Fire Chief Greg Payson said.

Agents say pair tried to flush crack cocaine down toilet, 4 arrested

Maine drug agents said four people were arrested for allegedly selling crack cocaine out of an apartment near the St. James School.

Michaud is Obama pick for administration post

President Barack Obama has tapped a former Maine congressman for an administration post to help veterans seeking training and jobs.

George H.W. Bush tweets 'thank you,' photo during recovery

Nearly two weeks after falling and breaking a bone in his neck, former President George H.W. Bush, 91, is thanking well-wishers on Twitter.

George H.W. Bush tweets hospital update

George H.W. Bush appears to be doing well after his hospitalization at Maine Medical Center earlier this month.

George H.W. Bush tweets 'thank you,' photo during recovery

Nearly two weeks after falling and breaking a bone in his neck, former President George H.W. Bush, 91, is thanking well-wishers on Twitter.

Senate passes long-term highway plan

The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan six-year plan for highway, bridge and transit construction on Thursday, the first time such a long-term bill has cleared the chamber since 2005.

It passed 65-34.

Valerie Harper hospitalized before Ogunquit Playhouse performance

TV star Valerie Harper was hospitalized prior to a performance Wednesday at the Ogunquit Playhouse, according to playhouse officials.