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Christmas Eve storm to bring rain, wind

Southern Maine will see heavy rain and warmer temperatures on Christmas Eve.

Christie: Tell Cuba to hand over cop killer

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie -- a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate -- finally broke his silence on President Barack Obama's decision to normalize relations with Cuba in a letter to the President issued on Sunday.

McCain hits Obama on North Korea hack, Russia

President Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain are once again at odds over national security: this time, it's over the North Korean cyberattack on Sony Pictures.

McCain rejected Obama's characterization of the North Korean hack as "an act of cyberva...

NOAA seeking herring information from harvesters

Federal fisheries regulators are conducting a survey of river herring harvesters to get a better handle on how to restore the fish's population on the East Coast.

Exhibit examines Maine influence on Dickens' holiday classic

A new exhibit highlighting the friendship of one of Portland's most famous residents and a famous author is featured on Congress Street.

Obama to do 'everything I can' to close Gitmo

President Barack Obama says he plans to push to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility during his final two years in office -- potentially fulfilling a major campaign promise that he hasn't yet accomplished.

"I'm going to be doing everything I c...

State officials urge residents to check charities

Gov. Paul LePage says that criminals are especially active during the holidays in trying to take advantage of the generosity of others.

Authorities investigating Garland suspicious deaths

State police and Penobscot County sheriffs are investigating the deaths of a woman and two children found inside a Garland home.

Man charged in Wilton death

State police have charged a Wilton man in connection to the death of his grandmother.

Mainers get in last-minute shopping

Crowds and the sounds of the holiday season filled Freeport on Saturday as Mainers got in some last-minute shopping.