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Memories of wicked winter drive campers to Maine

Maine is known as “Vacationland,” and with the Fourth of July just around the corner, campgrounds are filling up.

Number of Maine dairy farms on the decline

Agriculture in Maine is on the upswing as a whole, but when it comes to dairy farms and milk production specifically, that's not necessarily the case.

Puerto Rico wants to be able to declare bankruptcy

Puerto Rico's governor has a message for Washington D.C: change the law, we want the right to declare bankruptcy.

Veterans support southern Maine casino plan

A bill to create a casino in southern Maine gets support from a group of veterans Monday.

Veterans support southern Maine casino plan

A bill to create a casino in southern Maine gets support from a group of veterans Monday.

Mental health problems contribute to officer-involved shootings, police say

Many of the six officer-involved shootings in Maine this year involved someone having a mental health crisis, police said.

NBCUniversal cuts ties with Donald Trump

NBCUniversal, under pressure from an array of Hispanic groups, is severing its business ties to presidential candidate Donald Trump.

The Miss USA pageant, scheduled for July 12, will no longer air on the network. Nor will the Miss Universe pageant, sc...

Court backs Arizona panel right to draw districts

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Monday an Arizona state law that designates the power to an independent commission to draw congressional districts, refuting the state's legislature claim it is the sole responsibility of the lawmakers.

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SCOTUS: EPA unreasonably interpreted the Clean Air Act

In a loss for the Obama administration, the Supreme Court ruled that the EPA unreasonably interpreted the Clean Air Act when it decided to set limits on the emissions of toxic pollutants from power plants without first considering the costs on the in...

GOP Maine senator seeks investigation into LePage's actions

A Republican state senator wants the Legislature's oversight committee to launch an investigation into whether Gov. Paul LePage "crossed legal or ethical lines" by meddling in a charter school's personnel matters.