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Attorney general clears officer who fired gun at man

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:05:06 GMT2017-07-21T22:05:06Z

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Maine Attorney General Janet Mills says a state trooper acted in self-defense when firing a gun at a man after a chase last year....

King ahead in contributions for 2018 Senate US race

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:04:57 GMT2017-07-21T23:04:57Z

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- The latest federal campaign finance reports show U.S. Sen. Angus King is the top fundraiser in the 2018 U.S. Senate race....

Lawmakers back bill to raise age to buy tobacco to 21

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:52:54 GMT2017-07-21T20:52:54Z

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- A bill to raise the age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 is headed to Republican Gov. Paul LePage's desk....

Police to crack down on college parties after complaints

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:27:29 GMT2017-07-21T18:27:29Z

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) -- Police say they will crack down on raucous, off-campus parties near Bates College after complaints from neighbors that the students are "out of control."...

Climate scientist files complaint on Trump administration

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:37:27 GMT2017-07-21T13:37:27Z

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) -- A government scientist originally from Falmouth, Maine, says he was mistreated by officials in the administration of President Donald Trump for speaking about climate change....