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Maine invaded by toxic cannibal worms

Bangor Daily News reports that the northeasterly-most state is slowly being taken over by an invasive species of self-replicating worms that feed on other worms…

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Maine man carrying own severed arm saved by workers sanding sidewalks

Public workers trained in use of tourniquets credited with saving life of man injured while operating band saw A man who stumbled along a street…

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New York and Maine deploy National Guard troops to bolster Covid response

Governors in New York and Maine have activated National Guard troops to help respond to the Covid crisis amid a feared winter surge in cases….

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Maine governor activates National Guard amid shortage of hospital beds

Maine Gov. Janet Mills (D) announced on Wednesday she is activating the state’s National Guard amid a shortage of hospital beds. In a statement, the governor…

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Judge rules Maine can bar religious exemptions to health care vaccine mandate

A U.S. District judge on Wednesday ruled that Maine could prohibit religious exemptions to its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers.Judge Jon Levy found that…

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Maine authorities seized cocaine disguised as cake, arrested two

Maine authorities have arrested two people in connection with smuggling $200,000 worth of cocaine, which was disguised as a cake,… Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/564236-maine-authorities-seized-cocaine-disguised-as-cake-arrested-two Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Maine shifting recycling costs to companies

Maine Gov. Janet Mills (D) has signed into law legislation to make the state the first in the country to shift recycling costs from taxpayers to…

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Maine prohibiting offshore wind projects in state waters

New offshore wind projects will be prohibited from Maine state waters reserved for recreation and fishing under a new measure signed into law Wednesday by…

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Supreme Court to hear Maine ban on religious school funding

The Supreme Court has decided it will hear a case against Maine’s ban on using financial aid through a state program to attend religious schools,…

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Maine bans facial recognition technology from schools and most police work

Maine has passed the strongest statewide law regulating government use of facial recognition to date. The state’s House and Senate voted unanimously in favor of…

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Maine governor faces pressure to decriminalize prostitution

Maine Gov. Janet Mills has just one day to decide if her state will become the first in the nation to decriminalize prostitution, a move…

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Maine offering $1,500 payments to people on unemployment who go back to work

The Maine state government on Tuesday announced it would be providing $1,500 payments to be given to employees who start working between June 15-30 to…

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2-year-old in Maine shoots parents with unsecured gun

A 2-year-old boy in Maine injured himself and his parents when he accidentally shot them Wednesday after grabbing a loaded handgun off a nightstand in their…

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UPS drivers strike in Maine over long hours, extra days during pandemic

United Parcel Service (UPS) drivers began picketing at a distribution hub in Maine this week in an effort to bring attention to the extended hours…

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Susan Collins reaches peak influence after Senate stunner

Shortly after her surprisingly strong reelection win, Susan Collins received a call from an old colleague: Joe Biden. It’s probably not the last time they’ll…

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Maine church’s rally linked to 32 COVID-19 cases

Health officials in Maine have now linked 32 cases of the coronavirus to a church and its affiliated school.The number of cases connected to Brooks…

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Marijuana in Maine: Weed now legal to buy for recreational use

Mainers are getting their first opportunity to legally buy marijuana for adult recreational use, but the supply could be thin Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/marijuana-maine-sale-theory-wellness-legal-b909417.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Susan Collins: Punting coronavirus relief until after election a ‘huge mistake

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) broke with President Trump on Tuesday over his decision to pull the plug on coronavirus relief negotiations until after the election, calling…

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Supreme Court turns away Republican appeal on ranked voting

The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down a last-ditch effort by the Maine Republican Party to stop ranked choice voting from being used for the…

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Maine lobster business salvaged its summer despite pandemic

Maine’s lobster fishermen braced for a difficult summer this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the season was unexpectedly decent Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/maine-lobster-business-salvaged-its-summer-despite-pandemic-maine-coronavirus-pandemic-lobsters-lobster-portland-b621729.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Maine Supreme Court allows ranked-choice voting for presidential election

Maine will now use ranked-choice voting in the November election, the state’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday after a months-long legal battle, making it the first state…

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Maine blueberry industry reels from drought, frost, virus

A late spring frost, a devastating drought and labor troubles wrought by the coronavirus pandemic conspired to make 2020 a difficult year for the wild…

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