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Trump orders Pentagon to plan for new Space 2019-02-19 22:43:18It would be part of the Air Force, not the separate military service he originally envisioned.

Possible radiation exposure at Grand Canyon National Park 2019-02-19 22:25:16Samples of uranium ore were left in plastic buckets in a park research building, authorities say.

Pair hiking in Utah gets caught in quicksand 2019-02-19 22:22:08A rescuer who found one man told him he was lucky to be alive.

Trump puts new AG in awkward position 2019-02-19 22:21:37William Barr is laboring to maintain his reputation as a relatively independent and principled leader while simultaneously reacting to pressure from h

Boys’ basketball: Thornton handles Scarborough 2019-02-19 22:17:07Anthony Bracamonte leads the way for the Golden Trojans in a Class AA South semifinal win.

Religious orders apologize for sex abuse inaction 2019-02-19 22:16:11The umbrella organizations representing the world's religious orders promised to implement accountability measures.

Feds share watchlist with 1,400 private entities 2019-02-19 21:58:36It's supposed to include only those who are known or suspected terrorists but contains hundreds of thousands of names.

Border agents offer snacks, medical checks 2019-02-19 21:17:08The mission of the Border Patrol is gradually being transformed from national security to humanitarian relief.

Gambling, tobacco groups among top spenders on lobbying 2019-02-19 20:48:06Over 160 companies, industry groups and advocacy organizations spent nearly $360,000 on lobbying Maine state officials in December and January.

Nobel laureates, activists to advise G-7 on women’s 2019-02-19 20:35:34French President Emmanuel Macron named 35 advocates to give the Group of Seven recommendations and said he wants gender equality to be a focus.

Group supporting Skowhegan Indians name to speak at 2019-02-19 20:27:46The Native American Guardian's Association says it works with schools to 'preserve their Native American themed identities' and supports use of the

Massachusetts men to be sentenced for drug killing 2019-02-19 20:22:36An Oakfield man was shot nine times in October 2016, prosecutors say.

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Blue Hill inventor who ‘revolutionized water purification’ dies New! 2019-02-20 10:58:19Miles Maiden, inventor of the SteriPEN and other ground-breaking, solar-based water purification technologies, has died.

Calais sets 3-point record in lopsided C North New! 2019-02-20 10:56:19Lauren Cook drained six 3-pointers and Logan Huckins added five, and the Blue Devils broke the Class C North tournament record for 3-point field goals

Trump revives ‘Crazy Bernie’ nickname as Sanders enters New! 2019-02-20 10:03:03President Donald Trump revived the moniker of “Crazy Bernie” on Wednesday as he greeted the entry of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, in th

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019: Stick to civics, LUPC New! 2019-02-20 10:00:34Letters to the Editor: Stick to civics, LUPC adjacency concerns, the real national emergencies, a vast universe

Former teacher accuses Maine high school of covering New! 2019-02-20 09:52:12Details of history teacher Rosa Slack’s three years at Kennebunk High School are revealed in a race-based and whistleblower’s retaliation

Lighthouse ticket booth appears to have been hit New! 2019-02-20 09:45:09The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is investigating damage to the ticket booth at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park.

US steps up winter-warfare training as global threat New! 2019-02-20 09:22:03After 17 years of war against Taliban and al-Qaida-linked insurgents, the military is shifting its focus to better prepare for great-power competition

Live blog: A shot at the regional finals New! 2019-02-20 09:15:37We'll be following another full day of tourney action as teams compete in the quarterfinals and semifinals throughout the state.

Democrats pick Paulhus for special election to fill New! 2019-02-20 09:08:59Bath Democrats on Tuesday chose City Council Vice Chairman Sean Paulhus as their party’s candidate for the special election to fill the House Di

Trump says he has ‘absolute right’ to declare New! 2019-02-20 09:01:18President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that he would prevail over a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico

Maine reaction to Bernie Sanders’ new presidential bid New! 2019-02-20 09:00:44The Vermont senators faces a different kind of race in 2020, where he enters as a front-runner with many others championing the issues that prompted h

Putin warns new weapons will target US if New! 2019-02-20 08:49:59Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country’s new missiles will target the United States if Washington deploys missiles in Europe.

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Two-thirds of Scarborough Downs homes already sold 2019-02-19 06:25:01 Twenty-three of 30 planned single-family houses have gone under contra

Genesis Fund receives $1.165M grant to support affordable 2019-02-19 06:22:23 The Genesis Community Loan Fund, a Brunswick-based lender, was awarded

Creative Portland's 'Hear Here' concert showcases Maine artists 2019-02-19 06:16:20 Creative Portland produced its first-ever concert on Sunday, the show

Nominations open for 20th annual Maine Family Business 2019-02-19 06:09:44 The Institute for Family-Owned Businesses is seeking nominations of th

Bankrupt Payless to close all its stores in 2019-02-19 06:04:32 Payless ShoeSource Inc., a discount footwear retailer based in Topeka,

Bill would extend tax-free options to companies helping 2019-02-19 05:58:03 U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine, have signe

Italian restaurant owner in Falmouth finds 'luck of 2019-02-15 07:58:44 Kerry Brothers Inc. sold Kerrymen Pub's real estate and business asset

Bangor Savings doubles down on its waterfront expansion 2019-02-15 06:22:21 As Bangor Savings Bank prepares to complete its move next week into it

Two historic preservation bills are aimed at economic 2019-02-15 06:14:01 Two bills in the Legislature that would make it easier to preserve and

Mills lifts wind turbine moratorium 2019-02-15 06:08:27 Gov. Janet Mills Thursday signed an executive order ending a year-old

Maine Law's interim dean is already a familiar 2019-02-15 06:05:21 University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings announced Thursd

Maine to participate in update of national broadband 2019-02-15 06:00:42 The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has cho

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