Maine

People walk on the flooded Sea Mountain Highway in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., as Isaias neared the Carolinas on Monday night, Aug. 3, 2020.
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August 04, 2020 - 1:07 am
Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina
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The base of the statue of former president Andrew Jackson is power washed inside a newly closed Lafayette Park, Wednesday, June 24, 2020, in Washington, which has been the site of protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police cust
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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June 28, 2020 - 2:43 am
4 men charged in attack on Jackson statue near White House
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A man walks past supporters of President Donald Trump prior to the arrival of the president, Friday, June 5, 2020, in Guilford, Maine. Trump is scheduled to visit Puritan Medical Products Co., one of the top two makers of testing swabs in the world.
(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
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June 05, 2020 - 6:52 pm
Trump jabs Maine's Democratic governor; she hits back
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Janet Mills
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Jeff Katz
May 21, 2020 - 12:22 pm
A group of GOP lawmakers in Maine is informing AG William Barr that Gov. Janet Mills has overstepped her authority during the coronavirus crisis. Click here to learn more.
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A health-care worker collects a swab sample to be tested with the Coronavirus at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, May 12, 2020.
(AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
AP News
May 12, 2020 - 9:03 am
Fauci warns of 'suffering and death' if US reopens too soon
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September 16, 2019 - 4:21 pm
By ROBERT F. BUKATY and DAVID SHARP Associated Press FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A fierce propane explosion leveled a recently opened nonprofit center after crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday morning, killing one firefighter and injuring six other people, including fellow...
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September 06, 2019 - 6:09 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is set to become the first state to allow voters to rank candidates in a general presidential election. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills said Friday she'll allow such a bill to become law in January without her signature. The legislation requires ranked choice voting in...
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November 12, 2018 - 12:56 pm
By PATRICK WHITTLE , Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Valuable species of shellfish have become harder to find on the East Coast because of degraded habitat caused by a warming environment, according to a pair of scientists that sought to find out whether environmental factors or overfishing...
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May 29, 2018 - 3:57 pm
ORONO, Maine (AP) — A spud is born! The University of Maine says it's releasing a new type of gourmet potato. It's called the "Pinto Gold" and the university's potato breeding program leader describes it as a high-yielding, yellow-fleshed specialty variety. Gregory Porter, who leads the breeding...
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May 27, 2018 - 7:43 pm
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized Sunday in Maine after he experienced low blood pressure and fatigue, a spokesman said. Just after 2 p.m., Jim McGrath, a spokesman for the 93-year-old Bush, said he was awake, alert and not in any discomfort. He said Bush...
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