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CPR Training

CPR Training

| June 4, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lawmakers have overturned Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill that will provide students the chance to learn how to perform CPR and use automated external defibrillators. The Republican-controlled Senate voted 31-4 to override LePage’s veto of Republican Rep. Matt Pouliot’s bill on Thursday. The Democratic-led House supported the veto […]

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Concealed Handguns

Concealed Handguns

| June 4, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Maine House of Representatives has rejected an effort to put firearm safety training requirements in a bill that would eliminate the need for concealed handgun permits. Democratic Rep. Walter Kumiega of Deer Isle sought to amend the bill Thursday to require people to complete a handgun safety course to carry […]

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Increase in NB Liquor Sales and Profits

Increase in NB Liquor Sales and Profits

| June 2, 2015

FREDERICTON – The president of NB Liquor credits good weather last summer as one of the factors behind increased sales and profits for the fiscal year that ended in March. Brian Harriman says total sales for the year were (Canadian) $393.9 million, up 2.5 per cent from the year before. According to a statement from […]

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Portland School Evacuated

Portland School Evacuated

| May 22, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Officials say a Portland middle school has been evacuated because of smoke. Officials say smoke filled the King Middle School gymnasium when power was restored following an outage Friday morning. The Portland Fire Department said in a tweet that there was a fire in ductwork. Patty Apon from the superintendent’s office […]

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Vaccination Debate

Vaccination Debate

| May 22, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A legislative committee has endorsed a bill that seeks to increase vaccination rates in Maine. The Health and Human Services Committee voted 9-3 in support of Democratic Rep. Linda Sanborn’s bill on Friday. It would require parents to consult with their doctor and get a form signed if they wish to […]

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