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King Pans Governor Over Inaccurate Residency Claim

King Pans Governor Over Inaccurate Residency Claim

| March 19, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Stephen King isn’t pleased with Gov. Paul LePage’s inaccurate claim that the horror writer has moved from Maine. LePage used his radio address this week to make his case for eliminating Maine’s income tax. He said states without an income tax, such as Florida, have lured away Maine residents, including former […]

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Meth Lab Bust

Meth Lab Bust

| March 19, 2015

For the fifth time this year, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency responded to a suspected meth lab.  This one inside an apartment house at 153 State St. in Ellsworth. The lab was discovered by Ellsworth Police Wednesday night and the occupants of the apartment house were evacuated and the building was secured.   The MDEA […]

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Stolen Vehicles Tracked Down

Stolen Vehicles Tracked Down

| March 16, 2015

Just before 7:00 a.m. on Sunday morning the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a resident on Fox Hill Road in Portage that their Toyota Corolla had been taken from their driveway in the last ten minutes. During the same time fame, the Sheriff’s Office became aware that the state police were responding to […]

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Labor Bills

Labor Bills

| March 12, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Union workers are calling on lawmakers to support measures they say will improve wages and tackle economic inequality in Maine. About 200 workers packed the halls of the Statehouse Thursday to lobby lawmakers to raise the $7.50 per hour minimum wage and ensure that employees have predictable schedules. They’re also urging […]

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LePage Budget

LePage Budget

| March 11, 2015

Republican Governor Paul LePage is continuing his tour of Maine with a stop in Auburn to garner support for his proposed budget. LePage is holding a town hall on Wednesday at Edward Little High School in Auburn. The governor will take questions from the public about his plan to lower the income tax while raising and […]

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