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Deadline for Creditors to File Claims Against Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railways

Deadline for Creditors to File Claims Against Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railways

| April 15, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – There is now a deadline for creditors who are owed money following a deadly train derailment and Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  Creditors now have two months to file a claim. Bankruptcy judges in the U.S. and Canada have agreed on a June 13 deadline for claims that relate to the fiery disaster […]

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Gubernatorial Candidate Eliot Cutler Proposes Tax Overhaul

Gubernatorial Candidate Eliot Cutler Proposes Tax Overhaul

| April 15, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Independent Eliot Cutler is proposing a tax overhaul that would slash property taxes for many Mainers while raising the sales tax.  Cutler, who’s in a three-way race for governor with Republican incumbent Paul LePage and Democrat Mike Michaud, said his plan would lower property taxes for most Maine homeowners by 20 […]

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Two Men Charged with Shooting Three Maine Residents Will Be Tried Together

Two Men Charged with Shooting Three Maine Residents Will Be Tried Together

| April 14, 2014

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – The two men charged in the shooting of three Maine residents whose bodies were found in a burning car in Bangor will be tried together. WABI-TV reports that a judge ruled last week that Randall Daluz of Brockton, Mass., and Nicholas Sexton, of Warwick, R.I., will be tried together before one […]

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Maine Lawmakers Reject Bill Proposed by Governor to Offer Business Tax Breaks

Maine Lawmakers Reject Bill Proposed by Governor to Offer Business Tax Breaks

| April 14, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Gov. Paul LePage’s proposal to offer business tax breaks has been rejected by lawmakers. The governor’s proposal aims at attracting companies that invest more than $50 million and would create at least 1,500 jobs at the former Loring Air Force Base and Brunswick Naval Air Station. Businesses would get tax and […]

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Naloxone Bill Receives Unanimous Approval from the House

Naloxone Bill Receives Unanimous Approval from the House

| April 14, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A bill that would provide greater access to a drug that can prevent heroin and prescription painkiller overdose deaths has been unanimously approved by the House. The amended version of the bill approved Monday would allow law enforcement and police officers to administer naloxone, also known as Narcan. It would also let […]

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