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LePage Vetoes Democrats’ Welfare Bill, 2 Others

LePage Vetoes Democrats’ Welfare Bill, 2 Others

| April 22, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed a bill that would direct the administration to report on efforts to combat welfare fraud. The bill introduced by Democratic Rep. Drew Gattine of Westbrook requires the Department of Health and Human Services to report annually to the Legislature on its efforts to investigate fraud […]

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NB Gas Distribution

NB Gas Distribution

| April 22, 2014

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick’s biggest industrial users of natural gas, including the Irving Oil refinery and pulp and paper mills, would pay more to access natural gas under changes to the province’s Gas Distribution Act. Energy Minister Craig Leonard says under the 1999 law, the province’s six largest users of natural gas have paid an […]

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Rossignol Appears in Court

Rossignol Appears in Court

| April 22, 2014

A Stockholm man arrested and charged with sexually abusing a one-month old girl was arraigned in court today. Benjamin Rossignol pleaded not guilty to charges related to child sexual abuse. Rossignol appeared in Caribou Superior Court Tuesday. Rossignol was arrested back in November of last year. Prosecutors say he took graphic pictures of a one-month old […]

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Wire Fraud Trial Continues in Bangor

Wire Fraud Trial Continues in Bangor

| April 22, 2014

Prosecutors say the wire fraud trial of a Vermont man convicted for the 2010 explosion that killed two workers at a New Hampshire gunpowder plant will take at least one more day in Maine. Craig Sanborn’s trial resumed in Bangor on Tuesday. A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office said the trial is likely to […]

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Dover-Foxcroft Shooting Leaves 1 Man Injured

Dover-Foxcroft Shooting Leaves 1 Man Injured

| April 22, 2014

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (AP) – Police in Maine say a shooting in Dover-Foxcroft has left one person hospitalized with wounds that do not appear life-threatening. Police responded to a fight on Lancaster Street in that town at about 6 a.m. Tuesday. A victim with three gunshot wounds was taken to the hospital. The victim’s name has […]

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