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February 15, 2018 11:28 PM Immigration effort to protect Dreamers collapses in US Senate

The US Senate has failed to pass any of four proposals on immigration, including protections for young immigrants brought to the US illegally. Support for the most promising bipartisan bill failed after President Donald Trump called it a "total catastrophe" and threatened to veto it. The legislative collapse leaves the status of Deferred Action for Childhood 24

February 14, 2018 10:13 PM Daycare workers think a parent brought them pot cookies

BANGOR, Maine – Police in Maine say daycare workers suspect a parent brought them cookies tainted with marijuana. Bangor Sgt. Brent Beaulieu said no children ate the cookies that were dropped off at the Watch Me Shine daycare. But some of the staff reported "a feeling of marijuana intoxication." The Bangor Daily News reports that the Maine law that legalized 19

February 14, 2018 5:26 PM Lawsuit filed over L.L. Bean's 1-year limit on returns

An unhappy customer is suing L.L. Bean over its new return policy, claiming the company broke a vow to customers. The lawsuit in federal court in Chicago contends customers bought items because of L.L. Bean's unlimited "satisfaction" guarantee. The lawsuit accuses L.L. Bean of breach of warranty. The Maine-based retailer announced Friday it's imposing 23

February 14, 2018 4:09 PM UFC's Devin Powell Literally Breaks Balls During Training Sesh

UFC fighter Devin Powell is one guy who won't be getting lucky on Valentine's Day ... dude's in the hospital nursing a surgically-repaired nut. Earlier this week, Devin was training with UFC vet Joe Lauzon at his MMA gym in Maine ... and says they were practicing knees on the ground. The worst part -- Powell says he waited A DAY AND A HALF before getting 26

February 12, 2018 4:07 PM Company wants tax deal extended ahead of planned expansion

Company wants tax deal extended ahead of planned expansion A large veterinary technology company headquartered in Maine is seeking to extend a favorable property tax deal as it plans a major expansion. The Portland Press Herald reports that Idexx Laboratories Inc. is asking Westbrook city officials to extend its tax increment financing deal for 10 years 23

February 8, 2018 8:43 PM LePage administration wants to impose fee for electric cars

LePage administration wants to impose fee for electric cars The LePage administration is proposing legislation that would add an annual fee on electric and hybrid cars in order to pay for highway maintenance. The Portland Press Herald reports the measure would tack on a $250 fee for electric vehicles and a $150 fee for hybrids. Meghan Russo, manager 25

February 6, 2018 8:29 PM Woman claims she found dead lizard in her salad made with store-bought lettuce

A Maine woman claims she found a dead lizard in her salad made with romaine lettuce she bought at a Shaw's supermarket. (Google Street View / iStock) A Maine woman found herself in a scaly situation after allegedly discovering a dead lizard in her salad, which she claims is likely from the bag of romaine lettuce she bought at the supermarket 34

February 6, 2018 5:10 PM Tsunami warning that panicked people nationwide was 'TEST' that went wrong

A Tsunami warning push alert sent to phones across the nation Tuesday morning sparked fear, worry and confusion -- but the alarm was all due to a glitch that occurred during a National Weather Service test, the organization said. Users on some mobile apps, including Accuweather's, received what looked like an actual warning on their lock screens. Officials 31

February 3, 2018 4:10 PM 2nd Zumwalt-class stealth destroyer passes sea test

2nd Zumwalt-class stealth destroyer passes sea test A statement from Naval Sea Systems Command says the future USS Michael Monsoor successfully completed its acceptance trials Thursday. The Portland Press Herald reports the statement says onboard systems such as navigation, damage control, mechanical, combat, communication and propulsion met or exceeded 17

February 2, 2018 9:29 PM Indiana to impose Medicaid work requirements

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Indiana said on Friday it will require its Medicaid recipients work or do some other form of community engagement, becoming the second state to make this fundamental change to the 50-year-old health insurance program for the poor. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said it approved 36