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This Day in Maine

English, News magazine, 1 season, 303 episodes, 2 days, 13 hours, 22 minutes
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This Day in Maine gathers together the news that matters to Mainers. The nightly show features stories from the award-winning Maine Public News team.
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024: Residents testify against relicensing Kennebec River Dams at FERC hearing

This Day in Maine, Wednesday, May 22, 2024
5/22/202411 minutes, 24 seconds
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Tuesday, May 21, 2024: New state commission to develop infrastructure resilience plan following severe winter storms; organizations launch effort to boost access to dental care

This Day In Maine for Tuesday, May 21, 2024
5/21/20246 minutes, 11 seconds
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Monday May 20, 2024: York becomes first Maine town to ban single use plastic utensils; Sanford sees challenges and opportunities one year after asylum seekers arrived seeking emergency shelter

This Day In Maine for Monday, May 20, 2024
5/20/202411 minutes, 45 seconds
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Friday, May 17, 2024: Department of Transportation applies for federal funds to start offshore wind port process

This Day in Maine, Friday, May 17, 2024
5/17/20247 minutes, 37 seconds
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May 16, 2024: Family members of Lewiston gunman call for more support on mental health; Portland city council set to decide on future former museum building

This Day in Maine for Thursday, May 16th, 2024.
5/16/202414 minutes, 33 seconds
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May 15, 2024: Fatal drug overdoses fell last year in Maine; New England has the highest rate of nursing home closures

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, May 15th, 2024.
5/15/20249 minutes, 10 seconds
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May 14, 2024: Mills declines to act on nearly three dozen bills; Lewiston shooting commission to hear from Robert Card's family this week

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, May 14th, 2024.
5/14/202410 minutes, 49 seconds
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May 13, 2024: Mills declines to remove Oxford County sheriff; What happened during the last day of the Maine legislative session

This Day in Maine for Monday, May 13th, 2024.
5/13/202410 minutes, 43 seconds
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Friday, May 10, 2024: Lawmakers uphold Gov. Mills vetoes; Central Maine high school reinvigorates interest in blacksmithing

This Day In Maine for Friday, May 10, 2024
5/10/202413 minutes, 43 seconds
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May 9, 2024: Wells man sentenced to 27 years in prison for NYC attacks; Loggers say storms are making their work harder than ever

This Day in Maine for Thursday, May 9th, 2024.
5/9/20246 minutes, 40 seconds
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May 8, 2024: Legislature could vote for more state spending on Friday; Angus King pushes new measure to restrict youth social media use

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, May 8th, 2024.
5/8/202410 minutes, 57 seconds
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May 7, 2024: Maine's DHHS commissioner will step down this month; Veterans walk from Ogunquit to DC to call for peace

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, May 7th, 2024.
5/7/20249 minutes, 53 seconds
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May 6, 2024: An officer-involved shooting in Oxford County; New 'Housing First' apartments in Sanford

This Day in Maine for Monday, May 6th, 2024.
5/6/20246 minutes, 22 seconds
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May 3, 2024: Lewiston bowling alley reopens six months after mass shooting; New money to expand mental health care in Lewiston

This Day in Maine for Friday, May 3rd, 2024.
5/3/202412 minutes, 33 seconds
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May 2, 2024: A new detox facility opens in Portland; Maine is the second state to adopt a Mass Violence Care Fund

This Day in Maine for Thursday, May 2nd, 2024.
5/2/202419 minutes
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May 1, 2024: Lawmakers will return next week to consider unfinished business; Advocates say marijuana reclassification wouldn't go far enough

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, May 1st, 2024.
5/1/20246 minutes, 43 seconds
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April 30, 2024: Areas off Maine chosen as possible offshore wind lease sites; Activists again call attention to child welfare issues in Maine

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, April 30th, 2024.
4/30/20249 minutes, 51 seconds
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April 29, 2024: Firearm purchase waiting period bill to become law; York is considering regulating short-term rentals

This Day in Maine for Monday, April 29th, 2024.
4/29/202410 minutes, 21 seconds
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April 26, 2024: Governor Janet Mills signs into law her proposal to strengthen gun laws in Maine

This Day in Maine, April 26, 2024
4/26/20247 minutes, 19 seconds
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April 25, 2024: Friend of Lewiston mass shooter appears before shooting commission; Tourism spending was up in Maine last year

This Day in Maine for Thursday, April 25th, 2024.
4/25/202411 minutes, 38 seconds
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April 24th, 2024: Rising flood risks for Maine homeowners; Bangor named as one of the cleanest cities in U.S.

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, April 24th, 2024.
4/24/20249 minutes, 46 seconds
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April 23, 2024: How gun measures faired in the Maine legislature this year; Gov. Mills vetoes farmworker minimum wage bill

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024.
4/23/202415 minutes, 13 seconds
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April 22, 2024: Environmental groups sue Maine DEP; a hearing over a request for removal of Oxford County Sheriff

This Day in Maine for Monday, April 22nd, 2024 .
4/22/202411 minutes, 14 seconds
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April 19, 2024: What the latest legislation session meant for housing in Maine; Gov. Brennan laid to rest in Portland

This Day in Maine for Friday, April 19th, 2024.
4/19/202416 minutes, 18 seconds
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April 18, 2024: Legislature passes spending bill and other measures; A new album from a Midcoast songwriter

This Day in Maine for Thursday, April 18th, 2024.
4/18/202423 minutes, 20 seconds
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April 17, 2024: Legislature approves two controversial gun measures; A new law is providing affirmation for some LGBTQ parents in Maine

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, April 17th, 2024.
4/17/202416 minutes, 9 seconds
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April 16, 2024: Two gun measures make their way through the legislature; A Mainer is drafted in the third round of the WNBA draft

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, April 16th, 2024.
4/16/20247 minutes, 25 seconds
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April 15, 2024: Appropriations committee advances budget change package; Layoffs at L.L. Bean

This Day in Maine for Monday, April 15th, 2024.
4/15/20248 minutes, 39 seconds
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April 12, 2024: Gov. Mills signs paramilitary training ban; Maine AG sues Monsanto for selling products with PCB's

This Day in Maine for Friday, April 12th, 2024.
4/12/20246 minutes, 42 seconds
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April 11, 2024: Lawmakers sanctioned for saying Lewiston shooting was punishment for abortion access expansion; What new federal PFAS limits mean for Maine

This Day in Maine for Thursday, April 11th, 2024.
4/11/202416 minutes, 15 seconds
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April 10, 2024: Legislative committee advances red flag bill; how to recycle your eclipse glasses

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, April 10th, 2024.
4/10/20246 minutes, 37 seconds
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April 9, 2024: Abortion amendment advances

This Day in Maine: April 9, 2024
4/10/20247 minutes, 4 seconds
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April 8, 2024: Maine hosts tens of thousands for the total solar eclipse

This Day in Maine, April 8, 2024
4/8/202411 minutes, 45 seconds
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April 5, 2024: Utilities make progress in restoring power but some CMP customers could be in the dark until Monday

This Day in Maine: April 5, 2024
4/5/20246 minutes, 43 seconds
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April 4, 2024: More than 300,000 homes are without power; utilities say restoration efforts will take days

This Day in Maine, April 4, 2024
4/4/20245 minutes, 57 seconds
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April 3, 2023: Nor'easter bears down on Maine; utilities prepare for outages

This Day in Maine, April 3, 2023.
4/3/202413 minutes, 50 seconds
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April 2, 2024: Bill joining Maine to popular vote compact clears House; officials unveil new EV chargers in Rockland

This Day In Maine for Tuesday, April 2, 2024
4/2/20245 minutes, 48 seconds
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This Day in Maine April 1, 2024: Maine Republican lawmakers vote against constitutional amendment to protect abortion access; State officials urge eclipse watchers to plan ahead

This Day in Maine for Monday, April 1, 2024
4/1/20246 minutes, 8 seconds
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March 29, 2024: Towns in western in northern Maine prepare for the eclipse; the latest on gun legislation in Maine

This Day In Maine for Friday, March 29, 2024
3/29/202413 minutes, 21 seconds
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March 28, 2024: Maine Democrats introduce red flag gun bill; New study finds glimmer of hope for birds in Maine's North Woods

This Day In Maine for Thursday, March 28, 2024
3/28/202415 minutes, 1 second
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March 27, 2024: Nurse staffing ratio bill receives initial approval; mental health clinicians in Maine schools say financial shortfalls put services at risk

This Day In Maine for Wednesday, March 27, 2024
3/27/202416 minutes, 41 seconds
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March 26, 2024: Lawmakers take up farmworker minimum wage bill; How to keep your eyes safe while watching next month's eclipse

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, March 26th, 2024.
3/26/202411 minutes, 57 seconds
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March 25, 2024: Lawmakers consider lithium mining proposal; Pushback on the proposed Gorham Connector

This Day in Maine for Monday, March 25th, 2024.
3/25/20247 minutes, 28 seconds
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March 22, 2024: Rumford paper mill lays off 35 workers; Committee split over 'shield law' for gender-affirming care

This Day in Maine for Friday, March 22nd, 2024.
3/22/20248 minutes, 10 seconds
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March 21, 2024: Legislature passes new bill to add more public defenders; Coalition calls for more support for long-term care

This Day in Maine for Thursday, March 21st, 2024.
3/21/20246 minutes, 28 seconds
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March 20, 2024: Maine BEP declines to move forward with "clean cars" rules; UMaine System says its budget situation is improving

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, March 20th, 2024.
3/20/202415 minutes, 42 seconds
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March 19, 2024: GOP lawmakers respond to Lewiston shooting commission report; UMaine to livestream eclipse with weather balloon

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, March 19th, 2024.
3/19/20247 minutes, 14 seconds
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March 18, 2024: A new bill would roll back sand dune protections for wind port construction; New fund to create a memorial for victims of Lewiston shooting

This Day in Maine for Monday, March 18th, 2024.
3/18/20246 minutes, 17 seconds
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March 15, 2024: Lewiston shooting commission issues interim report; Federal government chooses area in Gulf of Maine for offshore wind development

This Day in Maine for Friday, March 15th, 2024.
3/15/202417 minutes, 25 seconds
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March 14, 2024: Committee votes against bill creating standalone child welfare agency; Scientists predict more "nuisance" flooding

This Day in Maine for Thursday, March 14th, 2024.
3/14/20245 minutes, 39 seconds
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March 13, 2024: Maine gun safety activists continue lobbying as lawmakers consider proposals; More storm damage to Maine's coast

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, March 13th, 2024.
3/13/202410 minutes, 34 seconds
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March 12, 2024: Dick's Sporting Goods ends firearm sales; Baxter State Park warns eclipse watchers about closures and poor weather

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, March 12th, 2024.
3/12/20244 minutes, 39 seconds
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March 11, 2024: Rural policing a concern in budget proposal; Funding challenges for school-based mental health services

This Day in Maine for Monday, March 11th, 2024.
3/11/202413 minutes, 3 seconds
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March 8, 2023: A Spanish energy company wants to buy out CMP's parent company; shuttered Jay paper mill to become forest products manufacturing facility

This Day In Maine for Friday, March 8, 2024
3/8/20246 minutes, 1 second
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Thursday March 7, 2024: The man responsible for the Lewiston mass shootings had evidence of traumatic brain injury; Members of shooter's Army Reservist unit questioned over efforts to get him treatment

This Day In Maine for Thursday, March 7, 2024
3/7/202419 minutes, 17 seconds
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March 6, 2024: Lewiston mental health provider seeks acquisition to avoid closing its doors; Aroostook County grapples with lackluster winter weather

This Day In Maine for Wednesday, March 6, 2024
3/7/202414 minutes, 10 seconds
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March 5, 2024: Lawmakers consider proposal to overhaul Maine's cannabis industry; asylum seekers seek work permits

This Day In Maine for Tuesday, March 5, 2024
3/5/202415 minutes, 1 second
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March 4, 2024: Donald Trump is eligible for Maine primary ballot; Lewiston shooting survivors call for more accountability

3/4/202416 minutes, 27 seconds
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March 1, 2024: A new coalition wants to trail thousands of defense workers; A guide to Maine's primary elections next week

This Day in Maine for Friday, March 1st, 2024.
3/1/202412 minutes, 57 seconds
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February 29, 2024: Judge sides with Bar Harbor on cruise ship limits; Groups call for $30 million for Maine's trails

This Day in Maine for Thursday, February 29th, 2024.
2/29/20246 minutes, 39 seconds
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February 28, 2024: Democrats unveil gun safety proposals; Company behind flagpole project fined $250,000

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, February 28th, 2024.
2/28/202411 minutes, 5 seconds
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February 27, 2024: Maine Veterans' Homes faces another funding shortfall; $10 million for heat pumps in manufactured homes

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, February 27th, 2024.
2/27/20246 minutes, 53 seconds
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February 26, 2024: Mills administration, tribes working sovereignty compromise; A new "Pine Tree" license plate design

This Day in Maine for Monday, February 26th, 2024.
2/26/202415 minutes, 6 seconds
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February 23, 2023: Hundreds of Mainers are approved for student debt forgiveness; emergency medicine physicians in Kennebec County respond to 911 calls under new program

This Day In Maine for Friday, February 23, 2024
2/23/202410 minutes, 13 seconds
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February 22, 2024: Presidential candidate Robert Kennedy sues Maine over access to polling places; Scouts BSA in Maine faces challenges amidst achievements after allowing girls to join

2/22/202413 minutes, 6 seconds
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February 21, 2024: Maine House narrowly passes bill to ban paramilitary training camps; Maine court system makes progress addressing case backlog

This Day In Maine for Wednesday, February 21, 2024
2/21/20246 minutes, 58 seconds
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February 20, 2024: Sears Island chosen as preferred port site for burgeoning offshore wind industry; Maine Republicans accuse Democrats of prioritizing asylum seekers over state residents

This Day In Maine for Tuesday, February 20, 2024
2/20/202414 minutes, 8 seconds
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February 16, 2024: Body cam footage reveals Lewiston shooter's deteriorating mental health and efforts to help him; residents of Old Town oppose extending a contract with Casella to operate the Juniper Ridge Landfill

This Day In Maine for Friday, February 16, 2024
2/16/202411 minutes, 41 seconds
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February 15, 2024: Maine State Police defend their oversight of the Lewiston mass shootings; Maine's plan to expand broadband access and education is first in US to receive federal approval

This Day In Maine for Thursday, February 15, 2024
2/15/20248 minutes, 1 second
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February 14, 2024: Gov. Mills releases $71 million budget proposal; dead whale found last month entangled in rope from Maine

This Day In Maine for Wednesday, February 14, 2024
2/14/20247 minutes, 6 seconds
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February 13, 2024: Bill that grants subpoena power to commission investigating the Lewiston shootings becomes law; ACLU of Maine raises concerns about plans to fingerprint Caribou students

This Day In Maine for Tuesday, February 13, 2024
2/13/20248 minutes, 10 seconds
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Monday January 12, 2024: The challenges of meeting Maine's housing goals; Members of Maine's Nigerian community gather to watch the African Cup of Nations

This Day In Maine for Monday February 12, 2024
2/12/202416 minutes, 51 seconds
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February 9, 2024: Mills administration hopes to fast-track infrastructure repair bill; What the Senate's failed immigration bill means in Maine

This Day in Maine for Friday, February 9th, 2024.
2/9/202417 minutes, 47 seconds
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February 8, 2024: Lewiston shooting commission hears from local police; What the Supreme Court hearing in Colorado could mean for Trump's ballot challenge in Maine

This Day in Maine for Thursday, February 8th, 2024.
2/8/202415 minutes, 42 seconds
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February 7, 2024: Lawmakers divided on bill to prohibit paramilitary training camps; Increased demand for free care in Maine

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, February 7th, 2024.
2/7/202413 minutes, 39 seconds
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February 6, 2024: A new pilot project in Portland to house unsheltered residents; New centers to help Mainers apply for assistance with storm damage

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, February 6th, 2024.
2/6/20249 minutes, 45 seconds
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February 5, 2024: Appeals court says Maine should share info on state's voters; Developers not continuing with "Flagpole of Freedom" project

This Day in Maine for Monday, February 5th, 2024.
2/5/20246 minutes, 28 seconds
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February 1, 2024: Lewiston shooting victims' families testify to state commission; An examination of Mills' gun policy proposals

This Day in Maine for Thursday, February 1st, 2024.
2/2/202419 minutes, 28 seconds
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February 2, 2024: Maine sees decline in overdose deaths; LUPC staff recommend denying Penobscot County mine

This Day in Maine for Friday, February 2nd, 2024.
2/2/202414 minutes, 53 seconds
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January 31, 2024: A reserved response to Gov. Mills' gun violence proposals; Biden declares major disaster declaration for Maine December storm

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, January 31st, 2024.
1/31/20248 minutes, 10 seconds
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January 30, 2024: Governor Janet Mills urges spending restraint in State of State; Unity butcher makes plans to meet growing demand for halal meat in Maine

This Day In Maine for Tuesday, January 30, 2024
1/30/202412 minutes, 24 seconds
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January 29, 2024: Lewiston shooting commission seeks subpoena powers; Business groups call for lawmakers to scrap PFAS reporting deadline

This Day in Maine for Monday, January 29th, 2024.
1/29/20248 minutes, 56 seconds
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January 26, 2024: A new plan for protecting right whales amid interest in offshore wind; The child care challenge in Aroostook County

This Day in Maine for Friday, January 26th, 2024.
1/26/202410 minutes, 54 seconds
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January 25, 2024: Sagadahoc county deputies questioned by Lewiston shooting commission; Maine a top focus for gun safety advocates

This Day in Maine for Thursday, January 25th, 2024.
1/25/202416 minutes, 11 seconds
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January 24, 2024: New legislation would give subpoena power to Lewiston shooting commission; Event spotlights generations of women from an island community

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, January 24th, 2024.
1/24/202411 minutes, 2 seconds
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January 23, 2024: Climate Council discusses the impact of Maine's recent storms; Lawmakers consider funding boost for Maine's homeless shelters

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, January 23rd, 2024.
1/23/202410 minutes, 2 seconds
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January 22, 2024: Maine lawmakers consider proposal to enshrine the right to abortion in the state Constitution; Maine residents grapple with the destruction from recent storms

This Day in Maine for Monday, January 22, 2024
1/22/202414 minutes, 59 seconds
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January 19, 2024: Maine's secretary of state appeals court decision involving whether Donald Trump can appear on the primary ballot; Governor Mills wants to create Office of New Americans

1/19/20249 minutes, 31 seconds
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January 18th, 2024: Maine's beleaguered child welfare agency has a new director; state Department of Transportation unveils new plan to improve infrastructure

This Day in Maine for Thursday, January 18, 2024
1/18/20248 minutes, 59 seconds
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January 17, 2024: Maine judge delays the Secretary of State's decision State's to remove Trump from the ballot; nearly half of Maine homicides in recent years due to domestic abuse

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, January 17, 2024
1/17/20247 minutes, 28 seconds
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January 16, 2024: Gov. Mills seeks federal disaster declaration for Dec. storm that caused $20 million in damages; informal resettlement networks help Venezuelans seeks asylum in Maine

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, January 16, 2024
1/16/202410 minutes, 23 seconds
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Friday, January 12th, 2024: Gov. Mills surveys storm damage; Some Maine companies bank on biochar as a climate solution

This Day in Maine for Friday, January 12, 2024
1/12/202410 minutes, 44 seconds
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Thursday January 11, 2024: Governor Mills declares a civil state of emergency in coastal counties; Maine lawmakers consider bill to create standalone child welfare agency

1/11/202410 minutes, 33 seconds
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Wednesday, January 10, 2024: Storm causes flooding and knocks out power to 50-thousand Maine households; 3000 acres of forest are conserved near Moosehead Lake

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, January 10, 2024
1/10/20246 minutes, 51 seconds
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Tuesday, January 9, 2024: Maine lawmakers reject effort to impeach Secretary of State over her decision to remove Trump from the primary ballot; a strong storm will bear down on Maine Tuesday night

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, January 9, 2024
1/9/202412 minutes, 54 seconds
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January 8, 2024: Trump attorneys ask Maine court to hold his appeal on ballot eligibility; High school basketball phenom Cooper Flagg of Newport returns to Maine

This Day in Maine for Monday January 8, 2024
1/8/202411 minutes, 38 seconds
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January 5, 2024: No Labels party can now appear on Maine ballot; Some lawmakers want to create a stand-alone child welfare agency within state government

This Day In Maine for Friday, January 5, 2024
1/5/20249 minutes, 4 seconds
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PFAS are found in at least a thousand products in Maine; progressive think tank says Maine hospital consolidation has driven up the cost of care

This Day in Maine for Thursday, January 4th, 2024
1/4/20245 minutes, 57 seconds
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January 3, 2024: Gun safety advocates rally in Augusta; Maine Republican lawmakers call for impeachment of Secretary of State over Trump ballot decision

This Day In Maine for Wednesday, January 3, 2024
1/3/202410 minutes, 20 seconds
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January 2nd, 2024: Trump appeals decision to disqualify him from Maine ballot; Portland clears Harbor View encampment

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024.
1/2/202415 minutes
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December 29, 2023: Secretary of state disqualifies Trump from Maine ballot; Waterville death ruled a homicide

This Day in Maine for Friday, December 29th, 2023.
12/29/202313 minutes, 54 seconds
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December 28, 2023: Portland postpones encampment sweep to next week; The effect of the Endangered Species Act in Maine

This Day in Maine for Thursday, December 28th, 2023.
12/28/202311 minutes, 44 seconds
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December 27, 2023: COVID hospitalizations rising in Maine; A new "Dapper Wednesday" tradition at a central Maine school

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, December 27th, 2023.
12/27/202311 minutes, 19 seconds
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December 26, 2023: Damage assessment will soon begin for last week's storm; A new contract agreement for state workers

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, December 26th, 2023.
12/26/20238 minutes, 41 seconds
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December 21, 2023: Decision on whether Trump can appear on Maine's 2024 presidential ballot is delayed; state regulators terminate contract to build power line in Aroostook County

This Day in Maine for Thursday, December 21, 2023
12/21/202314 minutes
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December 20, 2023: Residents along Kennebec and Androscoggin rivers grapple with aftermath of flooding; Ski areas set to re-open this weekend

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, December 20th, 2023.
12/20/202316 minutes, 5 seconds
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December 19, 2023: Power outages and flood evacuations following Monday's storm; Portland postpones encampment sweep

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, December 19th, 2023.
12/19/20237 minutes, 19 seconds
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December 18, 2023: More than 400,000 without power as rain and wind pummel Maine; A new campaign to cut opioid deaths

This Day in Maine for Monday, December 18th, 2023.
12/18/20236 minutes, 17 seconds
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December 15, 2023: Portland will clear bridge encampment next week; Petitioners argue to keep Trump off Maine's 2024 ballot

This Day in Maine for Friday, December 15th, 2023.
12/15/202321 minutes, 2 seconds
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December 14, 2023: Angus King applauds defense bill; Commission calls for more funding to expand public preschool

This Day in Maine for Thursday, December 14th, 2023.
12/14/20237 minutes, 5 seconds
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December 13, 2023: New lawsuits challenge foreign electioneering ban; LUPC considers metallic mining proposal

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, December 13th, 2023.
12/13/20237 minutes, 46 seconds
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December 12, 2023: A report calls for a new approach to child welfare in Maine; New funding will upgrade parts of Route 1

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, December 12th, 2023.
12/12/20238 minutes, 35 seconds
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December 11, 2023: Lab to study Lewiston gunman's brain; Maine's new research program to study North Atlantic right whales

This Day in Maine for Monday, December 11th, 2023.
12/11/20239 minutes, 9 seconds
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December 8, 2023: Several challenges to Trump's eligibility for Maine's GOP primary; why some Maine teens are limiting their social media use

This Day in Maine for Friday, December 8th, 2023.
12/8/202312 minutes, 2 seconds
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December 7, 2023: Families of victims of Lewiston mass shooting meet with federal lawmakers; Maine's growing Latino population

This Day in Maine for Thursday, December 7th, 2023.
12/7/202310 minutes, 43 seconds
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December 6, 2023: Maine DHHS chief acknowledges problems at child protection agency; CMP and Public Advocate at odds over storm restoration costs

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, December 6th, 2023.
12/6/20239 minutes, 17 seconds
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December 5, 2023: Maine's first public defender's office opens; Low barrier shelter providers say they're at risk of financial failure

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, December 5th, 2023.
12/5/20238 minutes, 50 seconds
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December 4, 2023: Portland swears in a new mayor; Lewiston residents continue to process trauma from October's mass shooting

This Day in Maine for Monday, December 4th, 2023.
12/4/202312 minutes, 48 seconds
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December 1, 2023: A new shelter for asylum seekers in Portland; A potential climate refuge for salmon along the Sandy River

This Day in Maine for Friday, December 1st, 2023.
12/1/202311 minutes, 9 seconds
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November 30, 2023: King proposes new limits on certain semi-automatic guns; EPA proposal would require Maine replace thousands of lead pipes

This Day in Maine for Thursday, November 30th, 2023.
11/30/202312 minutes, 36 seconds
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November 29, 2023: Electric rates going down for many Mainers; Free tuition for Lewiston shooting survivors and family members

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, November 29th, 2023.
11/29/20239 minutes, 23 seconds
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November 28, 2023: Another proposed settlement over Maine's indigent legal services; Heavy rains led to more sewage in Casco Bay this summer

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, November 28th, 2023.
11/28/202314 minutes, 58 seconds
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November 27, 2023: Maine child welfare head resigns; New grants for alternative lobster gear

This Day in Maine for Monday, November 27th, 2023.
11/27/20237 minutes, 44 seconds
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Wednesday, November 22, 2023: Lawmakers want representation on mass shooting commission

This Day in Maine Wednesday, November 22, 2023
11/22/20237 minutes, 33 seconds
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November 21, 2023: Portland councilors reject proposal to ban encampment sweeps; a new affordable housing complex for Saddleback workers

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, November 21st, 2023.
11/21/202315 minutes, 23 seconds
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November 20, 2023: Lewiston shooting commission holds first meeting; Picketers arrested outside Baileyville mill

This Day in Maine for Monday, November 20th, 2023.
11/20/202312 minutes, 16 seconds
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November 17, 2023: Protestors call for Pingree to support Israel-Hamas ceasefire; Physicians speak out on gun violence

This Day in Maine for Friday, November 17th, 2023.
11/17/202311 minutes, 12 seconds
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Thursday, November 16, 2023: Nearly two million dollars raised for Lewiston shooting victims

This Day in Maine Thursday, November 16, 2023
11/16/202312 minutes, 8 seconds
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Wednesday, November 15, 2023: Watchdog agency finds state child protection program failed

This Day in Maine Wednesday, November 15, 2023
11/15/202313 minutes, 13 seconds
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November 14, 2023: Maine lawmakers urged to press ahead with PFAS requirements; Portland council votes to add beds to Homeless Services Center

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, November 14th, 2023.
11/14/202313 minutes, 1 second
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November 13, 2023: Resiliency Center opens in Lewiston following last month's mass shooting; New "housing first" project proposed in Portland

This Day in Maine for Monday, November 13th, 2023.
11/13/20238 minutes, 6 seconds
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Thursday, November 9, 2023: Governor Mills convenes commission to study Lewiston shooting

This Day in Maine November 9, 2023
11/9/202311 minutes, 14 seconds
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November 8, 2023: Voters reject consumer-owned utility proposal; Mark Dion will be Portland's next mayor

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, November 8th, 2023.
11/8/202322 minutes, 18 seconds
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November 7, 2023: Election day across Maine; Attorneys say courts are the best path for justice for Lewiston shooting victims

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, November 7th, 2023.
11/7/20238 minutes, 44 seconds
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November 6, 2023: Maine senators seek probe on what Army knew about Lewiston gunman's mental health; where donations to Lewiston groups are going

This Day in Maine for Monday, November 6th, 2023.
11/6/202312 minutes, 24 seconds
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November 3, 2023: Biden visits Maine after mass shooting; Police officials defend their actions during Lewiston shooting

This Day in Maine for Friday, November 3rd, 2023.
11/3/202317 minutes, 40 seconds
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November 2, 2023: How the Lewiston mass shooting is affecting immigrant families; Panel looks at how to increase public pre-K

This Day in Maine for Thursday, November 2nd, 2023.
11/2/202314 minutes, 55 seconds
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November 1, 2023: Mills announces commission to investigate Lewiston mass shooting; remembering two victims of the shooting

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, November 1st, 2023.
11/1/202319 minutes, 1 second
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October 31, 2023: Documents show mass shooting suspect's interactions with police; Lewiston shooting brings scrutiny on Maine senators' positions on guns

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, October 31st, 2023.
10/31/202320 minutes, 47 seconds
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October 30, 2023: Gov. Mills expect Biden to visit Maine; What families can expect as Lewiston students return to school

This Day in Maine for Monday, October 30th, 2023.
10/30/202316 minutes, 45 seconds
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Friday, October 27, 2023: Search continues for Lewiston shooting suspect Robert Card

This Day in Maine, Friday, October 27, 2023
10/27/202312 minutes, 42 seconds
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October 26, 2023: Manhunt underway for the suspect in Wednesday's mass shooting in Lewiston

This Day in Maine October 26, 2023
10/27/202314 minutes, 35 seconds
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October 25, 2023: New laws expand abortion access in Maine; A groundbreaking for new Scarborough Downs development

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, October 25th, 2023.
10/25/202313 minutes, 59 seconds
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October 24, 2023: How Maine's worker shortage could influence the state's job growth; Bangor puts a cap on certain short-term rentals

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, October 24th, 2023.
10/24/20237 minutes, 55 seconds
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October 23, 2023: Right whale populations may be levelling off; a 'two-generation' approach to addressing poverty

This Day in Maine for Monday, October 23rd, 2023.
10/23/202312 minutes, 2 seconds
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October 20, 2023: Order to clear out of Bangor encampment causes confusion; Housing and homelessness are topic issues in Portland's mayoral race

This Day in Maine for Friday, October 20th, 2023.
10/20/202320 minutes, 46 seconds
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October 19, 2023: Collins to visit Israel; state officials deliberate zoning request for Penobscot County mine

This Day in Maine for Thursday, October 19th, 2023.
10/19/202320 minutes, 40 seconds
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October 18, 2023: Lawmakers are questioning the leadership of Maine's child welfare agency; Waterville is considering yurts for unhoused people this winter

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, October 18th, 2023.
10/18/202310 minutes, 9 seconds
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October 17, 2023: New data shows a 40 percent drop in young lobster over three years; Mainers are divided on proposed mine in Penobscot County

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, October 17th, 2023.
10/17/20239 minutes, 14 seconds
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October 16, 2023: What public power in Nebraska can teach us about Question 3 in Maine; More blue crabs are showing up in the Gulf of Maine

This Day in Maine for Monday, October 16th, 2023.
10/16/202316 minutes, 26 seconds
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October 13, 2023: Woodland Pulp workers to go on strike; The long history of UMaine's Wilde Stein Club

This Day in Maine for Friday, October 13th, 2023.
10/13/202316 minutes, 12 seconds
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October 12, 2023: A new proposal to add more legal defenders in Maine; How climate change is helping the spread of invasive aquatic plants

This Day in Maine for Thursday, October 12th, 2023.
10/12/202311 minutes, 28 seconds
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October 11, 2023: A new plan for Portland's Time and Temperature building; The nasty invasive asiatic bittersweet

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, October 11th, 2023.
10/11/202310 minutes, 6 seconds
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October 10, 2023: State lawmakers consider proposals to stop clearing of encampments; a look at the invasive Himalayan Balsam

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, October 10th, 2023.
10/10/202314 minutes, 18 seconds
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October 6, 2023: How a group in Harpswell is keeping invasive plants in check; a deeper look at Question 3 on the November ballot

Friday October 6, 2023
10/6/202317 minutes, 10 seconds
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October 5, 2023: Rangeley Lakes region community helps to remove invasive rusty crayfish; a look at ballot Question 3, which asks whether to establish a consumer-owned utility

10/5/202319 minutes, 25 seconds
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October 4, 2023: New report paints sobering picture of state housing market; Maine's largest environmental group endorses consumer-owned utility

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
10/4/202310 minutes, 31 seconds
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October 3, 2023: Maine's two U.S. House members vote to remove Speaker Kevin McCarthy from leadership; the invasive northern pike's impact on waterways

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
10/3/202312 minutes, 29 seconds
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October 2, 2023: Keeping the invasive mile-a-minute weed at bay; farmers' market purveyor provides a unique local offering: a place to share stories

Monday, October 2, 2023
10/2/202313 minutes, 34 seconds
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Friday, September 29, 2023: Maine's nearly twelve thousand federal workers brace for impacts of a government shutdown

This Day in Maine Friday, September 29, 2023
9/29/202311 minutes, 6 seconds
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Thursday, September 28, 2023: Senator Susan Collins orchestrates a new compromise to avoid a federal government shutdown

This Day in Maine Thursday, September 28, 2023
9/28/202315 minutes, 24 seconds
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September 27, 2023: Portland remains divided over how to address the homelessness crisis; a new program brings teens seeking asylum into the Maine outdoors

Wednesday, September 27, 2023
9/27/202313 minutes, 37 seconds
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September 26, 2023: Congressman Golden is among a bipartisan group seeking to avert government shutdown; Amidst rising student homelessness, Maine launches program that provides financial aid to families

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
9/26/202312 minutes, 33 seconds
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September 25, 2023: Austin Theriault announces his candidacy for the 2nd District Congressional seat; Maine's growing aerospace industry's role in OSIRIS-REx mission

Monday, September 25, 2023
9/25/20236 minutes, 2 seconds
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September 22, 2023: Maine lacks the workforce it needs to fill tens of thousand of job vacancies; EEE found in four farm animals in Piscataquis County

Friday, September 22, 2023
9/22/20235 minutes, 58 seconds
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September 21, 2023: Maine announces new clean energy goals as part of a 25-state climate coalition; a deeper look into the right to repair ballot question

This Day in Maine for Thursday, September 21, 2023
9/21/202314 minutes, 53 seconds
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Wednesday, September 20, 2023: State CDC finds Eastern Equine Encephalitis in mosquitoes in York County

This Day in Maine, Wednesday, September 20, 2023.
9/20/202312 minutes, 40 seconds
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September 19, 2023: New funding to conserve right whales; Affordable housing production is up in Maine

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, September 19th, 2023.
9/19/20237 minutes, 8 seconds
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September 18, 2023: State detects an uptick in E. coli contamination; Acadia National Park's fall foliage is peaking later due to climate change

This Day in Maine for Monday, September 18th, 2023.
9/18/20237 minutes, 11 seconds
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September 15, 2023: Power outages, downed trees are expected as Lee approaches Maine; Nearly 29,000 acres of forestland will be permanently protected

This Day in Maine for Friday, September 15th, 2023.
9/15/202311 minutes, 51 seconds
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September 14, 2023: Gov. Mills declares state of emergency as Hurricane Lee appraoches; a look at Question 2 on Maine's ballot this fall

This Day in Maine for Thursday, September 14th, 2023.
9/14/202315 minutes, 6 seconds
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September 13, 2023: Hurricane Lee could make landfall in Downeast Maine; New coalition is cleaning up fishing gear from the Gulf of Maine

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, September 13th, 2023.
9/13/20234 minutes, 48 seconds
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September 12, 2023: Hurricane Lee could bring high winds and flooding to Maine; media organizations oppose potential foreign electioneering ban

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, September 12th, 2023.
9/12/202311 minutes, 5 seconds
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September 11, 2023: New COVID vaccines could be available in Maine by later this week; New requirements for Maine boaters

This Day in Maine for Monday, September 11th, 2023.
9/11/20237 minutes, 55 seconds
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September 8, 2023: Continued heat leads schools to let students out early; A new group tries to diversify fly fishing in Maine

This Day in Maine for Friday, September 8th, 2023.
9/8/202312 minutes, 51 seconds
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September 7, 2023: Cement plant in Thomaston will close by 2025; Explaining the questions on Maine's ballot this fall

This Day in Maine for Thursday, September 7th, 2023.
9/7/202317 minutes, 47 seconds
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September 6, 2023: Another encampment is cleared in Portland; A look at Maine's multilingual driving schools

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, September 6th, 2023.
9/6/20239 minutes, 59 seconds
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September 5, 2023: Portland set to clear another homeless encampment; Less heating assistance expected for Mainers this winter

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, September 5th, 2023.
9/5/20237 minutes, 46 seconds
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September 1, 2023: A moratorium on transmission lines in central Maine town; Health insurance rates are going up

This Day in Maine for Friday, September 1st, 2023.
9/1/20238 minutes, 1 second
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August 31, 2023: State workers clear encampment in Portland; a big jump in enrollment for Maine's community colleges

This Day in Maine for Thursday, August 31st, 2023.
8/31/202311 minutes, 16 seconds
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August 30, 2023: Judge skeptical of agreement over indigent legal services; the effects of the teacher shortage in a rural Maine school

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, August 30th, 2023.
8/30/202322 minutes, 23 seconds
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August 29, 2023: A proposed settlement over Maine's indigent legal defense services; Housing and homelessness are top concerns for Mainers

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, August 29th, 2023.
8/29/20239 minutes, 10 seconds
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August 28, 2023: Maine troopers struck by car while on duty; Voters know little about questions on Maine's November ballot

This Day in Maine for Monday, August 28th, 2023.
8/28/20238 minutes, 31 seconds
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August 25, 2023: Concern from Maine's Somali community after an overturned conviction; body of missing lobstermen has been found

This Day in Maine for Friday, August 25th, 2023.
8/25/20234 minutes, 58 seconds
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August 24, 2023: Mixed opinions on a Penobscot County mining proposal; A new charger for electric planes in Maine

This Day in Maine for Thursday, August 24th, 2023.
8/24/20238 minutes, 8 seconds
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August 23, 2023: More details of a plane crash in Litchfield; An algae bloom in the Gulf of Maine

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, August 23rd, 2023.
8/23/20237 minutes, 26 seconds
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August 22, 2023: Invasive zebra mussels have nearly reached Maine waters; Afghan military veterans grapple with life in Maine

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, August 22nd, 2023.
8/22/202314 minutes, 3 seconds
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August 21, 2023: A lawsuit over public access at Moody Beach; A hit-or-miss apple season for Maine

This Day in Maine for Monday, August 21st, 2023.
8/21/202315 minutes, 21 seconds
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August 18, 2023: COVID hospitalizations ticking up in Maine; More money to address lead paint in Maine's homes

This Day in Maine for Friday, August 18th, 2023.
8/18/20236 minutes, 9 seconds
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August 17, 2023: Maine's rainy day fund is at a record high; Advocates and critics come out for hearing on proposal to move to electric vehicles

This Day in Maine for Thursday, August 17th, 2023.
8/17/202313 minutes, 46 seconds
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August 16, 2023: Portland moves asylum seekers to hotels in Lewiston and Freeport; A major milestone for a new rail trail in southern Maine

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, August 16th, 2023.
8/16/202311 minutes, 23 seconds
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August 15, 2023: Voters in Portland will again consider rent control changes; Suicide deaths fell last year in Maine

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, August 15th, 2023.
8/15/20239 minutes, 33 seconds
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August 14, 2023: Regulators move to ban PFAS packaging; A new report highlights importance of Maine's salt marshes to store carbon

This Day in Maine for Monday, August 14th, 2023.
8/14/202311 minutes, 41 seconds
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August 11, 2023: Portland will move asylum seekers at the Expo building to hotels; Hungry seals lead to a loss of salmon Downeast

This Day in Maine for Friday, August 11th, 2023.
8/11/20238 minutes, 9 seconds
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August 10, 2023: A scramble to rehouse families in Portland ahead of shelter closure; Blue crabs becoming more common in the Gulf of Maine

This Day in Maine for Thursday, August 10th, 2023.
8/10/202314 minutes, 11 seconds
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August 9, 2023: Abortion opponents won't pursue people's veto of new law; Bangor senator calls for crackdown on neo-Nazi group

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, August 9th, 2023.
8/9/202315 minutes, 4 seconds
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August 8, 2023: More flooding reported across Maine; a new mortgage product helps Maine's growing Muslim communnity

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, August 8th, 2023.
8/8/202313 minutes, 22 seconds
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August 7, 2023: Frequent flash flooding is straining Maine's small towns; lightning-damaged lighthouse is slated for repairs

This Day in Maine for Monday, August 7th, 2023.
8/7/202315 minutes, 58 seconds
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August 4, 2023: VA officials endorse Maine's plan to eliminate veteran homelessness; a look at the Milk With Dignity movement

This Day in Maine for Friday, August 4th, 2023.
8/4/202319 minutes, 46 seconds
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August 3, 2023: Iodine likely caused purple vapor in Portland; A new effort to end veteran homelessness in Maine

This Day in Maine for Thursday, August 3rd, 2023.
8/3/202311 minutes, 10 seconds
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August 2, 2023: Most of Maine's delegation quiet on Trump's latest indictment; Most of Maine's daily newspapers sold to national nonprofit

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023.
8/2/202310 minutes
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August 1, 2023: Mainers want attention on local food systems in the upcoming Farm Bill; More salmon are returning to Maine's rivers

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, August 1st, 2023.
8/1/202315 minutes, 14 seconds
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July 31, 2023: Martin's Point pays $22.4 million to settle alleged false claims; Old Orchard Beach businesses hope for a brighter August

This Day In Maine for Monday, July 31, 2023
7/31/202310 minutes, 22 seconds
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July 28, 2023: President Biden touts economic policies in a visit to Maine; CMP corridor construction will continue next week

This Day in Maine for Friday, July 28th, 2023.
7/28/202310 minutes, 47 seconds
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July 27, 2023: More rain is on tap for Androscoggin County after flooding earlier this week; A look back at the latest legislative session

This Day in Maine for Thursday, July 27th, 2023.
7/27/202315 minutes, 24 seconds
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July 26, 2023: Maine lawmakers approve offshore wind bill; A new effort to create a Black Chamber of Commerce in Maine

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, July 26th, 2023.
7/26/202310 minutes, 35 seconds
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July 25, 2023: Legislature fails to override Mills' vetoes of two bills; Dixfield is dealing with more damage from Monday's storm

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, July 25th, 2023.
7/25/20239 minutes, 28 seconds
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July 24, 2023: Maine lawmakers will vote whether to override Mills' vetoes; York could be the first Maine community to ban single-use plastic utensils

This Day in Maine for Monday, July 24th, 2023.
7/24/202314 minutes, 36 seconds
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July 21, 2023: Gov. Mills celebrates heat pump milestone; Maine man who ran for the state senate arrested for actions during attack on US capitol

7/21/20237 minutes, 32 seconds
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July 20, 2023: Gov. Mills announces new initiative to address the growing threat of xylazine; a Bar Harbor man alleges he was illegally arrested at the request of a conservative legal activist

7/20/202311 minutes, 25 seconds
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July 19, 2023: Governor Mills signs bill into law that lifts restrictions on abortions later in pregnancy; millions flow into referendum campaign over who should operate Maine's electric power grid

7/19/20239 minutes, 36 seconds
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July 18, 2023: New initiative aims to house asylum seekers in Portland; high water could affect Maine's loon population

7/18/202315 minutes, 27 seconds
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July 17, 2023: Vehicle thefts surge in Portland; Sen. King optimistic on defense bill compromise

7/17/202310 minutes, 5 seconds
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Friday, July 14, 2023: Maine Health Care at Home clinicians and nurses serve no confidence petition to leadership, citing workplace safety and staffing issues that they say are impacting patient care

This Day in Maine Friday, July 14, 2023
7/14/202312 minutes, 2 seconds
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July 13, 2023: A new compromise on offshore wind bills in Maine; inside the state's first cat cafe

This Day in Maine for Thursday, July 13, 2023.
7/13/202312 minutes, 16 seconds
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July 12, 2023: Concerns over a proposed powerline in Aroostook County; The Lincoln Water District moves to finalize a contract with Poland Spring

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, July 12th, 2023.
7/12/202313 minutes, 8 seconds
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July 11, 2023: Mills signs budget creating a paid family and medical leave program; What nonprofit ownership means for Maine media

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, July 11th, 2023.
7/11/202318 minutes, 54 seconds
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July 10, 2023: A nonprofit is purchasing several Maine newspapers; A Maine forager is cooking on national television

This Day in Maine for Monday, July 10th, 2023.
7/10/202312 minutes, 6 seconds
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July 7, 2023: Legislature passes $800 million budget bill; a new measure adds more transparency to utilities' political spending

This Day in Maine for Friday, July 7th, 2023.
7/7/202322 minutes, 37 seconds
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July 6, 2023: Legislature uphold Mills' veto of tribal rights bill; a new academy wants to get more students into the building trades

This Day in Maine for Thursday, July 6th, 2023.
7/6/202314 minutes, 5 seconds
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July 5, 2023: Maine's lobster industry expects the status quo for the next few years; Anthem reaches an agreement with Covenant Health

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, July 5th, 2023.
7/5/20238 minutes, 48 seconds
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July 3, 2023: More judges and staff could be added under a legislative budget agreement; Maine lobstermen could pilot "ropeless" fishing gear

This Day in Maine for Monday, July 3rd, 2023. .
7/3/20237 minutes, 37 seconds
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June 30, 2023: Mills vetoes federal tribal rights bill; What the Supreme Court student debt ruling means for Mainers

This Day in Maine for Friday, June 30th, 2023.
6/30/202312 minutes, 51 seconds
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June 29, 2023: Gov. Mills says she'll sign paid family and medical leave bill; the story of one trans asylum seeker in Maine

This Day in Maine for Thursday, June 29th, 2023.
6/29/202315 minutes, 57 seconds
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June 28, 2023: Asylum seekers protest in Portland over shelter living conditions; A legislative committee reaches a late-night budget deal

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, June 28th, 2023.
6/28/202315 minutes, 49 seconds
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June 27, 2023: Abortion expansion bill passes the Maine Senate; Maine's Djiboutian community celebrates Independence Day

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, June 27th, 2023.
6/27/202315 minutes, 48 seconds
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June 26, 2023: Maine's High Peaks are eyed as a national refuge; More than $270 million will go towards expanding broadband access in Maine

This Day in Maine for Monday, June 26th, 2023.
6/26/20239 minutes, 33 seconds
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Friday, June 23, 2023: Maine House Democrats narrowly pass abortion bill; recording the calls of hundreds of bird species in Acadia

6/23/202313 minutes, 49 seconds
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June 22, 2023: Maine DEP suspends licenses for proposed fish farm in Belfast; new law aims to protect loons against lead

6/22/20238 minutes, 32 seconds
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Wednesday, June 21, 2023: A bill to extend to the Wabanaki Nation the same benefits that other tribes across the country receive under federal laws took a major step forward in the Legislature.

This Day in Maine June 21, 2023
6/21/20239 minutes, 12 seconds
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Tuesday, June 20: Lawmakers give initial approval to bill that would require MaineCare to cover gender affirming care

This Day in Maine Tuesday, June 20, 2023
6/20/202312 minutes, 7 seconds
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Tuesday, June 20, 2023: Lawmakers give initial approval to bill that would require MaineCare to cover gender affirming care.

This Day in Maine June 20, 2023
6/20/202312 minutes, 7 seconds
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Tuesday, June 20, 2023: Lawmakers in Maine House and Senate give initial approval to bill that would require MaineCare to cover gender affirming care.

This Day in Maine Tuesday, June 20, 2023
6/20/202312 minutes, 7 seconds
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June 19, 2023: Portland celebrates Juneteenth with symposium; What to expect as the legislative session comes to a close

This Day in Maine for Monday, June 19th, 2023.
6/19/202317 minutes, 37 seconds
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June 16, 2023: Appeals court sides with Maine lobstermen in case over gear restrictions; Gov. Mills signs bipartisan highway budget compromise

This Day in Maine for Friday, June 16th, 2023.
6/16/202314 minutes, 25 seconds
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June 15, 2023: A new plan to house asylum seekers in Unity; Tribal rights law continues to face road blocks from Mills administration

This Day in Maine for Thursday, June 15th, 2023.
6/15/20238 minutes, 47 seconds
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June 14, 2023: How convicted felons are getting guns in Maine; Portland rejects changes to rent control law

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, June 14th, 2023.
6/14/202317 minutes, 34 seconds
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June 13, 2023: A bill to boost child care wages is moving forward in the legislature; Wet weather could damage browntail moth population

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, June 13th, 2023.
6/13/202310 minutes, 35 seconds
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June 12, 2023: Potential changes to Maine's state flag; Scientists will test for PFAS contamination in Casco Bay

This Day in Maine for Monday, June 12th, 2023.
6/12/20236 minutes
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June 9, 2023: Controversial abortion bill advances in the legislature; a Ukrainian immigrant reflects on flooding in Kherson

This Day in Maine for Friday, June 9th, 2023.
6/9/202319 minutes, 10 seconds
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June 8, 2023: Bills to modify a state solar program move forward in the legislature; A high-tech buoy could be key to tracking sharks off Maine's coast

This Day in Maine for Thursday, June 8th, 2023.
6/8/202313 minutes, 28 seconds
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June 7, 2023: Potential changes to Maine's net energy billing program; A new bill from Sen. King would boost tax credits for low-income housing

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, June 7th, 2023.
6/7/20239 minutes, 25 seconds
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June 6, 2023: The politics of paid family leave in Maine; Eviction filings are up sharply in early 2023

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, June 6th, 2023.
6/6/202316 minutes, 57 seconds
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June 5, 2023: A waste incinerator in Orrington could go up for auction; Construction starts on New Balance factory expansion

This Day in Maine for Monday, June 5th, 2023.
6/5/20239 minutes, 17 seconds
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June 2, 2023: Assessment finds that AG's romantic relationship had little effect on staff; Expo Building will close as emergency asylum seeker shelter in August

This Day in Maine for Friday, June 2nd, 2023.
6/2/202311 minutes, 13 seconds
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June 1, 2023: Paid family leave bill passes through a legislative committee; A conflict in Auburn over housing and agricultural zoning

This Day in Maine for Thursday, June 1st, 2023.
6/1/202313 minutes, 2 seconds
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May 31, 2023: A new bill would allow Wabanaki tribes to benefit from federal laws; Public advocate reaches settlement on CMP rate increases

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, May 31st, 2023.
5/31/202313 minutes, 47 seconds
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May 30th, 2023: Fires in Nova Scotia affect Maine's air quality; Maine's graduation rate climbed slightly last year

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, May 30th, 2023.
5/30/20237 minutes, 18 seconds
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Friday, May 26, 2023: New VA clinic opens in Rumford, encourages veterans in area to get care locally.

This Day in Maine Friday, May 26, 2023
5/26/202312 minutes, 56 seconds
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Friday, May 2023: New outpatient VA clinic opens in Rumford, encourages veterans in the area to seek their care locally.

This Day in Maine Friday, May 26, 2023
5/26/202312 minutes, 56 seconds
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Thursday, May 25, 2023: Future of St. John Valley's only local hospital is uncertain; Maine officials prepare for a national debt limit breach.

This Day in Maine Thursday, May 25, 2023
5/25/202315 minutes, 40 seconds
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Wednesday, May 24, 2023: Lawmakers consider bill to modify the net energy billing program; Lewiston waterfront will get major updates.

This Day in Maine Wednesday, May 24, 2023
5/24/20237 minutes, 29 seconds
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Tuesday May 23, 2023: Katahdin Woods and Waters launches campaign to build indigenous cultural center; Maine politicians debate student confidentiality policies

5/23/20239 minutes, 56 seconds
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Monday, May 22, 2023: Acadia National Park begins construction of a new transportation hub; a remembrance of trusted colleague and veteran Maine state house reporter, Mal Leary

5/22/202315 minutes, 54 seconds
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May 19, 2023: Officials and advocates propose using vacant college dorms for temporary housing; indigenous knowledge is an essential guide to a future with climate change.

5/19/202320 minutes, 27 seconds
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Thursday, May 18: Mill workers back to bill to limit overtime; Maine towns face complex and costly decisions to prepare for climate change

5/18/202314 minutes, 38 seconds
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Wednesday, May 17: Lawmakers ask Maine's highest court whether they can still act on ballot initiatives; how food choices affect climate change

5/17/202319 minutes, 11 seconds
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Maine DEP lifts suspension of construction of controversial transmission project; waterfront property values skyrocket in Maine despite threat of rising sea levels

5/16/202314 minutes, 1 second
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Portland homeless encampment to be cleared; South Portland considering phasing out gas mowers

5/15/202314 minutes, 29 seconds
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May 12, 2023: Questions about voter registration for a new political party; a potential agricultural climate solution in Freeport

This Day in Maine for Friday, May 12th, 2023.
5/12/202319 minutes, 38 seconds
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Thursday, May 11, 2023: Tribal leaders question Bureau of Ocean Energy Management about offshore wind development projects that could be sited in the Gulf of Maine

This Day in Maine Thursday, May 11, 2023
5/11/202311 minutes, 1 second
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May 10, 2023: Asylum seekers are bused from Sanford back to Portland; Why some Mainers are giving up flying to reduce their carbon footprint

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, May 10th, 2023.
5/10/202319 minutes, 26 seconds
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May 9, 2023: DHHS unveils plan to enhance child safety; How Bowdoin College is moving away from fossil fuels

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, May 9th, 2023.
5/9/202312 minutes, 34 seconds
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May 8, 2023: An influx of asylum seekers in Sanford; What a proposed toll road could mean for emissions in Cumberland County

This Day in Maine for Monday, May 8th, 2023.
5/8/202315 minutes, 27 seconds
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May 5, 2023: Lawmakers hear more bills on abortion laws; Newly approved limits could change catch sizes for some Maine lobster

This Day in Maine for Friday, May 5th, 2023.
5/5/202315 minutes, 13 seconds
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May 4, 2023: Eliot Cutler gets nine months in jail; New proposals would reform General Assistance

This Day in Maine for Thursday, May 4th, 2023.
5/4/202314 minutes, 9 seconds
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May 3, 2023: Lawmakers will ask for OK from court to pass a foreign electioneering ban; Unemployment is down in two of Maine's metro areas

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023.
5/3/20237 minutes, 48 seconds
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May 2, 2023: A plea agreement for Eliot Cutler; Maine's businesses are still looking for more summer workers

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023.
5/2/202313 minutes, 42 seconds
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May 1, 2023: Lawmakers consider Gov. Janet Mills' abortion bill, tens of thousands lose power in Sunday storm

5/1/202313 minutes, 57 seconds
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April 28, 2023: Sudanese Mainers reflect on violence in their home country; A rising number of Maine children have ingested drugs

This Day in Maine for Friday, April 28th, 2023.
4/28/202323 minutes, 8 seconds
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April 27, 2023: Lewiston community leader recounts her escape from a shooting in Ethiopia; A new Maine bill would give towns more say over their groundwater

This Day in Maine for Thursday, April 27th, 2023.
4/27/202321 minutes, 19 seconds
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April 26, 2023: Angus King backs bill to create Supreme Court code of conduct; Educators oppose bill that would allow guns in Maine schools

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, April 26th, 2023.
4/26/202310 minutes, 54 seconds
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April 25, 2023: A new effort to ban flavored tobacco in the Maine legislature; Portland landlords launch campaign to amend rent control rules

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, April 25th, 2023.
4/25/20239 minutes, 9 seconds
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April 24, 2023: A nonprofit wants to purchase many Maine newspapers; Lewiston is reviewing an officer's conduct after arrest video

This Day in Maine for Monday, April 24th, 2023.
4/24/202313 minutes, 5 seconds
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April 21, 2023: DEP warns railroad company about derailment cleanup; student homelessness is rising in Maine

This Day in Maine for Friday, April 21st, 2023.
4/21/20238 minutes, 59 seconds
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April 20, 2023: CMP wins a jury trial over its transmission line project; more details on this week's shooting in Bowdoin

This Day in Maine for Thursday, April 20th, 2023.
4/20/202318 minutes, 24 seconds
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April 19, 2023: The latest on the shootings in Yarmouth and Bowdoin; closing arguments in CMP powerline case

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, April 19th, 2023.
4/19/202313 minutes, 44 seconds
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April 18, 2023: Police say shootings in Yarmouth and Bowdoin are connected; The trial over the CMP corridor proposal nears its end

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, April 18th, 2023.
4/18/202314 minutes, 20 seconds
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April 17, 2023: Legislature considers changes to Maine's mining laws; DHHS facing long call wait times

This Day in Maine for Monday, April 17th, 2023.
4/17/202314 minutes, 1 second
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April 14, 2023: Report finds Maine did not mishandle case of toddler death; legislative leaders condemn racist mailers

4/14/202317 minutes, 56 seconds
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Thursday, April 13, 2023: Maine officials react to Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals restrictions on mifepristone

This Day in Maine Thursday, April 13, 2023
4/13/202314 minutes, 10 seconds
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April 12, 2023: Update on trial that could determine fate of CMP transmission corridor; political rhetoric heats up as lawmakers prepare to abortion bill

4/12/202317 minutes, 1 second
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April 11, 2023: Former gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler to enter new plea in court case; Turner woman charged with straw purchase of 55 guns

4/11/20239 minutes, 12 seconds
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April 10, 2023: Trial over CMP powerline project begins; A bill would create harm reduction centers in Maine

This Day in Maine for Monday, April 10th, 2023.
4/10/202310 minutes, 24 seconds
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April 7, 2023: Portland seeks donations to support shelter for asylum seekers; Maine Democrats consider probe into attorney general

4/7/202314 minutes, 54 seconds
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Thursday, April 6, 2023: Maine Department of Education wants to finalize rules to ensure counseling sessions between children and school employees stay private.

This Day in Maine Thursday, April 6, 2023
4/6/202312 minutes, 12 seconds
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April 5, 2023: First Lady Jill Biden visits Maine; warming waters may create new opportunities for Maine’s shellfish harvesters

4/5/202316 minutes, 32 seconds
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Tuesday, April 4, 2023: Abortion rights opponents rally in Augusta; How aquaponics can fill the need for sustainable agriculture in the face of climate change:

4/4/202311 minutes, 56 seconds
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April 3, 2023: Sagadahoc County beach serves as natural lab for understanding rising sea levels; state lawmakers consider bills on vaccine mandates and gun control

4/3/202314 minutes, 55 seconds
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March 31, 2023: Gov. Mills signs budget pushed by Democrats; Another town disbands its police department

This Day in Maine for Friday, March 31st, 2023.
3/31/202317 minutes, 4 seconds
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March 30, 2023: Maine Supreme Court weighs wording of ballot referendum; Maine reps split on GOP energy bill

This Day in Maine for Thursday, March 30th, 2023.
3/30/202310 minutes, 31 seconds
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March 29, 2023: Maine sues PFAS manufacturers; state lawmakers consider changes to decades-old bottle deposit law

3/29/202314 minutes, 31 seconds
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March 28, 2023: GOP reacts to Democrats' budget plan, Bangor Christian school sues the state

This Day In Maine for Tuesday, March 28, 2023
3/28/20239 minutes, 21 seconds
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March 27, 2023: Maine Democrats advance majority budget; A settlement for former Augusta Chipotle employees

This Day in Maine for Monday, March 27th, 2023.
3/27/20238 minutes, 33 seconds
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March 24, 2023: The latest on Maine's budget; Utah officials brief Maine lawmakers on "Housing First" approach to homelessness

This Day in Maine for Friday, March 24th, 2023.
3/24/202316 minutes, 8 seconds
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March 23, 2023: A new bill could extend Maine's lobster legal defense fund; Bates staff reject union

This Day in Maine for Thursday, March 23rd, 2023.
3/23/202311 minutes, 52 seconds
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March 22, 2023: Portland officials say more shelter space is needed for asylum seekers; Elections officials push back on a bill to ban ballot drop boxes

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023.
3/22/202315 minutes
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March 21, 2023: The latest on Maine budget negotiations; DHHS calls for an overhaul of General Assistance

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, March 21st, 2023.
3/21/20239 minutes, 6 seconds
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March 20, 2023: Bill would increase reimbursement to Maine Veterans' Homes; A new plan for transitional housing in Portland

This Day in Maine for Monday, March 20th, 2023.
3/20/20238 minutes, 17 seconds
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March 17, 2023: New bills over property tax relief program; A banner year for LL Bean

This Day in Maine for Friday, March 17th, 2023.
3/17/202321 minutes, 56 seconds
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March 16, 2023: Wabanaki leaders call for autonomy at state of the tribes address; New Yellowtail farm greenlit in Jonesport

This Day in Maine for Thursday, March 16th, 2023.
3/16/202312 minutes, 33 seconds
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March 15, 2023: A new bill would study expanding I-95; Lawmakers consider removing immigration status as a barrier to MaineCare

This Day in Maine for Wednesday, March 15th, 2023.
3/15/202312 minutes, 23 seconds
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March 14, 2023: Newly proposed federal PFAS standards would be even stricter than Maine's; A new clean elections ordinance in Portland

This Day in Maine for Tuesday, March 14th, 2023.
3/14/202310 minutes, 28 seconds