One Key Obamacare Repeal Holdout May Be Angling For A Governorship

Politics | Robert Donachie
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) talks to reporters as she arrives for a Senate healthcare vote on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 27, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘I have some ideas for economic development’

Transgender Student Says She Was Banned From Christian School Over Sex Change

Education | Grace Carr
A woman with a rainbow flag lays on grass during the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community rally "VIII St.Petersburg Pride" in St. Petersburg

‘It’s a big loss, I mean they lost a big student’

ACLU Sues Maine Because It Won't Pay For Abortions

US | Grace Carr
Newborn babies are pictured at the university hospital of Leipzig, eastern Germany, on January 2, 2012. (WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Unfair treatment

Planned Parenthood Sues Over Maine Abortion Law

US | Grace Carr
Planned Parenthood (Credit: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)

Want midwives and nurses to be able to perform abortions

Woman Would Rather Go To Jail Than Take Down Trump Signs

US | Grace Carr
U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to supporters at the Phoenix Convention Center during a rally on August 22, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. An earlier statement by the president that he was considering a pardon for Joe Arpaio,, the former sheriff of Maricopa County who was convicted of criminal contempt of court for defying a court order in a case involving racial profiling, has angered Latinos and immigrant rights advocates. Ralph Freso/Getty Images.

‘If I have to sit in jail for the rest of eternity, that’s my choice’

Democratic Candidate For Maine Governor Says State's Whiteness Is 'Bad News'

Politics | Amber Athey
The Maine State House in Augusta, Maine. (Felix Lipov/shutterstock)

‘Maine is going to be in trouble’

Maine Governor: Taking Down Confederate Monuments Like Tearing Down 9/11 Memorial

Politics | David Krayden

‘How can future generations learn if we are going to erase history: that’s disgusting.’

Maine Court Rules Noise Ordinance Can Shut Down Pro-Life Protestors

US | Grace Carr
Demonstrators hold up placards during a Planned Parenthood rally outside the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Ilana Panich-Linsman

‘This would be a reasonable restriction outside clinics’

Machete-Wielding Clown Arrested In Maine

US | Gabrielle Okun
Clown with queer expression on his face. Shutterstock/ Nomad_Soul

He wanted to copy previous creepy clown sightings

Workers Using Marijuana May Be Protected From Employer Drug Testing

US | Steve Birr
The bud of a marijuana plant. Shutterstock/Steve Ikeguchi

‘Risks more employers leaving the state’

Maine Democrat Apologizes After Threatening Trump

Politics | Henry Rodgers
Maine State Rep. Scott Hamann, via legislature.maine.gov

‘This is not language I typically use’

Maine Democratic Rep Makes Physical Threat Against 'Pu**y' Trump

Politics | Chuck Ross
Maine State Rep. Scott Hamann, via legislature.maine.gov

‘Trump is a half term president, at most’

The Drug Crisis Is Pushing Nearly Half A Million Kids Into Foster Care

US | Steve Birr
NORWICH, CT - MARCH 23: Oxycodone pain pills prescribed for a patient with chronic pain lie on display. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

‘Heartbreaking to watch a baby go through withdrawal’

Maine Gov: 'A Shutdown Is Necessary For The Future Of Maine'

Politics | Jack Crowe
Maine Governor Paul LePage testifies before a U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing to review draft legislation on hydropower, on Capitol Hill in Washington May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst -

‘Let’s play chicken’

Maine's Answer To Opioid Crisis: Ban Gifts To Doctors

US | Anders Hagstrom
Maine Governor Paul LePage talks to reporters (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

‘Addiction often starts in doctor’s offices’

Rabid Raccoon Charges Woman, She Holds Its Head Under Water Until Dead

US | Eric Lieberman
A snarling raccoon ready to pounce. [Shutterstock - Vital9s]

‘I’ve never killed an animal with my bare hands’

Maine High School First In US To Provide Sports Hijabs

Sports | Kent Strobl
Kuwait's Najlaa I M Aljerewi, wearing a hijab, runs during the women's triathlon competition at Songdo Central Park during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon September 25, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SPORT TRIATHLON RELIGION) - RTR47MG5

‘We honor individuality’

Maine ACLU: Female Genital Mutilation Should Not Be A Crime

Politics | Anders Hagstrom
Prisca Korein, a 62-year-old traditional surgeon, holds razor blades before carrying out female genital mutilation on teenage girls from the Sebei tribe in Bukwa district, about 357 kms (214 miles) northeast of Kampala, December 15, 2008. The ceremony was to initiate the teenagers into womanhood according to Sebei traditional rites. REUTERS/James Akena

One of the eight high-risk areas in the country

Convicted Child Molester Working For Maine's Largest Left-Wing Group

Politics | Phillip Stucky
Protesters on K street. (Phillip Stucky, TheDCNF)

Lane was seen working with young volunteers