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Police say an 8-year-old boy has been found dead inside an Oakland home according to US News. (More from Centralmaine.com)

Maine's Ethics Commissioners are hearing from candidates who say a holdup with public campaign financing is hurting their campaigns according to US News.

The Maine highest courts ruled social media posts can represent a violation of a protection order affirming the conviction of a man who made threats online according to US News.

While Washington looks to strengthen the southern border, there's growing concern over people illegally across the northern border with Canada according to US News.

Maine PUC wants Electricity Maine to tell them why it should be allowed to keep selling in Maine after complaints about questionable sales practices according to the Bangor Daily News.

The union that represents the dispatchers at the state’s public safety center in Augusta is worried that  is down to less than half of the staff they should have and its potential on compromising public safety according to centralmaine.com.