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The infant daughter of a Fairfield police officer was bitten by the officer’s new untrained police dog. According to the dog, Rex, is current on all his shots and is due to start is his formal police dog training this month. The Fairfield PD has not made any decision on the dogs future. The baby has puncture wounds and bruised ribs and was held at EMMC for observation but does not have life-threatening injuries

Seven people arrested on drug charges after an investigation in the Mexico and Rumford area. According to WGME they found cocaine, other drugs and money. Officials expect to make more arrests.

The owners of the old Moxie in Lisbon Falls are turning it into a a pub name, "Frank's,". According to WGME they plan to be open for this summer's Moxie Festival.

From the Associated Press:

Maine Sen. Angus King is joining a group of legislators who want to allow safe importation of prescription drugs into the U.S. King, an independent, is helping introduce a bill designed to lower the cost of the drugs. He says the legislation comes at a time when the same medications, manufactured by the same companies, are available for lower prices in other countries than America.

The leaders of Maine's higher education institutions are set to address the Legislature. The University of Maine System last fall announced it's seeking a 12 percent increase in state funding over the next three years. That increase includes $7 million that Republican Gov. Paul LePage is proposing to provide to the system to maintain the in-state tuition freeze. The freeze has been in place for in-state students for five years.

The social event of the year is coming for people who harvest and sell Maine seafood. The Maine Fishermen's Forum takes place from Thursday to Saturday in Rockport. The annual event brings together fishermen, chefs, scientists and seafood industry representatives for a three-day discussion and celebration of Maine's signature export.

The Maine Office of the Chief Medical Examiner says the January deaths of a former Old Orchard Beach town councilor and a young woman have been ruled accidental. Forty-four-year-old Dana Furtado and 21-year-old Amber Morrow of Saco were found dead at Furtado's home on Jan. 23.

Democrats are not satisfied with the Justice Department's response after learning that during the presidential campaign, Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States, but said nothing about them during his confirmation hearing. A Justice Department spokeswoman says "there was absolutely nothing misleading." Some lawmakers want Sessions to recuse himself from the department's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Vice President Mike Pence is expected to talk about repealing the health care law when he visits Ohio Thursday. Pence, the former governor of neighboring Indiana, is scheduled to visit Frame USA, which sells American-made picture frames from its home base near Cincinnati. Ohio's Republican Gov. John Kasich has voiced concern about the fate of "Obamacare's" expanded Medicaid federal-state program for low-income Americans.

The head of decommissioning for Japan's damaged Fukushima nuclear plant says that more creativity is needed in developing robots that can get closer to the melted fuel rods in the Unit 2 reactor to assess the damage. Naohiro Masuda, the president of Fukushima Dai-ichi decommissioning, says a robot was sent inside the containment vessel last month, but was blocked by debris. Unit 2 is one of the Fukushima reactors that melted down following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

A federal judge is expected Thursday to sentence a Rwandan man for lying to gain citizenship in the U.S. after helping carry out deadly attacks during the country's 1994 genocide. U.S. District Judge Linda Reade ruled last month that Gervais Ngombwa was a leader of an extremist Hutu political party during the genocide, in which more than 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed.

A little mouse became a big deal for a British Airways flight from London to San Francisco. The passengers were all buckled up and ready to go when the crew told them that a mouse-spotting meant they couldn't take off. That meant a four-hour delay Wednesday. The crew joked that the mouse couldn't enter US airspace without a passport, and told everyone they needed a whole new plane.

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