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MeCDC says tick season is here: be careful, take precautions to avoid Lyme and other illnesses according to US News.

One student dead and eight others injured in a school shooting not far from Columbine High School in Colorado according to WABI.

A Maine bill to end certain vaccine exemptions is headed back to the Senate over specifics according to US News.

Bill to set Maine's minimum teacher salary at $40,000 is being worked on according to WGME.

SAD 11 officials met with its communities for a preview on the new school budget according to centralmaine.com.

MeCDC is seeing an increase in hepatitis B and C and say it's part of the opioid crisis according to US News.

DA Maloney is facing a disciplinary hearing according to centralmaine.com.

Maine's ‘Cast and Blast’ bill has been signed by Gov Mills according to the Bangor Daily News.

A bill for paid medical leave is still moving through the Legislature according to US News.

Waterville City Council took its first vote on leasing land to a solar company according to centralmaine.com.

A bill for the Maine Medicaid and private insurers to cover abortion moved ahead according to US News.

A Pittston man is out on bail after being charged after a 18 year told on an assault in 2011 according to centralmaine.com.

A wrong way driver on I-95 managed to elude police until he ran out of gas according to US News.