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Maine law enforcement officials dedicate the names of the officers who died in the line of duty last year.  US News reports at the memorial in Augusta, Nathan Desjardins was the most recent name added.  Cpl. Eugene Cole was also honored.  His death is so recent that his name will be added next year.

CMP is fighting the PUC's request to release some documents related to high power bills experienced by some customers last winter according to US News. (More from

US News posted the LePage administration says state lawmakers must appropriate the money before a voter-approved Medicaid expansion can happen.

Maine's two U.S. senators are joining 61 of their colleagues in a call for the Federal Communications Commission to advance broadband services in rural America according to US News.

The Norridgewock Board of Selectman approved the measure to rename the Norridgewock Bridge to the Corporal Eugene Cole Memorial Bridge in a 4-0 vote Wednesday night. It will be taken up by lawmakers when they return. US News posted Norridgewock has declared April 25 to be Corporal Eugene Cole Day.'s day four testimony recap of the Joseph Marceau trial in Augusta.

The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers. The Reagan-era rule never went into effect as written, although the Supreme Court ruled that it was an appropriate use of executive power. The policy was rescinded under President Bill Clinton, and a new rule went into effect that required "nondirective" counseling to include a range of options for women.

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