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More than 30 Maine communities could see benefits from a new federal program to encourage private investment in poor parts of the country. posted these opportunity zones selected by Gov. LePage and approved by the U.S. Treasury.

It is 'Click It or Ticket' time as Maine is cracking down on people not wearing their seat-belts, according to WGME.

The deadline for Mainers to switch parties to vote in the June 12 primary elections is Friday in most municipalities. Unenrolled voters can register with a party on the day of the elections on June 12 according to US News.

Officials warn of an increase in people turning to dangerous methods of extracting cannabis concentrates. US News reports is happening as marijuana becomes legal in the state.

Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s "LOVE" series, has died at his island home in  Vinalhaven. US News posted he was 89.

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