| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:30 AM
In the U.S. battle against Ebola, quarantine rules depend on your zip code.
For some it may feel like imprisonment or house arrest. For others it may be more like a staycation, albeit one with a scary and stressful edge.
If they are lucky, the...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The showdown between a nurse quarantined in Maine for treating Ebola patients and the state heated up Wednesday as officials said they were seeking a court order to prevent her from leaving her home.
“We will make it mandatory,” Mary Mayhew,...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:57 PM
From Maine to Alaska, nearly a dozen races for governor remain too close to call as the midterm election moves into its final days, an unusually large number that indicates the problems faced by incumbents in both parties at a time of voter discontent....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:10 PM
It has been a big year for bears in the news, especially in Maine, where voters on Nov. 4 face a question that has bedeviled other bear-heavy states: how to keep the species’ population at bay in the face of pressure from animal rights groups...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:30 AM
New polls have clarified the status of some of the nation's most competitive races for governor, with Republican Gov. Scott Walker apparently gaining ground in Wisconsin and another prominent conservative Republican, Gov. Sam Brownback, receiving more bad...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is soliciting campaign cash for five Democrats in competitive midterm races this year, a group his federal political action committee is branding the "O'Team."
O'Malley, who has been crisscrossing the country as he considers a run...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Reports out of Cheyenne say that Wyoming is finally talking to federal officials about expanding Medicaid.
That would make Wyoming the 12th state with a Republican governor to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, leaving 16 with GOP...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The final battles of any war often are the bloodiest. They're waged by the last holdouts, dead-enders desperate to prove to themselves and their dwindling followers that their efforts were not in vain.
The final battle of the war over the Affordable...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:58 AM
March is supposed to come in like a lion and exit like a lamb. But like so many things in 2014's winter of our discontent, that exit thing just ain’t working out like it was supposed to.
A spring storm on Wednesday brought fierce and challenging...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:34 AM
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mike Michaud (D-Maine) announced he’s gay in an Op-Ed article published by Maine newspapers Monday, making him the seventh openly gay member of Congress.
The five-term representative, currently running for governor, said that he...
| Jun 21, 2013
By Jessica Reynolds Maine Gov. Paul LePage is taking heat for his very, very poor choice of words regarding a rival Democratic lawmaker, Maine State Senator Troy Jackson. All you need to know before reading the below statement is that......