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Maine attorney general wants to dismiss lawsuit by Maine governor

FILE- In this March 8, 2017, file photo, Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a town hall meeting in Yarmouth, Maine. President Donald Trump's administration says Maine still hasn't provided enough details on the governor's plan to ban food stamps for soda and candy purchases. GOP Governor Paul LePage's administration had expressed optimism that the new administration would be more receptive to such proposals.  (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Democratic attorney general is moving to dismiss a lawsuit filed against her by the state’s Republican governor. Gov. Paul LePage lawsuit claims Attorney General Janet Mills is refusing to represent the administration in court cases for ...

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Appalachian Trail marks 75th anniversary

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — Like the people who hike it, the Appalachian Trail is always moving. Technically, Tuesday marks the 75th anniversary of its completion. But the 2,180-mile path stretching across 14 states from Springer Mountain, Ga., to Katahdin, Maine, ...

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Gay rights group drops $250K in Md. gay marriage fight

MINNEAPOLIS — The country’s leading gay rights group is donating $1 million to campaigns in four states where gay marriage is on the ballot this fall. The Washington, D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign is donating $250,000 apiece to allies in Maine, ...

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Eye Opener: O’Malley’s New England swing

The big story over the weekend was Gov. Martin O’Malley’s swing through New Hampshire and Maine in his role as chair of the Democratic Governors Association. Here’s a few stories detailing how that went, plus some casino news: The Associated ...

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