Poliquin votes for LGBT rights for federal contractors, after amendment

Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine has reversed himself in joining a House majority in approving a measure aimed at upholding an executive order that bars federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT employees.


A U.S. Justice Department report prompted by the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre urges police chiefs around the country to put mental health programs in place in to help officers cope with on-the-job trauma, including the aftermath of mass shootings.


Documents show an Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were found last year in Maine survived at least 26 days after getting lost. During that time, her texts went undelivered because of poor cell reception.



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Sports

Posted: 05/25/2016 - The schedule for the first two rounds of the state singles tourney.

Posted: 05/19/2016 - Results from the Arooostook County track and field championships.

Posted: 05/19/2016 - Washburn girls coach Diana Trams has stepped down after four years on the sidelines

Posted: 05/19/2016 - Austin Theriault of Fort Kent will be racing in a Camping World Truck race tomorrow night in Charlotte, NC

Updated: 05/19/2016 - East Grand Sophomore Haleigh Shay picks up the WAGM Athlete of the Week award.