Maine governor adds boost to major power line project

Central Maine Power's package of incentives has won Democratic Gov. Janet Mills' support for a 145-mile transmission line to supply Canadian hydropower to consu
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Budget committee gives OK for new veterans home in N. Idaho

Lawmakers on a budget-setting committee have voted unanimously to approve money for a new veterans home in northern Idaho
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CMP sweetening pot to win over transmission line critics

Central Maine Power is ready to sweeten the pot to win over some parties that are skeptical of 145-mile transmission line across wilderness in western Maine
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3 Quinnipiac players score 20-plus points in win

Cameron Young scored 22 points, Rich Kelly added 21 and Jacob Rigoni 20 and Quinnipiac rallied in the second half to beat Niagara 84-73
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Large fire breaks out at paper products plant

Dozens of firefighters have responded to a massive fire at a paper products plant in Maine
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Lewiston to be featured on CBS' 'Criminal Minds'

Maine's second-largest city is getting some love from a TV show
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Niagara unloads on Monmouth for 75-48 win behind Barton

Chris Barton scored 22 points and Marvin Prochet scored 21 and Niagara pulled away in the second half from Monmouth for a 75-48
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Bill increases penalty for attacking Idaho parks officers

Legislation to increase penalties for a person who attacks an Idaho Parks and Recreation employee authorized to enforce state laws has been introduced
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Drug Enforcement Agency launches app for anonymous tips

Maine Drug Enforcement Agency releases new cellphone app where people can anonymously report suspected drug activity
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Idaho's Veterans Services Division struggles to hire nurses

The director of Idaho's Division of Veterans Services says beds for veterans are going empty despite waiting lists because the agency can't hire enough medical
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Rider stays undefeated in MAAC with 104-84 victory

Tyere Marshall posted his first double-double this season with 22 points and 14 rebounds and Rider remained unbeaten in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play
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Tourism efforts in Maine get a boost

Maine's tourism agency says its awarded over $46,000 to efforts to bring new visitors to the state
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Maine GOP re-elects chair following rough 2018 election

Maine Republicans who suffered blistering losses in November have chosen who will lead their party
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Niagara holds off Iona 95-90

Marvin Prochet and Dominic Robb had double-doubles and Niagara held on for its first conference win of the season 95-90 over Iona
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Maine job fair season begins with Lewiston fair

Nearly two dozen employers will be appearing at a job fair in Maine, where unemployment has been low for many months
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Prochett, Towns send Niagara past Norfolk St. with 83-75 win

Marvin Prochet scored 23 points and James Towns scored 15 with a career-high 10 assists and seven rebounds and Niagara beat Norfolk State 83-75
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Police: False claim of missing child triggers Amber Alert

A central Illinois man faces felony charges after allegedly concocting a story his car being stolen with a 13-month old child inside that triggered a statewide
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Towns' 23 points, 3-point play boosts Niagara to victory

James Towns scored 23 points including a 3-point play with 21 seconds left and Niagara edged New Hampshire 71-67
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Private school teacher indicted on dozens of sex charges

Police say a Maine private school teacher has been indicted on 26 sex charges involving a student
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New Lothrop's Harrison AP Division 7-8 Player of Year

New Lothrop's Aidan Harrison has been named the 2018 Player of the Year for The Associated Press All-State Team for Division 7-8 high school football in Michiga
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Michigan AP Division 7-8 Football All-State List

Michigan AP Division 7-8 Football All-State List
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Maine health orgs say new nursing program will ease shortage

A Maine college is partnering with a health care organization on a drive to train more nurses to help with the state's aging population
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Tuesday's Scores

Tuesday's Scores
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Ranks of plow truck drivers could be thinning in Maine

Maine's aging workforce and low unemployment rate are raising worries about the number of plow truck drivers who keep the state moving in the winter
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