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Chief Justice to be Dean of UMaine’s Law School
The UMaine system says Saufley will not address her new role at the law school until she resigns from her chief justice role.
Pandemic Changes Plastic Bag Bans, Plastic Reduction
The plastics industry is lobbying to overturn existing bans on single-use plastics.
Maine State Primary Postponed, Likely To Middle of July
Gov. Janet Mills said Tuesday the postponement is about “taking every measure to minimize in-person contact” and avoid spreading the coronavirus.
Maine Delays Tax Deadline to July 15
“It is my hope that moving back this deadline will help provide a measure of relief to Maine people who are struggling to make ends meet as a result of COVID-19,” said Governor Janet Mills.
Maine State Police Investigating Blue Hill Shooting Death
Investigators say Joshua Clarke was shot to death about 6 p.m. Sunday and that an autopsy was conducted Monday.
Over 1.5 Billion Globally Told to Stay Home to Avoid Virus
Medical supplies and hospital space are in short supply in many places.
Tensions Rise As $2 Trillion Virus Aid Stalls in Washington
At the Capitol, emotions were raw as senators wrangled over critically needed aid.
Canada says no Athletes at Tokyo Olympics if not Postponed
The Canadian Olympic Committee sent out a statement saying it was willing to help the IOC search for alternatives.
Body of 71-Year-Old Man Found in Kennebunkport, Maine
Lamson suffered from dementia, and his death was not considered to be suspicious.
Maine Man Shot in Millinocket Home Dies
Police say 23-year-old Cameron Pelkey, of Millinocket, died at Eastern Maine Medical Center from a single gunshot wound.