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Gov. LePage says he may not attend political debates

Gov. Paul LePage tells WMTW News 8 political reporter Paul Merrill that he is considering bowing out of debates because he does not want to share the stage with his Democratic opponent, Rep. Mike Michaud.

Gov. LePage says he may not attend political debates

Gov. Paul LePage tells WMTW News 8 political reporter Paul Merrill that he is considering bowing out of debates because he does not want to share the stage with his Democratic opponent, Rep. Mike Michaud.

Fewer moose permits issued

Moose hunters in Maine can expect more competition in the woods this season.

Lewiston facing overcrowinding in kindergarten

One class at Martel Elementary has 27 students.

Survivor of Biddeford arson improves

One of two people critically injured in last week's arson in Biddeford is improving at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

Kerry: New York climate summit to set agenda

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry opened a week of climate change talks in New York on Monday, saying he's hopeful the discussions will set the tone for upcoming negotiations on an international agreement.

"It's about time that world leaders come to ...

Speed-dating diplomacy on tap at UN

The world comes to New York this week, accompanied by baggage full of crises. It's the 69th annual United Nations General Assembly special debate, and it has not been a peaceful year.

More Secret Service after White House breach

The U.S. Secret Service is planning to boost its presence and its surveillance measures around the White House on Monday after an Iraq war veteran, who is apparently suffering from PTSD, jumped over a White House fence.

Crews respond to Biddeford fire

Multiple departments responded to a fire on Simard Avenue in Biddeford Sunday night.

Mainers honor Vietnam veterans at 50th anniversary ceremony

In Augusta, Mainers reflected on the actions of soldiers in the Vietnam War during a ceremony Sunday.