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Mayhew to address welfare changes in budget

Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew will testify in front of the Maine Legislature's Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee on Tuesday afternoon.

Cain running for 2nd Congressional District again in 2016

The Democrat announced Tuesday that she will run again for Maine's 2nd Congressional District next year.

Chimney fire damages South Portland home

South Portland Fire Chief Kevin Guimond says efforts by residents to clear away snow from hydrants helped firefighters quickly extinguish a fire at a home on Huntress Avenue Tuesday morning.

12 states that still ban same-sex marriage

What a difference a couple of years makes.

A federal judge has struck down Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage, calling it an "unabashedly gender-specific infringement of the equal rights of its citizens."

U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon's decisio...

Clinton: No official email address at State

Hillary Clinton did not have a State Department email account while she served as America's top diplomat, a senior state department official said Monday, and instead used a personal email account during her four years on the job.

The New York Times fi...

Clinton to announce sooner rather than later

Hillary Clinton and her close circle of advisers, including many former campaign aides to President Barack Obama, are coalescing around a plan to start her campaign in the spring after they considered delaying her launch until summer, according to mu...

White House warns Netanyahu ahead of speech

The Obama administration is bracing for Benjamin Netanyahu to spill secret details of Iran nuclear talks, as both camps traded last-minute political jabs ahead of the Israeli prime minister's controversial address to Congress Tuesday.

The White House ...

Dozens of Democrats skipping Netanyahu's speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday has further strained an already tense relationship with President Barack Obama.

And a number of top Democrats --- including Vice President Joe Biden, whose jo...

Maine students join in Read Across America Day

Thousands of students across the country are taking part in Read Across America Day, and WMTW was proud to join the effort.

Fire marshal: Propane leak caused Cape Elizabeth fire

A fire caused by a propane leak caused heavy damaged to a Cape Elizabeth home on Monday.