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1:38 pm , 09/30/2014 Sun Journal

FARMINGTON — RSU 9 has a shortage of bus drivers, but it is not the only school district that is struggling. The problem is statewide, David Leavitt, director of support services, said. “We are three drivers short.

1:35 pm , 09/30/2014 Sun Journal

PORTLAND — Maine residents' income rose during the April to June quarter. The Bureau of Economic Analysis says Tuesday that Maine personal income went up 1.5 percent in the quarter. The increase places the state second in New England and matches the national average increase.

1:24 pm , 09/30/2014 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA — Gov. Paul LePage is applauding a $25,000 donation to a group in Maine that is working to prevent domestic violence.

12:12 pm , 09/30/2014 Sun Journal

LEWISTON — The Park Street entrance to City Hall will be closed Wednesday while contractors replace roof shingles. The project is expected to take two to three days. The sidewalk and parking along City Hall on Park Street also will be closed during the work.

11:44 am , 09/30/2014 Sun Journal

LIVERMORE FALLS — A crane used to load logs was destroyed Monday when it caught fire at a logging operation located off an old, dirt county road, which is off Strickland Loop, Chief Tim Hardy said Tuesday.

11:13 am , 09/30/2014 Sun Journal

LIVERMORE — Residents are being asked what Town Office hours would best meet their needs. A survey is available at the Town Office listing five scenarios, including keeping the hours as is, Town Clerk Renda Guild said Tuesday.

10:01 am , 09/30/2014 Sun Journal

PORTLAND — The Maine Employers’ Mutual Insurance Co. will issue an $18 million dividend to about 17,000 policyholders based in Maine.

9:23 am , 09/30/2014 Sun Journal

PORTLAND (AP) — Maine Community Health Options is offering health insurance plans throughout New Hampshire in 2015, expanding ahead of schedule after being approved for a $67 million loan from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

8:16 am , 09/30/2014 Sun Journal

PORTLAND (AP) — Portland is seeking more than $45,000 in state reimbursement for welfare benefits provided to immigrants who cannot prove they are in the U.S. legally, potentially setting up a showdown with the administration of Gov. Paul LePage.

6:49 am , 09/30/2014 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA (AP) — Another major energy company has made a proposal to the Maine Public Utilities Commission to expand natural gas pipeline capacity in the state.