Maine

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A couple is suing an Airbnb in Maine after the host planted a hidden camera in the bedroom and allegedly recorded them having sex.

An insurance agency in Maine, upset to be closed on Juneteenth, posted a sign that read "Enjoy your fried chicken & collard greens."

Scientists have determined that a black substance that had settled near the shore line over several days at a beach in Maine is made up of millions of dead bugs.

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LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The second-largest city in Maine, home to thousands of African newcomers, has elected a Somali American to its city council. Safiya Khalid, 23, soundly defeated a fellow Democrat on Tuesday for a seat on the Lewiston City Council in a campaign that was marred in the final days by racially charged […]

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A scramble has produced homes for virtually all of the hundreds of African asylum seekers whose arrival flooded shelters in Maine’s largest city. A coalition of groups steered more than 200 of the new arrivals to homes ahead of Thursday’s deadline for closing a temporary emergency shelter set up at a […]

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LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The mayor of Maine’s second-largest city resigned Friday in the wake of a controversy over his leaked text messages, one of which included a racist remark, and authorities confirmed he’s being investigated by the state attorney general’s office and the city police. Republican Shane Bouchard stepped down as Lewiston’s mayor effective […]

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A northern Maine town manager who espoused white separatist views was fired on Tuesday and is getting $30,000 for agreeing not to sue the town. The selectmen in the rural town of Jackman announced the decision after a closed-door executive session with Tom Kawczynski, the town’s top administrator since June. Kawczynski […]

  WARREN, Maine (AP) — Maine’s corrections commissioner has ordered state prison workers to stop making women remove their bras to go through screening to visit inmates. Commissioner Joseph Fitzpatrick says he didn’t know that women were being required to remove undergarments after the bras apparently set off metal detectors. The commissioner says he became […]

Arrest data undermine Maine Gov. LePage's outrageous claims about Black drug trafficking in Maine. He refuses to release the contents of his binder with evidence.

Maine Gov. Paul LePage said he will not resign. State lawmakers and residents are urging him to step down or get professional help.

Maine's Republican leaders had enough of their governor's racist rants and profanity. They plan to hold a private meeting before deciding on what actions to take.