Your morning briefing for Monday, Aug. 7, 2017: Pence calls the prospect of a 2020 White House campaign of his own ‘absurd,’ China urges North Korea to be ‘smart’ and drop its missile tests, and Bangor infant dies after being injured by family dog.
Your morning briefing for Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017: Lawmakers raise Maine’s minimum age to buy tobacco, Stephen King’s ‘Pet Sematary’ house for sale, and Trump signs Russia sanctions bill.
Your morning briefing for Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017: Opioid commission urges Trump to ‘declare a national emergency’ on drug overdoses, Communications chief Scaramucci out in new White House upheaval, and Maine officials oppose Trump cuts to heating assistance
Your morning briefing for Thursday, July 27, 2017: LePage orders review of forestry tax break program that once benefited Poliquin, outdoor recreation credited with $8.2 billion annual impact on Maine’s economy, and Pingree calls Trump ban on transgender people in military is ‘bigoted and wrong’
Your morning briefing for Wednesday, July 26, 2017: Collins says Trump made no effort to reach her over health care bill, summer brings billionaires’ yachts to MDI, and Senate votes to begin debate on Obamacare repeal bill
Your morning briefing for Tuesday, July 25, 2017: Alaska town’s unofficial cat mayor dies at 20, Maine lobstermen worry Trump could ruin access to Asian markets, and ollins responds to Texas congressman’s ‘duel’ comment
Your morning briefing for Monday, July 24, 2017: Jared Kushner says he had four meetings with Russian officials during campaign, flesh-eating bacteria nearly kills man hiking in New Hampshire, and death toll in suspected Texas human smuggling case rises to nine
Your morning briefing for Friday, July 21, 2017: President Trump’s lawyers seek to undercut special counsel’s Russia probe, O.J. Simpson parole hearing could set him free within months, and Maine lawmaker offers lengthy apology for ‘vulgar and disrespectful’ anti-Trump tirade
Your morning briefing for Thursday, July 20, 2017: Trump nominates a climate skeptic to USDA’s top science post, Trump says he should not have appointed Sessions as attorney general, and Staff shortages plague ‘dumping ground’ for Maine youth with mental illness
Your morning briefing for Wednesday, July 19, 2017: Mormon university instructor says she was fired after Facebook post supporting LGBT rights, Trump suggests Republicans will let Obamacare market collapse, and Collins vows public will play major role in creation of new Senate health bill