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Maine: State of the United States of America
Maine is the northernmost state in the northeastern United States. Maine is the 12th smallest by area, the 9th least populous, and the 13th least densely populated of the 50 U.S. states. It is bordered by New Hampshire to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast, and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Québec to the northeast and northwest, respectively. Maine is the only state to border exactly one other state, is the easternmost among the contiguous United States, and is the northernmost state east of the Great Lakes.


Impeachment Trial Puts Susan Collins, Stung by Kavanaugh Backlash, Under Scrutiny

The four-term Maine senator, who crossed party lines to vote against President Clinton’s impeachment, must now decide whether to break with President Trump.
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Susan Collins surpasses Mitch McConnell as the most unpopular senator in a new poll

The Maine Senator's net approval rating has dropped 10 points since the end of September, leaving her with a 52 percent disapproval rating
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Videos for Maine

Nation Reels As Storms Leave Hundreds Of Thousands Without Power [Video]Nation Reels As Storms Leave Hundreds Of Thousands Without Power

At least nine people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states on Saturday. Reuters reports massive winter storm system dumped snow,..

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Hundreds of skiing Santas bring holiday cheer to Maine [Video]Hundreds of skiing Santas bring holiday cheer to Maine

Festive skiers hit the slopes for the 20th annual "Santa Sunday" in snowy Maine.

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Storm serves U.S. Northeast second helping of snow [Video]Storm serves U.S. Northeast second helping of snow

A vast wintry storm that has been raging across the United States since before Thanksgiving served a second helping of snow to the Northeast on Monday, closing offices and schools and disrupting..

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Storms disrupt holiday plans for millions of travelers [Video]Storms disrupt holiday plans for millions of travelers

Two winter storms on Wednesday disrupted the travel plans of millions of Americans who typically jam the country’s highways and airports to visit family and friends over the long Thanksgiving..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published


Susan Collins says she will ‘likely’ vote to call witnesses.

The senator of Maine released a statement on Thursday.
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Gray whale tows calf, wolves on the move, John Dillinger won't be exhumed; News from around our 50 states

Florida woman gave birth to two sets of twins in 2019, Maine lobster harvest not as bad as feared, and more
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Several drivers injured in major 30-car pileup in Bangor, Maine

Multiple drivers were injured after a 30-car pileup on Interstate 95 in Bangor, Maine causes major morning traffic jam.  
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Bounty of bags, parrot false alarm, virtual hike: News from around our 50 states

Resting place of detained Japanese American artist rediscovered in California, monastery being converted to house asylum-seekers in Maine, and more
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With Split Decision on Impeachment, Maine Democrat Risks a Dual Backlash

Representative Jared Golden, who is from a conservative district in Maine, was the only House member to vote for one of two impeachment articles against President Trump.
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Butter Gritty, radish stink, goatnapping: News from around our 50 states

Maine looks to harness seaweed to offset cows, new G.I. Joe comic puts Indianapolis in its spotlight, and more
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Sen. Susan Collins: 'It is inappropriate' for Mitch McConnell, Democrats for prejudge impeachment trial

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said that senators on both sides of the aisle were wrong to predetermine the outcome of the Senate impeachment trial.
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2nd Senate Republican Questions Impartiality of Impeachment Trial

Senator Susan Collins of Maine joined Lisa Murkowski in raising concerns over her leaders’ approach, and said she would be “open” to calling witnesses.
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Trump Impeachment: Three Democrats Cross Party Lines to Vote ‘No’

Representatives Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey, Jared Golden of Maine and Collin Peterson of Minnesota were the only Democrats to oppose one or both of the charges against President Trump.
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Supreme Court to decide Native American land dispute in Oklahoma

Ten states, from Maine to Texas to Montana, have warned that the boundaries of Native American lands have jurisdictional consequences there as well.
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A Museum Devoted to Geological Treasures Opens in Maine

A world-class meteorite collection is among the highlights of the new Maine Mineral & Gem Museum.
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White Sands dust-up, distracted-driving cams, hog rules: News from around our 50 states

Wreaths for veterans cemeteries begin journey from Maine, Arizona tells Trump it wants to keep taking refugees, and more
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Winter storm could still dump up to 2 feet of snow from Pennsylvania to Maine

Schools across much of the Northeast were shuttered Tuesday as a winter storm pounded the region with more than a foot of snow, ice and high winds.
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Winter storm slams the Northeast, killing at least 7

The deadly winter storm hit more than 30 states during a week-long trek from Oregon to Maine.
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A Maine man was shot and killed at his home on Thanksgiving. Police blame a homemade booby trap

A 65-year-old Maine man died after triggering one of his homemade security devices designed to fire a handgun at would-be intruders, police say.
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Man in Maine Is Fatally Shot by His Own Booby Trap, Police Say

The man, Ronald Cyr, 65, called the police to tell them he was shot. He later died from his injuries.
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Salad products recalled across 22 states due to possible E. coli contamination

Salad products containing meat and poultry are being recalled due to possible E. coli contamination. The products were sold October 14-16 in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana,..
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States improve on juvenile sex trafficking report cards, issues remain

National grade on juvenile sex trafficking is a B up from failing in 2011, but two states – Maine and South Dakota – still received D grades.
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Deadly Arctic blast brings 30 inches of snow to Michigan and 30-degree temps to Florida

It was literally freezing in Florida and Alabama and parts of Maine, Michigan and New York were digging out a foot of snow. Blame an Arctic air mass.
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Ultra-low unemployment is problem in parts of U.S.

Vermont and Maine have among the lowest jobless rates in the country—now some local employers can't find workers
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Deer stranded five miles offshore saved by Maine lobstermen

"He was gonna die, 100 percent. There's no ifs, ands or buts — he was a goner," the seamen said
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Witch hunt or necessity? Maine's rugged independent voters torn over impeaching Trump

In an era of hyper partisan politics, Sean Fowler is a rarity: an independent voter who once considered the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump a "witch hunt" and now thinks Congress..
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Full Interview: Susan Collins, March 5

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine sits down with Face the Nation Host John Dickerson to discuss President Trump's wiretap accusations, the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation into Russia and..
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Sen. Susan Collins on Healthcare reform status: "There is not a consensus"

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine says that there is currently no consensus on efforts to replace or reform the Affordable Care Act. "It is very complicated and we shouldn't rush it," the Republican Senator..
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Sen. Susan Collins says President Trump should not comment further on Russia investigations

Senator Susan Collins, R-Maine, discusses the latest on the Russia investigations and the path forward for replacing Obamacare with Face the Nation Moderator John Dickerson.
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Sen. Collins says it's hard to envision voting yes on Graham-Cassidy

Senator Susan Collins, R-Maine, shares her concerns about the Graham-Cassidy health care plan with "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson.
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Sen. Susan Collins: Separating immigrant families "traumatizing" for children

In an interview with "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said that the Trump administration policy of separating immigrant families who cross the border illegally..
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Collins: "Ranks right up there" with the hardest votes she's ever cast

Key swing vote Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, told John Dickerson on "Face the Nation" that her vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court "ranks right up there" of the hardest votes she's ever..
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Full interview: Sen. Susan Collins appears on "Face the Nation"

Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins sat down with John Dickerson for an interview on "Face the Nation."
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Open: This is Face the Nation, October 7th

This week on “Face the Nation” John Dickerson chats with Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about the battle waged over Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to..
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Collins: Kavanaugh's "denial at the second hearing was very powerful"

Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins told John Dickerson on "Face the Nation" that Brett Kavanaugh's "anger and anguish" when he testified was "understandable."
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Collins says shutdown accomplished "absolutely nothing"

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, joins moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss the indictment of Roger Stone and the impact of the government shutdown.
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Nature: Alewives

We leave you this Sunday Morning in Damariscotta, Maine, where the small fish known as Alewives are swimming against the tide. Videographer: Mauricio Handler
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Almanac: Forest fire lookout towers

On June 10, 1905, America's first forest fire lookout tower went into operation on top of Squaw Mountain in Maine. Today, fire towers - displaced by advanced technologies - are finding new uses. Jane..
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The most expensive month to visit all 50 states

Expect to spend more to visit Michigan in January, Kentucky in May, Maine in August, California in July and a whole bunch of states in December.
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Lonely Planet: 10 best regions to visit in 2020

As part of its best travel destinations for 2020, Lonely Planet named the 10 best regions to visit, from Maine to China's Guizhou Province.
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In Maine, a Celebrity Domestic Violence Case Continues to Send Out Ripples

Patrisha McLean, who accused her singer-songwriter husband, Don McLean, of domestic abuse, is organizing Maine women to tell their own stories. And he is protesting.
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"Bomb cyclone" hit East Coast with heavy rain, strong wind

The nor'easter dumped heavy rain ​that caused flooding in areas from North Carolina to Maine
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Nor'easter dumps heavy rain across East Coast

Millions of people along the East Coast are in the grip of a powerful Nor'easter. The storm dumped heavy rain that caused flooding in areas from North Carolina to Maine.
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California passes three new laws aimed at suicide and bullying prevention

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. There have been a rash of school bullying incidents reported in Pennsylvania, Maine, and California, in recent weeks. Some of them have been deadly. To..
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Teen says rape-awareness note was criticism of school's culture

A teen from Maine was suspended after posting a note that read: "There's a rapist in our school and you know who it is"
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Teen fighting suspension over rape-awareness note

A teenager in Maine is fighting a suspension after warning classmates about an alleged rapist at school. School officials said her warning amounted to bullying. Errol Barnett reports.
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Student suspended after rape-awareness note called bullying

A Maine sophomore posted the note in a bathroom reading, "There's a rapist in our school and you know who it is"
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Powerful coastal storm known as a 'bomb cyclone' will blast the Northeast from New York to Maine

A powerful storm - created by a bombogenesis - will unleash rain and winds from the mid-Atlantic to New England at the end of the week
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For Sen. Susan Collins, a tough reelection got a lot tougher with Trump impeachment inquiry

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine faces a dilemma with the Trump impeachment question. It looms larger over her reelection campaign in 2020.
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Football referee injured in Maine after being shot by cannon

Referee at a Maine Maritime Academy football game on Saturday was injured when he was hit in the face by a cannon blast.
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