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11-2 Ken Fredette
11-2 Ken Fredette

Ethan Strimling talks with Republican Minority Leader Ken Fredette about the legislative council and about bills that get in and don’t get in. One bill they discuss in particular might make it harder for low income families to receive welfare benefits.

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LePage: Maine Faces $7M in Welfare-Related Fines

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Republican Gov. Paul LePage says Maine faces more than $7 million in federal fines because it's not meeting work participation requirements for welfare recipients.

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Maine Elver Season Starts Slow Due to Cold Weather

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Maine elver fishermen and dealers are reporting small catches and reduced prices in the first week and half of the state's season for immature eels.

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Bright Yellow Squirt Gun Leads to Suspension

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A bright yellow squirt gun has led to the suspension of a 10th grader at Lewiston High School in Maine.

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Bates Student Faces Assault Charge

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LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - A Bates College student who's listed as a captain of the football team and a member of the lacrosse team is facing charges for allegedly bursting into a stranger's home and knocking over the elderly resident.

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Winterport Man Sentenced On Sex Charges

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BELFAST, Maine (AP) - A Winterport man has been sentenced to nine months in jail for sexually abusing a child.