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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Gov. Paul LePage's administration is facing a potential loss of federal funding to administer its food stamp program over concerns about state's decision to put photos on cards used to access the benefits.
BOSTON (AP) - State gambling regulators have set new application deadlines for Massachusetts' third and final resort casino license.
BOSTON (AP) - Dwayne Desaulniers, a former business and technology director for The Associated Press, has been named the news cooperative's director of local media for New England.
BOSTON (AP) - Gov.-elect Charlie Baker has named Marylou Sudders, a former state commissioner of mental health and chief executive of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, to serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services in his administration.
BOSTON (AP) - The highest court in Massachusetts has overturned a murder conviction in the 2005 slaying of a man in New Bedford and ordered a new trial.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire would get more bang for its buck by bringing passenger rail service beyond Nashua to Manchester, according to a preliminary feasibility study, but state officials aren't ready to recommend an option.
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Rose Richardson Olver, the first woman tenure-track professor at Amherst College who played a critical role as the school went coeducational, has died.
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - A Brockton man police say caused an eight-vehicle chain reaction crash that killed a woman while he was fleeing a traffic stop is on trial.
ST. GEORGE, Maine (AP) - A champion of the Maine lobster industry and an heiress to the L.L. Bean outdoors retailer has announced a $3 million donation to the state's LifeFlight Foundation.
BOURNE, Mass. (AP) - Bourne police are investigating the death of a pedestrian struck and killed by a pickup truck while crossing a highway on-ramp.
BOSTON (AP) - A self-described pastor from Boston has been sentenced to up to 12 years in prison for raping a child under 14 years old he met through her parents.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A South Hadley man arrested for brandishing a shotgun outside a Springfield strip club where his stepdaughter was a dancer has been held without bail for four months after a judge ruled him a danger to society.