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Maine is set to receive $2 million from the US DHHS for the heroin and opioid abuse crisis. US News posted last year 418 Mainers died from drug overdose, up 11 % compared to 2016.

US News posted Secretary of State Matt Dunlap says his office has funds and plans to allow voters to rank candidates in the June primary.

A bill to help prevent financial exploitation of seniors is now law. It clarifies the intent when opening a joint financial account. According to WABI the new law will require each owner of a joint financial account to answer in writing whether they intend to leave the account to the surviving party in the event of his or her death.

Centralmaine.com posted the tractor-trailer pulled that slowed down traffic yesterday on I95North had pulled over to check on the load, hit the soft shoulder and tipped over.