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~Zone forecast from Maine.gov~

Gov. LePage calls his health "excellent" following a "cardiac issue" in August according to centralmaine.com.

Gov. LePage says Mainers should consider repealing the voter-approved Medicaid expansion or paying for the state's share with a hospital tax according to WMTW.

Maine's crime rate dropped again last year, but certain categories of crime such as rape, simple assault and motor vehicle theft saw increases according to WMTW.

No big winner for the Powerball jackpot, but a ticket sold in Maine is worth $50,000 according to WMTW. So, Saturday’s jackpot is estimated to be $430 million. Friday's Mega Millions has an estimated Friday jackpot of $900 million.

CMP saying now saying it would run power line under scenic Kennebec Gorge according to centralmaine.com.

Winthrop schools considering district consolidation options according to centralmaine.com.