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William & Mary rolls past Maine 28-3 behind 331-yard rushing attack

Sep. 23, 2023 19:27 PM EDT

WILLIAMSBURG, Md. (AP) — Bronson Yoder and Malachi Imoh both went over 100 yards rushing and William & Mary defeated Maine 28-3 on Saturday. Yoder ran for 163 yards, including a short touchdown run early in the second quarter for the game's first points. Imoh added 103 yards on...

Many states are expanding their Medicaid programs to provide dental care to their poorest residents

Sep. 23, 2023 10:15 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For months, Carlton Clemons endured crippling pain from a rotting wisdom tooth. He couldn’t sleep, barely ate and relied on painkillers to get by. The 67-year-old from Nashville, Tennessee, could not afford to see a dentist on the $1,300-a-month his family...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Sep. 22, 2023 07:13 AM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. September 15, 2023. Editorial: Editorial: CT’s ‘kids cabinet’ has potential to help address mental health crisis Connecticut’s lawmakers are in a race with children, and they have a lot of catching up to do. Children...

Governors, Biden administration push to quadruple efficient heating, AC units by 2030

Sep. 21, 2023 19:42 PM EDT

A group of 25 state governors that make up the U.S. Climate Alliance and the Biden administration announced a pledge Thursday to quadruple the number of heat pumps in U.S. homes by 2030, from 4.7 million to 20 million. Heat pumps use little electricity, yet are able to heat and cool...

Bipartisan group of Wisconsin lawmakers propose ranked-choice voting and top-five primaries

Sep. 20, 2023 17:57 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A bipartisan group of Wisconsin lawmakers on Wednesday revived a push to implement ranked-choice voting and nonpartisan blanket primaries in the battleground state. Under the new bill, candidates for the U.S. House and Senate would compete in a single statewide...

A top Maine Republican leader, a lobsterman, survives boat capsize from giant wave ahead of Lee

Sep. 18, 2023 18:21 PM EDT

Like most lobstermen, the Maine House Republican leader scrambled to complete his work ahead of the remnants of Hurricane Lee. Rep. Billy Bob Faulkingham was rushing home from sea when a giant wave rose up, seemingly from nowhere, and towered over his boat. Moments later, he and...

Maine man who disappeared after driving wife to work found trapped in truck in New Hampshire woods

Sep. 18, 2023 06:24 AM EDT

SANFORD, Maine (AP) — A man from Maine who was reported missing was found after being trapped for two days in his pickup truck in a muddy, wooded area in New Hampshire, authorities said. Robert Brown, 65, of Sanford, Maine, drove his wife to work about 15 miles (24.1 kilometers)...

Atlantic storm Lee delivers high winds and rain before forecasters call off all warnings

Sep. 17, 2023 11:21 AM EDT

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Atlantic storm Lee — which made landfall at near-hurricane strength, bringing destructive winds and torrential rains to New England and Maritime Canada — kept weakening Sunday after officials withdrew warnings and predicted the storm would disappear early this week. ...

Thousands without power and 1 dead after Atlantic storm Lee pummels New England and Maritime Canada

Sep. 16, 2023 23:19 PM EDT

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Atlantic storm Lee pummeled a large swath of New England and Maritime Canada with destructive winds, rough surf and torrential rains that toppled trees, flooded roadways and cut power to tens of thousands on Saturday. One person was killed in Maine when a tree limb fell...

Maine motorist killed when large tree limb falls on his vehicle; first fatality attributed to Atlantic storm Lee

Sep. 16, 2023 18:09 PM EDT
BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Maine motorist killed when large tree limb falls on his vehicle; first fatality attributed to Atlantic storm Lee.