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Federal judge: more rights for the unborn

A federal judge in Bangor, Maine, has recognized a new right of fetuses that could become a key element in the nation's ongoing abortion debate.
Fetal Obligations
By JEFF INGLIS  |  June 12, 2009

Survivor winnings could help the state

We can be certain that the state's bean-counters are looking forward to Crowley's 2008 tax return — and its accompanying check.
WINDFALL FOR MAINE
By JEFF INGLIS  |  December 23, 2008

All politics is local

There are three Democratic primaries happening in Portland. Here’s a quick refresher.

By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 28, 2008
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Arbitrary imprisonment

Joseph Steinberger thought he had won one of the most important trials of his legal career.
In a mysterious Guantánamo-like move, the state refuses to follow a judge’s order committing a mentally ill prisoner to Riverview
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  July 19, 2006