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Maine state senator: Censure may be in order for governor

Last week, after stating that 90 percent of suspects in drug busts are black or Hispanic, Maine Gov. Paul LePage left a profane voice mail for a Democratic state representative, challenging him to prove that he is a racist. On Sunday, Republican Amy Volk posted a message to her Facebook followers, which was quoted in full by a Portland newspaper, stating she had “deep concerns” about the governor’s recent behavior.

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How spending too little on roads has cost hundreds of lives in SC

Grayson Lee was 19 when she died on a S.C. road in 2014, one of more than 4,500 people killed on the state’s roads since 2011. Hundreds of those deaths, including possibly Grayson’s, could have been prevented if the state spent more to make its roads and bridges safer. State officials say they know how to make roads safer. But, they add, they don’t have the money.

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Recovering from a summer of sorrow in Kansas City, Kan.

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Recovering from a summer of sorrow in Kansas City, Kan.

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