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Is Eight Years Old Too Young To Go Hunting?

State Representative Gary Hilliard of Belgrade has submitted a bill to the state legislature which calls to change the required age to obtain a junior hunting license from 10 to 8 years old.

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William Pergini, Thinkstock

Question Of The Day: Should Schools Have Access to Student’s Social Media Accounts?

Illinois legislators have approved a new law that will allow school districts and universities the right to access student's social media accounts.

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Adam Berry, Getty Images

No Snowmen in Saudi Arabia

This goes to prove how different thing are in different parts of the world. With an unusual amount of snow in the highland areas of Saudi Arabia people want to go out and have fun. Unfortunately for them, that fun will have to exclude building a snowman. According to a prominent cleric, Islamic teachings are clear, it is strictly prohibited.

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Mike Simons, Getty Images

Question Of The Day: Should Maine Restore The Death Penalty?

Maine State Senator Bill Diamond of Windham is proposing restoring the death penalty in Maine. He'd like to restore the death penalty to Maine for people convicted of killing children victimized in pornographic snuff films.

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Matt Cardy, Getty Images

‘Question Of The Day’: Should ‘Hoodies’ Be Banned In Public?

An Oklahoma state lawmaker wants to ban the wearing of 'hoodie' style sweatshirts in public areas.

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Minerva Studio, Thinkstock

Should Stores In Maine Be Able To Open On Thanksgiving?

Maine has a law where retail stores of more than 5,000 square-feet can not open on holidays. The are exceptions in the law, for example, L.L.Bean.

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Milos Luzanin, ThinkStock

Proposed Bill To Make It Easier For Small Business To Raise Money For Charity

Last November, an Augusta restaurant, The Red Barn, was given a letter from Attorney General Janet Mills' office, telling the restaurant to stop their Monday night fundraisers. There is a bill that has been proposed by State Rep. Lori Fowle that would eliminate state regulation and licensing requirements for nonprofit fundraisers, unless the person raising the money is being paid.

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Photo from iStockphoto

New Driving Laws In Maine

Several new laws are now on the books that will effect drivers in Maine. One of the new laws that went into effect of Wednesday, will crack down on texting and driving.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

A Bill to Make Pot Legal in Maine

There is a bill that has been introduced to make marijuana legal for adults in Maine.  It includes a plan to license and tax marijuana.

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Mandatory Helmets for Maine Motorcyclists Up for Consideration

Safety versus freedom in the form of a motorcycle helmet is back in front of Maine lawmakers. There is a new bill on mandatory helmet use for all Maine motorcyclists. It is being reviewed by a legislative committee.

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