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Injuction Stops Lepage - Feb. 15, 2018

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP)  Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration has agreed to halt the further removal of equipment from a minimum-security state prison that's emptied of inmates. Attorneys representing the state Department of Corrections and the Washington County Commission told a judge Wednesday that they've begun negotiations. Lawmakers have funded the facility through June, and the commission has filed an injunction to prevent LePage from taking steps that would make it impossible to keep the prison open.