David Sharp, The Associated Press

David Sharp

The Associated Press

Portland, ME, United States

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Past articles by David:

'Outraged' letter carriers demand action to stop assaults, robberies

Carriers suffered nearly 500 such robberies last year, according to data provided by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. → Read More

'Outraged' letter carriers demand action to stop robberies

Postal carriers have more worries than snow, rain or the gloom of night keeping them from their appointed rounds → Read More

Maine motorists appeal to keep naughty vanity license plates

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine vegan whose custom license plate contains the word “tofu” is one of the motorists caught in a state crackdown on vulgar license pl → Read More

Maine motorists appeal to keep naughty vanity license plates

A handful of motorists in Maine are appealing to keep their custom license plates after the state cracked down on naughty words, including unabbreviated expletives → Read More

Jet in deadly flight may have had ‘trim issues’: NTSB

The NTSB said it’s looking at a “reported trim issue,” a reference to adjustments that are made to an airplane’s control surfaces to ensure it is stable and level in flight. → Read More

Snow blankets Northeast as cleanup begins from deadly storm

Cleanup began in battered parts of the South and Midwest after a sprawling storm system produced ferocious winds and heavy snow that caused widespread damage. → Read More

Winner comes forward to claim $1.35B Mega Millions jackpot: Ticket was sold in Lebanon, Maine

By choosing the cash option, the winner is receiving a one-time, lump-sum payment of $723,564,144 before taxes. → Read More

Winner comes forward to claim US$1.35B Mega Millions jackpot

The winner of a $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot -- the fourth largest in U.S. history -- has come forward to collect the prize. → Read More

Winner comes forward to claim $1.35B Mega Millions jackpot

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The winner of a $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot — the fourth largest in U.S. history — has come forward to collect the prize, state officials said Wednesday. The winner had... → Read More

Winner comes forward to claim $1.35B Mega Millions jackpot – KION546

By DAVID SHARP Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The winner of a $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot — the fourth largest in U.S. history — has come forward to collect the prize, state officials said Wednesday. The winner had been a mystery, and remains a mystery. The Maine State Lottery said the winner chose → Read More

Winner of $1.35 billion lottery redeems prize through LLC incorporated in Las Vegas

The winner of a $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot — the fourth largest in U.S. history — has come forward to collect the prize, state officials said Wednesday → Read More

Winner comes forward to claim $1.35B Mega Millions jackpot

The winner of a $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot has come forward to collect the prize. → Read More

Gov. Janet Mills: Maine's fiscal health solid, can overcome economic challenges

Gov. Janet Mills unveiled a $10.3 billion budget that Republicans described as "spending gone wild." → Read More

Poetic politician: Maine Gov. Janet Mills' skills include verse

Two of her early poems were published in 1975 in “Balancing Act: A Book of Poems by Ten Maine Women,” compiled by Agnes Bushell. → Read More

IRS decides it won't tax most relief checks issued by states in 2022

The 11th-hour guidance comes a week after the IRS told recipients to delay filing their tax returns. → Read More

IRS won’t tax most relief payments made by states last year

Many taxpayers in Georgia, Massachusetts, South Carolina, and Virginia also avoid federal taxes on state payments if they meet certain requirements, the IRS said. → Read More

IRS won’t tax most relief payments made by states last year

The IRS announced Friday that most relief checks issued by states last year aren’t subject to federal taxes, providing 11th hour guidance as tax returns start to pour in. A week after telling payme… → Read More

IRS won't tax most relief payments made by states last year

The IRS says most relief checks issued by states last year won't be subject to federal taxes, providing late guidance as taxpayers have begun filing returns. → Read More

Texas power woes linger as New England braces for deep freeze

An Arctic cold front was expected to move from Canada into the northern Plains and Upper Midwest and sweep into the Northeast. → Read More

Texas power woes linger as New England braces for deep freeze

An Arctic cold front was expected to move from Canada into the northern Plains and Upper Midwest and sweep into the Northeast. → Read More