Maine’s US Senate Candidates Hold First Debate 

Energy and the environment were among topics discussed in the first debate between the top three candidates for US Senate from Maine.Democrat Cynthia Dill, Republican Charlie Summers and Independent Angus King squared off today at the university of Southern Maine in Portland.Summers said the potential for nuclear energy shouldn’t be dismissed while Dill and King agreed that disposal of high-level nuclear waste remains an unanswered question.Summers says a central waste repository makes sense.The three candidates will debate again Monday. That one will be held at the Franco-American Center in Lewiston.