- Associated Press - Thursday, May 26, 2016

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage is sticking by a discredited story about a high school student going to class after being revived from an overdose.

At a town hall meeting in Bangor, LePage apologized for misunderstanding a story relayed to him by the school resource officer at Deering High.

LePage said he initially thought the student overdosed at “Deering High School” but it was actually “Deering Oaks.” He also said the incident actually happened in a home bathroom, not a school restroom. But he insisted that a “Portland-area” student was treated three times in a week for overdoses.

City spokeswoman Jessica Grondin says police have administered Narcan to teenagers only twice - once to a 17-year-old and once to a 19-year-old.



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