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Augusta drug trafficking nets man one year in prison

Augusta drug trafficking nets man one year in prison

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Gerard Cormier is sentenced on cocaine trafficking and possession charges, but a charge of possession...


Lewiston grad Elijah Solis on learning life skills, chasing dreams

Lewiston grad Elijah Solis on learning life skills, chasing dreams

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After a failed bid to get hired at Disney World and a stint in the Marines, the 23-year-old made his...


Sebago ice-fishing derby could reduce trout overpopulation

Sebago ice-fishing derby could reduce trout overpopulation

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A new regulation means entrants will be able to keep togue in the 23- to 25-inch range, a change that...


Bethel remembers world’s tallest snowman, 20 years later

Bethel remembers world’s tallest snowman, 20 years later

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Jim Sysko of Newry helped create the 113-foot, 7-inch 'Angus, King of the Mountain' in 1999 and went...


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Felony arson charge against Wilton woman dismissed

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Angie E. Clark, who was accused of setting fire to her boyfriend's Farmington house last summer, pleads...


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Auburn man charged with rape and murder in 1993 Alaska case

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Steven Downs, 44, is arrested in Auburn in the death of 20-year-old Sophie Sergie at the University...


Family mourns as police investigate fatal Standish crash

Family mourns as police investigate fatal Standish crash

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Police say the 20-year-old driver, who is a student at St. Joseph's College, is fully cooperating in...


Crash closes part of I-95 northbound near Portland

Crash closes part of I-95 northbound near Portland

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As of 8 p.m., northbound traffic was being rerouted off the Maine Turnpike.


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State education funding projections bring good news for districts

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Preliminary figures based on governor's budget released Friday.


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Alleged bigamist to return to New England

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Michael Middleton waived extradition Friday in a court in Ohio and is expected to return to Maine to...


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Maine DHHS adds $3 million to heating assistance

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The federally funded program helps low-income families afford home energy costs.


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Church-turned-condos now in bankruptcy

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Williston West was scheduled for an auction Friday, but instead sought bankruptcy protection.


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Portraits of BIW workers find a home at the State House

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Two artists photographed and interviewed shipbuilders about their work for a series of protraits, drawing...


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Fuel delivery mix up in Richmond closes gas pumps

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A mix-up with fuel delivery prompted the gas pumps to be taken out of service at the Exit 43 Quik Stop...


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Mills signs executive order reversing LePage moratorium on wind energy

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The governor's order opens the door for state agencies to issue permits that were put in limbo under...


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