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  1. OUI suspect released from hospital, police not notifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... INTO THE TREES. FIRST RESPONDERS HAD TO USE A CHAINSAW TO GET HER AND HER SON OUT. OVERTAKEN TO ST. MARY'S IN LEWISTON. IN AN APPARENT MIXUP, SHE WAS RELEASED BEFORE POLICE COULD TAKE HER INTO CUSTODY. SHE WAS ARRESTED THIS MORNING. DURING THE ...

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  2. The level 2-5 girl's gymnastics team from North Atlantic Gymnastics...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    ... level 2 girls placed 3rd as a team with a combined score of 104.1. The girls were mere points behind Andy Valley of Lewiston (second) and Iron Rail Gymnastics from Massachusetts(first). Individual highlights included a first place finish for Abigail ...

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  3. Police charge Litchfield woman with her 4th OUI chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... according to McCausland. The son received minor injuries and was treated and released from St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston. Cookson was taken to Central Maine Medical Center with a serious ankle injury. She was discharged from the hospital during ...

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  4. Litchfield woman facing fourth DUI charge after crash with son in vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    A Litchfield woman is facing her fourth drunk driving charge after an accident in Wales last week, according to Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland. Police are attempting to locate Kristy Cookson, 33, after she was apparently discharged from a Lewiston hospital over the weekend without police being notified, McCausland said.

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  5. Police search for Litchfield woman after her 4th OUI chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... according to McCausland. The son received minor injuries and was treated and released from St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston. Cookson was taken to Central Maine Medical Center with a serious ankle injury. This is the fourth time in the past decade ...

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  6. Portland volunteers pack 200,000 meals to send overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    ... 00,000 meals will go out to people in need. "We're just hoping to grow. So we're hoping to get maybe an event up in Lewiston, up in Auburn. Bangor's actually got an event coming up next month," said Rachel Carlson the group's volunteer coordinator.

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  7. New law will require school to conduct lockdown drillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... reality, and that is that among our biggest safety concerns in schools now," said Bill Webster, superintendent of Lewiston Schools. State Sen. Nate Libby said it makes school that weren't practicing lockdowns take part in an important new drill. "Up ...

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  8. Late-blooming Lewiston left-hander commits to UMaine baseball programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Bangor Daily News

    Less than a year ago, Eddie Emerson's best prospects for playing college baseball were at the Division III level. On Wednesday, the former Lewiston High School pitcher made a verbal commitment to accept a partial scholarship from the University of Maine.

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  9. Maine National Guard cancels 136th's deployment to KuwaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Sun Journal

    ... said. The 136th was notified by the National Guard Bureau in December that all 160 members of the Skowhegan and Lewiston-based unit would be heading to Kuwait in support of the drawdown of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. "The deployment cancellation is ...

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  10. 28th Annual Conference - Maine Association for Infant Mental HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and Adolescents. This conference will be on Friday, May 8, from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Carriage House in Lewiston, Maine (a new location). To register, please go to www.infantmentalhealth.org. For further information, please contact Debra Nugent ...

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  11. Film by 217 Films on Marsden Hartley Opens Festival in Hartley's HometownRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | PRWeb

    "Cleophas and His Own" -- 217 Films' film about the American Modernist master and Lewiston, Maine native, Marsden Hartley -- will screen in Hartley's hometown as the opening night film at the Emerge Film Festival. "Cleophas" was shot and edited entirely in Maine and features a nearly all-Maine cast.

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  12. April Programs for Job Seekers at the Lewiston CareerCenterRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | State of Maine

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2015 Contact: Mary LaFontaine, Lewiston CareerCenter, 753-9094 Media Contanct: Julie Rabinowitz, Department of Labor, 621-5009 LEWISTON –The Lewiston CareerCenter is offering no-cost programs throughout April to help job seekers improve skills and get back into the workforce. "The Department of Labor offers programs and workshops throughout the state that can help our citizens in most need find a way out of poverty and into a good-paying job," said Governor Paul R. LePage.

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  13. Middleton selectmen hold interim meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... GWRSD is on the school's FIRST Robotics Team. On March 13 and 14 they had the first of two competitions in Lewiston, Maine and the second held on March 21 and 22 in Durham at the Whittemore Center. Calling themselves 'The Resistance', they placed 15 ...

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  14. 'Honest Pint' bill passes Maine House on split vote ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Sun Journal

    Pedro O'Hara's bartender Tim Blue fills a pint of Guinness at the Lewiston bar in this February file photo. "Having a head on a beer actually enhances the flavor and gives the beer its aroma that customers have come to expect," Blue said.

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  15. Can lower age requirements get more young Mainers to run for office?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... legislators are running and making their mark in Maine. Brakey is joined by 29-year-old state Sens. Nathan Libby, D-Lewiston, and Garrett Mason, R-Lisbon Falls. In the Maine House is 21-year-old Rep. Anthony Edgecomb , R-Fairfield. In 2013, House ...

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  16. Lewiston man pleads guilty to credit union robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Sun Journal

    A Lewiston man who robbed a Lewiston credit union and was later overheard on a police wiretap trying to order crack cocaine over the phone has pleaded guilty. Travis Mullen entered his plea in U.S. District Court on Wednesday in connection with the October robbery of the Community Credit Union.

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  17. Legislative panel ponders bills to build Maine task force for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Sun Journal

    A Lewiston lawmaker and Marine Corps veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan wants Maine to take a hard look at how the state helps veterans who return home after their service. State Rep. Jared Golden, D-Lewiston, said Wednesday that the state's Bureau of Veterans Services does many good things and offers many programs and benefits to veterans, but there are still gaps between state and federal programs that leave behind many veterans, especially younger ones.

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  18. Bill to keep younger students in school gets committee approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Sun Journal

    Lawmakers on the Legislature's Education Committee on Tuesday agreed to change the state's truancy laws in an effort to help school districts improve attendance for students under the age of 7. The bill, LD 311, offered by state Sen. Nathan Libby, D-Lewiston, was meant to address concerns from Lewiston Schools Superintendent Bill Webster over the poor attendance records for many of the school system's 5- and 6-year-olds.

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  19. Peter Drews, D.D.S., To Collaborate With VARead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PRWeb

    Peter Drews, D.D.S., of Drews Dental Services, plans to collaborate with the VA to provide dental care to homeless veterans in Lewiston, ME. Drews Dental Services proudly announces that Peter Drews, D.D.S., is to collaborate with the VA to provide dental care to homeless veterans in Lewiston, ME.

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  20. Teacher: The disturbing things Ia ve learned about our new Common Core testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Washington Post

    Emily Talmage is an elementary school teacher in Lewiston, Maine who did some research on the new Common Core tests that her students are taking this spring. In Maine, students are taking the Maine Educational Assessments in math and English Language Arts, developed by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, one of the two multi-state consortia given a total of some $360 million in federal funds to develop new exams that align with the Core standards.

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