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  1. Aggressive, tight play help Bangor girls basketball shut down Skowhegan 36-13Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    Bangor's Katie Butler shoots for two past Skowhegan's Cailee Manzer during their basketball game Thursday at Bangor. Buy Photo Bangor's Mary Butler goes up for two past Skowhegan during their basketball game Thursday at Bangor.

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  2. New data shows Maine foreign exports down about 12 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Sun Journal

    ... was up 5.3 percent or a value increase of about $12 million from 2012. Maine House Majority Leader Jeff McCabe, D-Skowhegan, said he and other leaders would be anxious to see 2014 data because there were signs that Chinese economy was "ramping up ...

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  3. Skowhegan man with 440 bags of heroin faces trafficking chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Sun Journal

    Police say a Skowhegan man is facing drug charges after a raid on his apartment yielded more than 400 bags of heroin. Darreyl Wright entered no plea to the charges against him in an initial appearance Wednesday in Somerset County District Court.

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  4. Marion (Chabot) ClukeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Bangor Daily News

    Marion Helen Clukey, 90, passed away peacefully December 17, 2014 at Cedar Ridge Center in Skowhegan. She was born July 10, 1924 in Exeter to Aurele and Mary Chabot, one of nine children.

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  5. Skowhegan man arrested after drug raid produces heroin, other contrabandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Bangor Daily News

    A local man is facing multiple charges after a drug raid produced 445 bags of heroin and other contraband, sheriff's deputies said. A search warrant was executed Tuesday morning at the residence of Darryel Wright, 36, according to Chief Deputy Dale Lancaster of the Somerset County Sheriff's Office.

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  6. State Employees Association names new executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and later as president of (UPIU, PACE) United Steelworkers Local 9 at the S.D. Warren/Sappi paper mill in Skowhegan. "For decades, Rod has worked tirelessly for good wages, solid benefits and safe working conditions on behalf of Maine workers who ...

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  7. Anne J. MaherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Herald Gazette

    She was born Nov. 15, 1945, to Charles and Marguerite Orosz in Skowhegan. In 1961, the family moved to Rockland, and Anne graduated from Rockland District High School in 1964.

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  8. Windjammers split talent-laden meet with Black Raiders, IndiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Herald Gazette

    The Camden Hills wrestling team hosted Winslow and Skowhegan in a top-tier tri-meet on Saturday, Dec. 13, as the three teams looked to pick up early-season victories. The Windjammers split with the two foes as they picked up a 48-26 win over the Black Raiders, while they fell to the Class A Indians 44-36.

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  9. Janaury Workshops at the Skowhegan CareerCenterRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | State of Maine

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2014 Contact: Anita Dunham, Skowhegan CareerCenter, 474-4950; Julie Rabinowitz, Department of Labor, 621-5009 SKOWHEGAN-Maine CareerCenters bring job seekers and employers together. For those who are looking to make a change in careers or get a new job, the Skowhegan CareerCenter will be offering a variety of programs for job seekers in January.

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  10. Longtime Skowhegan Special Educator Maine's 2015 Teacher of the YearRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | State of Maine

    In a surprise all-school assembly today, Maine Education Commissioner Jim Rier announced Skowhegan Area Middle School's Jennifer Dorman was selected from nearly 400 nominees as Maine's top teacher SKOWHEGAN – A 20-year veteran special educator in Somerset County schools committed to supporting her students succeed despite their challenges has been selected as the 2015 Teacher of the Year. In a surprise assembly at MSAD 54's Skowhegan Area Middle School on Thursday, Education Commissioner Jim Rier announced Jennifer Dorman had been chosen from a field of 376 nominees as Maine's top teacher.

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  11. Deer rescued from icy Kennebec RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Bangor Daily News

    A deer that had fallen through ice on the Kennebec River on Tuesday morning was rescued by firefighters and game wardens. Skowhegan Fire Chief Shawn Howard said firefighters were requested to respond by the Maine Warden Service shortly after 10:30 a.m. The chief said he, along with firefighters Linwood Corson, Scott Libby and Capt.

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  12. Hawks have inside track to fourth straight titleRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... back,' Rix said. “That's a school where everyone can wrestle.” Massabesic will also be in the mix. Skowhegan - third last year - from the East also bears watching. “Our numbers have dropped,” said Noble coach Kip DeVoll. ...

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  13. Skowhegan police seek man who robbed another man of money, cellphoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Bangor Daily News

    Skowhegan Police Chief Ted Blais said police were called to an area of Poplar Street shortly before 8 p.m. A K9 unit from the Somerset County Sheriff's Office responded to track the suspect, but he was not located.

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  14. Attorney general, secretary of state re-elected, state treasurer ousted by LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Bangor Daily News

    ... for eight years who know who I am and how I operate and trust me." Democratic House Majority Leader Jeff McCabe of Skowhegan, who had previously predicted that Douglass would be re-elected, said after the vote that Douglass's recent tenure in the ...

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  15. LePage administers oath of office to lawmakers as 127th Legislature begins workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Bangor Daily News

    House Majority Leader Jeff McCabe, D-Skowhegan, speaks after being sworn into the 127th Legislature in Augusta on Wednesday. Buy Photo Senate Assistant Minority Leader Dawn Hill, D-Cape Neddick, claps at the State House in Augusta on Wednesday.

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  16. Wednesday morning headlines from WMTW News 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... WAS HURT. THE DRIVER OF 18 WHEELER COMES UNINJURED AFTER HIS RIG BARRELS INTO A HOME EARLY TUESDAY MORNING IN SKOWHEGAN ROUTE 201. THE IMPACT WAS SO POWERFUL IT KNOCKED THE HOUSE RIGHT OFF OF ITS FOUNDATION. THE HOUSE IS PART OF THE "TOWNE MOTEL" ...

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  17. Cough fit causes crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    A tractor-trailer driver escaped injury when lost control of his big rig and slammed into a house that is part of the Towne Motel on Route 201 in Skowhegan early Tuesday morning, police said. The driver told police the crash occurred while he was having a coughing fit.

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  18. Good Will-Hinckley's "Festival of Trees" 22nd Annual Holiday CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Bangor Daily News

    ... purchased in advance by calling 207-238-4280 or by email at getinvolved@gwh.org. Immediately following dinner, the Skowhegan Area High School Concert Choir and Good Will-Hinckley Students will perform live entertainment at 7 and 7:30 p.m. The ...

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  19. Trio of Maine legislators headed to Taiwan for trade missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Bangor Daily News

    Just a day after being sworn into office on Wednesday, a trio of state lawmakers, two Democrats and one Republican, will head to Taiwan on a trade mission. State Sens. John Patrick, D-Rumford, and Brian Langley, R-Ellsworth, along with state Rep. Jeff McCabe, D-Skowhegan, will leave Thursday on the trip paid for by the Taiwanese government.

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  20. Truck crashes into vacant house in SkowheganRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Bangor Daily News

    A trucker escaped injury Tuesday morning after his rig crashed into a vacant house on Route 201, according to officials. The driver, whose name was not available, was not hauling anything, Savage said.

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