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  1. Belfast, Mount View boys, Mustang, Viking girls collect victoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Republican Journal

    ... team effort. The season is young, we still have a lot to work on but getting the first win always feels good." In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Belfast (1-3, 2.1605 points) is eighth, while Winslow (3-0, ...

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  2. Indiana Man Extradited to Wiscasset for Alleged Sexual Exploitation of a MinorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lincoln County News

    By Abigail W. Adams An Indiana man has been extradited to Wiscasset for allegedly posing as a Maine high school student on Facebook and convincing a Lincoln County minor to send him sexually explicit photographs. Danny Wayne Douglas, 47, of Thorntown, Ind., was brought to Two Bridges Regional Jail by a U.S. marshal on Nov. 8, where he is being held without bail.

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  3. Unbeaten Panther girls dismantle Shipbuilders; boys drop first gameRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Herald Gazette

    ... Panthers were 22-of-26 (85 percent) from the charity stripe, while the Shipbuilders were 3-of-9 (33 percent). In the Maine Principals' Association Heal Point Standings for Eastern Class B, Medomak Valley (4-0, 4.3519 points) is third, while Camden ...

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  4. Lincoln starts prep work on $1.8M widening of West BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... on a partnership contract that they hope will lead to a long section of the road being widened. Buy Photo LINCOLN, Maine - Town and state officials said Wednesday that they hope to begin a $1.8 million widening of West Broadway by fall 2015. They ...

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  5. Mercy credits EMHS merger with financial turnaround in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Portland-based Mercy Health System announced Wednesday it finished with a net financial gain during its first year as a part of Brewer-based Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, reversing two years of losses before the affiliation. For the hospital system's fiscal year, which ended in September, Mercy recorded $3.4 million in operating income, according to a statement from the hospital.

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  6. Maine advocates for ending Cuban trade embargo, including John...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    It was 2006 and the Brunswick-Trinidad Sister City Association had days of unforgettable events all set up, but as the organization's members have come to expect, international politics scuttled the plan. The association and other organizations had planned for famed Cuban painter Elio Vilva to travel from Cuba to Maine to launch an art show at Bowdoin College.

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  7. Cops: Boy sent threats that led to school closuresRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Police arrested a 16-year-old Maine resident and accused him of sending two threatening emails to a school district that resulted in three days of school closures. There was sufficient evidence to indicate the threat to Regional School Unit 14, which serves 3,300 students from Windham and Raymond, was credible, police said.

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  8. State police want law allowing OUI test for marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun Journal

    The Maine State Police will be asking state lawmakers to make it legal for police to test drivers who may be impaired from using marijuana. Auburn police officer Matt Elie administers a breath test on Kelli Amezcua during "Are You an Impaired Motorist?" at Margaritas in Auburn in this 2010 Sun Journal file photo.

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  9. In a few short months, Mount Waldo Plastics was able to sell enough...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    Mount Waldo Plastics owners Michael and Stacey Thibodeau present a check for $10,098 to EMMC Foundation Philanthropy Officer Jenifer Lloyd with the help of cancer survivor Charlene Boggins. In a few short months, Mount Waldo Plastics was able to sell enough pink snow shovels to donate more than $10,000 to Eastern Maine Medical Center's Champion the Cure Challenge.

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  10. 'Pink Snofighter' fundraiser shovels $10,000 toward cancer research at EMMCRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    A limited-edition run of "Pink Snofighter" shovels by Mt. Waldo Plastics of Frankfort resulted in the donation of more than $10,000 to Eastern Maine Medical Center's "Champion the Cure Challenge" on Wednesday.

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  11. Two men safe after boat burns off VinalhavenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    Maine Marine Patrol was notified of the fire off Vinalhaven just after 1 p.m., according to Jeff Nichols, Director of Communications for the Marine Patrol. David Anthony, 45 and his son Blake, 21, had experienced engine trouble prior to the 25-foot lobster boat Midnight Rider being engulfed in flames.

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  12. Quarry Hill Gives Moody Sweet Send-Off After 36 Years of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    ... Moody family. Last month, Gail's daughter, Linda Meservey, a certified nursing assistant at Quarry Hill, was one of 17 Maine healthcare workers cited for "Excellence in Caregiving" by the Maine Health Care Association. Quarry Hill is Midcoast ...

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  13. State police in Bangor seeking missing truckRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... two men believed to have the truck in their possession either work for the company or used to work for the company in Maine. The trooper added that there are no criminal charges pending in connection with the truck, and police are just looking to ...

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  14. Truck rollover closes Route 11 north of PattenRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Maine State Police are reporting both lanes of Route 11 north of Patten are closed to traffic because of an overturned tractor-trailer in the road. No details were available Wednesday afternoon from the state police barracks in Houlton, but the dispatcher on duty confirmed the road was closed.

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  15. Pink snow shovels earn $10,098 to benefit Champion the CureRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Mt. Waldo Plastics owners Michael and Stacy Thibodeau, Jenifer Lloyd from the Eastern Maine Medical Center Foundation, and Charlene Boggins of Veazie who is a cancer survivor. FRANKFORT, Maine - Michael Thibodeau, owner of Mt.

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  16. LePage team preparing for inauguration festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... be sworn in by the newly minted Senate President, Mike Thibodeau of Winterport, before a special joint session of that Maine Legislature. Several hours later, the Civic Center play host again for a night of drinking, dancing, schmoozing and ...

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  17. RSU 12 Awarded Multimillion-Dollar Preschool Expansion GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Lincoln County News

    ... board meeting Thursday Dec. 11. (photo Abigail Adams) By Abigail W. Adams RSU 12 was one of 13 school districts in Maine awarded a multimillion-dollar Department of Education preschool expansion grant on Dec. 10. A total of $14.8 million in federal ...

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  18. Deputies Attend Wreaths Across America Ceremony In D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Lincoln County News

    ... ultimate price to keep us free." Wreaths Across America began in 1992 when Worcester Wreath Company, of Harrington, Maine, had an unexpected surplus of wreaths. Morrill Worcester, owner of Worcester Wreath Company, arranged to have the wreaths ...

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  19. MSAD#60 Backpack Program in full swingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    An ambitious effort is underway in Maine's S.A.D. 60 to help alleviate child hunger by providing local, needy children with nutritious and easy to prepare food at times when other resources are not available, such as weekends and school vacations. Spearheaded by teacher Andrew Elwell and his students at the Mary Hurd Academy in North Berwick, the M.S.A.D. 60 Backpack Program is already on its way to becoming a reality.

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  20. Warren man arrested for selling drugs, violates conditions of release 7 timesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    ... a not guilty plea because he is concerned how a conviction would affect a Cumberland County case pending against him. Maine Drug Enforcement Agent James Pease said earlier this week, that Brooks' trafficking arrest is related to the arrest of ...

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