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Politics

New legislative effort to target chemicals that pose risk

New legislative effort to target chemicals that pose riskThe group said Maine DEP has ignored the scientific evidence and not listed those chemicals.
  • Politics
  • 8 hours, 49 minutes ago
Black Bears

UMaine player Wood up for choice player of the year

UMaine player Wood up for choice player of the yearYou can vote for Liz Wood until Thursday, March 5.
  • Black Bears
  • 13 hours, 49 minutes ago
Local

Jurors hear Dube interview, testimony from fellow inmates in trial

Jurors hear Dube interview, testimony from fellow inmates in trialFormer inmate said Kyle Dube told him, Nichole Cable "looked like she needed to be killed."
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 36 minutes ago
Nation Now

World's oldest person celebrates 117th birthday

World's oldest person celebrates 117th birthdayHappy Birthday, Misao Okawa!
  • Nation Now
  • 16 hours, 9 minutes ago
Local

8 indicted following four month investigation

8 indicted following four month investigationInvestigators believe the guns were brought to a home in Buxton where they were sold for money and drugs.
  • Local
  • 8 hours, 24 minutes ago
Local

Firefighter recognized for quick actions at 1-95 crash

Firefighter recognized for quick actions at 1-95 crashMayor Isgro told those in attendance to Tuesday's City Council meeting that Nygren put his own life at risk and acted selfless and in a professional manner.
  • Local
  • 20 hours, 43 minutes ago
News

Wednesday's Top Stories

Wednesday's Top StoriesWednesday's Top Stories 3/4/2015
  • News
  • 19 hours, 55 minutes ago
Local

Cain announces candidacy for Maine's 2nd District in 2016

Cain announces candidacy for Maine's 2nd District in 2016Cain promises that her next campaign against Poliquin "will be better and bigger than last time."
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Morning commute slowed due to vehicle crash in Winslow

Morning commute slowed due to vehicle crash in WinslowChristopher J. Carron was transported to Inland Hospital for minor injuries.
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 42 minutes ago
Tech

Meet the woman who coined #BlackLivesMatter

Meet the woman who coined #BlackLivesMatterAlicia Garza coined the phrase that leaped from social media to the streets.
  • Tech
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Bangor

Powerpoint causes delays in Dube trial

Powerpoint causes delays in Dube trialThe defense objected to several of the images and some of the text in the powerpoint.
  • Bangor
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Morning Report

MORNING STUMPER for Wednesday, Mar. 4

MORNING STUMPER for Wednesday, Mar. 4What was so colorful about Vivaldi for people to call him the Red Priest?
  • Morning Report
  • 20 hours, 40 minutes ago
News

Victims to relive horror of marathon bombing as trial begins

Victims to relive horror of marathon bombing as trial beginsVictims to relive horror of marathon bombing as trial begins
  • News
  • 22 hours, 20 minutes ago
News

Boston bombing jury chosen; trial to start Wednesday

Boston bombing jury chosen; trial to start WednesdayDzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, faces 30 charges. If convicted, he'll get life in prison or death.
  • News
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Money

Donation announced to help displaced mill workers

Donation announced to help displaced mill workersSeveral Maine foundations announced a $75,000 donation to displaced mill workers.
  • Money
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Local

Gardiner man gets 3 years for Bridgton pharmacy robbery

Gardiner man gets 3 years for Bridgton pharmacy robberyRichard pleaded guilty to the robbery in October.
  • Local
  • 20 hours, 2 minutes ago
Politics

Maine DOT says it needs extra $70M a year for bridges

Maine DOT says it needs extra $70M a year for bridgesMaine is short of money to keep up with bridge replacement.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Former sheriff pleads not guilty in statement

Former sheriff pleads not guilty in statementA former Washington County Sheriff pleaded not guilty to a host of misdemeanor Criminal Charges.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Money

State treasurer holding $200M in unclaimed property

State treasurer holding $200M in unclaimed propertyMainers can easily check if they have unclaimed property in their name.
  • Money
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Katahdin

Former mill workers go back to school

Former mill workers go back to schoolMany of the former mill workers are only a decade away or so from retirement.
  • Katahdin
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Politics

Welfare cuts for asylum-seekers spark debate in Augusta

Welfare cuts for asylum-seekers spark debate in AugustaMaine is one of only five states that provides food benefits to asylum-seekers.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Portland

Excessive snow crushing gas lines and meters

Excessive snow crushing gas lines and metersGas companies and fire departments have seen a lot of gas leaks, as lines buckle under the heavy snow.
  • Portland
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Local

Travis Mills Foundation purchases Maine Chance Lodge

Travis Mills Foundation purchases Maine Chance LodgeThe lodge, located in Rome, Maine, will become a retreat for combat wounded, disabled veterans and their families.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Local

Judge says Bangor man's deal too lenient

Judge says Bangor man's deal too lenientAuthorities say Bowie stabbed the victim in the abdomen and head during a fight in June.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
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