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Bassam Khabieh, a Colby College fellow, spoke to a group at Cony High School on Monday about how he hopes his photos can be used to convict war crimes. [Read More]
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It's time for the lawmakers in Augusta to clear the air and begin anew. [Read More]
In Augusta Monday morning, a new public school report card system was unveiled. They're calling it Maine's model of support. "We're trying to make sur... [Read More]
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A bomb squad is en route to Harpswell from Augusta, after a projectile was delivered ashore at Bailey Island in Harpswell. The projectile was brought in off a lobster boat Saturday. It is about 6 inches in diameter and 3 to 4 feet long. It is believed the object was taken from roughly 12 miles off the coast. It was initially tangled in fishing lines and covered in mud, but once the fishermen saw it was labeled "live round" they ceased operations and called police, who notified the Navy's Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit, who in turn called the bomb... [Read More]
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The Maine secretary of state's office won't investigate concerns raised by some Republican voters who say they received ballots for the wrong congressional district. A spokeswoman for Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap, a Democrat, said Friday the office had seen no evidence to support claims that some voters in up to four towns in the 1st Congressional District received ballots for the 2nd Congressional District. The Portland Press Herald reports Dunlap spokeswoman Kristen Muszynski questioned whether a Republican Party news release with signed affidavits by 17 mid-coast voters was an attempt to use the media "to sow unfounded doubt... [Read More]
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Top threats to Hampden Academy, according to a Class A North preseason coaches poll, are regional finalist Medomak Valley of Waldoboro and Cony of Augusta.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News. [Read More]
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Hundreds greet the convoy Sunday during festivities at the Augusta Civic Center. [Read More]
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This year's convoy is the longest in its history, with 11 tractor trailers to deliver the wreaths. The convoy made several stops on Sunday, including a salute to veterans in Augusta. [Read More]
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An autobody shop in Washington is a total loss after it went up in flames early Sunday morning. It happened on Augusta road around 4:30 A... [Read More]
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The Maine Department of Education says it has received a five-year grant of nearly $3 million from the federal government to help with emergency management plans. The money is from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. The state education department says it will go toward a project... [Read More]
In his Nov. 25 letter to the editor, "Paid sick-leave proposal another left-wing disaster," the Maine Heritage Policy Center's Terry Brown is still beating on the universal home care program referendum, which was hardly a policy disaster. Its message was heard loud and clear in Augusta. While I'm glad the Maine Heritage Policy Center is researching how the paid sick-leave proposal will affect Maine's small businesses, I worry that the proposal's opponents will do all they can to distort the truth and even lie, as they did in their fear-mongering campaign to prevent our elderly and disabled, including veterans,... [Read More]
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Maine Digital Festival seeks to interest, educate students in computer science and programming. [Read More]
One million balsam wreaths aboard a tractor-trailer caravan are on their way to the nation's most hallowed ground, Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 active duty U.S. service members, veterans and their families. The "Wreaths Across American" convoy departed Saturday from Columbia Falls, Maine, where the wreaths are made, and will stop at schools, memorials and veteran group gatherings along the 740-mile journey to Arlington, Virginia. The tradition began when Maine wreath maker Morrill Worcester donated 5,000 wreaths to Arlington... [Read More]
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One million balsam wreaths aboard a tractor-trailer caravan are on their way to the nation's most hallowed ground, Arlington... [Read More]
Only one of Maine's Native American tribes plans to send a representative to the Legislature next year, down from two this year, as two top Democrats promise to address strained state-tribal relations. The Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians has declined to send a tribal representative to the Legislature next year, joining the... [Read More]
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The most successful deer hunt in Maine in more than a decade is coming to a close. Saturday's the last day of the year for the Maine deer hunt. Hunting is only open to archers and muzzleloaders at this time of the year, and only in certain parts of the state. Hunters... [Read More]
Leaders and community members from across the state gathered in Augusta today to discuss the future of Maine's economy and environment. With... [Read More]
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The family living on Boothby Street is suing the city over the issue, saying it has been using a driveway across the city-owned land for 70 years. [Read More]
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AUGUSTA - People from around Maine and the country gathered in Augusta Thursday to explore the latest technology being used in transportation. Organiz... [Read More]
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Reginald McBride will serve that time concurrently with a 13-year term for federal offenses. [Read More]
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