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Officials: Maine Paper Mill Closing; 570 Jobs Lost

Verso officials say they're closing the company's Bucksport mill, putting more than 500 people out of work.


Maine Panel Approves 2014-15 Scallop Rules

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A key Maine advisory council is approving the rules for the state's forthcoming scallop fishing season.


Oxford Woman Gets 18 Months for Fatal Crash

PARIS, Maine (AP) _ A Maine woman convicted of manslaughter for being behind the wheel during a crash that killed two of her passengers has been ordered to serve 18 months in prison.


Maine Clerks Prepare for Onslaught of Ballots

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine's town clerks are preparing for an onslaught of absentee ballots, and the failure of an early voting proposal in the Legislature means there's little hope for relief anytime soon.


First Maine Child Tests Positive for Enterovirus

A Maine child has tested positive for a respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the country.

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Maine Gets 500 Letters Favoring Rules for Chemical

Environmental organizers say Maine regulators are reviewing more than 500 letters in support of new regulations about household chemicals.


Handcuffed Man in Socks Flees Maine Police

Maine state police say they are searching for an Otisfield man who fled a state trooper's car while in handcuffs.


Sen. King Endorsing Cain in Maine’s 2nd CD Race

Independent Sen. Angus King is endorsing Democrat Emily Cain in the race for Maine's 2nd Congressional District seat.


New Restriction on New England Cod Fishing Debated

Federal regulators are debating emergency restrictions to the Gulf of Maine's cod fishery.


Deal in Farmington Wrongful Death Suit Rejected

A lawsuit against the town of Farmington, the police chief and an officer filed by the parents of an Army veteran shot and killed by police will move forward after the town rejected a settlement.


Oxford Woman Faces Sentencing in Fatal Crash

A Maine woman convicted of manslaughter for being behind the wheel during a crash that killed two of her passengers faces sentencing.


Driver Dead in Early Morning Bangor Crash

Bangor police are investigating an early morning fatal crash

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Portland Woman Gets 9 Months For Embezzlement

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Portland woman has been sentenced to nine months in prison for embezzling more than $330,000 from a Chinese company that planned to invest in a Baileyville paper mill.

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Pot Robbers Identified

(WGAN- Me State Police) - State Police say they issued arrest warrants for two of the three men who robbed a Winterport man of his medicinal marijuana a week ago.


Maine’s Archery Deer Hunt Begins This Week

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s season for hunting deer with bows and arrows is set to begin this week. The…

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