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Litchfield Woman Faces Sex Trafficking Charge

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A Litchfield woman faces a felony charge of aggravated sex trafficking for allegedly coercing a 17-year-old girl into prostitutio

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Farmington Apartment Struck By Lightning

FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) - Fire officials say a lightning strike started a blaze at a Farmington apartment building that caused as much as $100,000 in damage.

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Ex-Market Basket Boss Wants To Buy Company

TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) - The former chief executive of the Market Basket supermarket chain whose ouster has led to employee protests, customer boycotts and empty shelves wants to buy the entire company.

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Man Struck and Killed By Train

NORTH BERWICK, ME (WGAN) - A man was struck and killed by the Downeaster last night.

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Train And Logging Truck Collide

LIVERMORE FALLS, Maine (AP) - A train and a logging truck have collided in Livermore Falls, injuring the truck driver and spilling logs over a busy road.

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Residents Report Bear Sightings in Maine City

Multiple people are calling Waterville police to report that they have seen a bear wandering through the city of nearly 16,000.

GENERIC FIRE LARGE

Augusta Fire Displaces 13

Thirteen people are searching for new homes after an Augusta, Maine fire displaced them.

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LePage Wants to Require Work for Food Stamp Users

Maine Gov. Paul LePage wants to require food stamp recipients to work while receiving benefits.

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University of Southern Maine Names New President

University of Southern Maine officials say former Central Maine Power chief David Flanagan will lead the state's second-largest university as its new president.

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Portland To Consider A Minimum Wage Hike

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Portland is considering a plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $9.50 per hour, two dollars more than the current statewide minimum.

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Maine To Open Center For Migrant Blueberry Farmers

COLUMBIA, Maine (AP) - The Maine Department of Labor is joining with community service organizations to open a service center for migrant farm workers in Washington County.

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LePage: Feds Placed 8 Immigrant Children In Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Gov. Paul LePage says that eight unaccompanied children who crossed the nation's border illegally have been placed in Maine.

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Seventeen years after Tyson nibbled off part of Holyfield's ear in a championship bout, the boxer-turned-actor will be on hand to salute his former foe.

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Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson air some of their long-lost workout tapes and prove that "you've gotta hustle for the muscle."