Maine Woman Who Foiled Abduction Ready for a Fight

The Maine State Museum worker who prevented the abduction of a 2-year-old girl is a grandmother with a bum knee. But Sharon Wise says there would've been a ``big fight'' if the assailant hadn't given up.


Maine’s Jobless Rate Down Slightly in November

Maine's jobless rate dipped slightly last month to 5.7 percent.


Scientists to see if Forecast Calls for Lobsters

Scientists will begin aiding fishermen next year by issuing weekly forecasts about lobster migration.


6,500 Mainers to Lose Food Stamps

Maine Gov. Paul LePage's administration says more than 6,000 Maine residents are about to lose their food stamp benefits.


Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Hiring 715 Workers

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard says it's in the process of hiring more than 700 workers.


Thornton Academy Students Sent Home After Phone Threat

All saco schools were put on lockdown this morning as a precation in response to a phone threat.

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