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Police: Handcuffed Man Escapes From Cruiser

CHELSEA, Maine (AP) Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who jumped out of a state police cruiser and escaped into the woods after his arrest in Chelsea earlier this week.

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Maine CDC Issues Hepatitis A Alert

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says a worker at a Cumberland County restaurant infected with hepatitis A may have exposed customers.

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Obama Energizes Maine Democrats For Michaud

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - With less than a week until Election Day, Democrats are hoping President Barack Obama's visit to Maine will energize their base and get supporters to get out and vote to unseat Republican Gov. Paul LePage.

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No Timetable For Hayride Death Investigation

MECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) - Maine police say there is no timetable for wrapping up an investigation into a fatal Halloween-themed hayride accident.

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Squirrel Causes Lewiston Power Outage

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - A power outage that knocked out electricity to thousands of homes and businesses in Lewiston is being blamed on a squirrel.

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Independent Governor Candidate Cutler Cuts Ads

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Independent Maine gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler is reducing his budget for television advertising in the week leading up to the election.

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Maine’s High Court Denies Fast Appeal in Bear Case

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is denying an animal rights group's request for an expedited appeal in its case against the state's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

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Health Care Professionals Back Quarantined Nurse

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A group of Maine health professionals is criticizing the state's protocols for health care professionals who've treated Ebola patients.

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Maine Heating Prices Continue to Fall

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine officials say the price of heating oil in the state dropped 8 cents this week, continuing a downward trend in the price of fuel.

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