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Police: 21-Year-Old Woman Dies in Northern Maine Crash

Police in Maine say a 21-year-old woman died after losing control of her vehicle while driving in a small town near the state's border with Canada.

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Legislature OKs Cold Case Unit, But It Still Awaits Funding

Maine lawmakers have again approved a bill to create a special state unit dedicated to investigating unsolved homicides, but the measure still needs to be funded.

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Maine Minute 5/27

Hear the WGAN Maine Minute for Wednesday, May 27th.

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Panel Eyes LePage Plan to Shake Up Constitutional Officers

Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration says allowing the governor to appoint the attorney general and treasurer would make state government run more efficiently and effectively.

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Police: 19-year-old Killed in Portland Shooting Not a Target

The parents of the 19-year-old man killed in a flurry of gunfire in Portland's Old Port district say their son was a bystander in a confrontation that didn't involve him.

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Prosecutors, Defense Rest in Christmas Day ’13 Killing Trial

The prosecution and defense have rested their case in the trial of an Ellsworth man charged with killing his wife on Christmas Day 2013.

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US Labor Secretary Visits Maine, Portsmouth Shipyards

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says an aging workforce at shipyards underscores the importance of training a new generation of workers with the skills needed to ``punch their ticket to the middle class.''

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Maine House Opposes Contentious Abortion Bill

The Maine House of Representatives has rejected a contentious bill that seeks to require abortion clinics to be licensed by the state.

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Maine Senate, House Each Override 2 LePage Vetoes

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Senate has voted to override Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill that would…

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UMaine President to Stay on For an Extra Year

ORONO, Maine (AP) _ The first woman to serve as president of the University of Maine has agreed to stay…

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Evaluation of Defendant Sought in Case of Girlfriend’s Death

Prosecutors say they are still waiting for the completion of a psychological evaluation of a Lewiston man charged with running down and killing his pregnant girlfriend in Maine.

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Phone Scammer Dials Maine State Trooper, Given Stern Warning

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) A Maine state trooper issued a stern warning to a telephone scammer who called to tell him he had missed grand jury duty and would be arrested if he didn't pay a fee.

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Key Financial Statement About Maine Marijuana Vote Due Soon

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Maine officials have less than a week to provide a financial impact statement that a pro-marijuana group needs to begin collecting signatures for its petition.

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Soccer rocked as top FIFA officials arrested in U.S. corruption probe

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Seven of the most powerful figures in soccer face extradition to the U.S. after their arrest in Switzerland, where authorities also announced a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two World Cups.

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BEST OF: Cavs sweep Hawks to head to NBA Finals

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Watch Cleveland win the Eastern Conference Championship through the lens of a high-def slow-motion camera.

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NHL Preview: Ducks battle Blackhawks in Game 6

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Here's a look at Game 6 in the Western Conference Finals.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, May 27.

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Venus Williams fined at French Open after snubbing media

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The tennis star has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers.