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Ice Jams Cause Minor Flooding

WASHBURN, Maine (AP) _ The National Weather Service says ice jams on the Aroostook River are causing minor road flooding…

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Maine Welfare Fraud Investigations Increase Significantly

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s administration says the number of welfare fraud investigations and prosecutions have gone…

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Maine Man Charged with Setting Fire to His Home

SOUTH CHINA, Maine (AP) _ A South China man is charged with arson, accusing him of setting the fire that…

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WGAN Maine Minute 4/17

Hear WGAN's Maine Minute, with what you need to know today in Maine.

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FEMA Aid Urged for Winter Blizzard in Washington County

Maine's congressional delegation is urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency to add Washington County to a winter storm disaster declaration.

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Clock Ticking on Howard Johnson’s Restaurant in Maine

BANGOR, Maine (AP) _ There are only two Howard Johnson’s restaurants left, and that number could soon be halved. The…

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Maine Man Sentenced for Under-the-Table Dealing of Lobsters

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A federal judge has sentenced a Maine man to eight months and ordered him to pay…

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Slow Start to Elver Season Means High Price for Baby Eels

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine’s baby eel season is off to a slow start, causing prices to balloon back to…

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Bookkeeper Gets 2 Years for $1M in Unauthorized Checks

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A New Hampshire bookkeeper has been sentenced in Maine to a little over two years in…

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Randolph Woman Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking Charges

A Randolph woman has pleaded guilty to prostitution charges related to a brothel she ran in Litchfield.

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Parents Support Allowing Medical Marijuana in Maine Schools

Some parents are urging Maine lawmakers to allow medical marijuana in schools.

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Police: Manchester Break-in Suspects Were ‘Very Drunk’

Police say two men were ``very drunk'' when they broke into two Manchester stores after their car ran out of gas.

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Woman Charged With Prostitution at Falmouth Business

A New York City woman is facing prostitution charges following a raid by local and federal law enforcement authorities on her Falmouth-based acupressure and massage therapy business.

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Maine Tribes Tell High School To Drop Indian Nickname

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) Ten people representing four Maine Indian tribes have met with a Skowhegan school panel to urge its members to drop Indians as the local high school's mascot.

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