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Augusta Woman Gets 9 Months for Selling Cocaine

Augusta Woman Gets 9 Months for Selling Cocaine

| April 23, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – An Augusta woman has received a nine-month jail sentence for trafficking cocaine. Justice Donald Marden sentenced Carol Jean Gordon on Tuesday to three years in jail with all but nine months suspended. She was also sentenced to two years’ probation and ordered to pay $800 in fines. The 43-year-old pleaded guilty […]

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Maine Nursing Homes May Get $14 Million Boost

Maine Nursing Homes May Get $14 Million Boost

| April 23, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s nursing homes could see a funding boost under legislation awaiting Gov. Paul LePage’s signature. The Democratic-led Legislature recently approved a $4 million measure that would increase Medicaid reimbursements to nursing homes in the fiscal year that starts in July. Nursing homes currently are reimbursed based on what their expenditures were […]

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RCMP Seeking Public’s Help in Attempted Armed Robbery

RCMP Seeking Public’s Help in Attempted Armed Robbery

| April 23, 2014

The RCMP is continuing to investigate an attempted armed robbery at the Royal Canadian Legion in Hartland, New Brunswick on Friday, April 11. Police were called to the Legion after an armed masked man entered demanding money from a bartender. He fled with nothing and was seen getting into a vehicle driven by a woman. […]

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Maine Doctor Loses Appeal in Civil Rights Case

Maine Doctor Loses Appeal in Civil Rights Case

| April 23, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The Maine Supreme Judicial Court refused to clear an emergency room physician of a Richmond woman’s claim that he violated her civil rights. Linda Clifford sued Dr. Scott Kemmerer and Maine General Medical Center about her treatment at the Augusta hospital’s emergency department on Sept. 25 and 26, 2007. She said […]

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Natural Gas Pipeline Subcontractor Sues

Natural Gas Pipeline Subcontractor Sues

| April 23, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Another federal lawsuit has been filed in connection with the installation of a natural gas pipeline in the Kennebec Valley. A subcontractor hired to install the pipeline for the $350 million Summit Natural Gas Inc. project is suing the contractor as well as an insurance company. Ursa Major Underground Inc. is […]

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