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Man Who Lured Teen to Death is Sentenced

Man Who Lured Teen to Death is Sentenced

| May 8, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A Maine man who used Facebook to lure a 15-year-old girl to her death gets a 60-year prison sentence. A jury convicted 22-year-old Kyle Dube (DOO’-bee) of Orono in March of kidnapping and murder. A prosecutor told the judge Friday that he abducted the victim, Nichole Cable, to have sex with […]

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State Police Investigating Death of Maine Baby Boy

State Police Investigating Death of Maine Baby Boy

| May 8, 2015

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) – Police say they are investigating the death of a 6-month-old baby boy in Millinocket, Maine. State police spokesman Steve McCausland says an ambulance went to a home in Millinocket on Tuesday night and found the baby unresponsive. WABI-TV ┬áreports state police detectives are interviewing people involved with the family and medical […]

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Man Convicted in Social Media Killing to be Sentenced Friday

Man Convicted in Social Media Killing to be Sentenced Friday

| May 6, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A Maine man convicted of using a fake Facebook profile to lure a 15-year-old girl to her death is set to be sentenced later this week. A jury convicted 22-year-old Kyle Dube of the March 2013 kidnapping and murder of Nichole Cable. Police say Dube staged Nichole’s kidnapping as part of […]

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Maine House OKs Bill to Restore Energy Efficiency Funds

Maine House OKs Bill to Restore Energy Efficiency Funds

| May 6, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Maine House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would prevent the loss of $38 million for energy efficiency programs. The Democratic-controlled House gave initial approval to Democratic Rep. Sara Gideon’s bill with a 138-1 vote on Wednesday. The bill would fix a clerical error in a 2013 law […]

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UMFK President to Retire

UMFK President to Retire

| May 5, 2015

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) – The president of the University of Maine at Fort Kent says he will retire in September after five years of service. Wilson Hess served as the 10th president in the history of northernmost campus in the University of Maine System. University officials said the Fort Kent campus has led Maine […]

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