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Parties Make Final Push for Legislative Candidates

| July 15, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Democrats and Republicans are making a last-minute drive to find candidates willing to run this November for the state House and Senate. Monday was the last day that candidates could withdraw and still be replaced on the ballot. Overall, 50 House and Senate candidates withdrew from their races after the […]

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Head-on Collision Kills Two and Injures Four

| July 15, 2014

BREWER, Maine (AP) – Police say a head-on collision on Route 9 in Brewer, killed two people and left four others with serious injuries. WZON-AM reports the accident took place just after 1 p.m. Tuesday west of the Eagle’s Nest restaurant. Brewer Public Safety Director Perry Antone says a total of six people were involved […]

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Two Meth Labs Taken Down

| July 15, 2014

Maine Drug Enforcement Agents Tuesday dismantled two methamphetimine labs in Franklin County, bringing the state’s total for the year to 17, three short of the all time record.  Two men and two women were arrested and charged with selling the drug.   The discovery began Monday night after Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a vehicle on […]

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Farmers Lukewarm on Possible Deal to Save MOO Milk

| July 4, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Oakhurst Dairy is making a tentative offer to buy Maine-based organic milk brand MOO Milk, but the farmers behind MOO are cool to the idea. The Portland Press Herald reports the deal would put MOO Milk back on shelves. The Falmouth-based company discontinued sales to customers in May due to problems […]

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Oil Train Firefighters Reuniting

| July 4, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Some of the Maine firefighters who helped their Canadian counterparts battle a deadly fire in Quebec are returning for the anniversary. About 30 Maine firefighters responded to the call for help when a runaway oil train derailed and caused explosions in the town of 10,000. The blaze killed 47 people and […]

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