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Shots Fired After Maine Man Pointed Gun

Shots Fired After Maine Man Pointed Gun

| April 14, 2014

WINDHAM, Maine (AP) – A sheriff says a Maine man who was shot and killed by a deputy had pointed a gun at someone. Cumberland County Sheriff Kevin Joyce told the Portland Press Herald on Monday that Deputy Nicholas Mangino fired two shots after 66-year-old Steven McKenney raised and pointed his gun early Saturday in […]

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Bowdoin College President to Resign Next Year

Bowdoin College President to Resign Next Year

| April 14, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Bowdoin College President Barry Mills will resign in June 2015. The Brunswick, Maine, college announced the resignation on Monday. The 63-year-old Mills is in his 13th year as president of the college. Mills said in a statement that he is not retiring from work and will seek another “professional challenge.” He […]

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Columbia Study Would Test Maine Wells For Arsenic

Columbia Study Would Test Maine Wells For Arsenic

| April 14, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Columbia University wants to test 10,000 wells in a Maine county for arsenic over the next six years. The Waterville Morning Sentinel reports that the university is seeking federal funding for the project. The project proposes to test more than half of Kennebec County’s 17,000 wells. Researcher Yan Zheng said testing […]

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Maine House Overrides Veto of Solar Rebate Bill

Maine House Overrides Veto of Solar Rebate Bill

| April 14, 2014

Maine’s House of Representatives has voted to overturn Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill restoring a rebate program for solar panels. The Democratic-led House voted 105-41 to override the Republican governor’s veto of the bill that would provide $1 million for the program that would last more than two years. It now goes to […]

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Portland Robber with Fake Explosives Arrested

Portland Robber with Fake Explosives Arrested

| April 11, 2014

  PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Police say they have arrested a Maine man accused of robbing a CVS store for prescription drugs in the city of Portland with what initially appeared to be an explosive device. Police say 39-year-old Jason Wayne Campbell of Portland demanded drugs at the CVS around 8:45 Friday morning while displaying […]

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