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Woman Freed From SUV Trapped Under Propane Truck

| January 19, 2015

FAYETTE, Maine (AP) – Police say rescue crews removed a woman from a sport utility vehicle that was trapped under a propane truck after a morning accident. The Kennebec Journal reports the accident happened on Main Street in Fayette around 8 a.m. Monday. Authorities say the woman was taken by ambulance to a school to […]

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Multi-Vehicle Crash

| January 15, 2015

AUBURN, Maine (AP) – Authorities say at least four people were taken to hospitals following a multi-vehicle crash in Auburn. The Sun Journal reports that witnesses say multiple vehicles were involved in the wreck at 6 p.m. Wednesday on Minot Avenue near the Washington Avenue rotary. At least one of those hurt reportedly suffered serious […]

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Lepage Wants Money for Outside Counsel

| January 15, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Gov. Paul LePage wants to set aside $2 million in Maine’s budget to cover legal fees for cases in which the state’s top attorney declines to represent the state. LePage’s administration said that the governor is pursuing an “aggressive agenda” and wants to ensure funds are available if he must […]

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Heating Prices

| January 14, 2015

A Maine government survey says the average statewide cash price for heating oil dropped 8 cents in the past week despite rapidly dropping temperatures. The Governor’s Energy Office says the average price was $2.63 a gallon, according to the Jan. 12 survey. The average kerosene price of $3.24 was also 7 cents lower than last […]

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Woodstock First Nation Incident

| January 14, 2015

The Woodstock RCMP is continuing to investigate an incident involving a firearm that occurred on Eagles Nest Drive in Woodstock First Nation on January 11, 2015. The investigation to date revealed that during the incident, the suspect pointed a rifle at police who in response fired a pistol while taking cover.┬áSeveral shots were fired by […]

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