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Police Officer Crashes into Moose While on the Way to Another Moose Accident

| July 9, 2014

Cyr Plantation: A police officer was injured in a moose-car collision while responding to another moose-car collision in the same town late Tuesday night.  Trooper Dennis Quint was responding to a crash on Route 1 in Cyr Plantation, when a moose darted out into the road and collided with his cruiser.  Quint sustained cuts to […]

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Linguine with Lobster, Corn, and Tomatoes

| July 3, 2014

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Linguine with Lobster, Corn, and Tomatoes Ingredients   Serves 4   1 pound linguine       Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper     ¼ pound thick-cut bacon, chopped     2 cups corn kernels     2 stalks celery, chopped     6 cloves garlic, peeled and […]

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Six Organizations Apply for Last Available Charter School Slots in Maine

| June 27, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – At least six organizations intend to apply for the last four available charter school slots in Maine. The six proposals, including a virtual school that has applied the last three years, sent letters of intent to the Maine Charter School Commission by Wednesday’s deadline. Maine charter schools are publicly funded but […]

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Maine Cities and Towns Forced to Choose Whether to Provide Benefits to Immigrants

| June 27, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine cities and towns are being forced to choose whether they will continue providing benefits only to people who can prove they are living in the U.S. legally.  Republican Governor Paul LePage, who was homeless as a boy, says his new directive will preserve assistance for the neediest and bring the […]

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Woman Convicted of Killing Husband Due to be Sentenced

| June 27, 2014

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A Maine woman convicted of killing her husband using pliers, a box cutter and a plastic baseball bat during a jealous rage is due to be sentenced. Justice E. Allen Hunter, who described Roxanne Jeskey’s actions as “monstrous savagery,” was scheduled to impose the sentence Friday. A medical examiner reported that […]

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