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Turkey Flies Into Trooper’s Cruiser

Turkey Flies Into Trooper’s Cruiser

| April 18, 2014

A State Trooper escaped injury Thursday when a wild turkey flew into the windshield of his cruiser.  Trooper Tucker Bonnevie said he saw a flock of turkeys in the median of Interstate 95 in Plymouth when one of them took flight and flew into his windshield. The impact left a large indent in the windshield […]

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Maine Unemployment Falls in March

Maine Unemployment Falls in March

| April 18, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine officials say the state’s unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent in March. The state Department of Labor reported Friday that the unemployment figure fell from 6.1 percent last month and 6.8 percent a year ago. The share of the population that is employed was 61.8 percent, which is 2.9 percent […]

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Maine to Put Photos on EBT Cards This Month

Maine to Put Photos on EBT Cards This Month

| April 18, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s administration will begin putting photo identification on welfare benefit cards this month in Bangor. The details about the administration’s efforts were laid out in a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture obtained by The Associated Press through a Freedom of Access Act request on Friday. The […]

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2 Fatal Crashes in Vassalboro, Waldoboro

2 Fatal Crashes in Vassalboro, Waldoboro

| April 18, 2014

VASSALBORO, Maine (AP) – Police are investigating two fatal crashes in Vassalboro and Waldoboro that have killed three people. Waldoboro police are investigating a crash on U.S. 1 that killed two people in the commercial section of the town on Friday. State Police also say a woman died in a one-car crash in Vassalboro after […]

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“Beneath the Harvest Sky” Film Premiere

“Beneath the Harvest Sky” Film Premiere

| April 18, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Two filmmakers who won acclaim for their documentary about Maine troop greeters are ready for the U.S. premiere of their new film, “Beneath the Harvest Sky.” The first feature-length movie by Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly will be shown Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Set in the […]

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