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Bill Overhauling Gun Permit System Fails in Maine House

| May 1, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A bill that would overhaul the state’s concealed handgun permit system has failed in the Maine House. The Democratic-led House voted 87-58 in favor of overturning Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of the bill on Thursday. It fell 10 votes shy of the two-thirds support it needed to override the governor’s […]

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90 MPH Chase Leads to Arrest

| April 29, 2014

DEDHAM, Maine (AP) – Maine police says a chase reaching 90 mph has ended with the driver’s car overturning down an embankment. Police say the driver, identified as 33-year-old Charles Fling of Brewster, has been charged by Holden police with eluding a police officer. He’s at Eastern Maine Medical Center and will be taken to […]

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Man Swept Away by Flooded Road Found Dead Wednesday Morning

| April 16, 2014

Caswell, ME – A 74 year old man was found dead Wednesday morning after Maine Wardens discovered his body in a stream by Oliver Rd. Wardens say that Paul Oliver was missing after attempting to move his truck through a flooded portion of Oliver Rd. around 9:20 pm Tuesday night. ¬†Oliver had moved his truck […]

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Retooled Call Center Bill Advances

| April 8, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lawmakers have advanced a bill that seeks to encourage companies to keep call centers in Maine by penalizing them if they relocate them overseas. In a 77-67 vote on Tuesday, the Democratic-led House approved an amended version that would soften the penalties proposed in the original bill. The Senate endorsed […]

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Too Much Snow?

| April 1, 2014

I’m sure most people think the snow is fun, but after the latest weekend storm, are people ready to put away their snow boots? “For a living I travel all over Aroostook County, and this year I am some sick of this snow. It’s been one of the worst winter’s I’ve traveled in for a […]

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