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Maine Welcomes Home Guard Unit From Afghanistan

| July 1, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – All of the Maine Army National Guard members who deployed to Afghanistan in August are back home. About 1,000 family members and supporters welcomed more than 150 members of the 133rd Engineer Battalion back to U.S. soil at the Augusta Armory Tuesday. Another 13 who deployed were greeted in a ceremony […]

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Seattle Man Sentenced in Maine’s Oldest Cold Case

| June 30, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A homeless Seattle man will serve 20 years in prison in connection with a 1976 Maine killing. Gary Raub was arrested in 2012 in connection with the stabbing death of 70-year-old Blanche Kimball in her Augusta home. He initially pleaded not guilty, but changed to a guilty plea on Friday and […]

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Maine Soldiers Returning Home

| June 26, 2014

On Friday, June 27, a small group of 133rd Soldiers from the 1035th Survey and Design Team Battalion are expected to arrive home after a year- long deployment to Afghanistan.  They will be welcomed by friends and family at a public ceremony. The Soldiers are expected to arrive by bus at the Augusta Armory on […]

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Fatal Fire Updates

| June 5, 2014

State Fire Marshal Investigators returned to Livermore Thursday attempting to pinpoint the cause of a fire that killed an elderly woman Tuesday night. Dorothy Goding’s body was found in the living room sitting in a reclining chair in  the farmhouse she lived at for decades.  The house was flattened in the fire and Goding died […]

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Augusta Woman Gets 9 Months for Selling Cocaine

| April 23, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – An Augusta woman has received a nine-month jail sentence for trafficking cocaine. Justice Donald Marden sentenced Carol Jean Gordon on Tuesday to three years in jail with all but nine months suspended. She was also sentenced to two years’ probation and ordered to pay $800 in fines. The 43-year-old pleaded guilty […]

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