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Police: Maine Man Scuffled With State Trooper On Highway

Passing drivers helped the trooper restrain a suspect who was found with a quantity of illegal drugs in his car.

05/07/2015

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Police: Man Who Fled Arrest Found Hiding 50 Feet Up Tree

Police say a man they were tracking after he took off following a traffic stop was found hiding 50 feet up in a tree.

04/30/2015

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Judge Ends Maine Man’s Attempt To Salvage Cape Cod Shipwreck

A treasure hunter’s effort to salvage what he calls $3 billion in platinum from a World War II shipwreck off Cape Cod has been ended by a federal judge.

04/02/2015

A ladybug is the official insect of New Hampshire. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Surplus Symbols: How Many State Bugs And Beans Do We Need?

Maine celebrates its Whoopie pies. North Carolinians proudly dance their Shag. In Kansas, even dirt is official: Harney silt loam is the state soil.

03/31/2015

The logo of mobile app "Snapchat" is displayed. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Maine Police Track Suspect Through Social Media Messages

A Maine man who’d been wanted by police for several weeks made a couple of critical mistakes that led to his capture — he sent out social media messages pinpointing his location.

03/24/2015

Stephen King says he's very much a resident of Maine, even though the governor said high taxes forced him to move. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Stephen King Pans Maine Governor

Gov. Paul LePage had claimed King left the state because of high taxes.

03/19/2015

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Bill Sent Out In 1969 Returned To Maine Water District

A bill for $1.40 sent out by a Maine water district almost a half-century ago has finally been returned.

03/18/2015

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Truck Hauling 30,000 Pounds Of Lobster Overturns In Maine

The tractor-trailer was loaded with live Canadian lobster when it overturned on I-95 in Benton.

03/18/2015

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Seal Gets Stranded On Maine Snowbank

People aren’t the only ones vexed by New England’s high snowbanks.

03/10/2015

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Owner Of Maine Inn Holds Essay Contest To Select New Owner

A woman who won a Maine country inn in an essay writing contest more than two decades ago wants to give it away in the same manner.

03/10/2015

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