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Health care workers are seen walking inside University Hospital in Newark where Nurse Kaci Hickox is quarantined on Oct. 27, 2014 in Newark, N.J. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Maine Nurse Who Treated Ebola Patients In West Africa Won’t Observe State’s Quarantine

Health officials said Tuesday they’re prepared to legally enforce the state’s “voluntary” quarantine on health care workers who’ve treated Ebola patients.

10/29/2014

Booking photo of Carrie Gipson. (credit: Cumberland County Sheriff's Department)

‘Hello Kitty’ Arrested On Drunken Driving Charge

Police say a Maine woman who was pulled over while wearing a Hello Kitty costume was arrested on a drunken driving charge.

10/28/2014

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One Connecticut Man Drowns In Maine Lake; Second Makes It To Shore

Authorities say rough waters swamped a small boat on a Maine Lake, pitching two Connecticut men into the choppy water, including one who drowned.

10/11/2014

File photo of a python. (credit: MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Women Find Python In The Trunk Of Their Rental Car

Police say two women opened the trunk of their rental car to retrieve their luggage and were greeted by a snake.

09/25/2014

James Laurita, 56, was apparently stepped on by two elephants an animal sanctuary in Maine. (Photo by Ivan Lieman/AFP/Getty Images)

Founder Of Elephant Facility Crushed By Animal

James Laurita, 56, opened a sanctuary in Maine for retired circus elephants.

09/10/2014

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100 Onions Grown By Maine 5th-Graders Stolen

It was supposed to be a lesson in growing your own food, healthy eating and helping the less fortunate. Instead, a group of Maine fifth-graders got a lesson in the harsh realities of life.

09/09/2014

Booking photo of Robert Burt. (credit: Somerset County Sheriff’s Office)

Man Shows Up For Jail In T-Shirt With Mug Shot

A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot.

08/19/2014

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Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.

08/01/2014

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Hebron Man Charged With Giving Alcohol To Teens Who Were Killed In Crash

Police are continuing to investigate a crash in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, that left two teenagers dead; a Hebron man is charged with providing the minors with alcohol.

07/31/2014

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Weather Service Radar Detects Tornado In Maine

The National Weather Service says radar has detected a tornado near the town of Starks in southeastern Maine and possibly another twister in nearby Farmington.

07/15/2014

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