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Maine Man Uses Toilets To Pooh-Pooh City

An Augusta, Maine, man is pooh-poohing the city’s decision to nix a Dunkin’ Donuts by putting toilets in his yard.

10/14/2013

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Rising Ocean Temperatures Benefiting New England Fishermen

Fish commonly found in warm ocean waters to the south have become more common in New England as ocean temperatures rise.

09/26/2013

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Two Projects To Diversify State’s Energy Portfolio

The state of Connecticut is choosing two clean energy projects to help diversify its energy portfolio.

09/20/2013

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Flesh-Eating Bacteria Kills Mother Days After Childbirth

According to Bangor Daily News, 29-year-old Heather Nichols was admitted to Eastern Maine Medical Center on Aug. 1 and gave birth to baby Ruby Ann 20 hours later with her husband Matt Nichols at her side. She had carried the baby through a normal pregnancy and researched everything to know about becoming a mother.

08/16/2013

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Maine Residents Waiting Nearly 5 Months To Receive Concealed Weapons Permits

In an attempt to clear out a backlog that has Maine residents waiting nearly five months to receive concealed weapons permits, lawmakers say they’ll meet this fall to discuss ways to reduce it, including possibly extending the length of time the permit is valid.

08/12/2013

Firefighters douse burning wreckage on July 7, 2013 after a freight train loaded with oil derailed July 6 in Lac-Megantic in Canada's Quebec province, sparking explosions that engulfed about 30 buildings in a wall of fire.    (credit: Fran├žois Laplante-Delagrave/AFP/Getty Images)

Maine Firm In Quebec Tragedy Files For Bankruptcy

A Maine-based railroad company whose oil train caused a fire and explosion that killed 47 people in a small town in Canada has filed for bankruptcy protection.

08/08/2013

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Former Redneck Olympics Under Way In Maine

Despite being forced to changes its name, the event formerly known as the Redneck Olympic Games continued its tradition Saturday of holding unorthodox competitions like lawn mower races, mud runs and tire burnouts.

08/04/2013

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Maine Lawyer Recovering From Polar Bear Mauling

A Maine man who was dragged from his tent and attacked by a polar bear in Canada has a broken jaw and neck injuries but is improving in a Montreal hospital, his wife said.

08/03/2013

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2 Maine Hikers Rescued But Drive To Ocean Deaths

A pregnant Maine woman and her friend visiting from Pennsylvania got lost hiking and were rescued but died later that evening, authorities said, when they accidentally drove their car into the ocean in the nighttime fog.

07/24/2013

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Holiday Parade Disrupted By Gunfire, Standoff, Fatal Accident

Police in Maine say a crash between a tractor and a fire truck during Bangor’s Fourth of July parade has left one person dead.

07/04/2013

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