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States with the most deadly accidents

States with the most deadly accidentsTo identify the states with the most deadly accidents, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the age-adjusted accidental death rate in each state in 2013 from the CDC.
  • Business
  • 6 hours, 48 minutes ago
Education

School says two new buildings important for the future

School says two new buildings important for the futureLincoln Academy celebrated a new technology center and dormitory.
  • Education
  • 20 hours, 33 minutes ago
Politics

Protections proposed for pregnant inmates and juvenile defendants

Protections proposed for pregnant inmates and juvenile defendantsTwo bills want to remove the shackling of juvenile defendants and pregnant inmates.
  • Politics
  • 19 hours, 59 minutes ago
Local

Portland's Police Chief nominated as acting city manager

Portland's Police Chief nominated as acting city managerThere will be a council meeting on April 27 to vote on Sauschuck's nomination.
  • Local
  • 19 hours, 30 minutes ago
Local

Jurors find man guilty of killing his employer

Jurors find man guilty of killing his employerWilliam Morse has been convicted for killing Richard Bellittieri.
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  • 21 hours, 51 minutes ago
Nation

Man realizes he's babysitting a kidnap victim

Man realizes he's babysitting a kidnap victimAnother strange kidnapping story is in the news, but the good part is that the 2-year-old at the center of it is safe and sound.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Portland

Maine man sentenced for under-the-table dealing of lobsters

Maine man sentenced for under-the-table dealing of lobstersProsecutors said he paid cash for lobsters and then sold them for cash to a company in Eliot, Maine.
  • Portland
  • 23 hours, 25 minutes ago
Local

Crews struggle to battle Dayton farmhouse fire

Crews struggle to battle Dayton farmhouse fireOfficials say the fire started in the barn but is now under control.
  • Local
  • 19 hours, 17 minutes ago
Local

Parents of marathon victim want death penalty off the table

Parents of marathon victim want death penalty off the tableAccording to the front page of the Boston Globe Billy and Denise Richard would rather the man convicted in the bombings to spend life in prison.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Weather

Ice jam makes way down Aroostook River

Ice jam makes way down Aroostook RiverThe ice jam closed Route 1A bridge for a bit while the jam moved under it.
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  • 23 hours, 55 minutes ago
Olympics

Tepid local support puts Boston's Olympic bid in doubt

Tepid local support puts Boston's Olympic bid in doubtQuestions about cost, use of public funds causing skepticism as key IOC dates loom
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Portland

Portland airport gets $917K grant to plan for growth

Portland airport gets $917K grant to plan for growthLast year about 1.7 million passengers used the Portland Jetport, and traffic could set a new all-time record this year.
  • Portland
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Nation

'Plane-car' on I-95 mistaken for real thing

'Plane-car' on I-95 mistaken for real thingOn Monday, several people called police about a plane on the highway. Police eventually checked it out and searched the area, but found no plane.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Local

Bookkeeper gets 2 years for $1M in unauthorized checks

Bookkeeper gets 2 years for $1M in unauthorized checksJanis Woods of Conway pleaded guilty in October to interstate transportation of stolen checks and tax evasion.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Bar Harbor man destroys apartment, charged with arson

Bar Harbor man destroys apartment, charged with arsonThere are 24 other apartments in the building and most are occupied. No one was injured.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Life

Dad's viral photo helps heal boy's heartbreak over scars

Dad's viral photo helps heal boy's heartbreak over scars"We told him that his scars are beautiful and make him look like a superhero. How many likes can Carter get for his bravery?" Gentle wrote in his post.
  • Life
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Portland

#BlackLivesMatter march takes over city hall

#BlackLivesMatter march takes over city hallThe marchers went into city hall and interrupted a meeting with the chant, "Black Lives Matter."
  • Portland
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
News

Friday's Top Stories

Friday's Top StoriesFriday's Recap 4/17/2015
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Popular summer business celebrates 75 years

Popular summer business celebrates 75 yearsA well-known Camden gift shop will celebrate its 75th anniversary with the same family owners when it opens for the season.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Local

Apple invests in Maine forest to eliminate footprint

Apple invests in Maine forest to eliminate footprintApple is partnering with The Conservation Fund to help zero out its paper footprint.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Politics

Study recommends expanding gaming to Southern Maine

Study recommends expanding gaming to Southern MaineLawmakers use recent study to push for a resort-style gaming facility in Southern Maine.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Augusta-Waterville

Minimum wage increase could be on ballot in 2016

Minimum wage increase could be on ballot in 2016The referendum would increase the minimum wage from $7.50 an hour to $9.00 an hour in 2017.
  • Augusta-Waterville
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
News

Union 76 superintendent misses deadline on state subsidy

Union 76 superintendent misses deadline on state subsidyUnion 76 superintendent misses deadline on state subsidy
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Politics

LePage brings tax plan to Ellsworth

LePage brings tax plan to EllsworthGov. Paul LePage held a town hall meeting on his tax plan in Ellsworth.
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
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