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University of Maine System to Use a Fifth Local Food by 2020

Officials with the University of Maine System say the state's public universities are launching a program to use local growers and producers for a fifth of their dining hall expenditures by 2020.

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Great State of Maine Air Show Returns After Sequestration

Putting on an air show when Brunswick Naval Air Station was an active-duty base was easy: Taxpayers picked up the tab and the Navy provided hundreds of sailors to run the event.

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LePage Opposes Change to Federal Overtime Rules

Maine Governor Paul LePage and other state officials are opposing proposed changes to federal labor rules on the grounds that the rules will negatively impact employment and small businesses.

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Gas Prices Drop Nearly a Dime in Maine

Gas prices in Maine have fallen nearly a dime per gallon in the past week.

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Man Who Drove Through Dunkin Donuts Identified

BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) Police in Maine say an 81-year-old man and five others were injured after he drove his minivan through the window of a Dunkin' Donuts store.

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The Hunt Is On For Maine’s Black Bears As Season Begins

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Maine's annual season for hunting black bears is beginning with hunters heading to the woods to check sites baited for bruins.

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Search Teams Find 78-Year-Old Virginia Hiker Alive

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) A 78-year-old hiker from Virginia who had been missing in Maine's Baxter State Park for three days has been found alive.

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Missing swimmer found dead in Mattawamkeag River

The Maine Warden Service says they have found the body of a missing 9-year-old swimmer who had disappeared in the Mattawamkeag River in Penobscot County.

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Small plane crashes in Dexter, Maine

A small plane has crashed in the central Maine town of Dexter.

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Maine Immunization Rates for Toddlers Now Nation’s Highest

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say Maine's toddler immunization rate has surged from below average to the highest in the nation.

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William Shatner working on Leonard Nimoy book

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"Leonard: A 50 Year Friendship" will hit the shelves next year.

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Hulk Hogan begs forgiveness, wants back in WWE

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The wrestling icon is pleading with fans for their forgiveness after he was caught on tape using a racial slur, insisting the controversial comments were made at the "lowest point" of his life.

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Marvel announces ‘Guardians of Infinity’ comic

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"The Guardians of the Galaxy" adventures will continue in this new comic book, which ties in with the blockbuster film.

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Meet the NYC garbage guru

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New York City's sanitation department has its very own anthropologist-in-residence.

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Want to buy Pink Floyd’s flying pig? Too late

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Algie the flying pig is no longer up for sale -- going back to the band instead.