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Interim Presidents Named at UMaine at Augusta, Fort Kent

Interim presidents have been named at the University of Maine System schools in August and Fort Kent.

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GOP Maine Senator Seeks Investigation Into LePage’s Actions

A Republican state senator wants the Legislature's oversight committee to launch an investigation into whether Gov. Paul LePage ``crossed legal or ethical lines'' by meddling in a charter school's personnel matters.

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John Lannan, Longtime Newsman, Dies at 87

DARMISCOTTA, Maine (AP) _ John Lannan, a reporter and editor for numerous organizations, including The Associated Press, has died. He…

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Maine Lawmakers Await Gov. LePage’s Likely Budget Veto

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Maine lawmakers are awaiting Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s likely veto of the state budget less than…

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Cause to be Released Soon in Vermont Fisherman’s Death

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ Maine authorities say they will soon release the cause of death of a 59-year-old Vermont man…

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Gas Prices Fall a bit in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Gas prices in Maine have fallen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week. The average…

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$1.2M Document To Be Displayed For 1st Time In Over 20 Years

HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) For the first time in more than 20 years, one of the country's most famous documents is coming to two events to commemorate Independence Day.

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Caulk Takes Job In Kentucky

Portland, ME (WGAN) Portland's in the market for a new school superintendent.

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Man Burned In Fire Pit Dies

Raymond, ME (WGAN) Word that 52 year old Timothy Small of Raymond died Sunday at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

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Woman Shot By Deputy

Carmel, ME (WGAN) A woman damaging cars Sunday morning along Route 2 in Carmel was shot by a Penobscot County sheriff's deputy.

GENERIC STATE PARK LARGE

East Millinocket To Vote On National Park Proposal

EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — East Millinocket, Maine, is slated to hold a nonbinding referendum about a controversial proposal to create a national park east of Baxter State Park.

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Final Negotiations This Week In Portland Landlord Plea Deal

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The final negotiations will start soon for a plea deal on potential criminal charges against the landlord of a Portland building where six people died in a fire last year.

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Lawmakers Return This Week For Veto Override Votes

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) After a few days off, Maine lawmakers will head back to Augusta this week to consider dozens of bills vetoed by Republican Gov. Paul LePage.

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WGAN’s Interview With Crooners and Cocktails Owners

WGAN's Cody O'Connor spoke with the owners of Crooners and Cocktails. It's a 50's style fine dining restaurant and bar surrounded by the sounds of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. Owners Rick DaSilva and Christopher Harris discuss where the idea for the establishment came from and how the locals are responding to the new place.

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