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BEAR-LARGE

Judge to Rule on Bear Referendum Injunction

A judge says she'll rule early next week on an injunction aimed at forcing the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife onto the sidelines during a referendum to end hunting of bears with bait, dogs and traps

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Inspection Completed on Vehicle in Hayride Crash

Maine State Police have completed the inspection of a Jeep involved in last weekend's fatal hayride crash in Mechanic Falls. But the findings are being withheld for the time being.

GENERIC PRISON

Waterville Man Gets 3-Plus Years for Copper Theft

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A man caught stealing copper piping from a vacant Waterville building in July has been sentenced to more than three years in jail.

GENERIC COLLEGE

UMaine Hopes to Cut $7 Million Without Layoffs

ORONO, Maine (AP) _ The president of the University of Maine's flagship Orono campus say she plans to close a $7 million budget gap for the next fiscal year without cutting academic programs or laying off workers.

CONSTRUCTION

Bowdoin Completes Solar System

Construction of Maine's largest solar power complex is complete with the installation of a ground-mount array at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station.

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Gov. LePage to host food drive at Blaine House

Maine Gov. Paul LePage is taking some time off from the campaign trail this weekend to open up his home for the 4th annual Blaine House food drive.

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Former ‘American Idol’ contestant Joanne Borgella dead

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The singer/model passed away on Saturday, a year she was diagnosed with endometrial cancer.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: The top alternative songs, according to this week's Billboard chart.

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Halloween is getting scary expensive

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We're going to shell out a record amount on costumes, candy, and all things Halloween this year

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Facebook launches ‘Safety Check’

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The world's largest online community will let users update family and friends about their status after bad situations.