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Police remain at the scene of an early morning shooting that left one person dead at 201 Center St. in Bangor.

Bangor police: One dead, one wounded in Center Street shooting

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One man is dead and another wounded after a reported shooting at a Center Street duplex early Friday morning, according to city police.
Erin Arnold (left) and Kayla Gallant (center) of Hermon were thrilled when they each got their hands on an Insignia 40-inch television shortly after midnight at the Bangor Best Buy during their Black Friday shopping trip. At right is Lauren Arnold.

Black Friday brings long lines to Bangor

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For the throngs of Black Friday shoppers, it’s all about strategy, big-ticket items and tradition.

Doctors will finally be paid to talk to patients about how they want to die. But it doesn’t mean they will

It has been six years since political rhetoric over “death panels” spiked a proposal that would have allowed doctors to bill Medicare for discussing end-of-life options with their patients — despite evidence that the conversations lead to more satisfied loved ones and lower costs.

Plymouth man struck, killed by vehicle on Route 9

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AURORA | A Plymouth man was killed Thursday night when he was struck by …

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Police respond to report of active shooter at Colorado Planned Parenthood

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DENVER — Police in Colorado Springs said they were responding to a report of an …


Graduate student Lisa Izzo releases a shortnose sturgeon into the Penobscot River after measuring the fish and implanting a small tagging device.

UMaine researchers track, document sturgeon movement

“We think it’s very encouraging that we’re seeing fish start to explore regions of the river past the [former] dam, up to the portions that we think spawning might happen,” said Michael Kinnison.


Three generations of women from one Bangor family have become active in environmental advocacy. From left are Connie Potvin, Beth Martin, Lyn Rohman and Amelia Potvin.

3 generations of Maine family fighting to counteract climate change

“I’m not an expert, and I don’t have scientific credentials,” Lyn Rohman said. “My strongest motivation is the responsibility I feel to the next generation. We have an opportunity to stop this, and we have to take advantage of it.”

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