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"I've been in the Army for almost 30 years. I know how to follow orders. I'm not a stupid man. I don't do things without talking to my boss," said former Maine National Guard Adjutant Gen. James D. Campbell in an interview in Portland on Thursday. His boss, Gov. Paul LePage, fired him on Tuesday.

Fired Maine National Guard leader denies he misled LePage, says he offered to resign in 2014

PORTLAND | “Confused” was the word that Brig. Gen. James Campbell kept saying Thursday morning during an hour-long interview with the Bangor Daily News. …
Capt. Steven Morin, commander of the 136th Engineer Company, based in Lewiston, stands in front of about 70 soldiers in his unit in this 2013 file photo.

Maine National Guard’s 136th Engineer Company’s Kuwait deployment canceled

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AUGUSTA | A scheduled deployment to Kuwait in the spring of 2016 for members of the Maine National Guard’s 136th Engineer Company has been …
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Wendy Sabattis, left, and Susan McPherson chat at McPherson's home in Westfield recently. Sabattis is a dispatcher with the Aroostook County Sheriff's Office, and McPherson participates in the law enforcement agency's Friendly Caller Program. They met for the first time in March.

There’s a simple way to keep elderly Mainers safe

Across Maine, communities are creating their own catch points for residents being swept along by time and circumstance.

Police investigate ‘water dumping’ welfare scam in Maine

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NORWAY | A welfare scam known as “water dumping” is abusing taxpayer dollars and …
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Fire put out after students evacuated from Whitefield Elementary School

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A fire at Whitefield Elementary School Friday afternoon led officials to evacuate …

Portland police investigating suspicious device

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Portland police say they are investigating a suspicious device in a mailbox …

Man who died at Sunday River remembered as ‘upbeat,’ ‘enthusiastic’

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NEWRY | CBS 13 has new information about a skier who died on an …

Faculty considers Pledge of Allegiance changes in South Portland

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The faculty leadership team at South Portland High School was expected …

Jobless rate drops again to 5 percent in February

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PORTLAND | Maine’s unemployment rate dropped to 5 percent in preliminary estimates for February, …

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Quinten Campbell, 18, tests part of a game he coded during Maine Game, a club at United Technologies Center, in Bangor on Wednesday. The students will be working on the video game they are creating for the Maine Discovery Museum.

Maine Game Club inspires young students interested in tech

The computer science classroom at United Technologies Center is covered floor-to-ceiling with brightly-colored video game posters and quotes from students about why they love the …

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