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Nurse Kaci Hickox (left) and her boyfriend Ted Wilbur address the media during an informal meeting with the news media outside their home in Fort Kent, Maine on Oct. 29, 2014.

State petitions to require monitoring, travel limits on nurse Kaci Hickox

4 mins ago FORT KENT | The state of Maine has filed a temporary petition to require nurse Kaci Hickox to avoid public places and submit to …

Obama says Michaud will fight for ‘ordinary Mainers’ as governor

PORTLAND | President Barack Obama came to Maine on Thursday to tell a loud crowd of 3,000 in Portland that Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mike …

6 Maine ghost stories to tell in the dark

From Kennebunk to Damariscotta, Skowhegan to Harpswell, and even into the woods of Randolph and on the roads of Maine, stories of haunted happenings can be found in every corner of the Pine Tree State.

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York County man dies in Lebanon collision

2 hours ago An Acton man was killed Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash on …

Potential for Halloween-weekend snow remains

3 hours ago GRAY | While the potential remains for snow to fall this Halloween weekend, recent …


 Incumbent Republican Gov. Paul LePage (left) speaks with Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud before the start of a televised debate in Augusta on Wednesday night.

How the BDN came down on the 2014 ballot

No on Question 1 This question, put on the ballot by the Humane Society of the United States and Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting, seeks …


Middleweight Tim Boetsch looks for an opening to land a shot on his opponent Brad Tavavres during the UFC fights at the Cross Center in Bangor in August.

Lincolnville native to train in Maine for UFC 183 card

Lincolnville native Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch will return to action Jan. 31, when he fights Brazilian Thales Leites in a battle of veteran middleweight contenders …

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