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"“If this passes, I’'m certain a tragedy will occur,"” said Larry Gilbert, (left), a former Lewiston mayor and police chief, as he joined police chiefs from several of Maine’s largest cities on April 8 at a press conference in Portland denouncing a proposal to scrap the state’'s concealed-carry gun permitting process.

Bill to remove permit mandate to carry concealed guns in Maine suffers setback

AUGUSTA | A bill that would allow Mainers older than 18 to carry a concealed handgun without a permit was rejected by the Legislature’s …
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‘It’s tradition’: Group aims to spark next generation of harness racing

BANGOR | Laurie MacKenzie of Plymouth has been involved in the harness racing industry her whole life. Her husband, Gerald “Butch” MacKenzie Jr., was …
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The top 20 four-year colleges and universities that added the highest value to their graduates' future earnings.

What colleges will increase your career earnings the most?

If you’re saving for your children’s higher education, have you ever wondered how various colleges could influence their future earnings? Or if you’re in college or …

Auburn woman dies in Wells car crash

Wells police were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident …
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Woman’s body recovered from Kennebec River

AUGUSTA | A woman’s body was recovered from the Kennebec River early Friday afternoon, …

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