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In wake of 75-vehicle pileup, a bill to repeal Maine’s seat belt law

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On Friday, just two days after one of the largest chain-reaction car crashes in state history, Maine lawmakers will consider repealing the seat belt law. Some of …
Interstate 95 northbound between Newport and Bangor was shut down Wednesday morning due to a pileup involving 75 vehicles.

DOT cameras on road signs help analyze 75-vehicle pileup on I-95

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BANGOR | In the aftermath of the 75-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in Carmel, the Maine Department of Transportation is collecting weather, road and …
POLL QUESTION
This bobcat has been seen around several houses in Orono and has killed at least one house cat. A Maine game warden says residents should keep their pets inside as much as possible and avoid leaving food that may attract the bobcat.

Officials trying to trap, relocate cat-eating Orono bobcat

A hungry bobcat that’s eaten at least one neighborhood pet has drawn the attention of state wildlife officials, who are trying to …

Lubec teacher to appeal decision over incident with Donnie Smith

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Deborah Bousquet, a local elementary teacher who was suspended from her job …
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Police investigate alleged kidnapping of Waldoboro woman

Law enforcement officials have confirmed they are investigating the alleged kidnapping of …

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Actor Matt Delamater of Portland is in the cast of NBC's new drama "Odyssey," which premiers in April.

Maine actor lands role in new NBC military conspiracy drama

PORTLAND | When the NBC action-packed drama “Odyssey” premieres April 5, followers of the Maine theater scene may recognize a familiar face. Matthew Delamater, …

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OUT THERE (blog)

BDN staffers prepare to brave elements while sleeping in snow cave

Later today, BDN visuals editor Brian Feulner and I are heading to Unity College, where we’ll try to avoid freezing to death while sleeping in …

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