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Maine Senate OKs bill to allow concealed handguns without permit

AUGUSTA, Maine – On a 21-14 vote, a bill allowing gun owners to carry concealed weapons without a permit gained approval in the Maine Senate …

Veterans use uniforms to make art, tell their stories

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DEER ISLE | Vietnam War veteran, sculptor and poet Terry Grasse of Lisbon Falls cut up his combat pants, mashed them into pulp and …
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The one word Mainers just can’t spell

The news explainer website Vox is celebrating this week’s National Spelling Bee with an Internet analysis of which word most vexes spellers in each of the …

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‘It shouldn’t be this easy to remove somebody’: Liberty selectman faces recall petition

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A selectman may be recalled by residents after a petition asserting lack …

Vehicle crashes into building in Old Town, causing gas leak

A man was taken to the hospital Wednesday evening after his …

Truck hauling wood chips overturns in Somerset County

SOLON | A truck driver suffered minor injuries Thursday when a rig hauling wood …


Students walk across campus at the University of Maine in Orono on March 31, 2014.

Student Conduct Office finds UMaine football players violated dining contracts

The University of Maine Conduct Office has completed its inquiry into alleged violations of the school’s Student Conduct Code by seven Black Bear football players. …



Maine kids younger than 10 may be hunting soon.

Maine may soon join 39 other states to allow kids younger than 10 to hunt, with adult supervision. Legislation to eliminate the state’s hunting age …



Make your own deep dish pizza with these step-by-step instructions

I have at times been accused of being too creative on pizza nights.  For every one success like Potato Pizza there have been a few disasters …

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