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LePage stifles resignation rumors as Democrats keep pushing

LePage said there are no excuses for the obscene voicemail he left for Rep. Drew Gattine, and he wants to discuss the situation in person.
The snakeskin found along the banks of the Presumpscot River on Saturday, Aug. 20, measured 12 feet, 1 inch long.

The giant snakeskin found in Westbrook came from an anaconda

“If it’s a green anaconda, you’ve got a snake that could potentially get to 20 feet long,” said John Placyk, a University of Texas, Tyler herpetologist.

Woman injured trying to prevent 2 pit bulls from killing her terrier

The Winslow Police Department is investigating an attack by two pit bulls that left another dog dead and a woman injured.

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A bike ride in Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

BDN reporter Aislinn Sarnacki and BDN photojournalist Gabor Degre explore the north end of the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument by mountain bike on Wednesday, Aug. 24, the day that President Barack Obama signed the order creating the 87,563 national monument, which is located east of Baxter State Park.


Bangor fire Capt. Greg Hodge, who works with the EMS division, checks the department's remaining stockpile of Narcan in July, finding that the supply has dropped from 10 packages -- a full case -- to five in the course of one day. "There was a time when we'd have to buy a case a year," he said. "Now it's a case a month."

Narcan will save lives today, but Maine can’t forget treatment for tomorrow

Editorial: If Maine had a different governor, who didn’t hold the inexplicable opinion that naloxone just delays death, more people might be touting it as a wonder drug and rushing to get it to those with addiction and their loved ones.

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