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A shooting early Tuesday morning occurred at the Park Place Apartments in Rockland.

‘I told him to sit down’: Rockland resident shoots intruder

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A Rockland resident who shot an intruder in his apartment late Monday night said Tuesday he had purchased the gun only Monday. …
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Spike in overdose deaths sets new tone for Portland vigil

People around the state are talking about drug abuse and the increasing number who have died from drug overdoses. Organizers of a …
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Maine’s got about as many guns as a foreign country 24 times its size

All 50 States Renamed For Countries With Similar Gun Ownership By Movoto Real Estate In a map that has since been picked up and distributed …
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LePage’s opposition to federal conservation projects solidifies his long-held positions

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Good morning from Augusta, where the news keeps on flowing. With August and vacation season …
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Maine’s drinking again like it’s 1970

9-year-old who drowned in Mattawamkeag identified

Cpl. John MacDonald of the Maine Warden Service said the the girl likely drowned while attempting to cross the river with four adults and two other children shortly after 6:30 p.m. Friday.

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Maine’s drinking again like it’s 1970

Maine’s been drinking more lately. Per capita alcohol consumption (ages 21 and up) has been on the rise since the late 1990s, returning near levels of the early …

Sports

University of Maine quarterbacks Dan Collins (left) and Drew Belcher may both see playing time in their team’s opener Saturday against Boston College.

Coach: UMaine may platoon quarterbacks

Both redshirt junior Dan Collins and sophomore Drew Belcher saw significant playing time last season. Each led UMaine to at least two victories. Collins did not receive the starting nod until two days before the Black Bears’ first game against Norfolk State.

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Lincoln mill to shut down tissue machine, lay off 20-25 workers

Senior workers targeted by the shutdown of the No. 6 machine will have the first chance at keeping their jobs through reassignment, according to a union official. The bumping process, as it is called, usually takes a few days.

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