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Four families displaced by Lewiston apartment fire

By CBS 13 on Nov. 19, 2016, at 2:15 p.m.
The Red Cross is assisting four families that were displaced by an apartment building fire early Saturday.

Report: Police de-escalate standoff after report of man in road with gun

Bangor Daily News on Nov. 18, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
Police de-escalated the situation and the man put down his gun and surrendered peacefully.

Bus fire closes Maine Turnpike in Cumberland

By CBS 13 on Nov. 16, 2016, at 2:18 p.m.
A bus fire closed I-95 southbound at mile 57 in Cumberland Wednesday afternoon.
Cassidy Charette

Victim impact statement punctuates plea deal in hayride death case

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 15, 2016, at 4:15 p.m.
The statement was written to tell Superior Court Justice MaryGay Kennedy how many people have been affected by the 17-year-old’s death in a hayride accident on the night of Oct. 11, 2014.
Cassidy Charette

‘I am Cassidy’: Court statement from the family of teen killed in hayride accident

on Nov. 15, 2016, at 2:56 p.m.
“When this case is closed and others move on with their lives — I will not. I was 17 years old when my life was suddenly taken.”
An orange flier distributed on the Bates College campus on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. Officials at the college have decried it as a clear case of voter suppression.

Bates College president: Fliers left on campus aimed to suppress student voting

By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Nov. 07, 2016, at 6:23 a.m.

Lewiston man burned in campfire explosion dies

By Dawn Gagnon on Nov. 04, 2016, at 6:06 p.m.
Michael Garrett of Lewiston was burned on Oct. 27 after pouring gasoline on a campfire, causing an explosion.
Damage is seen after the foundation for the top terminal for the Spruce Peak Triple Chairlift at Sunday River became detached from the ground in July.

Community seeks to buy Saddleback; Sunday River lift replacement set for 2017

By John Holyoke on Nov. 03, 2016, at 12:44 p.m.
Here’s a look at the big ski stories on the horizon.
A 13-year-old boy was crossing the road when he was struck by a pickup truck and died.

13-year-old boy struck, killed by pickup in Lewiston

Bangor Daily News on Nov. 03, 2016, at 8:22 a.m.
Police have closed Main Street in Lewiston after a pedestrian was struck and killed Thursday morning.
Orono resident Jeff Sanders went to the town office for early absentee voting on Wednesday in Orono.

Maine city, town clerks say early voter turnout strong this year

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 02, 2016, at 7 p.m.
“We haven’t see this many absentees since 2008,” the Bangor city clerk said.

Maine House candidate moved out of state without telling election officials

By Lindsay Tice on Nov. 01, 2016, at 12:10 p.m.
The Republican candidate for House District 59 has moved to Arizona for college and is no longer running for the seat, according to his father.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by Livermore Falls police cruiser

By CBS 13 on Nov. 01, 2016, at 8:56 a.m.
Joseph Slaver, 24, has died of his injuries.
LIFE ON THE ANDROSCOGGIN

North Bridge: A passage across the river

on Oct. 30, 2016, at 4:47 p.m.

Pedestrian in critical condition after collision with police car in Livermore Falls

By Christopher Burns on Oct. 30, 2016, at 7:55 a.m.
Joseph Slaver, 24, of Livermore Falls was listed in critical condition at a Lewiston hospital after he collided with a police cruiser Friday.
VIDEO
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally on Friday in Lisbon.

At Maine school, Trump compares Clinton email probe to Watergate

By Michael Shepherd on Oct. 28, 2016, at 5:52 p.m.
“I have great respect for the FBI for righting this wrong,” Donald Trump said. “This is the biggest political scandal since Watergate.”
LIVE
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump rallies with supporters in Tallahassee, Florida, U.S. October 25, 2016.

Watch Donald Trump live at Open Door Christian Academy in Lisbon

Bangor Daily News on Oct. 28, 2016, at 3:37 p.m.
Streaming live.
U.S. House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (left) campaigns for U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin on Friday at Quoddy Inc. in Lewiston.

High-ranking House GOP leader stumps for Bruce Poliquin in Maine

By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Oct. 28, 2016, at 3:09 p.m.
U.S. House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers campaigned Friday at the Quoddy Inc. shoe factory.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

Lisbon pastor calls Trump visit ‘a gift from God’

By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Oct. 27, 2016, at 3:31 p.m.
David Garnett called it “a gift from God” and a “a great privilege” that one of the two top contenders for the White House would seek out his church.
POLL QUESTION
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks to a crowd on Oct. 15 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Planned Lisbon appearance would be Trump’s fifth visit to Maine

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 26, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has announced that he will visit Lisbon, marking his fifth trip to Maine in hopes of securing one of the state’s electoral votes.
Donald Trump Jr. gathers with employees of Simones' Hot Dog Stand at the Lewiston restaurant on Tuesday.

Donald Trump Jr., LePage rip Clinton’s ethics at Maine campaign stop

By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Oct. 25, 2016, at 1:38 p.m.
Donald Trump Jr., a 38-year-old top executive in Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s real estate company, tried to bolster his father’s odds of picking up one of Maine’s four Electoral College votes by visiting several sites in the Lewiston-Auburn area Tuesday.