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Little Sebago Lake, where a jet-ski crash Sunday sent three to the hospital. (WGME photo)

Three hospitalized after jet-ski crash in Windham

By CBS 13 on June 19, 2017, at 12:21 p.m.
“I could immediately see that he was seriously injured and I just kind of whipped off my T-shirt and started applying direct pressure to his leg where he was injured.”

From pocket change to publishing

By Troy R. Bennett on June 19, 2017, at 6:37 a.m.
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He wanted firecrackers but ended up a millionaire instead

on June 19, 2017, at 6:35 a.m.
He used the three cents in his pocket to buy three newspapers, which he sold on the corner at a profit. By the end of the day, he had nine cents. When he died, 71 years later he was worth $174 million, which is $43.2 billion in todays cash.
A LIFE ABOARD

Top 7 boating habits to avoid

on June 19, 2017, at 4:39 a.m.
As summer begins in New England and thousands of boaters hit the water, a significant portion of them will unknowingly break the written and unwritten rules of the water. Below is an incomplete list of boating faux pas, assembled by a professional mariner in no particular order, to keep your reputation, and your boat, in working order.
A man rides a bike through the pouring rain on Marginal Way in Portland, Sept. 30, 2015.

Inland Maine under flash flood watch ahead of Monday’s thunderstorms

By Dawn Gagnon on June 18, 2017, at 1:16 p.m.
Numerous showers and thunderstorms capable of producing as much as 1 to 2 inches of rain an hour could cause flash floods.
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Famed Portland chorus joins Grammy winners in a worldwide tribute song

on June 16, 2017, at 5:31 p.m.
Most of the singers attend Portland Public Schools, where students speak as many as 60 different languages.
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Some reader suggestions on what to name the new hockey team

on June 16, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.
What do you think of the Portland Pucks or Coastal Crusaders?
Four people were hospitalized following a fire in Portland late Thursday night.

Portland fire sends four people to hospital

By CBS 13 on June 16, 2017, at 8:16 a.m.
Four people were hospitalized following a fire in Portland late Thursday night.
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What should Portland’s new hockey team be named?

on June 15, 2017, at 3:26 p.m.
The Pirates left in 2016, and the hockey team formerly known as the Alaska Aces are coming in 2018.
Nile Perkins, left, a cancer survivor, delivers a check to Dr Scot Remick, chief of Oncology at Maine Medical Center and MaineHealth.

Maine hospital group gets $10M grant to connect cancer patients to top specialists

By Patty Wight, Maine Public on June 15, 2017, at 2:49 p.m.
“The right care, the right place, close to home, with the resources and powerhouses of the leading – if not the top – cancer center in the world.”
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LePage tosses hotel key into Casco Bay, hopes for ‘mermaid’

on June 15, 2017, at 12:49 p.m.
An alternative headline may have been: “Where’s the governor’s hotel key? The fish ate it.”
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LePage is coming to Portland to throw a hotel key into the bay

on June 14, 2017, at 5:20 p.m.
In other news, the mayor has announced a plan to help seniors afford housing in Portland.
Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling

Mayor proposes program to help seniors afford housing in Portland

By Jake Bleiberg on June 14, 2017, at 5:17 p.m.
Portland renters and homeowners between 62 and 65 could receive up to $600 a year in rebates from the city, and those older than 65 could receive up to $900 annually.

Trainees involved in shooting at police academy violated rules, director says

By Anthony Brino on June 14, 2017, at 1:27 p.m.
“It’s against academy rules to have guns on campus,” Rogers said in an interview Wednesday.
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Why do these Maine children sing about maps? ‘GPSs are not so bright’

on June 14, 2017, at 9:44 a.m.
They knew the song cold and sang with gusto. I was shocked again. “We’ve been practicing on it for a week now,” said Paige Desmaris, one of Davidson’s pupils.

Portland voters overwhelmingly approve school budget

By Seth Koenig on June 14, 2017, at 9:41 a.m.
The education budget was passed by an unofficial count of 3,148 to 890, with 77.96 percent of votes in favor.
For the second time in three years, voters in Scarborough rejected a school budget.

Scarborough rejects school budget for second time in 3 years

By CBS 13 on June 14, 2017, at 9:28 a.m.
The budget failed by about 600 votes.
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Portland voters overwhelmingly approve school budget

on June 13, 2017, at 10:09 p.m.
“Once again, we have shown that putting our children first will always be our top priority.”

Construction worker crawls to safety after being hit by car on turnpike

By CBS 13 on June 13, 2017, at 6:09 p.m.
Authorities say a car, driven by 60-year-old Alphie Lambert of Biddeford, drifted into the breakdown lane, hit a truck and then Danny Lowe.
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Report: Portland taxpayers stuck paying thousands while massive project stalls

on June 13, 2017, at 4:48 p.m.
In other news, Maine’s youth prison laid off nearly half of its teachers.