The most-read stories of 2013 on bangordailynews.com

Dr. Michael Ciampi took his practice back from Mercy health system after finding that patient care was too impersonal. He also stopped accepting insurance and Medicaid as way to deal more directly with his patients.
Dr. Michael Ciampi took his practice back from Mercy health system after finding that patient care was too impersonal. He also stopped accepting insurance and Medicaid as way to deal more directly with his patients. Buy Photo
A man died in an accident during the 4th of July parade in Bangor. The person died as an antique tractor and antique fire truck collided.
A man died in an accident during the 4th of July parade in Bangor. The person died as an antique tractor and antique fire truck collided.
Kyle Dube, the 20-year-old charged with murder in the death of Nichole Cable, made his first court appearance at the Penobscot Judicial Center Wednesday in Bangor.
Kyle Dube, the 20-year-old charged with murder in the death of Nichole Cable, made his first court appearance at the Penobscot Judicial Center Wednesday in Bangor. Buy Photo
Bill Warner, a speed racer and tropical fish seller from Wimauma, Fla., was attempting to hit 300 mph within one mile on Sunday just before 10 a.m. during The Maine Event, an annual speed trial race sanctioned by the Loring Timing Association. Warner made it about 4,000 feet before losing control of his bike and crashing.
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Bill Warner, a speed racer and tropical fish seller from Wimauma, Fla., was attempting to hit 300 mph within one mile on Sunday just before 10 a.m. during The Maine Event, an annual speed trial race sanctioned by the Loring Timing Association. Warner made it about 4,000 feet before losing control of his bike and crashing.
A woman walks on the beach at Pine Point in Scarborough Thursday Oct. 11, 2012.
A woman walks on the beach at Pine Point in Scarborough Thursday Oct. 11, 2012. Buy Photo
Ribbons were left at the scene of a double homicide in Oakfield in tribute to the victims on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013.
Ribbons were left at the scene of a double homicide in Oakfield in tribute to the victims on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. Buy Photo
The mystery beast of Wayne, Maine, chases its prey.
Photo courtesy of Gordon Karlgren
The mystery beast of Wayne, Maine, chases its prey.
Matt Nichols adjusts his two-week-old daughter, Ruby's, blanket as she sleeps. Nichols' wife, Heather, 29, passed away on August 8, 2013, at Eastern Maine Medical Center from necrotizing fasciitis, a flesh eating bacteria, that she contracted from an episiotomy during childbirth.
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Matt Nichols adjusts his two-week-old daughter, Ruby's, blanket as she sleeps. Nichols' wife, Heather, 29, passed away on August 8, 2013, at Eastern Maine Medical Center from necrotizing fasciitis, a flesh eating bacteria, that she contracted from an episiotomy during childbirth. Buy Photo
New signs near Roque Bluffs State Park warn motorists there is no outlet to Schoppee Point Road after two women, one pregnant, died there after driving off the boat ramp.
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New signs near Roque Bluffs State Park warn motorists there is no outlet to Schoppee Point Road after two women, one pregnant, died there after driving off the boat ramp. Buy Photo
Posted Jan. 01, 2014, at 6 a.m.
Last modified Jan. 01, 2014, at 10:50 a.m.
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