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UMaine grad working as journalist deported from South Sudan

By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 07, 2016, at 6:58 p.m.
A University of Maine graduate now working as a journalist for the international Associated Press news agency was deported from South Sudan on Tuesday allegedly because his reporting was critical of the government, Reuters reported on Wednesday.
Former Rep. Adam Goode (left), D-Bangor, speaks to Maine Treasurer Terry Hayes, I-Buckfield, before the first session of the 128th Legislature on Wednesday at the State House in Augusta.

No surprises in elections for Maine’s constitutional officers

By Christopher Cousins on Dec. 07, 2016, at 4:55 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage speaks to the Maine House of Representatives before swearing them in for the first session of the 128th Legislature on Wednesday at the State House in Augusta.

LePage welcomes new Legislature with warning of impending economic peril

By Michael Shepherd on Dec. 07, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
As expected, the chambers elected Rep. Sara Gideon, D-Freeport, as House speaker and re-elected Senate President Mike Thibodeau, R-Winterport.
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Hit Or Miss Showers Thursday; Bitter Cold Weekend; Storm Likely Early Next Week

on Dec. 07, 2016, at 4:13 p.m.
An Emera Maine crew works in the distance to remove a tree from power lines along a lonely stretch of U.S. 1 in Whiting in a 2014 file photo.

Emera faces slashing of proposed power rate increase

By Darren Fishell on Dec. 07, 2016, at 3:51 p.m.
“It appears Emera Maine put aside the interests of the vast majority of its customers in efforts to satisfy the concerns of a small group of its customers in Bar Harbor.”
Ruth Parker of Camden and Floyd Keniston of Hollis, who were both in Hawaii 75 years ago for the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, shared some of their stories Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at the State House in Augusta. Keniston was in the Navy and Parker was in the Women's Air Raid Defense of the Hawaiian Islands.

Mainer who survived Pearl Harbor: ‘I could have got him with a potato’

By Christopher Cousins on Dec. 07, 2016, at 2:48 p.m.
“I had been trained to do something and I did it. I wasn’t afraid then, but I was later.”
Matthew Davis

Neighbor says he recognized defendant in double slaying from mug shot

By Judy Harrison on Dec. 07, 2016, at 1:09 p.m.
The man who lived next door to an Oakfield couple killed more than three years ago in their home told jurors Wednesday that he recognized a photo of Matthew Davis in a news article posted on Facebook as the man who had fled the burning house.
Michael T. Young

Death of inmate at state prison under investigation

By Bill Trotter on Dec. 07, 2016, at 10:29 a.m.
State officials are investigating the death of an inmate at Maine State Prison on Wednesday.
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Navy diver from Winthrop featured in video commemorating the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor

on Dec. 07, 2016, at 10:22 a.m.
Protea Integrated Health and Wellness, which provided services including Suboxone treatment to about 350 clients, closed abruptly on Sept. 30, leaving at least one client with a dwindling supply of the opioid replacement and others in a sense of chaos.

Fraud claims loomed over Maine addiction clinic that closed abruptly

By Beth Brogan on Dec. 07, 2016, at 9:49 a.m.
A former Suboxone clinic and addiction counseling service that closed abruptly in September is under investigation by the Maine attorney general’s office for fraud and has been ordered to repay more than $300,000 to the state.
VIDEO
John Burstein talks about how he became Slim Goodbody at in his home in Lincolnville recently. Burstein, who created the character in 1975, donned a white unitard with various tissues, organs and organ systems painted in biologically accurate locations and sizes and sang songs about the body to children.

From PBS to ‘The Night Kitchen,’ Lincolnville artist creates quite a ‘goodbody’ of work

By Emily Burnham on Dec. 07, 2016, at 6:38 a.m.
The Slim Goodbody costume turns John Burstein, an otherwise laid-back, thoughtful guy, into a bit of a superhero.
A man walks out of Lily Bay State Park in Greenville on Nov. 22, 2016. The park closes to cars but is still open to visitors in the off season.

This remote Maine region has a chance to grow

on Dec. 07, 2016, at 6:10 a.m.
“If you don’t change, you die.”
PINE TREE WEATHER

Light snow for Wednesday and Thursday; storm possible late weekend

on Dec. 06, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.
Given the cold air that is on the way Friday and Saturday, there is reason to believe this could be a snow event.

Supreme Court denies DeLorme hearing on $6.2M penalty

By Darren Fishell on Dec. 06, 2016, at 5:21 p.m.
Digital and print mapmaker DeLorme will not get a hearing before the nation’s top court.

Lincolnville performer talks about Slim Goodbody

By Ashley Conti on Dec. 06, 2016, at 5:15 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
The State House in Augusta can be seen in this January 2016 file photo.

Lawmakers pan LePage threat to build psychiatric unit outside Augusta

By Christopher Cousins on Dec. 06, 2016, at 4:08 p.m.
“I’m looking for another location,” Gov. Paul LePage said. “They could only stop me on the East Campus [in Augusta]. Already I’m looking at Freeport right now. We’re looking up in the Bangor area. We’re looking down south.”
#MAINE

Maine man one of 10 participants on season three of History Channel’s ‘Alone’

on Dec. 06, 2016, at 2:33 p.m.
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A Quiet Tuesday For Maine; More Snow Showers For Wednesday

on Dec. 05, 2016, at 5:39 p.m.
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Person who is allegedly writing a book about Maine, admittedly, knows nothing about Maine

on Dec. 05, 2016, at 12:34 p.m.
A FairPoint sign can be seen in Bangor in this August 2014 file photo.

Consolidated Communications to buy FairPoint in $1.5 billion deal

By Reuters on Dec. 05, 2016, at 12:08 p.m.
Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc. said on Monday it would buy broadband service provider FairPoint Communications Inc.