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Maine Sex Offender Charged with Assaulting Woman in her Home

A convicted sex offender has been arrested on charges he allegedly sexually assaulted a Maine woman after pretending to be interested in a car she was selling.

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5 hours ago

Ultralight Goes Down In Bethel

BETHEL, Maine (AP) State police say the pilot of an ultralight airplane escaped without injury after crashing his glider into the Androscoggin River in Bethel.

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Hiker Found Dead In ’15 Survived At Least 26 Days

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Documents show an Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were found last year in Maine survived at least 26 days after getting lost. During that time, her texts went undelivered because of poor cell reception.

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22 hours ago

Maine Senator Proposes Fees on Prescription Opioids

A U.S. senator from Maine is co-sponsoring a bill that would impose a fee on prescription opioids to help pay for programs that would alleviate the country's opioid epidemic.

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23 hours ago

Experts: Man Who Killed 2 Nuns Ready to Move to Apartment

Experts say a Maine man who killed two nuns and severely injured two others in 1996 is ready to move from a group home to a supervised apartment in Augusta.

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Governor Blasts Park Plan

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Gov. Paul LePage says "big" out-of-state interests are behind plans to create a national park in the Katahdin region

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New Superintendent For Portland Schools

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Portland Public Schools have a new superintendent.

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1 day ago

Search On For Maine Meteor

RANGELY, Maine (AP) A planetary science field researcher from Arizona is seeking help finding a fireball recorded last week streaking across the sky by police in Maine.

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Late Cornell Professor’s Nobel Prize Medal To Be Auctioned

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) An 18-karat gold Nobel Prize medal awarded in 1982 to former Cornell University physicist Kenneth Wilson is being sold at auction by his estate.

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3 days ago

Future Of Maine Shrimp Fishery Up For Discussion

PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (AP) Interstate fishing regulators will meet to discuss what New England's shuttered coldwater shrimp industry should look like if it reopens.

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Stage is set for toughest National Spelling Bee ever

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The final day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee could feature the most difficult words ever used in the competition.

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Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood back for 50th CMA Awards

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The pair will return for their ninth consecutive co-hosting run in November.

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Blake Shelton buys ex Miranda Lambert’s closed-up shop

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On Wednesday, the "Mama's Broken Heart" singer announced the closure of her Pink Pistol boutique in Tishomingo, the small town where they used to live together.