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Central Maine Sports: Guenther Wins Maine Women’s Amateur; Sox Lester Still with Team…For Now

Leslie Guenther, who plays out of Norway Country Club, shot a 9-over par 82 on Wednesday for a two-day score of 157 to secure the Maine Women’s Amateur title with a two-shot victory at the Waterville Country Club.

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XtremeX, Thinkstock

Travel Alert: I-95 Northbound Exit 133 Closed

As construction work continues near Exit 133 northbound on Interstate 95 in Fairfield, the northbound Exit 133 ramp will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday as road crews will be taking down tarps, cable and steel fencing.

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Ricky Caldwell

B98.5 Hometown Hero – Ricky Caldwell

A big Bee salute to our latest 'Hometown Hero' powered by HS Builders and the Red Barn.

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Two Men Face Child Porn Charges

The Maine State Police say two men face child pornography charges following their separate arrests late last week in Gardiner and Fairfield.

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Police Call Saco Murder-Suicide ‘One of the Worst Cases of Domestic Violence in Maine’s History’

State Police say the deaths of a Saco family late Saturday night was a quadruple murder-suicide and one of the worst cases of domestic violence in Maine’s history. 

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Photo by Andy Capwell

Maine Gas Prices Lower

Maine gas prices have seen several weeks of prices dropping. According to the price-monitoring website, gasbuddy.com, the average for a gallon of gas in Maine dropped 3.5 cents this week to $3.64 a gallon.

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Andreas Rentz, Getty Images

More Maine Farmers Markets Are Accepting SNAP Cards

This time of year, Mainer's shop one of many statewide farmers markets to get fresh fruits and vegetables. Now many of the farmer's markets are accepting SNAP cards (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).

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2014 GBO / Chung & Van Sickle Shake Hands

Chung Wins GBO On 4th Playoff Hole

Former Stanford University golfer David Chung won the Greater Bangor Open Golf Tournament in one of the most exciting finishes in the 48 year history of the event.

Chung chased fellow pro Mike Van Sickle all day and finally caught him with a birdie on the 17th hole at Bangor Muni

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Photo, jchoo34 via YouTube

Acadia National Park is America’s Favorite Place [VIDEO]

Acadia National Park has been named America's Favorite Place! Of course, we already knew how beautiful it is. But now, so does the world!

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Stephen Colbert Jokes About Gov. Paul LePage’s Response to Child Immigration

Maine Governor Paul LePage this week was told by White House officials that eight unaccompanied children who crossed the nation's border illegally would be placed in Maine. LePage said President Barack Obama has failed to enforce border laws and that Maine can't be a state that "encourages illegal immigration." He said, we cannot become a state that encourages illegal immigration, because, "We simply cannot afford it."

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