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Maine County Teachers of the Year Chosen

The Maine Department of Education has announced the 16 educators chosen as Maine’s 2014 county teachers of the year. One of the 16 will be selected in the fall as Maine’s Teacher of the Year for 2015.

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Police Investigating Fatal Accident in Mariaville

Police are investigating a single-car accident that claimed the life of a 24-year-old woman in Mariaville this morning.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Portland Sea Dogs ‘Slugger’ Walking From Boston to Portland

If you have ever brought the family to Hadlock Field in Portland in the summer to catch a Sea Dogs game, you know that kids of all ages love 'Slugger'. He is the beloved mascot of the Portland Sea Dogs, and now not only is Slugger entertaining baseball fans he's starting a journey for a good cause.

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Sharon Will Miss the Toilet on I-95

You hear me talk about it every year. Every Spring the snow melts and magically it appears!

The toilet on the side of the highway just before the Winthrop exit going south on I-95!

You have seen it, haven't you?

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Police Find Body In Richmond

State Police say human remains have been found this morning in Richmond and detectives are now investigating.

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Photo courtesy of Sabine McAlpine
Photo courtesy of Sabine McAlpine

Mission Hoops 9th Grade Girls Basketball Team Wins State AAU Championship

A Big Bee congratulations to the Mission Hoops 9th grade girls basketball team, they won the 9th grade girls Maine State AAU Championship! The ten girl team are from Waterville, Winslow, Fairfield, Oakland, Burnham and other surrounding towns.

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Early Sunday Morning Augusta Fire Causes Extensive Damage at Car Dealership

An Augusta fire has caused $100,000 of damage. The blaze occurred at the Darling’s Dodge dealership on Western Avenue early in this (May 4) morning. The building suffered significant damage. One firefighter did have a minor injury, however they did not need any assistance.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Maine Near The Top of a Poll of States Residents Least Want To Leave

In a Gallup Poll that asked residents from all 50 U.S. states this question: 'Regardless of whether you will move, if you had the opportunity, would you like to move to another state, or would you rather remain in your current state?'

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Kevin Eaves, Thinkstock

American Lung Association Grades Maine’s Breathability

With summer coming we often get ozone warnings and unhealthy air in the Pine Tree State. In a report released this week by the American Lung Association, they gave letter grades to Maine's counties for 'breathability' based on ozone levels and other factors of air quality. So how did we do?

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Jupiterimages, Thinkstock

Area Lakes Finally Ice-Free

After a seemingly never ending winter and a cool, damp spring, lakes in central Maine are now officially ice-free!

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