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Jennifer Dodge, Thinsktock

Woman Dies When Hit By The Amtrak Downeaster

Nyla J. Howard, 39, of South Portland was killed around 7 p.m. on Saturday when she was struck by the Amtrak Downeaster.

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Photo, Maine State Police

Suspect Sought – Considered Armed and Dangerous [Update]

State Police are helping search for a man sought in connection with a suspicious death. He was seen leaving a house with a rifle sometime after his girlfriend was shot and killed.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Maine’s Fresh Air Needs Families

The Fresh Air Fund needs your help to host and inner-city child this summer. Since 1877, the fund has been providing outdoor summer fun for children. Children from low-income families get to see trees and grass and the beauty of nature, most for the first time in the lives.

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This Weekend it’s ‘Free Family Fishing Days’ in Maine

Here's an idea, if you're looking for something fun to do today with the family. Saturday and Sunday (May 31 and June 1) are 'Free Fishing Days' in Maine.

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4 Escape Early Morning (May 31) Fire in Winthrop

Firefighters from Winthrop and 3 area communities, Monmouth, Manchester and Augusta, battled an early morning (May 31) blaze in town. Winthrop Fire Chief Dan Brooks told WCSH that 4 people are very lucky to have escaped.

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Helicopter Crashes In Whitefield

A helicopter has crashed in Whitefield, but there appear to be no injuries.

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

Jessie White of Maine Graduates College at 99 Years Old

Jessie White, a 99 year old women in Maine, finally graduated from college. She received her diploma from Beal College 75 years after graduating. She said it now completes her life.

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Farmington 8-Year Old Threatens Even Younger Boy with a Knife

Farmington Police are charging an 8-year-old from the town with a misdemeanor for terrorizing. The boy is accused of making threats to a 6-year-old boy with an open jackknife.

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B98.5 Hometown Hero – Tom Holbrook

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

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How You Can Help A Military Family Who Lost Their Home in an Augusta Fire

Firefighters from four departments battled an Augusta blaze at 323 Riverside Drive in Augusta around 6:45 a.m. (May 28) this morning. The fire destroyed the home and the family lost everything. Two family pets that were unable to be saved. The cause of the fire is likely accidental.

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