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Dismissal of Manslaughter Charges Against 12-year-old Fairfield Girl Accepted by Judge

A judge today (May 21) accepted the prosecution's dismissal of a manslaughter charge against a 12-year-old Fairfield girl charged with murder.

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Steve Frost, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Down This Week

Memorial Day Weekend is this weekend and the summer travel season is here! Some good news for Maine motorists, gas prices has slowly been falling over the past few weeks. According to the price-monitoring website gasbuddy.com, the average price for a gallon of gas in Maine dropped by 2.5 cents a gallon to $3.67.

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Jochen Sand, Thinkstock

New Family Dollar Stores Proposed In Waterville And Farmington

Family Dollar is planning at adding 19 new stores in the state of Maine and they are proposing to build two new stores in Farmington and Waterville.

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Former University of Maine Wide Receiver Derrick Johnson Signs with New England Patriots

The New England Patriots have agreed to terms with free agent and former University of Maine wide receiver Derrick Johnson. Last season, Johnson was tied for the team lead in receptions with 60 for 608 yards and two touchdowns in 13 games.

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Photo by Andy Capwell

Roadwork to Start on Mount Vernon Avenue, Augusta

This winter was brutal on Maine roads. One of the most beaten up roads in the area is Mount Vernon Avenue in Augusta. Besides resurfacing the road, the project will also involve replacing and improving underground water and sewer pipes, crumbling sidewalks and retaining walls.

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Simon Hofmann, Getty Images

Two Maine Lighthouses Are On The Auction Block

Things you can buy at an auction, paintings, furniture, toys but a lighthouse? Yes, in fact, two Maine lighthouses are now on the auction block. It's part of a federal program to rid the government of the expenses of maintaining the lighthouses.

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No Manslaughter Charges Against 12-year-old Fairfield Girl in Baby’s Death

A manslaughter charge will be dismissed against a 12-year-old Fairfield girl.

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Aaron Davidson, Getty Images

The Food Network TV Show ‘Restaurant Impossible’ Is Coming To Maine

One of my guilty pleasure television shows is 'Restaurant Impossible' with chef Robert Irvine on the Food Network. Here's a quick premise of the show. They select a restaurant that is struggling financially. Chef Irvine then has two days to transform the restaurant.

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Police Arrest Skowhegan Men On Heroin Charges

Maine Drug Enforcement Agents from the South Central Task Force in Augusta arrested and charged 24 year old Dominic Deon Currie, and 52 year old David Sincyr, both of Skowhegan, with Class A, Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (heroin) today.

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‘Emerge Film Festival’ Set for June 13-14 in Lewiston/Auburn

The very first 'Emerge Film Festival' will be Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14. The inaugural festival will bring a diverse selection of Maine-made and international films to the twin cities. Categories will include documentary, short and feature length films.

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