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Peter Spiro, Thinkstock

NAACP Asks Skowhegan High School To Change Their Nickname

The president of the Greater Bangor Area NAACP has formally asked Skowhegan High School officials to stop using the school nickname of Indians and the image of the mascot.

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Steve Frost, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Up Sharply

It looks like the $2 a gallon gas was too good to be true. Maine gas prices rose 10.5 cents per gallon in just the past week. The statewide average is now at $2.20 per gallon.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Radio Shack Closing 13 Maine Stores; Including Two In Augusta

Radio Shack has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and they will be closing 2,400 stores nationwide, including thirteen of them in Maine.

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

Maine Native Wins Three Grammys Last Night

The 57th Annual Grammy Awards saw a Mainer win three Grammy awards last night.

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Soldier from Augusta Found Dead at Fort Hood

A soldier from Augusta has died at Fort Hood in Texas. According to WMTW, military officials say Spc. Casey Andrew Chapman was found unresponsive in a vehicle at a training area earlier this week on Wednesday.

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Accident Closes I-95 In Augusta

UPDATE 12:50 pm, the road has been reopened and the accident has been cleared.

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MaineGeneral’s Enterprise Drive, Augusta Location Closed Today…Power Issue!

Due to a transformer issue, all practices and services at MaineGeneral's 15 Enterprise Drive, Augusta site are closed today (Feb. 5).

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Category: Community, Local News, News
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Chad McDermott, Thinkstock

A Maine High School Student Earns Only Perfect Score In World On AP Test

Morse High School student Balt von Huene earned the only perfect score in the world on the Advanced Placement Environmental Science exam.

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Gov. Paul LePage, State of the State - MPBN Video
Gov. Paul LePage, State of the State - MPBN Video

Gov. Paul LePage ‘State of the State Address’ [VIDEO]

Gov. Paul LePage delivered the annual 'State of the State Address' last night (Feb. 3) revealing his $6.3 billion budget and proposed tax overhaul.

Click here for the text of the speech.

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Shooting Reported On Augusta’s Mount Vernon Avenue

According to a report on centralmaine.com, one person suffered a gunshot wound during a fight on Mount Vernon Avenue on Feb. 2.

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Category: Local News

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