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Kennebec River Keeps On Rising – Much Of Area Remains Under Flood Watch [VIDEO]

The waters of the Kennebec River keep right on rising throughout the day on April 16. As of noon, the roads leading to the river in Hallowell were all closed due to flooding and in Augusta, it looked like the fast-flowing river was going to burst its banks along Water Street

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Maine AG Warns Of Phone Scam

Maine Attorney General Janet Mills is warning Mainers of a phone scam where the caller claims to be from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles demanding payment.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Stuck in Snowstorm in Fairfield, Maine

Waking up early and noticing you can't see out the bedroom window is NOT a good sign.

Walking down the stairs and seeing 3 inches of snow on the ground and knowing you have to clean off the car...not fun.

But getting stuck in a snowstorm...it's awful!

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Jupiterimages, Thinkstock

Maine’s Heart-Shaped Island For Sale

You can now own a piece of Maine's rugged coast. The 22-acre Harbor Island, 'the heart-shaped island, is for sale. Save your pennies, cash in your returnables: the asking price is $1,275,000.

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Ryan Reed of the China Middle School

Saluting B98.5′s Teacher Of The Month – Ryan Reed of the China Middle School

Once again this school year, we will be presenting "The B98.5 Teacher of the Month" brought to you by: Maine Education Credit Union, serving Maine educators and anyone living or working in Kennebec and Somerset counties. Maine Education Credit Union, where educators and community unite! Maine Education Credit Union, University Drive and South Chestnut St., Augusta.

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Paul Fleet, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Spike Upward

It's a race between the thermometer and gas prices rising here in Maine. Gas prices have gone up another three cents this week for a statewide average of $3.66. That is seven cents higher than the national average.

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DJ Perry, Thinkstock

Flooding Likely In Augusta and Gardiner

With warm weather and heavy rain in the forecast, experts are predicting flooding along the Kennebec River on Wednesday into Thursday.

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Winslow High School Student MISSING

Has anyone seen Cheyanne Bizier? She has been missing since yesterday afternoon when she didn't come home from school.

She was last seen by her drama coach at 4:30 when she returned to the school and was asked to call her mother but she never did.

She is 14 years old and a Sophomore at Winslow High School. He mother, Jessica Bizier-Nye, is asking for any information about her daughter.. PLEASE call the Winslow Police Department at 872-5215 with ANY information you might have.

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Maxim Petrichuk, Thinkstock

Lewiston Fires Ruled To Be Arson

Five separate fires in Lewiston on Thursday morning have been ruled to be intentionally set, according to the Lewiston Fire Chief. The fires started between 1 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. and where on Oxford Street, Nichols Street, River Street and two on Howe Street.

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