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Police Say Be Careful On Icy Roads

Maine State Troopers inland say icy roads have made travel treacherous. According to Maine Department of Public Safety Spokesman Steve McCausland, many plow trucks have been having difficulty getting sand and salt on the roads until temps warm up during the day

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Portland Considering 10 Cent Shopping Bag Fee: What Do You Think?

Portland shoppers might be paying to use plastic or paper bags to carry groceries out of supermarkets and convenience stores in Portland. Those in favor of the ordinance want to see a reduction in single-use plastic grocery bags, hoping a per-bag fee will encourage shoppers in Portland to switch to use reusable totes.

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Scott Barbour, Getty Images

State To Offer Free Flu Shots To ALL Mainers

Maine is going to offer free flu shots to all Maine residents.  The Maine Immunization Program has flu shots and the nasal spray that were to be used for kids, the uninsured and certain other higher risk groups. But I was reading in the Sun Journal that Maine has enough on hand at the moment they can let it be used by all Mainers for free. If not, it will just go to waste.

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Man Killed In Fatal Fire In Oxford

The State Fire Marshal’s Office says one man has died in a house fire in the town of Oxford.

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Photo from Augusta Police Facebook
Photo from Augusta Police Facebook

Augusta Police Department is Asking for Your Help

Do you know this man? These are surveillance photos of a man who the Augusta Police Department is looking for. The police are investigating a theft of a cartload of toilet paper from Walgreen's in Augusta.

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Darren McColliver,Getty Images

Maine Heating Oil Prices Up Sharply

With talk about a polar vortex, ice storms, record cold, 'feels like' temperatures, news many Mainers don't need is that it is costing more to heat our homes. A weekly Maine survey has found that the average price of home heating fuel has climbed to $3.81 a gallon, up 4 cents from last week.

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National Geographic To Film Maine Ice Fishing Reality Show

Maine is getting some primo TV time lately!

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Harland "Hardy" Taylor
Harland "Hardy" Taylor

B98.5 Hometown Hero – Harland “Hardy” Taylor

A big Bee salute to our latest 'Hometown Hero' powered by the O'Connor Auto Park.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Going Up

This time of year lots of things go lower, the temperature, the bank account, but one thing in Maine has been consistently going higher, gas prices. According to the website MaineGasPrices.com, the average cost of a gallon of gas in Maine is now at $3.53. That's up about one cent per gallon.

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Augusta Police Asking People To Stay Off Roads- Unless Absolutely Necessary

I received an email from the Augusta Police Department today (Jan 6) around 10am. For a number of reasons they want us to stay off the road.  Here is what the Augusta Police Department has to say:

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