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Diver Encounters Big Shark While Diving Off Bar Harbor [POLL/VIDEO]

It's not something that you want to see when you're at the bottom of the ocean. But Maine diver, Eddie "Diver Ed" Monat, encountered a shark while diving in Frenchman Bay off Bar Harbor, "one of the big boys," as he described it, and he caught it on video!

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Super Lice Found In 25 States – Maine Is On The List

Every parent's worst nightmare when the kids go back to school.  You spend hours nit-picking and weeks looking through their hair to be on the safe side.  But treating this infestation is only going to get more complicated because lice and other insects are becoming resistant to the active ingredients in most over-the-counter remedies.  

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

New Smoking Ban To Go Into Effect In Sagadahoc County

A new smoking ban will go into effect on September 1st in Sagadahoc County. All outdoor Sagadahoc Country property, including parking lots and county vehicles will be off limits to smokers.

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Central Maine News: August 19, 2015

These are some of the stories central Maine is talking about today.

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Britax Recalling Over 200,000 Child Car Seats Thanks To Customer’s Facebook Post

Britax, a major manufacturer of child safety seats, has announced it is recalling more than 200,000 child car seats because of a problem with harness adjuster buttons that may cause the shoulder straps to loosen.

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Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images
Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images

Another Maine City Is Considering A Plastic Bag Fee

South Portland could be the next Maine city to implement a plastic shopping bag fee. South Portland's Mayor Linda Cohen says the ordinance would match the Portland's ordinance word for word.

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Central Maine News: August 18, 2015

These are some of the stories central Maine is talking about today.

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Photo by Andy Capwell

Augusta’s Mount Vernon Avenue ‘One-Way’ Traffic Starts Today

Traffic alert today for Augusta commuters. Starting this morning, part of Mount Vernon Avenue becomes a one-way street headed north.

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Steve Hix, Thinkstock
Steve Hix, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Down This Week; Up Nationally

Maine gas prices continued to fall this week, down another 3.5 cents per gallon this week for a statewide average of $2.55 a gallon. However, nationally the average for a gallon of gas went up eight cents a gallon, for a national average of $2.67 per gallon.

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Central Maine News: August 17, 2015

These are some of the stories central Maine is talking about today.

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