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Maine Third Worst State to Make a Living

Maine came in as the third lowest state to make a living according to MoneyRates.com. The biggest negative for Maine is workplace accidents, illnesses and injuries. Maine tied for the highest in the nation.

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Central Maine News: July 8, 2015

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

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Should There Be Changes To Maine’s Fireworks Law? [POLL]

Kathleen Staples, mother to 22-year old Devon Staples, who died from lighting a fireworks mortar on his head, is going to reach out to lawmakers about having tighter laws around fireworks. 

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Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images

Burt Shavitz Founder of Burt’s Bees dies at 80

Burt Shavitz, the founder of “Burt’s Bees,” died at his home in Bangor, Maine on Sunday. The iconic businessman was 80 years old and his net worth at the time of his death was nearly $5 million.

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APD Honor Guard To Present The Colors At The Red Sox/Yankees Game

On July 10th the City of Augusta Police Honor Guard will have the distinct honor of presenting the colors at the start of the Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees home game at Fenway Park in Boston. The Game starts at 7:10 PM.  Of course, it's difficult to make it to such a popular game, but the APD Honor Guard will be practicing before their big performance and you can watch them, right here at home.

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Central Maine News: July 7, 2015

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

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Burt Shavitz, Founder Of Burt’s Bees Dies In Maine

The man who co-founded the natural cosmetics company Burt's Bees has died at age 80.

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Steve Hix, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Stable This Week

Maine gas prices were essentially unchanged this week. They dropped about a half a cent per gallon this week and are averaging statewide at $2.79 per gallon. Nationally, the gas prices have dropped one cent per gallon for an average of $2.76 per gallon.

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Central Maine News: July 6, 2015

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

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Central Maine News: July 3, 2015

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

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