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Maine Heating Oil Prices Rise

What a brutal winter it has been. Temperatures have been well below normal and the snowfall has been historic. A silver lining has been that heating oil prices have been much lower than last year.

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UPDATE: Lewiston Rite-Aid Robbery This Morning (Feb. 11)

Lewiston Police arrested a transient and recovered narcotics stolen during an early morning (Feb. 11) robbery of Rite-Aid on Sabattus Street.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Home Depot Hiring 450 Workers In Maine

The Home Depot will be hiring about 450 part-time and temporary workers at their 11 locations in Maine.

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Gary Gershoff, Getty Images

What Do You Think: Should The Labrador Retriever Be Maine’s Official State Dog?

There will be some barking going on this afternoon at the Maine State House. It won't be republicans and democrats arguing with one another. It will actually be the dogs doing some barking.

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Harry How, Getty Images

Julia Clukey Competing in Luge World Championships

Augusta’s Julia Clukey is competing this week at the 45th International Luge Federation World Championships in Latvia. Up to this point, Julia hasn’t been doing as well as she hoped during the World Cup luge season.

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Al Messerschmidt, Getty Images

Skowhegan High Scool Under Fire For Indian Mascot

Looks like the problems the Washington Redskins are having with their logo and the name ‘Redskins’ has come to Skowhegan Area High School. For years the team has been the Skowhegan Indians with the school’s mascot of an Indian.

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Peter Spiro, Thinkstock
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

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

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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