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Soldiers from the Maine Army National Guard's 133rd Engineering Battalion stand in formation before greeting their families at the Augusta Armory on July 1.
Photo by Mike Higgins
Soldiers from the Maine Army National Guard's 133rd Engineering Battalion stand in formation before greeting their families at the Augusta Armory on July 1. Photo by Mike Higgins

Welcome Home Maine Army National Guard 133rd Engineer Battalion! [VIDEO]

It was the day they had been waiting for for almost a year.

On Friday, July 1, the Maine Army National Guard's 133rd Engineering Battalion returned home after a lengthy deployment.

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U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Angela Parady
U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Angela Parady

Maine Soldiers Return Home

A small group of soldiers from the Maine Army National Guard's 133rd Engineer Battalion that deployed to Afghanistan last fall is home.

The soldiers arrived at the Augusta Armory around 1 pm on Friday, June 27

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One Person Killed In Crash On Route 202 In Monmouth [UPDATE]

A man has been killed in a head-on crash in Monmouth this morning.

According to the Kennebec Journal's website at centralmaine.com, the man, whose name is being withheld pending notification of family members, died before a helicopter could taken him to a hospital.

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Photo by Chad Hood
Photo by Chad Hood

Video Tribute To Pettingill Elementary School In Lewiston

In 2010, the elementary school that I went to closed down. In the fall of 2013 it was torn down. Sharon Hood sent me a link to a video tribute to the school. It was made by an old friend of mine, Nick Knowlton.

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Crash Shuts Down Route 202 In Monmouth

WMTW is reporting that Route 202 in Monmouth has been shut down because of a multi-vehicle accident.

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

A Chat with Former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe about Governing in a Polarized America [AUDIO]

Former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe is now working with the Bipartisan Policy Center. They have done a report called Governing in a Polarized America: A Bipartisan Blueprint to Strengthen our Democracy.  Sounds heady, but is very interesting stuff! 

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

‘American Idol’ Auditions To Be Held In Portland

The popular singing talent show that has brought us country talent like Carrie Underwood, Kellie Pickler, Scotty McCreery and Bucky Covington is coming to Portland, Maine on July 9th.

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Mark Wilson, Getty Images
Mark Wilson, Getty Images

Question Of The Day: Do You Agree With The Oakland Geese Being Euthanized?

It's been an ongoing issue at the Oakland town beach and boat launch, Canadian geese. The main problem was the waste that they deposited on the beach and boat launch.

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Bank of Maine in Hallowell Was Robbed Today (June 23) at 10:15

Police are looking for a man in his 60s or 70s who robbed the Bank of Maine branch in Hallowell (June 23) today. Hallowell Police Chief Eric Nason said it happened around 10:15 this morning. A teller was given a note and the unarmed man was given an undisclosed amount of money.

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