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Crash Snarls Traffic In Augusta [UPDATE]

The Maine State Police say one person has been seriously injured in an accident between a dump truck and a vehicle that has tied up traffic on I-95 in Augusta.

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Category: Local News
Photo, ME Warden Service
Photo, ME Warden Service

Still No Sign of Missing Appalachian Trail Hiker

Searchers once again returned to Redington TWP, trying to find evidence of what happened to hiker Geraldine Largay. She's been missing for nearly a year.

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Category: Local News, News
Mike Coppola, Getty Images
Mike Coppola, Getty Images

Bangor Shows Love for Former Police Chief with a Flash Mob

Former Bangor police chief Don Winslow and his wife Dora were surprised along the Bangor Waterfront Tuesday (June 17) night.

Winslow recently stopped chemotherapy treatments. The couple have both battled cancer in recent years. Doctors have told the former chief that his cancer has resurfaced in his lungs.

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Photo, University of Maine
Photo, University of Maine

First Woman President Named for University of Maine

For the first time, the University of Maine will be led by a woman. Susan Hunter has been named the new President, replacing Paul Ferguson, who left for a similar position in Indiana.

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Category: Education, Local News, News
Steve Frost, Thinkstock
Steve Frost, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Rise Sharply

With many Maine families planning summer road trips to the beach and camp the cost to get there is going up. According to the website gasbuddy.com, the average for a gallon of gas in Maine is now at $3.70 a gallon, that's up over 3 cents a gallon from last week.

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Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images
Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images

Question Of The Day: Do You Support Fees For Plastic Bags?

The Portland City Council will be voting tonight on two ordinances that have plenty of people talking. One would charge five cents for disposable bags at stores that sell food. The second one would ban plastic foam containers, also known as Styrofoam.

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Michael Smith, Getty Images
Michael Smith, Getty Images

2014 Maine Moose Permit Lottery Winners

More than 500 showed up yesterday (June 14) to the Gentile Building at the University of Maine at Presque Isle to find out if they received a moose hunting permit.

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New Maine Unclaimed Property List Could Mean Cash For You!

Ever change banks? Insurance companies that were taking money out of your bank account? Forget you had a savings account somewhere? If so, the State Treasurer's office may have some money for you!

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Category: Local News, News, Newsletter
Tyler Olsen, Thinkstock
Tyler Olsen, Thinkstock

Maine State Parks Will Have Free Admission On Father’s Day

Take Dad and the entire family to one of Maine's beautiful state parks or historic sites this Sunday for Father's Day.

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Mike Warren

B98.5 Hometown Hero – Mike Warren

A big Bee salute to our latest 'Hometown Hero' powered by HS Builders and the Red Barn.

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