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Watch Gov. Paul LePage’s Inauguration Here [LIVE VIDEO]

Gov. Paul LePage is set to be inaugurated for his second term today (Jan. 7) and MPBN is streaming the event live.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images

Lewiston/Bangor Beauty School That Operated More Than Half a Century, Closes Doors

Mr. Bernard’s School of Hair Fashion closed their doors yesterday (Jan. 5) in Lewiston and Bangor. The school was first established in 1960.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Maine Gas Prices Down Again This Week

Maine gas prices dropped almost 12 cents per gallon in just this past week and are averaging $1.18 a gallon less than one year ago. According to the price-monitoring website GasBuddy.com, the average for a gallon of gas in Maine is at $2.35 per gallon.

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Always Clean Off Your Car After a Storm

Today (Jan. 5) at least 20 vehicles were damaged along the Maine Turnpike and I-295 in southern Maine from flying chunks of ice and snow. State police spokesman Steve McCausland urges all drivers to make sure their vehicles are always fully cleaned off after a storm.

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Traffic Being Diverted Due To Wreck In Sidney

Northbound traffic on Interstate 95 from Augusta to Sidney is being diverted because of a tractor trailer wreck – this one along the northbound lane in Sidney.

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Was Bigfoot Spotted in Turner, Maine?

This video is raw footage shot in Turner, Maine. A figure shows up just after the 2:00 mark.

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Maine is the Second Safest State in America

In the most recent statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the number of violent crimes dropped across the United States by 4.4% in 2013 compared to the year before. Also, in the last decade, the number of violent crimes declined by nearly 15%

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First Maine Baby of the New Year Born at MaineGeneral

MaineGeneral has announced on their facebook page the arrival of Wil, the son of Amanda and Chad, who is the first Maine baby born in 2015!

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The Annual ‘Maine Pond Hockey Classic’ Moves to Snow Pond Center for the Arts

The 3rd Annual Maine Pond Hockey Classic tournament will be February 6th – 8th at the Snow Pond Center for the Arts on Snow Pond (Messalonskee Lake) in Sidney.

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New Day, New Year, New Laws for Maine

As of today, Jan 1., 2015, some new laws have gone into effect in Maine.

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