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Winthrop Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

A Winthrop man was arrested today and charged with possessing child pornography. 

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Police Give ID of Body Found in Jefferson

State Police say they believe a body recovered from a shallow grave in Jefferson last week is a man last seen alive in 2002.

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Two Augusta Rite Aid Pharmacies Hit by Robbers

The FBI and the Augusta police are currently investigating a robbery at the Rite Aid pharmacy on Hospital Street, Augusta.

Earlier in the evening (Sept. 2) there was also a robbery attempt at Rite Aid on North Belfast Avenue, Augusta.

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Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Maine Gas Prices Inch Lower This Week

Maine gas prices went against the national trend this week and dropped an ever slight 0.3 cents per gallon. The national average rose 0.7 cents per gallon this past week. The average price for a gallon of gas in Maine is now $3.49 a gallon, compared to $3.43 a gallon nationally.

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Renee Nelson
Renee Nelson

Cancer Comes-A-Calling: Patrick’s Test Results & HACCC Cancer Survivors Day Sept 13th

 

OK. It has been almost a year of tests and treatments and cancer stuff. WELL, we just learned that Patrick, my boyfriend, is now CANCER FREE!  He is not cured. Only a bone marrow transplant would do that, but with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma treatment can kick it back and keep it in check. SO, to the Harold Alfond Center For Cancer Care staff, thank you for all you did for Patrick and for me. Perfect time to talk about centers Cancer Survivors Day on Sept 13th!!!  

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Cosgrove Begins 22nd Season

For the 22nd time, Jack Cosgrove will lead his UMaine Black Bear team to an opening day game. This time a home tilt against Norfolk State from Virginia. And this time, the Bears begin play as defending CAA champs.

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Andreas Rentz, Getty Images

Augusta Crossing Guard Decides to Keep Working After Job Eliminated

Sherry McArthur, a former Augusta crossing guard doesn't care that she's no longer getting paid to keep kids safe. She says she has a responsibility to the students and their parents and so she's going to continue showing up for work.

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David McNew, Getty Images

Monmouth Police Looking for Hit-and-Run Driver

The Monmouth Police Department yesterday (Aug. 29) responded to a car accident in front of Phil's Variety in North Monmouth on Route 202. An unknown black pickup truck was involved in the accident and fled the scene, heading towards Leeds.

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Evelyn Peyton - ThinkStock

Labor Day 2014 in Augusta — What is Open and What is Closed?

Labor Day this year is on Monday, Sept. 1. We'll be wrapping up summer with a long weekend!

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Michael Richards, Getty Images

Maine’s ‘Open Lighthouse Day’ September 13th

Maine’s annual Open Lighthouse Day is Saturday, September 13. On that day, 22 lighthouses around the state will offer free admission to visitors. The annual draw is 15,000 to 18,000 people as they get the opportunity to climb to the top of the lighthouses.

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