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Central Maine News: Bill to Mandate Hayrides Inspections after a 17-Year-Old Girl Was Killed Last Halloween

These are some of the stories central Maine is talking about today.

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Steve Frost, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Up Sharply This Week

Gas prices in Maine and nationwide were much higher this past week. In Maine, the statewide average is at $2.53 a gallon, that's up from $2.47 a gallon from last week.

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Central Maine News: Grand Open for Augusta’s Capital Judicial Center Postponed until September 18th

These are some of the stories central Maine is talking about today.

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Augusta Woman in Nepal Still Unaccounted for After Deadly Earthquake

Dawn Habash from Augusta, who was hiking alone in Nepal, was still unaccounted for, as of Sunday (April 26) night. A devastating earthquake struck the Himalayan nation Saturday (April 25) with the latest death toll being upwards of 2,500 people.

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Portland Is Considering Banning Electronic Cigarettes In Public Places [POLL]

The city of Portland will be meeting next week to consider an order that would ban electronic cigarettes in public places.

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Blind Woman Climbs Katahdin With Bill Green – Journalist Wins Edward R. Murrow Award[VIDEO]

Congratulations to Bill Green and his crew.  The journalist, from Bill Green's Maine, along with his photographer, Kirk Cratty won the Edward R. Murrow Award for the story they did about Lynn Merrill.  Merrill, a Maine Native from Augusta, and is blind.  She has always wanted to climb Katahdin...but, life got in the way.

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Central Maine News: $1M in State Funding to Help Build Cabins for Homeless Vets at Togus Gets Approval Committee

These are some of the stories central Maine is talking about today.

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A Grateful Wiscasset Couple Inspires New Specialty License Plate

In partnership with parents of a former patient, The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital (BBCH) at Maine Medical Center has designed a specialty license plate, which has been approved by the Secretary of State.

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Central Maine News: Vermont VA Police Officer Charged with Pointing a Loaded Gun Another Vehicle on I-95 in Central Maine

These are some of the stories central Maine is talking about today.

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Do You Think Using Hand-Held Cellphones Should Be Banned While Driving? [POLL]

The Maine State House voted against a bill that would ban drivers from using hand-held cellphones.

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