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Question Of The Day: Should Maine Legalize Marijuana?

The states of Washington and Colorado have legalized marijuana and now there is a push for Maine to follow suit. The group Marijuana Policy Project is leading a campaign for ballot initiatives, to legalize recreational use of marijuana for people 21 and older, in South Portland, Lewiston and York.

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Nokomis Student Gets National Award for Helping Maine’s Homeless Veterans

Felix Thibodeau, IV, 17, a Nokomis Regional High School student from Etna has received a well deserved national recognition. He is a member of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp and led efforts to raise more than $22,000 for the VA Maine Healthcare System-Togus and its work with homeless veterans.

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Award Winning Actress Glenn Close to be Honored at 17th Annual Maine International Film Festival

Academy Award nominee Glenn Close will be honored this summer at the Maine International Film Festival in Waterville. On July 13, she will receive the Mid-Life Achievement Award at the Waterville Opera House.

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Photo by Andy Capwell

It’s Road Work Season

Those orange diamond shaped signs that read 'road work ahead' are popping faster than the dandelions in my front lawn. With the calender turning to June and nice weather finally upon us, it's time to get road work underway.

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Jennifer Dodge, Thinsktock

Woman Dies When Hit By The Amtrak Downeaster

Nyla J. Howard, 39, of South Portland was killed around 7 p.m. on Saturday when she was struck by the Amtrak Downeaster.

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Photo, Maine State Police

Suspect Sought – Considered Armed and Dangerous [Update]

State Police are helping search for a man sought in connection with a suspicious death. He was seen leaving a house with a rifle sometime after his girlfriend was shot and killed.

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Maine’s Fresh Air Needs Families

The Fresh Air Fund needs your help to host and inner-city child this summer. Since 1877, the fund has been providing outdoor summer fun for children. Children from low-income families get to see trees and grass and the beauty of nature, most for the first time in the lives.

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This Weekend it’s ‘Free Family Fishing Days’ in Maine

Here's an idea, if you're looking for something fun to do today with the family. Saturday and Sunday (May 31 and June 1) are 'Free Fishing Days' in Maine.

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4 Escape Early Morning (May 31) Fire in Winthrop

Firefighters from Winthrop and 3 area communities, Monmouth, Manchester and Augusta, battled an early morning (May 31) blaze in town. Winthrop Fire Chief Dan Brooks told WCSH that 4 people are very lucky to have escaped.

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Helicopter Crashes In Whitefield

A helicopter has crashed in Whitefield, but there appear to be no injuries.

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