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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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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

Jessie White of Maine Graduates College at 99 Years Old

Jessie White, a 99 year old women in Maine, finally graduated from college. She received her diploma from Beal College 75 years after graduating. She said it now completes her life.

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Farmington 8-Year Old Threatens Even Younger Boy with a Knife

Farmington Police are charging an 8-year-old from the town with a misdemeanor for terrorizing. The boy is accused of making threats to a 6-year-old boy with an open jackknife.

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B98.5 Hometown Hero – Tom Holbrook

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

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How You Can Help A Military Family Who Lost Their Home in an Augusta Fire

Firefighters from four departments battled an Augusta blaze at 323 Riverside Drive in Augusta around 6:45 a.m. (May 28) this morning. The fire destroyed the home and the family lost everything. Two family pets that were unable to be saved. The cause of the fire is likely accidental.

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Triple Murder Trial in Bangor – Verdicts Are In

After nearly 50 hours of deliberations, the jury has delivered verdicts in the Bangor triple murder case. Randall Daluz and Nicholas Sexton were each charged with three counts of murder and one count of arson.

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Fuse, Thinkstock

Car Hits Cow In Readfield

A car hit a cow on Route 17 in Readfield this Saturday night. A 2003 Ford sedan driven by William Ervin, 25, of Readfield was eastbound on Maine Street, Route 17, when the accident happened around 11 p.m.

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Maine Department of Public Safety

Driver Swerves To Avoid Moose – Spills Potatoes

Police had quite a mess on their hands during the early morning commute in Richmond on May 28 after a driver of a truck fully loaded with potatoes swerved to avoid a moose and ran off the road, spilling the load of potatoes.

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Photo by Andy Capwell

[UPDATED] Fire Closes Riverside Drive In Augusta During Morning Commute

Leaving my house this morning, all I could hear were sirens and more sirens. Then, I saw a large plume of smoke billowing into the air. Either a fire or an accident had must just occurred on Riverside Drive in Augusta, near the entrance of the Riverside Mobile Home Village, where I live.

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