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Boxing Gloves Used In Ali, Liston Lewiston Fight Sold At Auction

The boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their 1965 fight from Lewiston, Maine were recently sold at auction. What made that fight so memorable was that it was the infamous 'phantom punch' in the first round. Many say a punch that clearly did not connect, sent Liston down to the mat.

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UPDATE: Lewiston Rite-Aid Robbery This Morning (Feb. 11)

Lewiston Police arrested a transient and recovered narcotics stolen during an early morning (Feb. 11) robbery of Rite-Aid on Sabattus Street.

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Harry Benson, Hulton Archives
Harry Benson, Hulton Archives

Gloves Used In The Ali-Liston Fight In Lewiston Could Bring In One Million Dollars

It was the fight that featured the 'phantom punch', the Ali-Liston fight in Lewiston, Maine in 1965. The boxing gloves of Muhammad Ali and of Sonny Liston that were used in that fight on May 25, 1965 in Lewiston are going on the auction block.

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Jackie McBurnie, Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office
Jackie McBurnie, Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office

Lewiston Woman Makes First Court Appearance Accused of Setting 2 Apartment Fires That Left 12 Homeless

Jackie McBurnie made her first court appearance on this morning (Jan. 7) accused of setting her apartment on fire in Lewiston. Her lawyer argued that she suffers from multiple psychological disorders.

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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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Professional Hockey to Return to Lewiston/Auburn

Junior hockey is coming back to the Twin Cities. The Lewiston Maineiacs folded after the 2010-11 season and now the The Colisee in Lewiston will have a new team, starting next season.

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Bruno Vincent, Getty Images

‘Emerge Film Festival’ Set for June 13-14 in Lewiston/Auburn

The very first 'Emerge Film Festival' will be Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14. The inaugural festival will bring a diverse selection of Maine-made and international films to the twin cities. Categories will include documentary, short and feature length films.

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Multiple Lewiston Fires Early Thursday (April 10) Morning [UPDATE]

Early this morning (April 10) Lewiston firemen were battling blazes at different locations.

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Lisa Meyer, Getty Images

Portland Pirates Sign New Agreement to Return to Cumberland County Civic Center

The Portland Pirates and Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, ME have announced a new lease agreement. The lease deal, announced at a press conference today (Feb. 4), resolves an ongoing dispute between the Pirates and the civic center.

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Mario Villafuerte,Getty Images

Lewiston High School Graduate Dies in Aubun Car Crash

Tara Chase, a 20-year-old New Gloucester woman was killed this morning (Dec. 2) when her car skidded into the path of an oncoming car on Riverside Dr., in Auburn shortly before 6 a.m.

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