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Al Messerschmidt, Getty Images

Skowhegan High Scool Under Fire For Indian Mascot

Looks like the problems the Washington Redskins are having with their logo and the name ‘Redskins’ has come to Skowhegan Area High School. For years the team has been the Skowhegan Indians with the school’s mascot of an Indian.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Radio Shack Closing 13 Maine Stores; Including Two In Augusta

Radio Shack has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and they will be closing 2,400 stores nationwide, including thirteen of them in Maine.

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David Silverman, Getty Images

The First and Last Sardine Factories in Maine

The first sardine factory in Maine was opened on February 9, 1876 in Eastport. The Wolff & Reesing Cannery was the first in America to can sardine, before that, sardine were imported from Europe.

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Steve Oehleuschager, Thinkstock
Steve Oehleuschager, Thinkstock

Central Maine Bass Fishing Featured On CBS This Weekend

With another foot of snow in the forecast any signs of warmer weather are welcomed. This Sunday we can all get a look back at last summer in Maine. CBS will be airing the championship round of the Summit Cup fishing tournament this weekend.

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Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images

Auburn’s Winter Festival Is This Weekend

It sure has been one of those old-fashioned winters with plenty of snow. Enjoy the snow this weekend in Auburn with their Winter Festival. The 2015 Auburn Winter Festival is a celebration of everything Winter.

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Gov. Paul LePage, State of the State - MPBN Video
Gov. Paul LePage, State of the State - MPBN Video

Gov. Paul LePage ‘State of the State Address’ [VIDEO]

Gov. Paul LePage delivered the annual 'State of the State Address' last night (Feb. 3) revealing his $6.3 billion budget and proposed tax overhaul.

Click here for the text of the speech.

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David DeLossy, Thinkstock

Study Finds That Only One In Three Maine Workers Are Engaged In Their Jobs

The results of a recent Gallup study shows that almost seven out of every ten Maine workers are not engaged in their jobs.

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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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Seven Charged with Drug Smuggling into Maine State Prison

Charges have been filed for seven people involved in an interstate drug smuggling effort that brought drugs into the Maine State Prison in Warren.

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John Titchen, Hulton Archives Getty Images

Is Eight Years Old Too Young To Go Hunting?

State Representative Gary Hilliard of Belgrade has submitted a bill to the state legislature which calls to change the required age to obtain a junior hunting license from 10 to 8 years old.

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