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Three Maine Swimmers Come Up Short at Olympic Trails

 

Three Maine swimmers came up short Monday night in their efforts to advance at the United States Olympic Swimming Trials.

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Get That Campsite Flavor When Grilling at Home

 

You can have the flavor of the open range or the deep woods campsite when grilling in your backyard this summer. Maine is woods, and wood chips can give you the flavor you desire.

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Stephen Morton, Getty Images

How Patriotic Is Maine?

Source: WalletHub
The July 4th holiday is less than a week away and WalletHub.com recently posting their finding of the '2016's Most Patriotic States'. To get their findings they used 12 key metrics, including the number of residents enlisted in the military, veterans per capita , 2012 Presidential voting percentage and highest volunteer rate.

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How Safe A State Is Maine?

It sure seems that we see more stories of crime and violence here in central Maine lately. While, that might be true, Maine is still one of the most safest states in the country.

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The Maine-Nebraska Wrestling Exchange is Back

 

The 35th annual Maine-Nebraska wrestling exchange is this week. For many of the Nebraska wrestlers, this is as far from home as they’ve ever been.

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Androscoggin County Jail
Androscoggin County Jail

Lewiston Man Arrested For Threatening Store Clerk With Samurai Sword

Police say the man said he was going to come back later and cut the clerk with his samurai sword.

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The Best States To Gain Weight In

Summer means food. You'll be out there grilling, eating pier fries at Old Orchard Beach, enjoying the summer beers, ales and hard teas and lemonades. That translates to gaining weight. I found an article on Thrillist.com, where they ranked the fifty states on 'How much fun is it to get fat there?'

The food that each state are known for is important, but there is more to consider. The weather, the culture... basically the extent to which you can completely lose yourself in the pursuit of gluttony, as is your right!

So enjoy, America, and keep eating!

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MPBN, YouTube

Maine Day Trippin': Gulf Hagas

Maine has so many places that even the natives might not know about. Maine is a great state for day trips and with summer here, maybe a family day trip is in your future. Here's one day trip that you might want to take, Gulf Hagas, is often called the Grand Canyon of Maine.

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Maine Police Reopen 36 Year Old Cold Case

Maine woman Sharon Smith was reported missing more than 36-years-ago and local police were close to giving up the search. However, based on recently received information, the cold case file was reopened on Thursday.

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Fire Burns 4 Acres On Sheep Island

Maine firefighters and forest rangers managed to save 10 cottages from a fire that burned about 4 acres on Sheep Island in Casco Bay.

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