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Eight more dollar stores on the way to L-A area

LEWISTON — More dollar stores are coming. Eight new stores — four Family Dollars and four Dollar Generals — are being planned for locations in Lewiston, Auburn, Turner, Sabattus and Greene. "There is a market for these types of stores in Maine," said David Hediger,...

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Report finds almost half of Maine homicides involve domestic violence

AUGUSTA — Last year, about half of Maine’s 25 homicide cases involved domestic violence. The victims were intimately familiar wi [...]


State announces new contracts for troubled MaineCare ride program

AUGUSTA — The state will not renew a contract with a company hired to broker rides for MaineCare patients, according to the Maine Depa [...] 10


'Is the ice out?' In Auburn, yes; Greenville, no

AUBURN — It happened Wednesday on Lake Auburn, and sometime in the past few days on Sabattus Pond. But those who live near Greenville' [...]


Lake Auburn ice-out: Wednesday night

AUBURN — The Auburn Water District declared Wednesday evening as the ice-out date for 2014. As calculated by the U.S. Geological Surve [...]

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Former CDC official must give up medical info in whistle-blower suit

AUGUSTA — A former Maine Center for Disease Control division director who has filed a federal whistle-blower lawsuit against the Maine [...]

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