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  1. Some grin, others bear it as Donald Trump takes officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Sun Journal

    As Donald Trump took the oath of office Friday, about 75 Bates students and professors watched in silence on two large-screen televisions. Their hushed acceptance stood in marked contrast to the joy expressed by Robert Hayes of Auburn, who was hustling home from Hannaford Supermarket with the makings for a celebratory lunch.

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  2. Snow storm grazes Lewiston-Auburn areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Sun Journal

    Many residents of the Lewiston-Auburn area woke up to less than 2 inches of snow Wednesday morning while parts Maine and New Hampshire are dealing with up to 6 inches of snowfall. A storm started late Tuesday and was weakening Wednesday morning.

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  3. Auburn evacuates Western Avenue homes during gas leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Sun Journal

    Updated 11:49 a.m.: AUBURN - The city closed Western Avenue on Tuesday morning and evacuated homes in the area after a car hit a natural gas pipe running to a house. Police and fire personnel evacuated homes on Western and Barkley avenues near Court Street.

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  4. Feds crack down on lead in subsidized housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Sun Journal

    A new federal rule may offer some help to children living in subsidized housing who face exposure to toxic lead paint. The new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development standard lowers the acceptable blood level to a threshold urged by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, allowing for quicker lead abatement.

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  5. Nearly 100,000 CMP customers have no power FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | Sun Journal

    More than 98,000 Central Maine Power customers were still without power Friday morning after more than two feet of snow fell on some areas in Maine, while Emera Maine was reporting more than 20,000 power outages. The National Weather Service says it received multiple reports of snow falling at a rate of 6 inches per hour Thursday night.

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  6. Auburn police say CPV-infected dogs sold from Lake Street homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Police say they are investigating the source of puppies diagnosed with the Canine Parvovirus Infection sold from a Lake Street home. Auburn Police executed a search warrant Dec. 19 at Steven and Leala Evans' home, 129 Lake St, according to a statement from deputy police chief Jason Moen.

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  7. Snowstorm makes messy morning commute for MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Updated 7:21 a.m.: Lewiston and Auburn canceled classes and state offices delayed opening as Maine braced for Monday's snowstorm. Androscoggin County Superior Court in Auburn will open at 11 a.m. Franklin County Superior Court in Farmington and Oxford County Superior Court in South Paris will open at noon.

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  8. Auburn police search for suspect in connection with Friday shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Sun Journal

    "James is being sought for questioning and is not considered wanted at this time," Auburn Deputy Police Chief Jason Moen wrote in a press release. At about 2:20 a.m. Friday, a suspect fired a gun during an altercation at the home of DeWayne Williams at 241 Bowdoin St., police said.

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  9. Auburn police search for gunman who shot 2 men Friday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Updated 12:59 p.m.: AUBURN - Police are investigating an overnight shooting that injured two people Friday morning on Bowdoin Street. At about 2:20 a.m., a suspect fired a gun during an altercation at DeWayne Williams' home at 241 Bowdoin St., according to a statement from Deputy Chief of Police Jason Moen.

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  10. Freezing rain creates slick roads Tuesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Sun Journal

    The Auburn Police Department reports roads have become slippery and several cars have slid off Washington Street. They urge drivers to be cautious.

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  11. Maine earns C- grade for infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Sun Journal

    A new report issued Monday by the American Society of Civil Engineers handed a C- grade to the state's infrastructure. A team of professional engineers looked over 14 categories that included everything from airports to state parks to determine an overall grade, which isn't going to land Maine on any honor rolls.

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  12. Poland Big Apple robbed overnight at knifepointRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Authorities said someone brandishing a knife robbed the Big Apple convenience store at Routes 26 and 11 of cash and cigarettes early Tuesday. Androscoggin County Sheriff Eric Samson said the store clerk was robbed by someone wearing a large, blue coat with a hood.

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  13. Two Androscoggin County Republicans lose re-election to Maine HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Two Republican members of the Androscoggin County delegation lost their bids for re-election to the state Legislature on Tuesday. In the closest legislative race in the county, Michael McClellan of Raymond lost his attempt to win a fourth term for District 66 when Democratic challenger Jessica Fay of Raymond won with 50.6 percent of the vote.

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  14. Voters approve tax increase on high earnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Sun Journal

    A ballot initiative that would raise more money for education through higher taxes on incomes over $200,000 was approved by voters Tuesday, according to unofficial results Wednesday. Question 2 asked voters whether they wanted to add a 3 percent tax on annual income of more than $200,000.

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  15. Question 2 has slight lead with partial resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Early Wednesday morning, a ballot initiative that would raise more money for education through higher taxes on incomes over $200,000 was leading, but not by much. According to the Bangor Daily News, election results at 12:40 a.m., yes was leading Question 2 with 51.2 percent of the vote; no had 48.7 percent.

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  16. Maher, McConnell face off for seat on Androscoggin County CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Androscoggin County government, which switched from a three-person board to an administrator and seven commissioners last year, will have three new commissioners following elections next week. The three who served under the old County Charter - Beth Bell of Auburn, Randall Greenwood of Wales and Elaine Makas of Lewiston - are not running for re-election.

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  17. Donald Trump Jr. visits Gray, Auburn and LewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Jennifer Ball of Winthrop takes a selfie with Donald Trump Jr. at Simones' Hot Dog Stand in Lewiston on Tuesday. Don Dulac of Monmouth gives Donald Trump Jr. a thumbs-up as Trump pulls away from Simones' Hot Dog Stand in Lewiston on Tuesday after campaigning for his father, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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  18. New poll shows Hillary Clinton up in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Sun Journal

    A new poll by the Maine People's Resource Center gives Hillary Clinton a solid statewide lead, but only slightly up in the 2nd Congressional District, where one electoral vote is at stake. The poll, based on phone calls to 890 likely votes, pegged Clinton's overall lead in Maine at 42-36 in a four-person race or 49-39 if only the major party candidates are included.

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  19. Paul LePage: MPA leaders should be jailed for 'knowingly hurting Mainers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Gov. Paul LePage repeated his assertion Friday that two members of the Maine People's Alliance should be jailed for backing a minimum wage increase. Gov. Paul LePage addresses a breakfast meeting of the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce on Thursday morning in Auburn.

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  20. Video: Gov. Paul LePage slams ballot questions at chamber breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Gov. Paul LePage addresses a breakfast meeting of the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce on Thursday morning in Auburn. He outlined his positions on the ballot questions and took questions from the audience.

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