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  1. Howard Johnson's closing in Bangor, leaving only one more in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Sun Journal

    In this April 16, 2015 photo, the Howard Johnson Inn and Restaurant is seen in Bangor, Maine. One of the last two Howard Johnson restaurants will close Sept.

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  2. Auburn Ruby Tuesday remains openRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Sun Journal

    "As far as I know, we are still staying open," said Sierra Hackett, the manager on duty at the Ruby Tuesday in Auburn, on Monday. The Bangor Daily News has reported that Ruby Tuesday restaurants in South Portland, Biddeford and Bangor closed over the weekend.

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  3. Education commission has up to $5,000 to defend itself against $500 fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Sun Journal

    Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration has gotten approval to spend up to $5,000 to defend a state commission against a $500 fine lodged by Maine's Democratic attorney general. Attorney General Janet Mills filed a civil complaint claiming a commission tasked with reforming public education funding intentionally violated the law by excluding the public from an April meeting LePage withdrew the executive branch from the commission following media attention.

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  4. Maine ballot question campaigns bring in $1 million since JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | Sun Journal

    About $1 million has been raised since June alone by supporters among the five Maine initiatives on the ballot this fall. Voters will decide ballot questions in November on marijuana legalization; a tax to support public schools; universal background checks for gun sales; a gradual minimum wage hike; and ranked-choice voting.

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  5. Federal grants aimed at diversifying Maine's economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | Sun Journal

    Maine is getting more than $4 million in federal funding aimed at diversifying the state's economy and helping rural communities that have been hurt by paper mill closures in the last few years. Matt Erskine, deputy secretary of commerce for economic development, announced the funding Friday at the University of Maine.

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  6. Gov. LePage allowed to pay lawyer $5,000 to fight potential $500 fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Sun Journal

    Attorney General Janet Mills' office has given Gov. Paul LePage permission to pay a lawyer up to $5,000 to defend him in an open-meeting lawsuit filed by Mills. The LePage administration's request to hire Bangor-based municipal lawyer Erik Stumpfel for no more than $5,000 was granted in a Tuesday letter from Deputy Attorney General Susan Herman to Avery Day, the governor's top in-house lawyer.

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  7. 13-year-old boy and man drown in Mattawamkeag RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | Sun Journal

    A 13-year-old boy and the man who tried to rescue him have drowned in a river in Island Falls. The Maine Game Wardens say the bodies of Kobe Berry of Bangor and 49-year-old Jamie Main of Crystal were recovered Friday evening from the Mattawamkeag River.

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  8. Maine high court upholds man's convictions in Bangor triple murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Maine's highest court has denied a new trial for a Massachusetts man convicted in the slayings of three people found in a burning car. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday affirmed the 2014 murder and arson convictions of Randall Daluz of Brockton, Massachusetts.

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  9. Bangor man gets 50 years for producing child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Sun Journal

    A 27-year-old Maine man who pleaded guilty to producing child pornography has been sentenced to 50 years in federal prison. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Klimas sexually abused three children between 2012 and 2014.

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  10. Bangor man arrested after tossing drugs, fleeing from policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Sun Journal

    A Bangor man was arrested after he allegedly fled from police and tossed a "substantial amount" of crack cocaine and crystal methamphetamine early Friday morning. Police responded to 160 Ohio Street for a report of disorderly conduct.

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  11. Donald Trump comes to Maine, rips into Hillary Rodham ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Bangor, Maine. Alicia Diaz of Holden, Maine, stands outside a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Bangor, Maine.

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  12. Trump supporters, protestors argue outside Bangor rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Alicia Diaz of Holden, Maine, stands outside a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Bangor, Maine. Diaz said she doesn't support any candidates.

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  13. Riverview watchdog wary of LePage hiring freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Gov. Paul LePage's order for a hiring freeze within the Department of Health and Human Services has the potential to topple months of progress toward full-staffing at Riverview Psychiatric Center, according to the overseer of the hospital. Courtmaster Daniel Wathen, a former Maine supreme court chief justice who monitors the administration of mental health services in Maine, said Tuesday that staffing levels at the state-run Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta are improving and would be harmed by a hiring freeze.

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  14. Bangor police stop 12-year-old driving car with dragging bumperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Police in Maine say an officer stopped a car driven by a 12-year-old boy after noticing it had front-end damage and a dragging front bumper. The Bangor Police Department says a patrol officer came across a damaged vehicle driving without headlights at around 4 a.m. Saturday.

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  15. Bangor police look for evidence related to 1980 cold caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Bangor police and Maine State Police are looking for the remains of Sharon Smith, who was reported missing in 1980. WCSH-TV reported officials armed with a search warrant on Thursday searched a property located in the town of Hermon, just outside Bangor.

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  16. Gardiner man pleads guilty to federal wire fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Sun Journal

    A Maine man accused of bilking thousands of dollars in items and services he promised to provide has pleaded guilty. The Kennebec Journal reported that 23-year-old Ervin Morrison III of Gardiner entered the plea Thursday in Bangor to five counts of wire fraud.

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  17. Autistic teen receives more than 10,000 cards after pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sun Journal

    A Massachusetts woman's plea for people to send cards to her autistic cousin has resulted in a flood of more than 10,000 greetings from strangers. Rebecca Guildford, of Oxford, posted a picture to Facebook of her cousin, 18-year-old Hallee Sorenson of Bangor, Maine, sitting alone in a bowling alley last year for a birthday party that she said no one attended.

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  18. Dog that killed boy in Corinna had attacked prior owner's dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Sun Journal

    The dog that attacked and killed a 7-year-old Maine boy earlier this month had attacked its previous owner's other dog several times, according to a report by an animal control officer. The report says the pit bull attacked the throat of Hunter Bragg of Bangor, who died at the scene of the mauling in Corinna on June 4. The report was obtained by the Morning Sentinel through a public records request.

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  19. Paul LePage says he misunderstood Deering Oaks heroin OD storyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Sun Journal

    Gov. Paul LePage said Wednesday that he now understands that a heroin overdose by a high school student happened at Deering Oaks park in Portland, not Deering High School. LePage has told a story during at least two of his previous town hall meetings and at least one statewide radio appearance about a Deering High School student overdosing at school and being revived with overdose-reversing Narcan - and in at least one occasion returning to class afterwards.

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  20. Maine game wardens investigate killing of bald eagleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Sun Journal

    The Maine Warden Service is asking for help finding who killed a bald eagle in early April in Days Academy Grant. The body of a female, adult eagle was found April 15 on a logging road east of Moosehead Lake.

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