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  1. Stuff your stockings with these Maine political tchotchkesRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Good morning from Augusta. We're beginning this week with many tidbits and not much big news, so consider this an early stocking full of political miscellany to preview what will be a big political week from Congress to Alabama to the city of Lewiston.

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  2. Bangor MMA fighter to turn proRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | Bangor Daily News

    Fred Lear of Bangor fights Christopher Arsenault in 2016 at Dexter. The former John Bapst Memorial High School wrestler will launch his professional mixed martial arts career in January.

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  3. Fast start propels Bangor boys basketball team past LewistonRead the original story

    Friday Dec 8 | Bangor Daily News

    Matthew Fleming's debut with the Bangor High School boys basketball team Friday night was more an unveiling of a three-headed offensive power source as the Rams scored a season-opening 82-47 Class AA victory over Lewiston at Red Barry Gymnasium. Fleming, the 6-foot-5 junior forward who earned BDN All-Maine honors last winter at Oxford Hills of South Paris before transferring to Bangor over the summer, displayed his considerable skills with a game-high 25 points to go with nine rebounds and five assists.

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  4. LePage remains mum on who he wants to succeed himRead the original story

    Friday Dec 8 | Bangor Daily News

    Good morning from Augusta, where Gov. Paul LePage is suddenly a man about town with public events on consecutive days after weeks out of the spotlight. but gave advance notice for back-to-back public events with political undertones this week.

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  5. LePage again says he won't run against Angus King, calls Washington Post report 'fake news'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Bangor Daily News

    Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday that despite a report this week by the Washington P ost , he will not run for the U.S. Senate against independent incumbent Angus King. During a campaign stop at Simones Restaurant in Lewiston on behalf of Lewiston mayoral candidate Shane Bouchard, LePage called the Washington Post's report "fake news" and "vile" for the way it described him.

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  6. Man stabbed inside Lewiston barber shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Bangor Daily News

    A South Paris man was stabbed repeatedly in a barber shop by a man who was dating his estranged wife, according to the Maine State Police. Rashad Robinson, 35, was getting a haircut Wednesday at Major Cuts at 79 Chestnut St. in Lewiston when he was stabbed in the stomach and chest, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said.

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  7. White Maine students are least likely in nation to see kids of another race at schoolRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Bangor Daily News

    But schools in Maine were even more homogenous in 2015 than schools in New Hampshire and Vermont, its almost equally white neighbor states, according to an analysis by the Associated Press. The analysis shows that roughly one in five white students in Maine attend schools where 10 percent or more of students are not white.

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  8. 'Ugly' second stealth destroyer heads out for tests in waters off MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Bangor Daily News

    Among dozens who braved the bitter wind at Fort Popham on Monday morning to watch the future USS Monsoor head out to builders' trials were a number of past and current employees of Bath Iron Works, many who were there to watch the "stealth" destroyer they worked on sail away. Letourneau, who retired in 2015 after 30 years at the shipyard - 20 of them as an electrician - worked on the future USS Michael Monsoor before she retired.

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  9. Police identify man killed in Lewiston hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Bangor Daily News

    Police have identified the man killed in a hit-and-run accident early Sunday morning on Pleasant Street in Lewiston. They are still looking for the driver of the SUV that is believed to have struck Louie St. Pierre.

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  10. Board tosses out all but 4 allegations against Lewiston dentistRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Bangor Daily News

    Attorneys James Belleau and Adam Lee listen with their client Dr. Jan Kippax as the Board of Dental Practice deliberates whether allegations against him should be dismissed. The case against a Lewiston dentist accused of putting the health and safety of his patients in immediate jeopardy is significantly weaker than it was a few weeks ago.

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  11. Maine man shot while hunting in Oxford identifiedRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 26 | Bangor Daily News

    Game wardens continued to question the suspected shooter, a 21-year-old Oxford man. The two other hunters in his group were Darcie Bolduc, 38, of Oxford and her 12-year old son.

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  12. LL Bean's beloved duck boots expecting record holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 25 | Bangor Daily News

    L.L. Bean is in the midst of another record-breaking year of sales for its iconic "duck boot," and the Maine-based retailer says there will be enough boots to meet the holiday crunch. The company's sales of the leather-and-rubber boot have grown for several years in a row as it has undergone a surge in popularity.

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  13. Former mayor of Lewiston and Auburn files to run for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Bangor Daily News

    John Jenkins, the former mayor of Lewiston and then Auburn, will run for governor as an independent, according to a filing with the Maine Ethics Commission . In addition to separate stints as mayor of the Twin Cities, Jenkins is a former one-term Democratic state senator.

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  14. Man arrested after 6-hour standoff in LewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Bangor Daily News

    A man was arrested Monday night after he allegedly stole a gun from a Lewiston residence and caused a more than 6-hour standoff with police. Scott Estes, 37, was charged with theft by unauthorized taking, criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and probation revocation.

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  15. LePage administration should stop blocking job training fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Bangor Daily News

    It has surpassed ridiculous that Gov. Paul LePage has continued to block $8.4 million from flowing to services for the unemployed this year. There is simply no reason for the LePage administration to keep preventing the federal funding from going to Maine's three regional workforce development boards, which distribute the money meant to help laid-off workers and adults in poverty find work.

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  16. Mother, boyfriend charged with kidnapping 9-year-old twins found in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Two 9-year-old girls were found safe in Maine after they were taken from a convenience store in Massachusetts. Two 9-year-old girls were found safe in Maine after they were taken from a convenience store in Massachusetts, according to a report from WGME.

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  17. Family angry accused man didn't try to help victim after hunter-related shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A week ago, a composed but somber Beverly Spofford shared intimate details about her granddaughter , celebrating the life authorities say was cut short by a deer hunter . On Wednesday, as that hunter, Robert R. Trundy, 38, of Hebron, made his first court appearance and was charged with manslaughter in the death of Karen Wrentzel, 34, of Hebron, Spofford's demeanor had changed.

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  18. Anti-abortion protester seeks Supreme Court ruling on Maine law limiting noiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    An anti-abortion protester has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on whether police can enforce noise regulations against demonstrators outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Maine's largest city. A lawyer for Andrew March, the pastor of a Lewiston church that organizes regular rallies outside the downtown Portland health center, filed a petition Monday for the Supreme Court to review an appeal court's decision that protesters could be cited for breaking a state noise ordinance.

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  19. Hunter charged in death of Hebron woman free on $2,500 cash bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The hunter charged with manslaughter in the Oct. 28 death of a Hebron woman made his first court appearance Wednesday in Oxford County Superior Court on a manslaughter charge. Robert R. Trundy, 38, of Hebron was not asked to enter a plea because he has not yet been indicted by the grand jury.

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  20. Levesque tops Lee by 6 votes in Auburn mayoral raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Businessman and former Republican congressional candidate Jason Levesque won the Auburn mayoral race by six votes Tuesday behind a campaign aimed squarely at beating back the failed merger with Lewiston on the ballot alongside him. Levesque, 43, the CEO of Argo Marketing Group, won a two-year term over City Councilor Adam Lee.

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