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  1. Skowhegan wrestlers roll to 4th straight 'A' regional crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Bangor Daily News

    The Skowhegan High School Indians turned in a dominating performance to capture their fourth straight Class A wrestling regional title at their high school gym Saturday. Eight Skowhegan wrestlers won individual Class A North titles, and two more finished in the top four to advance to next Saturday's state championship at Noble High School in North Berwick.

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  2. House Dems adjourn in middle of tax conformity debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Bangor Daily News

    Legislation to bring Maine's tax policies in line with federal law was supposed to be adopted this week in Augusta. But lawmakers have gone home until next Tuesday with no movement on the issue.

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  3. State free throw champs advance to New England competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Bangor Daily News

    Faith Sjoberg of Presque Isle and Luke Carey of Embden captured the top awards at the Maine State Elks Association State Hoop Shoot free throw competition held Sunday at Bangor High School. Sjoberg, representing Presque Isle Lodge #1954, earned the Alan W. Richard Award, which went to the top overall female shooter, and Carey, representing Skowhegan/Madison Lodge #2531, won the Hon.

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  4. Pantry Project: Good as GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Bangor Daily News

    Imagine how valuable one 27-pound gold bar is. Multiply that by 91. That's almost 2,500 pounds of gold.

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  5. Skowhegan dominates KVAC wrestling championships; Winslow wins Class BRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Bangor Daily News

    The three-time defending Eastern Maine Class A champion Skowhegan wrestling team remained unbeaten on the season Saturday, rolling to victory at the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championships at Cony High School. The Indians crowned five individual champions and amassed 224.5 points, far ahead of runner-up Nokomis of Newport, which finished second with 124.

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  6. Hampden Academy Boys Basketball 64 at Skowhegan 35Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Bangor Daily News

    At Skowhegan, Nick Gilpin led all scorers with 19 points and had eight assists to lead Hampden Academy to the win.

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  7. Augusta is either one of the best small towns or one of the worst places to live in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine artist Elizabeth Busch's work titled "Home" hangs in the glassed atrium at the Cultural Building in Augusta on Sept. 17, 2015.

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  8. Brewer-Hampden basketball rematch sells out in two hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Bangor Daily News

    If you want to attend the season-ending boys and girls varsity basketball doubleheader between Brewer and Hampden Academy on Feb. 4, you'd better have your tickets already or be a participant in one of the games. Brewer officials sold their final tickets for the contests, a little more than 400, in approximately two hours Wednesday during a special presale.

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  9. Maine wrestling postseason begins with conference championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Bangor Daily News

    Foxcroft has been the dominant Class B team in the region thus far this winter, with quality depth throughout its lineup but particularly in the upper weight classes where brothers Billy and Brandon Brock, Michael Pendriss and Connor Holmes all have had strong seasons. Senior Zach Caron, a two-time defending state champion who transferred from Dexter to Foxcroft this year, is undefeated at 145 pounds this season, and along with classmate Antonio Ayala at 126 scored his 150th career victory this year.

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  10. Fairfield woman accused of killing newborn son held without bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Bangor Daily News

    The Fairfield mother charged in the death of her newborn son on Dec. 31 made her first court appearance Monday on a murder charge. Kayla Stewart, 20, who appeared via video conference, was not asked to enter a plea at Skowhegan District Court because she has not been indicted by the Somerset County grand jury.

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  11. Marguerite Helen SalisburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Bangor Daily News

    Marguerite Helen Salisbury, 89, died January 22, 2016, at Redington Fairview General Hospital in Skowhegan. She was born in Dexter, July 18, 1926, the daughter of George and Helen Vigue.

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  12. Somerset Initiative aims to reduce child abuse and neglect in the Somerset CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Bangor Daily News

    The Kennebec Valley Community Action Program was awarded funding from the Maine Children's Trust to implement a three-year pilot project charged with preventing child abuse and neglect in Somerset County. Grants also were awarded to the child abuse and neglect councils in Franklin and Androscoggin counties.

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  13. Maine group seeking background checks for all gun purchases submits signaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Bangor Daily News

    Good morning from blustery Augusta, where the subzero wind chill is no match for Tuesday's warm display of bipartisanship at the State House. Every lawmaker including Gov. Paul LePage agreed to an amended version of the long-discussed anti-drug bill that creates 10 new drug investigators and funnels $2.4 million to treatment and recovery programs.

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  14. Sanders to announce Maine legislative endorsements on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Bangor Daily News

    Good morning from Augusta, where Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will step up his Maine presence with a State House news conference to announce the formation of his "Working Class Cabinet." Sanders, who is battling Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination to run for the presidency, visited Maine in July and isn't expected at today's news conference.

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  15. Rare heritage hard wheat sprouts in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Bangor Daily News

    Thanks to the efforts of a dedicated group of grain zealots, wheat from imported Estonian seeds is now sprouting in test plots across the state, part of a two-year trial to find what varieties of grains can grow well in Maine. The hard winter wheat called sirvinta seems to thrive here.

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  16. LePage impeachment failed, so what's next for Maine?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Bangor Daily News

    People hold signs at a rally in support of Gov. Paul LePage on Wednesday outside the State House in Augusta. AUGUSTA, Maine - The months-long buildup to the House's impeachment debate Thursday ended with the effort's failure and passage of a Democrat-sponsored resolution seen by many as having no teeth or sustained meaning.

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  17. Effort to impeach LePage failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Rep. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, introduces an impeachment order against Gov. LePage at the State House in Augusta on Thursday. Buy Photo Rep. John Martin, D-Eagle Lake, speaks with House Minority Leader Ken Fredette, R-Newport, at the State House in Augusta on Thursday.

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  18. Maine anti-drug bill advances, but funding questions loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A $3.7 million bill aimed at Maine's drug crisis was advanced by the Legislature's budget-writing committee on Tuesday, but top House Republicans are opposed to one of its funding sources. The proposal, which would fund 10 new drug agents and expand treatment, education and recovery options, was rolled out by legislative leaders in December, was fast-tracked for passage and could reach the Senate floor for a preliminary vote as soon as Thursday.

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  19. Is the Maine Legislature's bipartisan bond deal breaking down?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The Maine Legislature's 2016 session started last week with leaders heralding a compromise to revive $6.5 million in expired conservation bonds. But that deal may be breaking down and the House of Representatives may have its first floor kerfuffle of the year on Tuesday.

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  20. LePage, lawmakers find rare harmony as new session opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Gov. Paul LePage and Senate President Mike Thibodeau, R-Winterport, sign papers to start the Republican governor's second term during inaugural ceremonies at the Augusta Civic Center on Jan. 7, 2015. After a year in which the two sparred over the budget and definition of adjournment, among other matters, they met Wednesday in what both labeled a "positive" exchange on the first day of the 127th Legislature's second session.

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