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  1. Truck driver charged with manslaughter offered 20-year sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The Tennessee truck driver accused of speeding and driving while drunk who was involved in a multivehicle collision that killed two people in March in Washington has been offered a 20-year prison sentence. Randall Junior Weddle, 54, of Greeneville, Tennessee, included that information in a letter he sent Thursday to the court, in which he asks for a new court-appointed attorney.

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  2. Washington newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Herald Gazette

    ... the meal is $9 for adults and $4 for kids under 12. As always, there's a dollar off for an item donated to the Washington Food Bank. Let's all turn out for this benefit and make it a big success. Fire Chief Phil Meunier has registered Washington ...

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  3. GOP delegates from Washington part of anti-Trump revoltRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Columbian

    Republican delegates from Washington state were among the anti-Donald Trump forces who lost a fight Monday to demand a state-by-state roll call vote at the opening of the Republican National Convention. The 44 members of the Washington delegation are overwhelmingly made up of supporters of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

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  4. High temperatures could form dangerous 'heat dome' over most of the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Daily Mail

    ... and Pacific Northwest will feel the brunt of the heatwave, with only those regions at the very tips of Oregon, Washington, Maine and Massachusetts feeling the caress of sub-80-degree weather Thursday: The blistering temperatures are expected to ...

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  5. Heatwave! Temperatures will SOAR into the 80s and 90s from coast to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Daily Mail

    ... and Pacific Northwest will feel the brunt of the heatwave, with only those regions at the very tips of Oregon, Washington, Maine and Massachusetts feeling the caress of sub-80-degree weather. Those around lakes or mountains may feel some benefit, ...

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  6. Washington newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Capital Weekly

    ... July and August with a reception scheduled for Thursday, July 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. Megan is one of many talented Washington-rooted young people to share their gifts here at home. About her work, Megan said,: "As an artist, my focus is primarily on ...

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  7. $12 minimum wage measure poised for November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Yuma Sun

    ... said. Raising the minimum wage will be an issue placed before voters in three other states this fall, including Washington, Maine and Colorado. Both Maine and Colorado are also proposing a gradual increase to $12 by 2020. In Washington state, a ...

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  8. AIO's Weekend Backpack Program expands for year twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Herald Gazette

    ... two Rockland schools in September, and by Christmas had invited 10 more Knox County schools, from Thomaston to Washington to Tenants Harbor, from Warren to Union to Camden, and just over the line in Waldoboro. "We were so pleased by the community's ...

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  9. Compton Teen Preparing For World-Record FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | CBS Local

    ... person to fly solo around the Earth. Isaiah Cooper, 16, took off from Compton Tuesday for a flight with stops in Washington, Maine, and Florida, before returning to Southern California, according to Robin Petgrave, who founded Tomorrow's ...

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  10. Over 1,600 people expected to attend Grand Fondo bike race this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    On Saturday, over 1,600 people are expected to participate in a non-competitive cycling event that benefits the MSU College of Human Medicine's skin cancer, awareness, prevention and research. It has drawn cyclists of all ages from 15 states - some as far as California, Washington, Maine, Florida - and even Ontario, Canada.

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  11. Drunk truck driver who let family member secure load, falsified logs, killed 2, put OOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Trucker

    A professional truck driver who was operating his rig while legally intoxicated, whose license had been previously revoked for driving while intoxicated, who was asleep in his bunk while his trailer was loaded with lumber, whose unauthorized family member had secured the load, and who was then involved in a subsequent accident that killed two persons near Washington, Maine, has been declared an imminent hazard to public safety and been ordered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.

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  12. Trucker accused in fatal Maine crash barred from commercial interstate drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... hearing, May 16, 2016. Buy Photo Two people died when a flatbed truck carrying lumber overturned on Route 17 in Washington and struck three oncoming vehicles including this van. WASHINGTON, D.C. - A federal agency has ruled that a Tennessee truck ...

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  13. Truck driver pleads not guilty to manslaughter in deaths of motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A Tennessee trucker accused of speeding and driving drunk has pleaded not guilty to 15 counts, including manslaughter , in connection with the deaths of two people killed in a March crash in Washington. Randall Junior Weddle, 54, of Greeneville, Tennessee, said nothing other than "not guilty" 15 times during a brief hearing held Wednesday before Justice William Stokes in Knox County Unified Court.

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  14. Truck driver pleads not guilty to manslaughter chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Capital Weekly

    ... He faces a maximum of 60 years in prison for the deaths of two people stemming from the crash on Route 17 in Washington. According to an investigative report, Weddle had alcohol in his system and was speeding at the time of the collision. Weddle was ...

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  15. Something is not better than nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... after the shooting in Orlando that the calls to "do something" would grow in number, and our dutiful leaders in Washington would strive to "do something" to make us all feel like "something was done." Which is exactly why we get meaningless, ...

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  16. RSU 40 Budget ValidatedRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Lincoln County News

    ... from payments on a recently approved $292,000 bond for an air-quality project at Prescott Memorial School in Washington and the 10-year, $1 million bond for maintenance and repairs throughout the district. District voters previously passed the ...

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  17. Fire damages unoccupied mobile homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Herald Gazette

    At 5:20 a.m. the Washington Fire Department was dispatched to Youngs Hill Road for a reported structure fire. "The first arriving unit confirmed there were flames showing and no vehicle in the driveway," the department reported on its Facebook page.

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  18. Author Talk and Book Signing: Michael Hudson "Under October Skies: Autumn in Acadia"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Michael Hudson has been photographing autumn in Acadia National Park for 10 years, now he has collected them in his coffee table book "Under October Skies: Autumn in Acadia." He will be at the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, June 18 at 7 p.m. to talk about his photography career, how he came to publish the book and show images from it and talk about his approach to photographing the landscape in Acadia.

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  19. Dishwashers/Kitchen Assistants NeededRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Herald Gazette

    Medomak Camp of Washington, Maine is looking for kitchen assistants to work in our two commercial kitchens. No previous experience needed, just a willingness to work hard.

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  20. Tennessee truck driver indicted on 15 counts for fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Herald Gazette

    A truck driver the state says is responsible for the death of two people in a multi-vehicle wreck in March was indicted on 15 counts June 9 in connection with the crash. Randall J. Weddle, 54, of Greeneville, Tennessee, is facing manslaughter charges and a maximum of 60 years in prison for the death of two people stemming from the crash on Route 17 in Washington.

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