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Collins, Bellows Square Off in 2nd Debate

BANGOR, Maine (AP) _ Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows are squaring off in another debate.

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BEAR-LARGE

Court: Maine Agency Can Campaign Against Bear Vote

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A Portland judge says the state's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife can use its resources to campaign against a statewide referendum to ban certain bear-hunting tactics.

GENERIC NATIONAL GUARD

30 Maine Guard Members Home from Middle East

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ About 30 members of the Maine National Guard are home from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan.

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Police Waiting on Autopsy in Lewiston Baby Death

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) _ Maine's state Medical Examiner's Office is still preparing an autopsy report for a baby found unresponsive in a Lewiston bathtub.

GENERIC WIND FARM

Maine’s High Court Allows Grand Falls Wind Farm

GRAND FALLS TOWNSHIP, Maine (AP) _ Maine's highest court is upholding a state Board of Environmental Protection decision to give a developer the go-ahead to build a wind farm on Passadumkeag Ridge in Grand Falls Township.

GENERIC SHRIMP LARGE

Regulators Consider Future of Maine Shrimp Fishery

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Federal regulators are gathering findings to determine if there will be a commercial season for the Gulf of Maine's northern shrimp next year.

GENERIC INVESTIGATION LARGE

Safety Cites for Firm Connected to Fatal Hayride

Records show a decade of vehicle inspections resulted in 178 citations at a company within the same corporate structure as a farm where a girl died in a hayride accident this month.

GENERIC ARREST

Father Accused of Abuse Had Been Fired from Job

A Maine man charged with throwing his infant son down a flight of stairs was fired from Riverview Psychiatric Center after authorizing the use of pepper spray on a woman who was restrained for hours with the irritating substance on her skin.

GENERIC COUNTERFEIT MONEY

Maine Heating Prices Continue to Drop

A state of Maine survey indicates the average price of heating oil has dropped 4 cents over the past week to the lowest heating season price recorded in three years.

GENERIC SCHOOL

3 Whooping Cough Cases at Anson School

Three cases of whooping cough have been confirmed at an Anson elementary school and district officials have organized a public meeting to discuss prevention and response measures.

GENERIC PILLS

Gardiner Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing Pharmacy

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Gardiner man who robbed a Bridgton pharmacy of prescription painkillers on Thanksgiving Day last year has pleaded guilty.

GENERIC METH

2 East Millinocket Residents Face Drug Charges

EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) - Two people have been arrested on charges that they were running a methamphetamine lab in East Millinocket.

GENERIC INVESTIGATION LARGE

Theft Charge For Ex-New Hampshire And Maine Fire Chief

FARMINGTON, N.H. (AP) - The former fire chief in Farmington has been indicted on charges he stole at least $1,500 in town funds.

GENERIC PAPER MILL LARGE

Maine Mill, Land Owner Files For Bankruptcy

EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) - The corporation that owns Great Northern Paper's East Millinocket mill and the land beneath it is filing for bankruptcy.

LAWSUIT

Feds Allege Sexual Harassment At Maine Farm

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The federal government has sued a Maine farm alleging that it allowed male workers to sexually harass women hired as seasonal harvesters.

GENERIC FIRE LARGE

Firefighter Faces Arson Charge

WILTON, Maine (AP) - A Maine firefighter is facing an arson charge for allegedly setting a small blaze at an outdoor music theater in the village of East Dixfield.

GENERIC ARREST

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charge

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Colorado man has pleaded guilty to sending a picture of himself engaged in sexually explicit behavior with a minor to an undercover federal agent in Maine.

GENERIC ELVERS LARGE

Recommendations For Maine Elver Season Due Soon

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A key federal panel will provide recommendations to fishery regulators soon about Maine's elver quota for next year.

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