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Missing swimmer found dead in Mattawamkeag River

The Maine Warden Service says they have found the body of a missing 9-year-old swimmer who had disappeared in the Mattawamkeag River in Penobscot County.

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Small plane crashes in Dexter, Maine

A small plane has crashed in the central Maine town of Dexter.

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American Folk Festival Underway in Bangor

The American Folk Festival is underway in Bangor with acts ranging from cowboy music and blue grass to Latin jazz and zydeco.

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Maine Immunization Rates for Toddlers Now Nation’s Highest

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say Maine's toddler immunization rate has surged from below average to the highest in the nation.

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Maine Studying Plan to Transplant Sea Urchins for Fishing

Maine fishing regulators want to close an area to sea urchin fishing so they can evaluate a plan to transplant the spiny creatures.

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Environmentalists Press on with Maine Lynx Trapping Lawsuit

A coalition of environmental groups says it will press on with a lawsuit designed to provide more protections for Maine's lynx despite new trapping restrictions adopted by the state.

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Maine’s Largest Prison Looking for New Warden

Maine's largest prison is seeking a new warden.

GENERIC BLACK BEAR

Maine’s First Youth Bear Hunt Day Set for Saturday

Maine is holding a bear hunting day for young hunters for the first time as its annual season for the elusive animals draws near.

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Kennebec County Man Gets 15 Years for Rape of Young Girl

A Kennebec County man will serve 15 years in prison for the rape of a girl under the age of 14.

GENERIC MONEY LARGE

Maine Construction Company Owner Must Pay $405K in Fines

The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is ordering the owner of Maine construction companies to pay $405,000 for violating federal occupational safety standards.

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Sen. Collins to Announce Vote on Iran Deal After Labor Day

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is the lone GOP senator yet to say how she's going to vote on the Iran nuclear deal negotiated by the U.S. and other countrie

GENERIC MOTORCYCLE

Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Waterville Accident

Police say a motorcyclist was critically injured after a crash involving two sport utility vehicles in Kennebec County.

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