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University of Maine Officials Respond to Christmas Decoration Email

University of Maine officials held a press conference today in response to a controversy over campus Christmas decorations. They called the whole thing a misunderstanding and expressed a welcoming attitude for all cultures and their holiday symbols

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Math Teacher Fired Amid Sexual Contact Allegations

The Bangor School Committee has fired a teacher who is accused of illegal sexual contact with a minor. 48-year-old James McHenry was in court this week.

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Shelton – Maine Gatorade Player of Year

Ellsworth High School's Sarah Shelton was named the Gatorade Maine Volleyball Player of the Year, today, December 11, 2014. She is the first Gatorade Maine Volleyball Player of the Year to be chosen from Ellsworth High School!

The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the court, distinguishes Shelton as Maine's best high school volleyball player in 2014-15!

The 6-1 senior outside hitter slammed 192 kills while producing a

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Christmas Decorations Taken Down at University of Maine [UPDATE]

It was as if the Grinch had visited the University of Maine campus and stole the decorations. Gone are the wreaths, santas, and Christmas trees. Now University officials say news of an email ordering their removal was a misrepresentation of school policy.

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BREAKING NEWS: Brewer Meth Bust

Five people were arrested on Wednesday after Brewer police and drug agents busted a suspected meth lab. Two are facing drug charges. 

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First Winter Storm Of The Season Hits East Coast
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Storm Closings and Cancellations

Well, the storm turned out to be more rain than snow in many areas. Still, some schools are canceled and others have delays. Check this list often, as we'll be updating it regularly!

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Crews Battling Another Fire in Augusta [UPDATE]

Fire crews, who spent last Friday battling a huge structure fire, were back in the same part of the city fighting another apartment house fire Tuesday morning. Fire investigators have ruled today's fire accidental.

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Verso to Sell Bucksport Mill to AIM Development

Verso has signed a purchase agreement with AIM Development, a company that re-purposes business sites. What that will mean for workers due to be laid off at the end of this month is unclear.

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Snow, Sleet, Freezing Rain Predicted for Bangor [UPDATE]

A combination of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected to hit the Bangor area Tuesday evening, according to the National Weather Service, which late Monday issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the region.

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Icy Roads and Speed Blamed For Crash That Kills One Man

Dangerous road conditions after the weekend's winter weather caused a two-car crash that claimed the life of one man. Police say the driver was traveling too fast for road conditions.

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