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Maine Forest Rangers Report 15,435 Lightning Strikes In 48 Hours

No, it wasn't your imagination, there's been a whole lot of lightning strikes in Maine lately!

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Photo, Arman Davtyan, ThinkStock
Photo, Arman Davtyan, ThinkStock

Crews Working on Power Outage in Bangor

Emera Maine says nearly 1400 customers are without power this morning in Bangor, Orono, and Veazie.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
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Photo, vaeenma, ThinkStock

Remains in California River Identified as Missing Maine Woman

It wasn't the ending a Maine woman's family had been praying for. Police in California have positively identified human remains found in a river as those of a missing woman who was originally from Plymouth, Maine.

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Photo News Post UK via You Tube
Photo News Post UK via You Tube

2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee Crowns Co-Champions [VIDEO]

So did you know that Scherenschnitte means the art of cutting paper into decorative designs, let alone know how to spell scherenschnitte? How about nunatak? Those were the championship words that resulted in co-champions for the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee broadcast on ESPN! Congratulations to Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar

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‘Jaws’ Is Coming Back to Theaters For Its 40th Anniversary

On June 20, 1975 a movie about an angry fish opened in about 500 theaters around the country. It was called Jaws, it was directed a guy named Steven Spielberg, it was scary as hell, and it changed the world forever. Its unique release strategy (wide instead of limited), intense television marketing campaign, and record-breaking box office essentially created the summer movie season (and made Spielberg a household name). 40 years later, regardless of its impact, Jaws remains a masterpiece, and a much better and more interesting movie than the vast majority of so-called summer blockbusters that it birthed.

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Photo by ThinkStock

Police Say 2-Vehicle Accident Caused by Illegal U-Turn [UPDATE]

A two-vehicle crash is believed to have been caused by a U-turn. The semi that police say made the illegal move never touched the vehicles involved in the accident and never stopped. The driver is now facing charges.

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Photo by ThinkStock

Police Seek Driver Who May Have Witnessed Fatal Crash [UPDATE]

One person was killed in a single vehicle accident this morning. Police were seeking the driver of a silver BMW, who they say may have witnessed the crash. That person has since been located.

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Carl Bouley via YouTube
Carl Bouley via YouTube

Grand Isle Church Struck by Lightning Wednesday [VIDEO]

If you have heard the expression 'lightning never strikes the same place twice' you should know it is not true. 

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Category: Articles, Maine, Videos, weather
Maine State Police Photo
Maine State Police Photo

Alcohol Believed to Have Been Factor in Head-on Crash

One person was injured when a sedan crossed the center line and hit a tractor trailer head-on. State Police say they believe alcohol was a factor in the Wednesday evening crash.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
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Photo by ThinkStock

Man Arrested for Murder of His Father

A man who has been treated for a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the face, was arrested on a murder charge Wednesday as he left the hospital. The 38-year-old is accused of killing his father.

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