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Should Plastic Shopping Bags Be Banned? [POLL]

Several southern Maine communities have banned the use of plastic shopping bags, so we're interested to hear what you think. Should they be banned altogether?

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Category: Local News, Maine, News
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Google

Payless Announces Closure of Bangor, Presque Isle, Ellsworth Locations

Payless ShoeSource company on Tuesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announced the immediate closure of 400 stores, including four Maine locations.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

Wet Snow Is Causing School Delays This Morning

Wet snow and slippery conditions are causing some schools to delay their openings this morning.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
Money
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Who Is the World’s Richest Person and How Is He Worth $86 Billion?

Need a loan? Hit this guy up.

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Category: Lists, News
Selfie
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The Average Person Takes How Many Selfies in a Lifetime?

Say cheese.

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Category: News
Photo Chris Dougherty
Photo Chris Dougherty

MDI Wins One Act States

Congratulations to the MDI One Act Team who won the State One Act Championships on Saturday, March 25th at Yarmouth High School for their performance of "The Insanity of Mary Girard"! It's the first time the Team has won the State Championship since March 1997, 20 years ago!

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Bar Harbor Comic Con March 25, 2017 Photo Chris Popper
Bar Harbor Comic Con March 25, 2017 Photo Chris Popper

Bar Harbor Comic Con [PHOTOS]

Bar Harbor Comic Con was held Saturday afternoon, March 25th at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Event Center and it was a great success! Over a thousand people came out to see the musicians, artists, authors, gamers, and cosplayers with all proceeds going to the Park Street Playground. If you missed it, check out the photos!

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Vince Ziebarth
WGN

Teacher Fired After Criticizing Student Who Wouldn’t Stand for Pledge of Allegiance

A student who exercised his First Amendment right has led to a teacher losing his job.

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Category: News
Maine on the Map
Marcio Silva

What Are Maine’s Most Common Last Names?

Almost 17,000 people in Maine have the same last name, and about 73,000 Mainers have one of the top 10 most common names. Are you on this list?

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Getty Images

Peregrine Falcons Return to Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park staff have noticed that the peregrine falcons have returned to their traditional nesting territories at the Precipice, Jordan and Valley Cove cliffs in Acadia National Park and therefore the National Park Service has closed the cliffs and associated trails to the public so as to protect the peregrine falcons from disturbance or harrassment during the nesting stage.

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