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No Budget Agreement – State Government Is Shut Down

Lawmakers failed to agree on a budget overnight and so, effective at 12:01 Saturday morning, the state government has shut down.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
Cindy Campbell, Townsquare Media Bangor
Cindy Campbell, Townsquare Media Bangor

5 Ways To Keep Pets Safe During 4th Of July Celebrations

The 4th of July is a lot of fun for humans, but all the parties and fireworks can be terrifying for pets, so we have a few tips to help keep them safe...

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Smart Aleck Kid Mouths Off to Fireworks-Inquiring Reporter

Kids really do say the darnedest things.

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Study Reveals America’s Most (And Least) Patriotic State

Are you proud to be an American? Maybe, but you'd be hard-pressed to be as proud as the people in this state.

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Category: Lists, News
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Thinkstock

Suicide Draws Large Police Response, Shuts Down Rt. 1 In Orland

Part of Route 1 in Orland was shut down Tuesday night after police responded to a report of shots fired.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
David McNew, Getty Images
David McNew, Getty Images

Boat Captain Gets 3-Day Jail Sentence For Shooting Seal Off Acadia National Park

A Warren man was sentenced to three days behind bars and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine after pleading guilty to shooting a seal off the coast of Acadia National Park.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News

Missing Kayaker Found

Earlier this morning, the United States Coast Guard sent out a press release stating that after 18 hours, the United States Coast Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard, Maine Marine Patrol and other partner agencies had suspended the search for a possible missing kayaker  who was believed to have fallen out of his kayak in the vicinity of Bois Bubert Island, in Washington County.

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Category: News
Monty J. Rand
Monty J. Rand

Walls A Finalist For NAC Man Of The Year

Husson University student-athlete Ben Walls (Bar Harbor, ME) is one of seven finalists for the North Atlantic Conference Man of the Year Award. The award goes to a graduating student who has excelled in athletics, academics, service and leadership.

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Getty Images

Best Places to Buy July 4th Fireworks Near Bangor

July 4th is just around the corner, and now that fireworks are legal here in Maine, we thought we'd make a list of stores near Bangor that sell fireworks.

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Principal Will Pay Students $100 Apiece to Keep Off Their Phones

It's time to unplug. That's the message one Washington, D.C. principal has for her students.

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