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Wynter Przybylski, now 9, was cured of leukemia thanks to a bone marrow transplant, but she is expected to use a wheelchair for the rest of her life because her problem wasn’t caught in t…
06.19 / 22:17
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Sunday, July 9, 2017 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Brownies Beach, Intersection of Bennoch Road & Noyes Drive, Orono, Maine For more information: 2072990082; maineyogaadventures.com/workshops-om/sup2 Join Maine Yoga Adventures & Acadia SUP for a special mini-adventure – Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga! Connect to nature as you find your flow…
06.19 / 22:17
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Derek Griffith of Hudson, New Hampshire posted his first-ever Pro All-Stars Series Super Late Model North victory at Hermon’s Speedway 95 on Sunday. Griffith started third in the Hight Chevrolet Buick GMC 150 and was one of five drivers who led the race at some point. Morrill’s Travis Benjamin finished …
06.19 / 22:17
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Otto Warmbier, University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea for nearly a year and a half, died Monday afternoon, his parents…
06.19 / 22:17
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JAY — Selectpersons will consider a citizen petition Monday, June 26, to ask voters to raise and appropriate $120,000 for curbside trash and recyclable collection. The discussion will take place after a special town meeting at 6 p.m. at the Town…
06.19 / 22:17
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AUBURN — To merge or not to merge? The Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce is hosting a forum at Central Maine Community College on Tuesday, bringing together a voice from each side of the current merger proposal to lay out their positions and take questions.…
06.19 / 22:17
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“We’re already snuggle buddies.” Robert Haley, or as most people know him, “Roadhouse Lou” is in the dog house. He’ll be there day and night through Thursday. “We’re kind of re-creating an event that we did nearly 20 years ago. This time we’re raising money for the Christopher Walker Second Chance Fund which provides medical […] The post Former Radio DJ Helping Animals In Need appeared first on WABI…
06.19 / 22:17
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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Gas prices are still falling in northern New England. The latest GasBuddy.com survey of Maine gas stations shows the average price of gas went down 5.1 cents per gallon in the past week, to $2.26. The price in New Hampshire went down 3.9 cents to $2.23 a gallon and it went […] The post Gas Prices on Their Way Down in Northern New England appeared first on WABI…
06.19 / 22:17
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Maine educators got to demo some groundbreaking virtual reality technology at the State Library in Augusta Monday. As this technology advances, and becomes less expensive and more commonplace, schools across the country are expected to be implementing these exciting education tools. The Department of Education’s Virtual Reality expo brought educators from across the state to […] The post Maine Teachers Demo Groundbreaking Virtual Reality Education Technology appeared first on…
06.19 / 22:17
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The political impasse over the state budget brought concerned citizens and groups to the State House Monday to urge lawmakers to ‘Keep Maine Open’. They’re asking lawmakers to negotiate a fair budget for working Maine families. The Maine People’s Alliance and Stand Up For Students were among organizations asking for the budget to include the […] The post Concerned Citizens & Groups Urge Lawmakers to ‘Keep Maine Open’ appeared first on WABI…
06.19 / 22:17
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Maine lawmakers are overhauling or set to repeal each of the four citizen-initiated laws that passed in November. Those actions have left some wondering if the voice of the voters is as sacrosanct as it once…
06.19 / 21:36
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Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
06.19 / 21:36
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
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Riding a bike is one of life's pleasures. Portland Wheelers gives free rides to people who can't bike on their own. Demand is so high they need more…
06.19 / 21:19
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A fisherman identified by the Maine Marine Patrol caught too many pogies in his purse seine last week to load onto his boat, and left the overflow to rot in Maquoit and Middle…
06.19 / 21:19
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PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release RUDMAN GRANT WILL FUND MAINE WRITERS PROGRAMS CASTINE – The Witherle Memorial Library has received a $1,000 grant from the Rose and Samuel Rudman Library Trust Fund through the Maine Community Center that will help to fund the library’s annual Maine Writers series this summer. …
06.19 / 21:19
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If you filled the tank this week, you might have noticed gasoline prices are down about a nickel-a-gallon in the last week. It’s the biggest price change in a while. GasBuddy.com analyst Patrick DeHahn says it’s the result of “a fairly organized” drop in the price of crude oil. “Oil prices now about $46 dollars per barrel or so,” he says. “Back in mid-May, just four weeks ago, oil prices were hovering near $50 a barrel. I would say much of the decline in oil prices is reflected at the pump…
06.19 / 20:40
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PORTLAND, Maine — Spectrum Healthcare Partners has announced that Lisa Labbay has joined the group as a director of operations for Orthopaedics, based out of Central Maine Orthopaedics in Auburn. Labbay joined Spectrum after having most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer at InterMed in Portland. As COO Labbay helped …
06.19 / 20:22
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Friday, June 30, 2017 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: The Kelpie Gallery, 81 Elm Street, South Thomaston, Maine For more information: 207-691-0392; TheKelpieGallery.com Summertide at The Kelpie Welcome to the Open-house artist reception, Summertide at The Kelpie on Friday, June 30, 2017 5:00 – 7:00pm. Summertide at The Kelpie &…
06.19 / 20:22
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A new seasonal take-out joint is on the menu for the city as a local businessman looks to repurpose a portion of a Northport Avenue building for his new venture. David Crabiel, of The Chocolate Drop fame, is looking to broaden his entrepreneurial horizons by opening a seasonal take-out restaurant at 225 Northport Ave. in the building sited next door to Aubuchon Hardware. Appearing before the Planning Board June…
06.19 / 19:49
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