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Woman Accused Of Driving Drunk, Biting Officers

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BATH, Maine (AP) — Police say they’ve charged a Maine woman with driving drunk with two children in her car and biting the officers who tried to arrest her.

The Portland Press Herald reports Bath resident Amy Small was charged with drunken driving, endangering the welfare of a child, assault on a police officer and other crimes Tuesday. Police say Small bit and kicked officers who tried to book her into jail.

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Abortion Protesters Can Sue For Free Speech

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal judge says part of a free speech lawsuit against Maine’s largest city is dismissed because Portland repealed a buffer zone keeping anti-abortion protesters away from a Planned Parenthood entrance.

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Obama Campaigning for Mike Michaud in Portland

Updated 1 day ago

Democratic candidate for governor Mike Michaud is getting support from America’s top elected official.

President Obama will be in Portland Thursday afternoon.

The president has decided not to campaign in several senate races.

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Quarantined Ebola Nurse Goes Outside; Police Watch

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FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and has been under a voluntary in-home quarantine in Maine has stepped outside to voice her concerns about the state’s quarantine guidelines.

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United Way Of Mid-Maine Offering Variety Of Services

Rob Poindexter

Updated 2 days ago

On the outside it looks like a relatively small building on Kennedy Memorial Drive in Waterville. But inside the United Way of Mid-Maine, there’s a lot going on. Their service area covers 57 towns including areas in Somerset County and Waldo County from Jackman to Unity. Providing things like the 2-1-1 phone hotline, where by dialing 2-1-1 you can find services to help with rides to medical appointments, fuel assistance, substance abuse issues or just about any other human services referrals you may need.

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State Health Officials Seeking Court Order to Ensure Quarantine for Hickox

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 1 day ago

The state’s highest ranking healthcare officials say they’re in the process of filing a court order to ensure Nurse Kaci Hickox obeys a 21 day in-home quarantine.

Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew made the announcement at a press conference in Augusta Wednesday afternoon.

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Dedham Teen Struck On 1A While Running In Traffic

Erica Stapleton

Updated 2 days ago

A 19-year-old Dedham girl was taken to the hospital after she was struck by a car on 1A in Holden.

Police say Alyssa Libby was hit late Wednesday afternoon as she was running across the high way.

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Dexter Woman Charged in Car Crash that Seriously Injured Her, Passenger

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 days ago

A Dexter woman has been indicted for a car accident in Dexter last year that seriously injured her and a passenger.

22-year-old Chelsey Walker is charged with aggravated criminal OUI and driving to endanger.

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Two Indicted for Breaking Into Milford Storage Facility

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 days ago

The Penobscot County grand jury Wednesday indicted two people from Bangor for breaking into a Milford storage facility.

Charges against 22-year-old Brandon McPhail and 25-year-old Allison Meggison include burglary and theft.

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Milford Man Accused of Downloading Child Porn on Computer

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 days ago

A Milford man has been formally charged with possession of sexually explicit materials.

52-year-old Michael Kish was indicted Wednesday by the Penobscot County grand jury.

The Penobscot District Attorney’s Office says investigators searched Kish’s home in 2010.

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UTC Program “Revved” Up Over Donation

Tania Morales

Updated 2 days ago

Students at the United Technologies Center in Bangor are getting revved up, after receiving a donation of 10 snowmobiles from Ski-Doo, worth $125,000.

They’re being put to good use in the Outdoor Power and Recreation classroom.

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Newburgh Man Indicted for Armed Robbery at Dysart’s Store

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 days ago

A Newburgh man has been formally charged for an armed robbery at Dysart’s Travel Stop in Newburgh.

22-year-old James Manning was indicted Wednesday by the Penobscot County grand jury on robbery and assault charges.

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UPDATE: Arrest Made in Skowhegan Rite Aid Robbery

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Skowhegan police arrested a local man in connection with a robbery at the Rite Aid pharmacy on Madison Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

Police Chief Ted Blais says 32-year old Jason Walsh entered the store around 3 pm, handed employees a note and threatened them.

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Cutler Not dropping Out, Frees Supporters to Vote for Other Candidates

Updated 2 days ago

Independent candidate for governor Eliot Cutler announced on Wednesday that his supporters are free to vote for other candidates if they don’t think he can win.

Cutler, who is trailing in third place to Republican Gov. Paul LePage and Democratic Rep. Mike Michaud, said he was not standing down in the race for governor but told supporters to vote their conscience.

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Newport Man Formally Charged with Setting Mother’s House on Fire

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 days ago

 

A Newport man accused of setting his mother’s house on fire in August has been formally charged with arson and cruelty to animals.

The Maine State Fire Marshal says 44-year-old Kenneth Goodrich set a fire that destroyed the home on Rutland Road in Newport.

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Testimony Continues in Norris Trial

Erica Stapleton

Updated 2 days ago

The trial continues for Leanna Norris, who’s pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, for killing her daughter last year.

The psychiatric consultant who evaluated Norris after she admitted to killing her daughter and trying to kill herself testified.

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Michaud Comments on Maine’s Ebola Protocol

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A court battle could be brewing in Maine over the state’s effort to isolate a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa. Kaci Hickox says she abided by the state’s voluntary quarantine by having no contact with people yesterday or today.

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Halloween Candy Buy Back in Orono, Candy Sent to Soldiers

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 2 days ago

An Orono dentist office hopes you can help make soldiers overseas smile.

Saturday, College Avenue Dental Associates is hosting a Halloween Candy Buy Back.

Kids will be given $1  for every pound of candy they bring in.

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Sign Up Now for WABI Stormwatch Notifications

Updated 2 days ago

With snow in the forecast, there’s no time like the present to sign up for our Stormwatch service.

With an all new website, the procedures have changed.

To be sure that our viewers are notified of weather related cancellations and delays from your school, business, or organization, please visit wabi.tv.

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Historic Stonington Opera House Breaks New Ground

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The restoration of the historic Stonington Opera House reached another milestone at a groundbreaking last week.

Construction has begun on a new scene shop and lobby…the final components to the revival of the 1912 structure.

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