Maine

Nearly $200,000 in unemployment benefits paid to 53 inmates

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Officials have ordered the Maine Department of Labor to stop distribution of the payments.Read more

Maine girl makes it her mission to get diabetic alert dog for a friend

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Seventh-grader Greer Altman is trying to raise enough money to buy her friend, who has Type 1 diabetes, a diabetic alert dog.Read more

Dog found 60 miles from home after going missing in November

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Nellie, believed to be a Great Pyrenees mix, was found 60 miles from her home.Read more


Police warn people not to click on scam COVID-19 text messages

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One police department is telling people to stay away from any type of message like this.Read more

Horror author Stephen King's front yard tree is transformed into art

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King's wife wanted to do something special with the 300-year-old tree that stood in front of their house, so a professional wood carver came over to give the tree a new...Read more

Researchers developing a shot against Lyme disease

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As of Feb. 25, there were 2,129 cases of Lyme in 2019, the highest number ever reported in the stateRead more

Maine's only ski patrol dog guards the slopes for 6th season

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Soña is a 5-year-old golden retriever in her sixth season as a member of the ski patrol team at Sunday River.Read more

Coming around again: Famous ice disk seems to be re-forming

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An ice disk appears to be forming again in the same Maine river one formed last winter and quickly gained international fame.Read more

104-year-old Maine woman, living on her own, has been knitting for over a century

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Dorthea Brown was born in Nova Scotia in 1915. Her mother taught her to knit when she was just four years old.Read more


Swim coach back on pool deck despite medical setbacks

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A college swimming coach has endured a heart attack, cancer in his colon and wrists, and the amputation of part of his leg.Read more

Crafters create nests, pouches for injured animals in Australia

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"I really love that I'm able to help with something I love to do."Read more