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    December 31, 2011

    Man killed in Cornville accident

    CORNVILLE — A 21-year-old man was killed Friday night after a single-vehicle crash on West Ridge Road. The driver, Joseph T. Faucher-Kuhlman, of Cornville, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a statement from the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office. There were no passengers. Faucher-Kuhlman was driving north on West Ridge Road in a black […]

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    December 31, 2011

    LePage says 2012 can be year of promise

    Gov. Paul LePage says 2012 can be a year of promise that moves the Maine economy forward, or it can be an election year full of political rhetoric and impasse.

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    December 31, 2011

    Augusta area police

    Roundup of police activity in the Augusta area

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    December 31, 2011

    Escapee back behind bars

    A city man who fled from home confinement earlier this month is back behind bars.

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    December 31, 2011

    UPDATE: Police ID Gardiner crash victims

    Two area men were killed and a third was injured Saturday morning when their van crashed on ice-covered U.S. Route 201.

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    December 31, 2011

    NBA: Pierce returns, Celtics get first win

    BOSTON (AP) — Jermaine O'Neal and Paul Pierce finally showed up and sparked the Boston Celtics to their first win of the season.

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    December 31, 2011

    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Mt. Blue handles young Lawrence team to reach .500

    FAIRFIELD -- Lawrence is in the rebuilding stage, a stage where competing on most nights would be a step forward. But if the Bulldogs want to see what they can get to, the team they faced Friday afternoon is a good example.

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    December 31, 2011

    M.D. HARMON: Tebow’s faith, conservative ideals leave him open to potshots, low blows

    One of my newspaper friends pointed out to me recently that opinion columnists who are not actually sportswriters should resist the apparently uncontrollable desire to write about sports.

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    December 31, 2011

    Was it a circus or just democracy in action?

    I was appalled recently to hear a representative of the governor on the PBS program Mainewatch refer to the citizens who came to testify about his proposed budget as “a circus.” It made me wonder if Gov. Paul LePage and the other clowns in his administration really know what democracy is all about. Joan Moes, […]

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    December 31, 2011

    BOB HUMPHREY: Nonresidents not hunting in Maine

    The problem is significant enough that the Legislature passed a resolve establishing a "Task Force To Examine the Decline in the Number of Nonresident Hunters," charged with reviewing the numbers of nonresident hunters over the last five years, comparing that with national trends and developing recommendations to increase the number of nonresident hunters.

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