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June 7, 2018 5:15 AM UMaine chosen to lead transportation research in region

UMaine chosen to lead transportation research in region The University of Maine will receive significant federal funding to further research into advancing transportation research and technology. The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday it will award the university $14 million over the next five years to create the University Transportation 19

June 2, 2018 6:45 PM World's oldest cat celebrates 30th birthday

A British cat has been hailed as the oldest in the world - after celebrating its 30th birthday. The ageing feline- named Rubble - has been with owner Michele Foster since she got him as a kitten on her 20th birthday May 1988. The pair have been inseparable ever since and Rubble has now matched the age of the last world record holder. Rubble celebrated 62

May 22, 2018 4:20 PM 10-year-old runaway stole car and rammed a police cruiser that was trying to stop him

The incident took place in Orrington, Maine, after the child had an argument with his parents. (Penobscot County Sheriff's Office) A 10-year-old boy has been charged with unauthorized use of property after he stole a car and crashed it into a police cruiser that was trying to stop him. The incident took place in Orrington, Maine, on Sunday night, after 62

May 17, 2018 5:43 AM Brewpub that long catered to UMaine community set to close

Brewpub that long catered to UMaine community set to close A pub that's been a preferred after-class hang-out for students at the University of Maine for more than 23 years says it will close its doors at the end of this month. The Bear Brew Pub opened in 1995 in Orono, after the original owner spent two years renovating a long-empty Main Street building 41

May 11, 2018 4:28 AM Vet products company Idexx ready for expansion

Vet products company Idexx ready for expansion Veterinary technology company Idexx is ready to begin a major expansion in in Westbrook, Maine. Officials are breaking ground Friday on a $62 million project that will add a multilevel, 135,000-square-foot (12,550-square-meter) expansion to the existing global headquarters. It's scheduled to open late next year. CEO Jonathan 36

May 6, 2018 1:17 PM Democrats push vote on Sen. Markey's net neutrality measure

Democrats push vote on Sen. Markey's net neutrality measure Senate Democrats are making a final push to gather support needed for U.S. Sen. Edward Markey's effort to undo the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of Obama-era internet net neutrality rules. The Massachusetts Democrat and New York Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer are planning 33

May 3, 2018 6:32 PM Recalled tortilla chips sold in 32 states might have something they don't reveal

Recalled tortilla chips sold in 32 states might have something they don't reveal Chips sold at Publix are among the 10 types of chips sold in 32 states recalled by Utz Quality Foods on Wednesday. The chips might have milk in them. That's not among the ingredients listed. To most folks, that doesn't change the chips' munchability. To those with a milk allergy 25

April 23, 2018 9:37 PM 'Caddyshack' redux: Bid to smoke out woodchuck burns 2 acres

'Caddyshack' redux: Bid to smoke out woodchuck burns 2 acres A Maine apple orchard employee's attempt to channel the soul of Bill Murray's character in "Caddyshack" has ended with a similar result. Authorities say the orchard employee started a fire on Saturday to try to smoke a woodchuck out from a hole in the ground in Monmouth. The Kennebec Journal 32

April 23, 2018 6:38 PM Publix has something to say about E. coli, salmonella, romaine and eggs in stores

Publix has something to say about E. coli, salmonella, romaine and eggs in stores Publix wants you to know that, despite recent foodborne outbreaks involving E. coli and salmonella, you can feel safe with your romaine lettuce and eggs at its stores. "Prior to and during this outbreak, Publix has not sourced our romaine lettuce from Arizona." Our journalism 20

April 16, 2018 2:17 PM Maine Lawmakers Clash With Governor Over Naloxone Access

Lawmakers have passed a bill broadening access to the overdose-reversal drug, but Gov. Paul LePage has argued greater availability would enable addicts Lawmakers in Maine seeking to broaden access to an opioid overdose-reversal drug are pushing back against the latest limits supported by Gov. Paul LePage, who has long argued greater availability could 13