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December 1, 2017 8:30 PM Man dies in car crash near where mom was killed last week

ALTON, Maine – Police in Maine say a 32-year-old man has died in a car crash close to the site of a crash that killed his mother last week. Police say Alexander Gardner's truck slammed into a tree at a curve in the road in Alton. The crash was discovered on Friday morning and police believe the crash happened during the previous night. Gardner's mother 24

November 25, 2017 4:13 AM Woman claims Victoria's Secret fired her over age, weight: suit

BANGOR, Maine – A Maine woman has filed a lawsuit against Victoria’s Secret claiming she was unjustly fired due to her weight and her age. The Bangor Daily News reports 50-year-old Kelly Merchant says in her lawsuit filed last month that she was fired in June 2015 because she didn’t fit the lingerie company’s image. Merchant worked as a manager for a store 39

November 23, 2017 4:44 PM Medical transport plane crashes, report of engine fire

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine – A Maine hospital says authorities are investigating after a medical transport plane with a patient, paramedic and nurse crash-landed at the end of a runway. All three passengers and the pilot were taken to the hospital's emergency department for evaluation. Names and conditions of the four people onboard weren't immediately available 22

November 21, 2017 10:05 PM Hearse driver dies in crash while transporting body

Richard Charest, 59, was killed in a crash while transporting a body in Greene, Maine. (Maine State Police) A Maine funeral home employee was killed while transporting a body after his van was hit from behind by an SUV, state police said. Richard Charest, 59, was bringing a body back to Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home in Winthrop Monday night when a hummer 31

November 19, 2017 1:33 PM Car smashed after GPS directs motorist onto train tracks

Car smashed after GPS directs motorist onto train tracks Officials say Amtrak's Downeaster crashed into a car whose driver followed GPS directions onto train tracks in New Hampshire. East Kingston Fire Chief Ed Warren says a Good Samaritan saw headlights on the tracks and helped the driver escape from the car. The Toyota was destroyed when the Downeaster 18

November 10, 2017 9:16 PM US Marine who lost both legs running 31 marathons in a month

A former US Marine who lost both his legs in an explosion in Afghanistan plans to complete his 31st marathon in as many days on Saturday. Rob Jones has invited the public to accompany him as he runs around Washington DC's war memorials to mark the US Veterans Day holiday. Mr Jones, who wears prosthetic legs to run, has embarked on other endurance challenges 19

November 8, 2017 8:07 PM T-Mobile’s CEO Has a Side Hustle: Hosting a Goofy Online Cooking Show

John Legere’s low-tech ‘Slow Cooker Sunday’ videos attract more than a million viewers a week T-Mobile US Inc. boss John Legere flew to Tokyo last weekend to salvage a merger with Sprint Corp. but failed. Then he hopped on one flight Sunday morning to Los Angeles and another to Seattle, landing just in time to put on his cat apron and start cooking 25

November 8, 2017 2:58 PM Governor says voters wrong to approve Medicaid expansion

Maine's governor says residents of his state made an expensive mistake when they voted to expand access to Medicaid, and he is hesitant to implement it at all. Republican Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed five different attempts by the state Legislature to expand the program. But Maine voters decided the issue at the polls Tuesday, approving a Medicaid expansion 60

November 7, 2017 7:16 AM American Airlines adds nonstop flights from Portland to NYC

American Airlines adds nonstop flights from Portland to NYC American Airlines has announced it is adding a nonstop flight from Portland International Jetport to New York City. The Portland Press Herald reports the twice-daily service between Portland and LaGuardia Airport will start in April. American Airlines is the Jetport's largest carrier while New York City is the Jetport's 27

November 2, 2017 3:18 PM Russian Facebook ads, now publicly released, show sophistication of influence campaign

Lawmakers on Wednesday released a trove of ads that Russian operatives bought on Facebook, providing the fullest picture yet of how foreign actors sought to promote Republican Donald Trump, denigrate Democrat Hillary Clinton and divide Americans over some of the nation's most sensitive social issues. The ads that emerged, a sampling of the 3,000 that Russians 21