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Chief Kirk Francis talks about why Penobscot Nation officials are upset by the state's delay of license request that would allow the tribe to use Bingo machines. The state says they're slot machines, the tribe says it's part of Bingo operations that should just be approved. Five previous efforts to gain approval have failed and their frustration continues.
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Penobscot Nation tired of hearing ‘Maybe next year’ for gaming machines

INDIAN ISLAND, Maine — Penobscot Nation officials are frustrated after five years of failed efforts to modernize entertainment at its three-decade-old high-stakes bingo operation and ...
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Aroostook County man searches for historical plane crashes in Maine woods

ST. DAVID, Maine — On a March day in 1966, an F106 interceptor jet took off from Loring Air Force Base to run a routine, ...
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President of the Fort Fairfield Heritage Society Jim Everett talks about the Friends Church in Fort Fairfield and the building's role in the Underground Railroad, the route taken by escaped slaves running from the south to freedom in Canada.

Fort Fairfield church could have been a stop along the Underground Railroad

FORT FAIRFIELD, Maine — Looking straight east out the front door of the Friends Church tucked along U.S. Route 1A, New Brunswick, Canada, can be ...
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Teenage boy struck by lightning in Lebanon

2 hours ago LEBANON, Maine — A teenage boy was struck by lightning ...

Four injured in two-vehicle collision in Lebanon

1 hour ago LEBANON, Maine — Four people were injured Sunday morning when ...
DOWNEAST TO DC (blog)

LePage’s crass talk plays into Democrats’ playbook

2 hours ago Gov. Paul LePage’s most recent offensive remark highlights the reason ...

Living

CAROLYN HAX

Dealing with mom’s toxic behavior not easy, but necessary

Hi, Carolyn: Our 24-year-old daughter, “Mary,” is getting married this August. My mother is 84, a hard-core feminist and atheist. She views religion as an ...

Outdoors

ACHORN FARM (blog)

Crazy Critters

As I lay in bed preparing to share a picture or two and a short tale about some of the animal madness we’ve encountered as ...

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