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4/13  Steve Bowen
4/13 Steve Bowen

Maine DOE commissioner, Steve Bowen, joins to discuss the status of education in the state.

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1 hour ago in Local

Fees Raised for Camping at Maine State Parks

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GENERIC CAMP

Fees for camping at state parks have been raised by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry for the first time in 14 years.

1 hour ago in Local

Nonprofit Works to Make Sure Students Don’t Go Hungry

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GENERIC FOOD PANTRY LARGE

A local nonprofit is working to ensure that students in the South Portland area don't go hungry during an upcoming break in classes.

8 hours ago in Local

Lobster Licensing Hearing Today

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Maine lobstermen are set to debate the possibility of potentially controversial changes to the state's lobster licensing laws.

8 hours ago in Local

Man Sentenced For Child Porn

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) A Mainer has been sentenced to less than a month in prison after he admitted to possessing sexually explicit materials of minors under 16.

10 hours ago in Local

Is Maine Covering Up Hazardous Rail Cargo

Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada, Saturday, July 6, 2013. A large swath of Lac Megantic was destroyed Saturday after a train carrying crude oil derailed, sparking several explosions and forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

Bangor ME (WGAN) - There's evidence that Maine officials and lawmakers conspired with the railroad companies to hide info on the shipment of oil and other hazardous substances through the state.