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12:00 am , 09/21/2014 Sun Journal

Interviews with Abdifatah Ahmed In June, Minnesota Public Radio broadcast a report titled "Jihad in Syria lures Somalis from Minnesota" which included several brief Facebook interviews with Abdifatah Ahm...

12:00 am , 09/21/2014 Sun Journal

Aimee Arsenault likes to plan things, and the community is better for it. This coming weekend, a year's worth of planning and preparation by Arsenault and her team at the Dempsey Center will culminate in the 6th Dempsey Challenge in Lewiston.

12:00 am , 09/21/2014 Sun Journal

PORTLAND (AP) — Sportsmen hoping to bag a big moose are seeing increased competition from a tiny parasite that's cutting down moose populations in New England and across parts of the northern United States, prompting some states to offer hunters fewer permits or halt hunting altogether.

12:00 am , 09/21/2014 Sun Journal

One of Gardiner’s most frequented and perhaps oldest restaurant is A1 Diner, located at 3 Bridge St. The diner itself is one of the original lunch car diners constructed in Worcester, Mass., back when diners were just becoming popular. It has six booths and 14 stools at the counter.

12:00 am , 09/21/2014 Sun Journal

Time to harvest the last of what you sowed People from all over western Maine lined up at the Exhibition Hall's check-in counter the day before the annual Farmington Fair opened last week.

12:00 am , 09/21/2014 Sun Journal

BIDDEFORD (AP) — Investigators said an apartment fire in Biddeford is now being investigated as a homicide after one of the fire victims has died. Twenty-three-year-old Michael Moore died Friday afternoon at the hospital.

12:00 am , 09/21/2014 Sun Journal

HARPSWELL (AP) — A historic lighthouse in Maine's Casco Bay will likely have a new owner after the federal government closed out an auction for the more than century-old structure on Saturday.

12:00 am , 09/21/2014 Sun Journal

EAST MILLINOCKET (AP) — An auction was held in June for equipment from the Great Northern Paper mill in Millinocket. Now it appears that there's going to be another auction for contents of the East Millinocket mill, the newer of the two.

12:00 am , 09/21/2014 Sun Journal

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine groups working to eliminate elder abuse and violence against children are getting more than $1 million. Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree said the Maine groups will receive the funds through the Department of Justice.

12:00 am , 09/21/2014 Sun Journal

MILLINOCKET (AP) — Two people have been injured in a small plane crash in northern Maine.