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3:27 pm , 10/31/2014 Bangor Daily News

NEW YORK — Securities professionals around the country endured a rough few minutes Thursday as a feed for carrying prices and quotes for thousands of stocks on the oldest American equity exchange misfired. Traders were startled just before 1:30 p.m. when the New York Stock Exchange reported an “ongoing issue” …

3:25 pm , 10/31/2014 Bangor Daily News

SAN FRANCISCO — For the first time in almost four years, U.S. drivers are paying less than $3 a gallon at the pump. Retail gasoline prices will average less than $3 a gallon Friday, Heathrow, Florida-based motoring group AAA said in a statement. That’s down from this year’s peak of …

3:22 pm , 10/31/2014 Bangor Daily News

WALDOBORO, Maine — A Maine Human Rights Commission investigator reported finding reasonable grounds to believe that Dan Beck, co-owner and manager of Moody’s Diner, discriminated against a longtime employee because of her religious beliefs. Beck also allegedly created a hostile work environment and retaliated against the 11-year employee after she …

2:58 pm , 10/31/2014 Risk Roundup

Imagine getting this email: Your company has retained our firm to identify security risks. Specifically, your computer has been identified as a possible security problem. Before we meet with your management team, please click this link to review our findings based on your knowledge. Thank you. How many people do you think fall for it?

2:24 pm , 10/31/2014 Sun Journal

PERU — Officials at RSU 10's Dirigo Elementary School off Route 108 are taking every precaution to safeguard its students and staff after an adult black bear was seen Wednesday on school grounds.

2:12 pm , 10/31/2014 Sun Journal

FARMINGTON — A Franklin County judge sentenced a Rhode Island man Friday to serve five years of a 10-year sentence and serve four years of probation for sexually assaulting a woman in Jay in May 2013. Wilson Ferreira.

2:01 pm , 10/31/2014 Sun Journal

JAY — Acting police Chief Richard Caton IV of Wilton has accepted an offer from Town Manager Shiloh LaFreniere to be police chief of the Jay Police Department. Confirmation of his appointment will go before the Board of Selectpersons on Nov. 10, LaFreniere said.

12:17 pm , 10/31/2014 Bangor Daily News

LEWISTON, Maine, Oct. 31, 2014 – New England Super Lawyers, an exclusive listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, has selected 12 Berman & Simmons attorneys for its 2014 directory. Attorneys Craig Bramley, Benjamin Gideon, Daniel Kagan, Jodi Nofsinger, John Sedgewick, …

12:11 pm , 10/31/2014 Mainebiz
Lauren Lear is among many other photography business owners in Maine,

12:08 pm , 10/31/2014 Mainebiz
Moody’s Diner, a popular restaurant in Waldoboro, was found to h