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1:02 pm , 03/06/2015 Sun Journal

BANGOR (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been convicted of using a fake Facebook profile to lure a Maine teenager to her death in a failed plot to look like a hero.

1:02 pm , 03/06/2015 Sun Journal

BANGOR — A Maine man was convicted Friday of using a bogus Facebook profile to lure a 15-year-old girl to her death in a botched plot to look like a hero.

12:47 pm , 03/06/2015 Sun Journal

FARMINGTON — A block wall filled with concrete has been built in what used to be a multipurpose room at the Franklin County jail. That creates a minimum security area where inmates who work will be housed.

12:47 pm , 03/06/2015 Sun Journal

FARMINGTON — A block wall filled with concrete has been built in what used to be a multipurpose room at the Franklin County jail. That creates a minimum security area where inmates who work will be housed.

11:55 am , 03/06/2015 Bangor Daily News

YORK, Maine — Jayne Hitchcock remembers that time in 1997 when she was stalked online by someone who turned out to be an unscrupulous huckster — in the early days of the Internet after she joined an early form of message board called a “newsgroup.” “I went to the police, …

11:29 am , 03/06/2015 Sun Journal

AUBURN — Two men denied robbery charges Friday stemming from a Dec. 11 home invasion in Poland. Adam Douglas McIntosh, 32, of Freeport and Terry L. Small, 47, of 9 Callahan Circle, Mechanic Falls pleaded not guilty in Androscoggin County Superior Court.

11:25 am , 03/06/2015 Bangor Daily News

For Immediate Release Contact: Linda Varrell Broadreach Public Relations 207-619-7350 lindav@broadreachpr.com Kirk Duke Maine Savings Federal Credit Union kduke@mainesavings.com Hampden, Maine (March 6, 2015) – Maine Savings recently promoted Vanessa Madore, of Hampden, Maine, to the newly created senior staff position of vice president of risk management. In this role …

11:22 am , 03/06/2015 Bangor Daily News

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers shook off some severe winter weather and added a surprisingly strong 295,000 net new jobs in February while the unemployment rate fell to a post-Great Recession low of 5.5 percent, the Labor Department said Friday. The jump in job creation exceeded economists’ forecasts and was an …

11:08 am , 03/06/2015 Mainebiz
Rising Tide Brewing Co. in Portland is the only Maine-based company to

11:05 am , 03/06/2015 Mainebiz
Maine fishermen set a new state record for 2014, reeling in a catch va