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Brunswick snow doesn't slow people

People in Brunswick kept going about their plowing and shopping despite the rapid increase in snow.

Hagel: Gitmo transfers source of friction

White House officials pressured Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to increase the pace of detainee transfers from the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, the outgoing secretary acknowledged to CNN's Barbara Starr in an interview Friday.

Snowmobiler injured in Canton crash

The Maine Warden Service says speed, visibility and trail conditions contributed to a snowmobile crash in Canton on Friday.

Midcoast deals with double dose of snow

The midcoast area, like much of the state, is dealing with a double dose of snow Friday following Tuesday's blizzard.

Drone maker: Malfunction 'highly unlikely'

The owner of a small drone that crashed at the White House earlier this week is blaming technical problems with the DJI Phantom quadcopter for the apparent mishap, though the creator of the device says it's "highly unlikely" the device malfunctioned....

Kerry fined for unshoveled sidewalk

Like everyone else, Secretary of State John Kerry needs to make sure the sidewalk around his home gets shoveled.

Portland declares citywide parking ban

The city of Portland has declared a citywide parking ban as another storm brings more snow to Maine.

Crews battle 2-alarm fire in Auburn

Firefighters are battling a 2-alarm fire in Auburn Friday morning.

Obama unveils new medical research initiative

President Barack Obama on Friday announced the details of his "Precision Medicine Initiative," a proposal aimed at pushing the U.S. to the forefront of cutting edge medical treatments.

The initiative "will leverage advances in genomics, emerging metho...

High snowbanks pose problems for drivers

The city of Portland has called for another yellow-zone parking ban Thursday into Friday.