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White House fence jumper quickly detained

A man jumped over the White House fence Wednesday night -- but he barely made it onto the lawn before two police dogs took him down.

"Dog got him," a Secret Service spokesman said.

The Secret Service identified the man as Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, ...

Maine Air National Guardsmen return home

It was a warm homecoming for members of Maine Air National Guard’s 243 Engineering Installation Squadron.

Judge rules against restraining order in bear campaign case

A justice has ruled against a temporary restraining order to prevent members of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife from participating in the bear hunting referendum.

Recycling company tied to fatal hayride accident

It's been two weeks since a hayride accident killed a girl and injured more than 20 other in Mechanic Falls.

President George H.W. Bush endorses candidate in governor’s race

Former President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush are endorsing Gov. Paul LePage in his re-election bid.

Portland asks residents to keep drains clear of leaves

Portland is asking residents to help keep catch basins clear of leaves to avoid flooding.

Maine heating prices continue to drop

A state of Maine survey indicates the average price of heating oil has dropped 4 cents over the past week to the lowest heating season price recorded in three years.

Fire knocked down at Black Point Inn

No one was displaced from a Tuesday night fire at the Black Point Inn in Scarborough.

Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Ben Bradlee, the zestful, charismatic Washington Post editor who guided the paper through the era of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate and was immortalized on screen in "All the President's Men," has died. He was 93.

Bradlee began end-of-life care at ...

Bradlee was an icon, journalists say

The death of Ben Bradlee, the iconic editor of The Washington Post who oversaw the paper's coverage of the Watergate scandal and the Pentagon Papers, saddened the industry he influenced Tuesday night.