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Augusta business surveys flooding

The rising waters of the Kennebec River swallowed up a parking lot and caused flooding in one business.

Jetport traffic has March increase

An estimated increase of 4,000 passengers boosted March travel at the Portland Jetport.

Fire damages Sanford apartment

No information was available on the condition of a firefighter hurt in a Sanford fire on Wednesday.

Widow says husband didn't point gun at deputy during shoooting

The Maine Attorney General's Office is investigating the shooting of Steven McKinney of Windham during a confrontation with a sheriff's deputy.

Former head of state police makes court appearance

The former head of the Maine State Police, who is facing sexual contact charges involving a family member, made a court appearance in Portland on Wednesday.

Water level rising in Kennebec River

Rising rivers are forcing road closures and flooding basements around the state of Maine.

Judge overturns North Dakota abortion law

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that North Dakota's abortion law, considered one of the most restrictive in the nation, is unconstitutional.

Lewiston often on hook for burned building demolition costs

It costs the city of Lewiston hundreds of thousand of dollars each year to demolish abandoned and burned out buildings.

Bethel area takes beating from flooding

The recent rain and snowmelt caused the Androscoggin River to swell and cause flooding problems in the Bethel area.

Dogs abandoned at shelter with porcupine quills in mouths

The Humane Society Waterville Area said it found two dogs abandoned at its shelter Wednesday morning with porcupine quills in their mouths.