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Stories with place: Augusta
  • Sidney man pleads not guilty to assault charges 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:25 am
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - A Sidney man who has been held in jail or a state psychiatric facility since his arrest in July 2012 on charges of raping a 4-year-old girl he was baby-sitting has asked a judge to be freed on bail.

  • Augusta man wins 6th Maine chess crown 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:23 am
  • WATERVILLE, Maine - A familiar face has been crowned Maine's top chess player.

  • Maine counties oppose proposed jail bill 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 2:34 pm
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - The majority of Somerset County commissioners oppose a bill that would give a state board more authority over Maine's 15 county jails.

  • Police unveil campaign against distracted driving 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:07 am
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - A spokesman from the Department of Public Safety says Maine will join in nationwide efforts to reduce auto accidents that result when drivers don't pay attention to the road.

  • Maine helps its veterans find employment 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 9:04 am
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - State efforts are underway to help Maine veterans and current service members apply military experience toward obtaining occupational licenses.

  • Nonprofit insurers struggle in new marketplaces 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:03 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - A smorgasbord of options and lower prices for consumers were two of the chief selling points for President Barack Obama as he promoted his overhaul of the nation's health insurance industry, predicting Americans would see "competition in ways we haven't seen before." Companies were even started as a way to encourage innovation and competition, namely 23 consumer-run, co-op insurers created with the help of $2 billion in federal loans.

  • Panel looks at flood risk in Maine 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 5:04 am
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's River Flow Advisory Commission is meeting again to evaluate the spring flooding risk.

  • Augusta man gets 2 years for pot plot at airport 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 6:22 am
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - An Augusta man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for growing marijuana inside the security fence at Augusta State Airport.

  • Maine makes final health coverage enrollment push 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 6:16 pm
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - Community health centers and navigators across Maine were flooded with calls and in-person requests for help Monday as last-minute health insurance shoppers sought coverage before the end of federal health care law's six-month enrollment period.

  • Maine World War II veteran gets medals 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 3:22 pm
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - A World War II veteran from Maine has been presented with several service medals for what U.S. Sen. Angus King calls his lifesaving act of heroism.

  • Monmouth man gets 6 months on child pornography charge 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 6:52 am
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - A Monmouth man has been ordered to spend six months in jail for possession of sexually explicit materials depicting a child under 12.

  • Augusta slaying suspect's records turned over 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 7:29 am
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - The medical records of an Augusta man charged with fatally stabbing his live-in girlfriend have been handed over to the court.

  • LePage: Eliminate Maine Legislature term limits 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 11:58 am
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Gov. Paul LePage says the state must take "term limits and throw them out of the window."