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Faster Internet Might Be Coming to Maine. Test Your Speed Here!

If someone told you that you were pretty slow, or only "half as fast" as the rest of the country, you might be pretty offended. The good news: Maine might be getting a boost!

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Earth Day Means Naked, Green Bicyclists at University of Maine [PHOTOS]

In a tradition dating back to 1970, dozens of University of Maine students took off their clothes, painted themselves green and hopped on their bikes to celebrate Mother Nature on Earth Day.

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Coreen Lauren (in orange) was at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon when the bombs went off.
Coreen Lauren (in orange) was at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon when the bombs went off.
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‘We Walked Around In What Felt Like A War Zone’: Maine Woman Shares Her Experience With Boston Marathon Bombings

The following was written by Coreen Lauren, a Maine woman who ran the Boston Marathon in 2013 and was in the medical tent at the finish line when the bombs went off. With the Boston Marathon coming up on April 20, we present her story of a day that will live with many of us forever.

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23 Year Old S.P. Mother Finds Kidney Donor in Most Unusual Way [VIDEO]

23 year old Christine Royles who has a 2 year old son, was in need of a kidney transplant. Desperate, she advertised for on on the back of her car - and it worked!

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North Florida Band Member’s Absurd Dance Moves Steal the Show

Stephen Putnam enjoys dancing, so he decided to celebrate UNF's victory with some highly amusing dance moves.

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Vacationland Campground's Raffle to Benefit Fryburg Rec Community Center
Vacationland Campground's Raffle to Benefit Fryburg Rec Community Center
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Vacationland Campground’s Awesome Raffle to Benefit Fryeburg Rec Community Center

Vacationland Campground in Harrison, Maine is raffling off a WATERFRONT seasonal site (summer 2015) to help raise funds to build a new Community Center in Fryburg. Raffle tickets are on sale now and going fast. The drawing is coming up on December 31st. Get in on it and you might win a free waterfront site for this summer!

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Underground Explosion in the Old Port Sends Manhole Cover Into the Air [VIDEO]

This looked like something right out of the movies! A fire underground caused an explosion on Fore Street Wednesday that sent a manhole cover about four feet into the air. No one was hurt and there wasn't any damage above ground, but power was knocked out to the area near Five Guys for a little while.

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Photo, Spencer Platt, Getty Images
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Kaci Hickox One of Many Ebola Fighters Honored as Time Magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’

Time Magazine bestowed it's 'Person of the Year' award today to the Ebola Fighters, and Kaci Hickox is among their ranks. Hickox is well-known in the state of Maine as the healthcare worker who protested her 21-day quarantine after returning from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone.

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Veterans Tribute Event Falls Short of Cash and Needs Your Help [VIDEO]

A tribute event in Lewiston for Veterans held on Sunday fell short of the amount of money they hoped to raise and now can't cover the event costs. 

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UPDATED: 6th Victim in Tragic Portland Fire – How You Can Help

 

Steve Summers is the 6th victim of the tragic fire in Portland on Saturday. He was a 29 year old father of two young girls ages 5 and 9. He had been in critical condition since the fire and was taken off life support. A GoFundMe has been set up for his two little girls.

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