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The 10 Poorest Towns In Maine

Maine is arguably the most beautiful state in the country. The beautiful rocky coast, the western mountains and everyplace in between. However, Maine isn't one of the most wealthiest states in the country. 14.1% of Mainers live below the poverty line, that is actually lower than the national average of 15.9%. Based on the 2014 American Community Survey from Census.gov, these are the ten poorest towns in Maine.

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Maine Wardens Need Help Finding Person Who Shot and Killed Bald Eagle

This photo is very sad to see. Let's get the word out about this disturbing killing of a strong, beautiful creature that represents freedom for all.

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Category: Animals, Local News
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Reality TV Show ‘North Woods Law’ Leaving Maine To Begin Filming In New Hampshire

Engel Entertainment, the production company responsible for the reality TV show, 'North Woods Law,' is about to begin filming in New Hampshire after a four year relationship with the Maine Warden Service ended.

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Fairfield Couple Saves Family As Water Rescue Goes From Bad To Worse [VIDEO]

While flying a seaplane on the Androscoggin river Todd Buckley and his fiance Deniz Burnham saw a group of people stranded on a boat. They noticed that the boat was taking on water and sinking fast...

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*BREAKING* Hockey Will Be Back In Portland Sooner Than You Think

Brad Church, a former Portland Pirates player and GM, and former owner Godfrey Wood are planning to bring hockey back to Portland for the 2017-18 season...

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Maine Gas Prices Up Sharply This Week

It sure didn't take long for gas prices to soar past two dollars per gallon. According to the price-monitoring website GasBuddy.com, the average for a gallon of gas in Maine is now at $2.19 per gallon. That is up nine cents per gallon over last week.

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I Found (And Ate) Maine’s Biggest Meatball [VIDEO]

My search for the biggest meatball in Maine took me to Espo's Trattoria on Congress Street in Portland.

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#TBT: Our Portland Fire Department Looked A Lot Different In 1912 [VIDEO]

In honor of Throw Back Thursday, check out the town of Portland and the brave men of the 1912 Portland Fire Department.

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Small Earthquake Recorded Off Eastern Maine

Folks who awakened to a rumble or boom weren't hearing things in Eastport this morning.

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Police Looking for Two Men in Connection to Assault [UPDATED]

Portland Maine Police Department posted this photo on their Facebook page to assist in their search for two men in connection to an assault investigation. Do you know these faces?

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