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Today at 03:14AM
Maine pays $7.2M for land on Portland waterfront

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The Maine Department of Transportation has paid a Portland businessman $7.2 million for 18 acres of industrial waterfront land it seized from him this spring as part of a seaport terminal expansion project.

Today at 03:11AM
Settlement reached in supermarket chain feud

TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) - Trucks have started making deliveries to a New England supermarket chain just hours after it was announced that the chain's former CEO, whose ouster led to worker walkouts and customer boycotts, had completed a $1.5 billion deal to buy the company.

Today at 02:39AM
Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) - A Virginia State Police spokeswoman says ground rescuers will resume searching for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia.

Today at 02:36AM
L.L. Bean to close Bangor call center

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) - Outdoors outfitter L.L. Bean has announced that it is closing a call center in Bangor that employs 220 people.

Today at 02:06AM
Man sentenced for Massachusetts carjacking

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Virginia man authorities say went on a multistate crime spree, partying with college students along the way, and bragging about his exploits on social media, has been sentenced to up to six years in prison in Massachusetts.

Today at 01:38AM
Large Maine wind farm gets preliminary approval

BINGHAM, Maine (AP) - A proposal to build what would be Maine's largest energy-generating wind farm has received preliminary approval from state environmental regulators.

Aug 27
FSU-Oklahoma State headlines ACC opening weekend

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 1 of the season:

Aug 27
Scientists to evaluate plummeting cod fish stock

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Scientists are set to begin reviewing an assessment of the Gulf of Maine cod population that says the species is spawning at an all-time low.

Aug 27
Priest pleads not guilty to embezzlement charges

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A Roman Catholic priest has pleaded not guilty to stealing more than $230,000 from the parish where he served as pastor.

Aug 27
New QB Boston College coach Addazio hope in Year 2

BOSTON (AP) - Heisman Trophy finalist Andre Williams is gone. So is top receiver Alex Amidon, and the top two tacklers from Boston College's defense last year, Steele Divitto and Kevin Pierre-Louis. Even quarterback Chase Rettig, a four-year starter, will be missed.

Aug 27
Q&A: Few laws govern children at shooting range

A 39-year-old firing-range instructor was killed Monday while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an Uzi submachine gun. Charles Vacca's death at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in White Hills, Arizona, has raised questions about allowing young children access to such weapons at firing ranges.

Aug 27
Several teams relying on transfers at QB

There will be familiar faces playing quarterback at some not-so-familiar places this season.