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$150 million in federal funds will go to research, outreach and diagnosis of tick-borne diseases according to the Bangor Daily News.

A 6-year-old was rescued after falling through the ice in Scarborough according to  US News.

Star gazing is being encourages in some Maine parks according to

A bill would cap the out-of-pocket cost of insulin for more than 140,000 Mainers if it becomes law in 2020 according to US News.

A York County Sheriff responding to a report of a burglary shot and killed a 16-year-old boy according to US News.

Gas prices in Maine are up less than a penny to $2.55 a gallon. The national average price is $2.57 Monday, that’s down 2 cents per gallon from a month ago, yet stands 32.3 cents higher than a year ago according to US News.

Five people were arrested near the Maine/Canadian border in what border officials called a “human smuggling attempt” according to US News.

Cole Farm restaurant in Gray has announced they are closing.


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