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Maine Teenager Dies After Contracting Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Maine Teenager Dies After Contracting Flesh-Eating Bacteria

A Maine teenager ended up dying after he contracting a flesh-eating bacteria disease just a few days after he had underwent routine dental surgery, explained the Maine Chief Medical Examiner. Benjamin LaMontagne, age 18, passed away on February 22, three days after he had the procedure to have two of his wisdom teeth, which had […]

National Organization for Marriage in Violation of Campaign Finance Law

National Organization for Marriage in Violation of Campaign Finance Law

In what is being called a blow for anti-gay marriage advocates, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) has been found in violation of campaign finance law in Maine. In 2009, NOM apparently used back channels of its organization to funnel about $2 million into the fight against marriage equality and to avoid revealing who the […]

Whooping Cough on the Rise

Whooping Cough on the Rise

The number of cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is on the rise in San Diego, California. Since the beginning of the year, 298 cases have been reported, which is up by 600 percent from last year’s 53 cases that had been reported by the same time. According to the Center for Disease […]

Stress Cardiomyopathy: Why Some Couples Die Close [Video]

Stress Cardiomyopathy: Why Some Couples Die Close [Video]

The well-known marriage liturgy “till death do us part” could be true for some couples, especially those who have been together for a very long time. The media occasionally tells a story of a husband or wife who passed away within hours or days of their spouse, such as the recent story of the Ohio […]

ATM Malfunctioned Spit Out $37,000

ATM Malfunctioned Spit Out $37,000

A homeless man in South Portland, Maine received quite a surprise when he went to an ATM to withdraw $140 from his account; the ATM gave him the $140, but it did not stop there; it completely malfunctioned and kept on giving until it had spit out a sum totaling $37,000. Sometime later, a woman […]

Maine Residents Still Without Power as Another Storm Looms

Maine Residents Still Without Power as Another Storm Looms

There are many residents in Maine who are still without power a week after the worst ice storm in nearly 20 years hit the state just days before Christmas. It is likely that most of these people will be forced to contend with continued outages as another storm looms on the horizon. Maine has long […]

Maine Girl 11-years-old Not Competent for Trial in Death of Infant

Maine Girl 11-years-old Not Competent for Trial in Death of Infant

An 11 year-old girl, in Maine, is still not competent to stand trial for the death of an infant left in her care July 7, 2012, according to recommendations from the state prosecutor. Kelli Murphy was charged with juvenile manslaughter in the death of Brooklyn Foss-Greenaway.  According to Judge Charles LaVerdiere, it is very likely […]

Alexis Wright Convicted of Prostitution Conspiracy Tax Evasion

Alexis Wright Convicted of Prostitution Conspiracy Tax Evasion

Zumba instructor and prostitute Alexis Wright has been convicted in an Alfred, Maine courtroom of prostitution, conspiracy, tax evasion, and theft by deception. Wright used her Zumba training facility as a front to run a prostitution ring.  She has been sentenced to ten months in jail.  She will also have to repay $57,280 for accepting […]

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