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Maine saw the nation's largest drop in household income last year according to US News.

Maine’s gas prices are down a bit to an average $2.54, nationally its $2.64 up 22 cents from a year ago according to US News.

Officials want to know what happened to a cyclist found unconscious on the side of the road in West Bath according to US News.

A helicopter pilot is in critical condition after crashing on the runway in Sanford according to US News.

Mainers have one year to get a Real ID if you want to use their license to board a plane otherwise you will need a passport according to WGME.

The Paper Store at the Marketplace was evacuated yesterday after a minor gas leak was detected but it was quickly addressed according to Newscenter.

A 6 year old boy was hit by a car as he was getting on a school bus in Farmington according to Newscenter.

A Windsor man arrested in Winslow found with drugs and guns according to centralmaine.com.

An Augusta man was hit by a car last week according to centralmaine.com.

Maranacook High School stayed open after a vague threat in a chat room according to centralmaine.com.

Maine has renamed it “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” but the mayor of Waterville proclaims October 14th as Columbus Day according to centralmaine.com.

A Winslow teen just finished a thu-hike of the Appalachian Trail and finished high school early to clear her senior year for this journey according to centralmaine.com.