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Local News – October 6, 2015

El Faro confirmed sunk (Castine/ Florida) A missing U.S. Cargo ship is confirmed sunk by the Coast Guard and the whereabouts of four Mainers aboard remains unknown. The El Faro sank in high winds and heavy seas near Crooked Island in the Bahamas. The Coast Guard found one body in a survival suit, but Captain […]

LePage orders flags at half staff for tragedy in Oregon

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has ordered flags on all public buildings and grounds to be lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 in honor of the victims of the tragedy in Roseburg, Oregon. While the shooting in Oregon is a tragedy and Americans will take time to mourn the […]

UPDATE: M.E. says dead transient in Ellsworth storage building OD’ed on computer dust cleaner

UPDATE: 10-05-15 The Maine Medical Examiner’s Office tells Star 97.7, Trevor Stover died due to an overdose of computer dust cleaner. The M.E.’s office says the death has been ruled accidental. Stover was found dead in September in a storage building in Ellsworth. See below for more details. The Medical Examiner’s Office says they’ve seen […]