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Portland named as recruiting center for al-Shabaab terrorists

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A leading American expert on terrorism says Al-Shabaab has attempted to recruit people in Maine.

6:46 PM, Sep 22, 2013

Fryeburg Fair kicks off for 163rd year

FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) - Maine's biggest agricultural fair kicks off Sunday with the promise of more than 3,000 animals, harness racing, pig scrambles, scores of food booths, exhibition halls and a midway with more than 50 rides.

10:37 PM, Sep 29, 2013

Pumpkin Regatta wraps up Damariscotta Pumpkinfest

DAMARISCOTTA, Maine (NECN) -- As the name suggests, Pumpkinfest in Damariscotta celebrates all things pumpkin.

3:37 PM, Oct 14, 2013

Maine Heirloom Apples Being Saved

Palermo, Maine (NEWS CENTER)-- John Bunker is no Johnny Appleseed.  He's much more knowledgeable and scientific as he locates, collects and conserves the heirloom apple varieties of Maine.

10:58 AM, Oct 15, 2012

Shiloh Pepin Dies

PORTLAND (NEWS CENTER) -- A young girl from Kennebunk with a rare deformity has died. Shiloh Pepin was born with a deformity known as sirenomelia or "mermaid syndrome", where the legs are fused together.

5:10 PM, Oct 23, 2009

Ask the expert: Oil burner vs. electric water heater

...which option is more affordable?  

4:58 PM, Jan 14, 2013

Cindy Williams, Anchor

Cindy Williams has been anchoring NEWS CENTER's evening newscasts since 1989.

10:41 AM, Aug 13, 2013

Pepin's legacy continues, one year after her death

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- It's been almost a year since Shiloh Pepin, the Mainer with Mermaid Syndrome, died at the age of 10.

2:25 PM, Oct 12, 2010

Sharon Rose Vaznis, Anchor

"We take our work seriously. But we don't take ourselves seriously ." That's how Sharon Rose Vaznis describes her role as part of the highly rated NEWS CENTER Morning Report team

7:47 AM, Sep 11, 2013

Jackie Ward, Anchor/Multimedia Journalist

Jackie Ward joined the NEWS CENTER team in January 2010.

7:48 AM, Sep 11, 2013

The Maine Ghost Hunters investigate the station

NEWS CENTER -- The Maine Hunters, a paranormal investigation team, came into the station to investigate claims of creepy bumps in the night! They toured the WCSH 6 building with Jackie Ward and Producer Marissa Simoes in tow.

7:13 AM, Oct 28, 2011

Noble Convicted Of One Of 2 Charges In Fryeburg Arson Case

A federal jury convicted a 19-year-old man Friday of one of two charges stemming from a fire that destroyed the Fryeburg Academy gymnasium.

6:51 PM, Aug 25, 2006

Kotzschmar Organ renovations moving forward

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Portland's Kotzschmar Organ is being put back together again as its 2-year long renovation continues.

5:37 PM, Sep 20, 2013

Amy Bouchard's Classic Whoopie Pies

Amy Bouchard of Isamax Snacks shares her classic whoopie pie recipe.

4:24 PM, Nov 15, 2012

What type of wine did Hannibal Lecter drink as he at the liver of a census taker?

a. beaujolais    b. chianti    c. madeira    d. malbec

8:22 AM, Dec 31, 2012

Portland, ME makes top 5 "most attractive" cities

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- In a survey titled "America's Most Attractive People," Portland Maine has made the top 5.

6:31 PM, Dec 11, 2013

Bionic knee brace uses electric stimulation to help ease pain

(NBC) -- Osteoarthritis, when the cartilage between bones begins to wear away, is a painful problem for millions of Americans.

11:30 AM, Mar 16, 2011

Man shot to death while holding baby

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (KPNX) -- An Arizona man was shot to death by police Tuesday while holding his grandson. 

2:44 PM, Feb 16, 2012

Staggering show of support after tragic crash in Hollis

HOLLIS, Maine - A father was killed in a crash caused by slippery conditions in Hollis over the weekend. His 17 year old son, who was injured, was at the wheel.

And the community response is overwhelming.

And the community response is overwhelming.
And the community response is overwhelming.

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