Headlines 5-15-17

Crash Damages Vacant Poland Home
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No one was home Saturday evening when a pickup truck veered of Maine St. in Poland and smashed into a modular home. The Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office says the driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. An investigation is ongoing.
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New Hearing Request Over Murder Conviction
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29-year-old Michael McNaughton of Lewiston was convicted in 2014 for the murder of 20-year-old Romeo Parent, also of Lewiston. His attorney on Friday contended that detectives in the case coerced McNaughton to confess and that no DNA evidence linked his client to the crime.
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LunaFest Films Celebrate Women, Raise Funds
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LunaFest is coming up on Wednesday. Matty B welcomed in Marty McIntyre and Klara Tammany to the Breakfast Club to talk about it. Listen. To find out more about LunaFest, including showtimes and ticket information, head over to mainesbigz.com.
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Netflix Series Raises Concerns
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Both the Lewiston and Auburn school systems sent letters with contact information for community mental health agencies over concerns raised about the show '13 Reasons Why', which follows the aftermath of a high school student's suicide. Other school systems in Maine and across the country have sent similar notifications.
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Boater Missing from Androscoggin River
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27-year-old Stephen Wines was in a small boat with his brother William Friday night near Brunswick when the two men fell into the water. William Wines made it shore and was treated at a nearby hospital. Search crews swept high-probability areas on Saturday before inclement weather moved in. The search is expected to continue today.
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Homeowner Involved in Crash the Damages Home
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Police in Oxford say 40-year-old Frank Poussard of Paris drove his pickup truck into the back of another truck, driven by 84-year-old Sidney Linscott, just as Linscott was turning into his driveway on Main St. The collision pushed Linscott into a corner of his home, destroying a wooden deck and access ramp in the process. Both drivers were treated for minor injuries.
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Smithfield Standoff Ends With Arrest
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Somerset County Sheriff's deputies say 62-year-old Ronald Lane allegedly strangled a family member, then threatened responding officers at a Smithfield home on Saturday. After Lane threatened to burn down the home, Maine State Police moved in and arrested him. At latest check, Lane remains in the Somerset County Jail.
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Missing York Man Found Safe
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82-year-old Frederick Taylor did not return from a trip to the store around midday Saturday. Residents in LaGrange, about 25 miles from where Taylor was last seen, reported hearing a car horn that night. A Maine Forest Ranger helicopter found Taylor's pickup truck, which had become stuck in mud.
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