MAINE - Nearly 50,000 women in Maine are suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
This according to a new report released by the American Lung Association.
The Knox County Sheriff's Office is reporting that a body has been located in the woods off Rt. 97 in Cushing. The body is presumed to be that of the missing man from Cushing. Kevin Crute has been missing since May 21st.
Positive identification along with cause and manner of death will be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. An autopsy will be scheduled for sometime this weekend.
The investigation has been ongoing since the initial call from the family on Saturday, May 25th. It was reported at that time that Kevin had not been heard from since that Tuesday.
Brewer - Many students in Bangor and Brewer recieve free or reduced lunches during the school year.... but when summertime rolls around, those who can't afford 3 meals a day oftentimes go without food.
AUGUSTA - An inmate, with ten days left on his sentence, escaped Wednesday.
Thursday evening, he gave himself up to authorities.
Bangor - A longtime Bangor firefighter is ending his career with a boom.... a baby boom that is.
Augusta - The Senate has passed a sweeping energy bill that could save Mainers millions on their heating bills over time.
A missing man's family is offering a ten-thousand-dollar reward. Kevin Crute of Cushing has been missing for more than two weeks.
Bangor - Camp Survivor is coming up soon, and signups are underway.
Augusta - The Maine House of Representatives has approved a bill to do more to protect nursing mothers who work.
BANGOR - The first concert in a summer-long tradition kicked off Thursday in downtown Bangor.
ELLSWORTH - The Grand Theatre in Ellsworth will turn 75-years-old in just about month and with the milestone will come a week-long celebration!
ORONO - Residents of Orono gathered Thursday at the town office for their third public planning workshop.
WINTERPORT - Fire officials say they believe an electrical issue is what likely caused a blaze to break out at a Winterport home this afternoon on Johnson Lane.