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Filipovity's 21 help Maine down NJIT 68-58

Feb. 24, 2024 17:22 PM EST

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Peter Filipovity scored 21 points as Maine beat NJIT 68-58 on Saturday. Filipovity also contributed seven rebounds for the Black Bears (13-15, 5-8 America East Conference). Quion Burns finished 5 of 6 from the field to add 13 points. Jaden Clayton had 12 points...

Chief enforcer of US gun laws fears Americans may become numb to violence with each mass shooting

Feb. 24, 2024 09:17 AM EST

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The head of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says he fears that a drumbeat of mass shootings and other gun violence across the United States could make Americans numb to the bloodshed, fostering apathy to finding solutions rather than...

Maine hosts NJIT after Francis' 23-point game

Feb. 24, 2024 04:19 AM EST

NJIT Highlanders (7-18, 3-10 America East) at Maine Black Bears (12-15, 4-8 America East) Bangor, Maine; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Black Bears -8.5; over/under is 133.5 BOTTOM LINE: NJIT visits the Maine Black Bears after Tariq...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Feb. 23, 2024 13:08 PM EST

Boston Globe. February 22, 2024. Editorial: THC-infused gummies shouldn’t be sold without regulation Makers of hemp-derived products don’t pay the state’s marijuana taxes, creating unfair competition to legal marijuana dispensaries. Massachusetts...

NJIT visits Maine following Francis' 23-point outing

Feb. 23, 2024 03:50 AM EST

NJIT Highlanders (7-18, 3-10 America East) at Maine Black Bears (12-15, 4-8 America East) Bangor, Maine; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: NJIT faces the Maine Black Bears after Tariq Francis scored 23 points in NJIT's 83-78 loss to the New Hampshire Wildcats. ...

Filipovity scores 13 as Maine beats UMBC 62-56

Feb. 22, 2024 20:29 PM EST

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Peter Filipovity had 13 points in Maine's 62-56 victory against UMBC on Thursday night. Filipovity added 11 rebounds for the Black Bears (12-15, 4-8 America East Conference). Kellen Tynes scored 12 points while going 4 of 11 and 4 of 7 from the free throw line....

Maine hosts UMBC after Ciunys' 22-point outing

Feb. 22, 2024 04:00 AM EST

UMBC Retrievers (9-18, 4-8 America East) at Maine Black Bears (11-15, 3-8 America East) Bangor, Maine; Thursday, 6 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Black Bears -4.5; over/under is 152.5 BOTTOM LINE: UMBC visits the Maine Black Bears after Regimantas...

A Colorado man died after a Gila monster bite. Opinions and laws on keeping the lizard as a pet vary

Feb. 22, 2024 00:14 AM EST

A Colorado man who died after getting bitten by a Gila monster was hardly alone in having the gnarly looking lizard for a pet. They're legal to own in most states, easily found through breeders and at reptile shows, and widely regarded for their striking color patterns and typically...

Maine would become 27th state to ban paramilitary training under bill passed by House

Feb. 21, 2024 15:33 PM EST

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine would become the 27th state to ban paramilitary training, under a bill the House narrowly passed Wednesday. The proposal, designed to block groups hoping to create civil unrest, passed 66-60. It was sponsored by Democratic Rep. Laurie Osher of Orono. ...

In wake of mass shooting, here is how Maine's governor wants to tackle gun control and mental health

Feb. 21, 2024 14:56 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's governor rolled out legislation on Wednesday she said will prevent dangerous people from possessing weapons and strengthen mental health services to help prevent future tragedies like the Lewiston mass shooting that shook the state. Gov. Janet Mills,...