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Bangor teenager leads in Maine Amateur Golf Championship

Bangor teenager leads in Maine Amateur Golf Championship

A 16 year old golfer from Bangor is leading on the opening day of the ongoing Maine Amateur golf championship in Goliath Woodlands Club.

Drew Powell from Bangor is sharing the lead with 20 year old Joe Walp from Portland as both shot 2-under 70 on the opening day of the 95th Maine Amateur tournament. Portland's Matt Greenleaf is on the third position with 1-under 71. Joe Baker of Norway, Andrew Slattery of West Minot and Keith Patterson II of Saco are tied at 72. Defending champion Ricky Jones and past winner Eric Crouse each crafted a 75.

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Bangor marks 30 years of Charlie Howard

Bangor marks 30 years of Charlie Howard

The city of Bangor among others is marking the three decades since the death of Charlie Howard, who was just 23 years old at the time.

Howard was thrown off the State Street bridge as he decided to live openly and not hide the fact that he was gay. The city and the world have changed in the previous 30 years and people have become more accepting. There were huge turnoutsrecent Pride Week and many are flyingrainbow flags on buildings showing wider acceptance.

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Bangor to mark July 7 as “Tolerance Day”

Bangor to mark July 7 as “Tolerance Day”

The city of Bangor will mark July 7as "Tolerance Day" in the memory of Charlie Howard, who lost his life to a hate crime three decades earlier because he was Gay.

Howard was thrown off the State Street bridge as he decided to live openly and not hide the fact that he was gay. The city and the world have changed in the previous 30 years and people have become more accepting. There were huge turnoutsrecent Pride Week and many are flyingrainbow flags on buildings showing wider acceptance.

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Dana Wilson guilty in child pornography case

Dana Wilson guilty in child pornography case

Dana Wilson, who is a local DJ and former Maine Sports Hall of Fame memberfrom Brewer, is found to be guilty in a child pornography case.

The judge at the Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor ruled that Dana Wilson in guilty of possessing child pornography. He was charged with possession of child pornography about two years earlier and has now been found guilty.

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