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 2021-09-21 21:46 

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MLB roundup: White Sox lose to Tigers, putting AL Central clinch on hold...

The magic number for the White Sox to clinch the division remains at two games after the 5-3 loss....

 2021-09-21 21:43 

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Interest in Gabby Petito disappearance fueled by social media, true-crime craze...

Months before her disappearance and killing drew more than a half-billion views on TikTok, Petito, 22, and 23-year-old boyfriend Brian Laundrie set out on a cross-country road trip over the summer in a van she decorated boho-chic style....

 2021-09-21 21:38 

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U.S. sues to stop deal between American Airlines and JetBlue...

Attorney General Merrick Garland said the 'alliance' would be 'an unprecedented maneuver to further consolidate the industry.'...

 2021-09-21 21:23 

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Sports Digest: Westbrook grandmother sets another swimming record...

Pat Gallant-Charette, 70, becomes the oldest individual to complete the California Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming....

 2021-09-21 21:09 

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Treasury Department will sanction crypto exchanges that help channel payments to hackers...

The Biden administration is also warning companies that paying ransoms to hackers might be illegal....

 2021-09-21 21:08 

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4-H Pig Raffle, Kitchen fundraisers can be found at fair...

The Cumberland County 4-H Leaders Association will hold their annual 4-H Pig Raffle Ticket Sales and 4-H Kitchen Food Booth Fundraisers at the 2021 Cumberland Fair Sept. 26-Oct. 2. The fundraisers support scholarships, camperships, activities, events and ...

 2021-09-21 21:06 

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Section of I-295 over Veranda Street to close for a weekend in October...

The closure will allow contractors to replace the bridge over Veranda Street in Portland....

 2021-09-21 20:56 

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Boston train that rear-ended another was on 'full power,' investigators find...

The report did not say if the controller had been turned to full power on purpose or accidentally....

 2021-09-21 20:52 

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Bowdoinham group opposes plans for 'monstrosity' of marijuana store in town center...

Residents say it is not the right location to develop a marijuana facility, and not in compliance with zoning....

 2021-09-21 20:37 

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Lawyer: R. Kelly unlikely to take stand in trafficking trial...

Closing arguments could start Wednesday afternoon....

 2021-09-21 20:24 

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Almost 100,000 extra pigs piling up on British farms...

A shortage of CO2 used to stun the swine before slaughter might lead to empty pork and poultry shelves....

 2021-09-21 20:21 

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Community rallies around Richmond woman's family after fatal collision...

Amanda Wogaman-Hunt, who worked at Harpswell Coastal Academy, succumbed to injuries a week after a Sept. 7 collision. Her unborn child was saved via emergency C-section and is doing well, according to her husband....

 2021-09-21 20:12 

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Pilot shortage looms as the next challenge for airlines...

Boeing estimates the world will need more than 600,000 new pilots in the next 20 years....

 2021-09-21 20:03 

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Patriots notebook: Team to honor Julian Edelman at halftime Sunday...

Receiver Julian Edelman retired after last season, but fans who could not see him last year with empty stadiums will be able to give him a proper sendoff....

 2021-09-21 20:00 

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Lawmakers attempt to revive nationwide eviction moratorium...

Forcing people from their homes causes economic harm and exacerbates the public health crisis, supporters say....

 2021-09-21 19:51 

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Scarborough principal to take over at Saccarappa School next month...

Jessica Steele is the interim replacement for Brian Mazjanis, who is working as the finance director for the school department....

 2021-09-21 19:44 

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Post-Trump, Democrats push to curb presidential powers...

Most of the legislation is in direct response to actions by Trump that Democrats saw as abuses of presidential power, including his firing of agency whistleblowers, his defiance of congressional subpoenas and his campaign's interactions with Russians ...

 2021-09-21 19:05 

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Consumers get online tool to check nursing home vaccination rates...

Medicare officials say they are encouraged that even as the delta variant has swept across the country, outbreaks in nursing homes have not raced out of control as happened last year....

 2021-09-21 18:58 

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Southern Meetings: Sept. 24-Oct. 1...

Cape Elizabeth Information on remote access and calendar of televised meetings at capeelizabeth.com. Mon. 9/27 3:30 p.m. School Board Policy Committee CEHS Library Tues. 9/28 10 a.m. Riverside Cemetery Committee Town Hall Tues. 9/28 6:30 p.m. School Board...

 2021-09-21 18:47 

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Celtics notebook: Brown hopes to be ready for start of training camp...

Jaylen Brown had wrist surgery on May 13, is pleased with his recovery and thinks he will be OK to compete when Boston's camp opens on Tuesday....

 2021-09-21 18:45 

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High schoolers plot their own journey at Kents Hill School in Maine (B)...

Students at this unique high schoool say living and learning with peers creates a unique bond that prepares them for life....

 2021-09-21 18:40 

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High schoolers plot their own journey at Kents Hill School in Maine (A)...

Students at this unique high schoool say living and learning with peers creates a unique bond that prepares them for life....

 2021-09-21 18:30 

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Westbrook voters to decide on councilor, three school committee seats...

Ranked-choice voting for local elections is also on the November ballot....

 2021-09-21 18:28 

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New arts center in downtown Waterville named after Colby president...

The Greene Block + Studios was dedicated at a ceremony Tuesday....

 2021-09-21 18:25 

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Patriots notebook: Team to honor Julian Edelman at halftime Sunday against the Saints...

Receiver Julian Edelman retired after last season, but fans who could not see him last year with empty stadiums will be able to give him a proper sendoff....

 2021-09-21 18:12 

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Biden pledges 'relentless diplomacy' on global challenges in address at UN...

President Biden is facing a healthy measure of skepticism from allies during his week of high-level diplomacy as he summons allies to quickly address the festering issues of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and human rights abuses....

 2021-09-21 18:05 

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Human remains discovered at Lewiston landfill...

Detectives and the medical examiner recovered remains that will undergo post-mortem examination....

 2021-09-21 17:59 

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Maine House speaker joins push to defend abortion rights...

Ryan Fecteau is one of almost 900 state lawmakers in the country who signed on to an amicus brief in support of abortion rights in the Dobbs vs. Women's Health Organization court case....

 2021-09-21 17:53 

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NFL notebook: Cleveland receiver Landry to miss at least three games with knee injury...

Jarvis Landry was placed on IR with a sprained knee ligament and his streak catching at least two passes in 111 straight games will come to an end....

 2021-09-21 17:41 

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Options shrink for Haitian migrants straddling Texas border...

More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants had been removed from an encampment at Del Rio, Texas....

 2021-09-21 17:39 

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RSU 21 reports 92 percent vaccination rate among school building employees...

Central Office and other staff rates are lower, reducing the overall total to 81 percent as of Sept. 16....

 2021-09-21 17:19 

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NBA notebook: Ben Simmons not planning to report to 76ers' training camp...

According to reports, Philadelphia guard Ben Simmons after playoff shooting frustrations last season will not play again for the 76ers....

 2021-09-21 16:38 

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Dashboard Confessional, Dispatch cancel tours, including stops at State Theatre...

The bands, scheduled to perform in Portland, made the decision out of concern about spreading COVID-19....

 2021-09-21 16:37 

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Volunteers needed to help monitor rockweed along Midcoast...

The Schoodic Institute and Kennebec Estuary Land Trust will host a training session at Reid State Park in Georgetown on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. regarding how to gather information on rockweed at sites along the coast. The monitoring program i...

 2021-09-21 16:10 

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Standish school gets $10,000 classroom supply boost...

Edna Libby Elementary School in Standish has been "adopted" by RHP Properties. Under an AdoptAClassroom.org program, the school will receive $10,000 for classroom supplies and materials from RHP Properties, a national operator of manufactured home...

 2021-09-21 16:05 

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A $10 million gift, USM's largest ever, to help build new home for music school...

The donation to the project planned for the Portland campus comes from philanthropist Suzi Osher, in honor of her late husband....

 2021-09-21 16:01 

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Former Gov. Paul LePage plans rally to announce he's running to get his old job back...

LePage, a Republican who served from 2011 to 2019, will formally announce his campaign seeking to challenge incumbent Gov. Janet Mills, a Democrat, during a rally with supporters at the Augusta Civic Center on Wednesday....

 2021-09-21 16:00 

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Allegations of hazing surface among student-athletes at Brunswick High School...

Superintendent Phil Potenziano sent a letter to Brunswick High School football parents on Thursday regarding alleged hazing activities....

 2021-09-21 15:48 

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Doug Michaud remembered as positive, loving, funny...

A celebration of life for the Biddeford man killed outside his home last week is set for Monday, Sept. 27....

 2021-09-21 15:46 

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Amazon, Chobani, more than 30 companies vow to hire Afghan refugees...

33 companies said they were joining the Tent Coalition for Afghan Refugees, a coalition founded by Hamdi Ulukaya, the founder and CEO of yogurt and food company Chobani....

 2021-09-21 15:45 

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Six on ballot for two Windham seats on RSU 14 Board of Directors...

Two incumbents representing Windham on the RSU 14 Board of Directors face challenges from four other candidates in November. Jennie Butler and Christina Small are seeking re-election to their three-year terms, and newcomers Barbara Bagshaw, Jessica Bridge...

 2021-09-21 15:40 

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Autopsy scheduled on body believed to be Gabby Petito as authorities continue search for fiance...

The autopsy comes one day after authorities called off their search for Brian Laundrie, who is considered "a person of interest" in the case....

 2021-09-21 15:36 

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Mainewhile: Food for thought...

Farming and food have been much on my mind of late. I suppose it is just that time of year. Once the mornings get crisp, I am all about apple picking, pumpkin pie, hot cider and making soup. This is the time of harvest fairs and stocking up. Coincidentall...

 2021-09-21 15:20 

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Autumn's arrival means fall sports season is hitting its stride- Northern edition...

As midway point nears, games take on greater importance....

 2021-09-21 15:19 

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Virtual mental health summit scheduled for Oct. 7-8...

The Windham-Raymond School District will host a virtual mental health summit for teachers, parents, youth and community members Oct. 7-8 from 8 a.m. to noon each day. Keynote speakers will include representatives from the National Alliance on Mental Illne...

 2021-09-21 14:46 

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Deep Water: 'The Absence Paternal,' by Samaa Abdurraqib...

Maine poems edited and introduced by Megan Grumbling....

 2021-09-21 14:39 

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Americans must defend democracy at the ballot box...

Democracy is at stake. In the United States of America, more than a dozen states have enacted laws to make it harder for Americans to vote. As of today, over 400 voter suppression bills have been introduced in 49 states, including four in Maine. Luckily i...

 2021-09-21 14:39 

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House to vote on government funding, debt as Republicans dig in to oppose...

Democratic congressional leaders backed by the White House are pushing ahead as Congress rushes headlong into an all-too-familiar stalemate....

 2021-09-21 14:34 

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Yarmouth volunteers working to ward off tree-killing beetle...

The Tree Committee is launching an education campaign to make residents aware of the emerald ash borer and its threat to the town's landscape....

 2021-09-21 14:22 

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North Yarmouth's Old Town House completion a year away...

The North Yarmouth Historical Society broke ground Monday for a foundation at the new site in the town center....

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