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 2020-09-18 02:07 

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Heat rally again, put Celtics in 2-0 hole...

Miami overcomes an early 17-point deficit, then closes with a 17-7 to earn a 106-101 victory in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. The post Heat rally again, put Celtics in 2-0 hole appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 00:56 

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Barr under fire over comparison of virus lock-in to slavery...

Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., called the attorney general's remarks 'the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful things I've ever heard.' The post Barr under fire over comparison of virus lock-in to slavery appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journ...

 2020-09-18 00:45 

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Trump downplays legacy of slavery in appeal to white voters...

Trump has long fanned the nation's culture wars, including defending the display of the Confederate battle flag and monuments of Civil War rebels from protesters seeking their removal. The post Trump downplays legacy of slavery in appeal to white vote...

 2020-09-18 00:33 

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Eric Trump tells Maine lobstermen: 'We will never, ever let you down'...

At a campaign event in Saco, President Trump's son touts his father's support for the iconic fishing industry as the reason Maine should vote to give him a second term. The post Eric Trump tells Maine lobstermen: 'We will never, ever let you d...

 2020-09-18 00:23 

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Pandemic relief lands front and center in 2nd District congressional race...

Jared Golden and Dale Crafts each want more relief for those struggling, but they differ on how best to do it. The post Pandemic relief lands front and center in 2nd District congressional race appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 00:17 

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Plans for pro soccer in Portland moving forward despite pandemic...

An informational 'town hall' session is planed for Monday, while a local ownership group continues to work on stadium plans for a USL League One franchise. The post Plans for pro soccer in Portland moving forward despite pandemic appeared first on...

 2020-09-18 00:10 

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Spruce Mountain boys soccer team hoping to get a kick out intramural season...

Phoenix coach Adam Gettle is looking forward to mentoring the players who decided to stay with the program. The post Spruce Mountain boys soccer team hoping to get a kick out intramural season appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-18 00:10 

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Franklin County arrest log...

Alexander S. Allan, 40, Dallas Plantation, violation of conditions of release, probation hold on Sept. 8 in Farmington, Farmington Police Department. Brandon S. Belisle, 23, Dallas Plantation, domestic violence assault, violation of conditions of release,...

 2020-09-18 00:01 

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Feds file civil action against Maine Oxy...

The civil action alleges that three men schemed to conceal the true value of the stock shares so that participants in the employee stock plan received only a fraction of the value of those shares. The post Feds file civil action against Maine Oxy appeared...

 2020-09-17 23:44 

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After complaint, Minot says motocross park will comply with state rules...

Town officials say Hemond's in Minot will follow state guidelines for its upcoming Harvest Fest on Sept. 26-27. The post After complaint, Minot says motocross park will comply with state rules appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-17 23:23 

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16 employees at Rumford paper mill test positive for COVID-19...

On Tuesday, four had tested positive at the ND paper mill in Rumford for the coronavirus, and 12 more were added Thursday. The post 16 employees at Rumford paper mill test positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-17 23:15 

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Boat launch project underway in Rumford...

The project, which will include a picnic table area, a larger parking lot and green space, is expected to be completed this fall. The post Boat launch project underway in Rumford appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-17 21:19 

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U.S. Open: Thomas shoots 5 under to take the early lead on Day 1...

Justin Thomas sinks a 25-foot putt for birdie on the last hole to move into the lead by himself in the early going at Winged Foot Golf Course. The post U.S. Open: Thomas shoots 5 under to take the early lead on Day 1 appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal...

 2020-09-17 20:52 

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Big Ten might save its football season, but the myth of college sports has been shattered...

Barry Svrluga: It's a caste system. A scholarship football player gets tested every day, while a future chemist paying $45,000 a year to attend virtual classes from her dorm room has no such luxury. The post Big Ten might save its football season, but...

 2020-09-17 20:51 

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College football notes: Proposal reduces FCS playoff field from 24 to 16 teams in spring...

None of the 13 FCS conferences including the Colonial Athletic Association, which includes the UMaine among its 12 schools are playing league games this fall. The post College football notes: Proposal reduces FCS playoff field from 24 to 16 teams in sprin...

 2020-09-17 20:51 

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Newton makes Patriots' offense different, and the fun part will be finding out how...

Bill Belichick had Tom Brady and missed out as running quarterbacks became more common across the NFL. Cam Newton is changing all that. The post Newton makes Patriots' offense different, and the fun part will be finding out how appeared first on Lewis...

 2020-09-17 20:45 

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Lewiston school staffer goes into quarantine...

Also, the Auburn School Department announced Thursday that a student who has not yet attended school has the virus. The post Lewiston school staffer goes into quarantine appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-17 20:29 

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H.S. football: Combine set up to connect Maine seniors and college coaches...

The Maine Football Coaches Association will host a combine Oct. 3 at Fitzpatrick Stadium that will give college coaches a chance to watch and get to know the state's senior high school football players. The post H.S. football: Combine set up to connec...

 2020-09-17 20:05 

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Several Maine high schools poised to stream their athletic events — for a fee...

Equipment provided by National Federation of High Schools comes with installation costs, and will also require fans to purchase a subscription. The post Several Maine high schools poised to stream their athletic events — for a fee appeared first on ...

 2020-09-17 19:36 

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State police, sheriff's office investigate Anson man's death...

Dwain Libby, 52, of West Mills Road was found apparently ill and incoherent at his home Monday and died later that night at a Portland hospital. The post State police, sheriff's office investigate Anson man's death appeared first on Lewiston Sun J...

 2020-09-17 19:33 

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Eovaldi's strong start sparks Boston past Miami, 5-3...

Nathan Eovaldi didn't allow a hit until Garrett Cooper's leadoff double in the fifth, and the bullpen holds on as the Red Sox beat the Marlins. The post Eovaldi's strong start sparks Boston past Miami, 5-3 appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journa...

 2020-09-17 19:23 

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Four COVID-19 cases discovered at Buffalo Wild Wings in Auburn...

Buffalo Wild Wings shut down for deep cleaning, and its ill employees are in isolation, officials said. The post Four COVID-19 cases discovered at Buffalo Wild Wings in Auburn appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-17 18:45 

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Absentee ballot campaigns sowing confusion among Maine voters...

City clerks say efforts to promote absentee voting by campaigns and other groups are triggering a flood of calls to from voters who have already requested their ballots. The post Absentee ballot campaigns sowing confusion among Maine voters appeared first...

 2020-09-17 18:10 

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Randolph man charged with home repair fraud...

Jason Alec Pratt is accused of scamming an elderly Sabattus woman by collecting a down payment for home repairs before vanishing. The post Randolph man charged with home repair fraud appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-17 17:49 

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Engineers test stability of Westbrook riverbank after landslide into the Presumpscot...

The danger of flash flooding has abated, but there are still concerns about more erosion. The post Engineers test stability of Westbrook riverbank after landslide into the Presumpscot appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-17 17:43 

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Platinum Maddox to play at Mixers on Friday...

Platinum Maddox returns from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, at Mixers Nightclub & Lounge in Sabattus. Last time was a blast and we they're back inside for a night of music and some great dinner specials. Reserve your table and remember to bring y...

 2020-09-17 16:48 

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Trump's businesses charged Secret Service more than $1.1 million, including for rooms in shuttered club...

Trump's club charged the Secret Service more than $21,800 to rent a cottage and other rooms while the club was closed and otherwise off-limits to guests. The post Trump's businesses charged Secret Service more than $1.1 million, including for room...

 2020-09-17 16:30 

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Report: More than half of Maine is in severe drought...

A weekly national report says much of New Hampshire and parts of Maine are in a severe drought The post Report: More than half of Maine is in severe drought appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-17 16:19 

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Winthrop woman dies after crashing into YMCA building in Manchester...

Kennebec County Sheriff's officials believe Holly A. Wright experienced a medical problem and crashed her truck into the Kennebec Valley YMCA building. The post Winthrop woman dies after crashing into YMCA building in Manchester appeared first on Lewi...

 2020-09-17 16:00 

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Contractor's Hockey League standings and results...

Contractor's Hockey League standings as of September 17: 1. Pratte Drywall 1-0-0, 2 points 2. I.D.S 1-0-0, 2 points 1. Saints Paint Plus 1-0-0, 2 points 4. LA Concrete 0-1-0, 0 points 4. Lewiston Paint 0-1-0, 0 points 4. Therberge Construction 0-1-0, ...

 2020-09-17 15:37 

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Fact check: Ad accuses Gideon of accepting fundraising 'bribe'...

The television ad released by the National Republican Senatorial Committee Wednesday also attacks the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate for her criticism of the Paycheck Protection Program. The post Fact check: Ad accuses Gideon of accepting fundraising &#...

 2020-09-17 15:32 

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Judge grants harassment order to Waterville school in 10-year dispute with ousted student's father...

The Waterville District Court order against Tim White, of Sanford, prohibits him from harassing Temple Academy and from being on a large swath of road off Kennedy Memorial Drive, while ordering him to reimburse $6,065 in legal fees. The post Judge grants ...

 2020-09-17 15:27 

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'Nothing left in the bucket': Wildfire resources run thin...

Firefighters battling the West Coast wildfires say this year's blazes are some of the worst they have ever seen The post 'Nothing left in the bucket': Wildfire resources run thin appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-17 15:25 

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Two bands to play at Mixers on Saturday...

National award-winning duo 2 For Jackson will play outside with no cover from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Mixers Nightclub & Lounge in Sabattus. Hailing from Maine and playing old and new country, this duo will have you singing at your seat. Moving...

 2020-09-17 14:20 

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Maine reports 25 more cases of COVID-19, with 8 in York County...

The southernmost county continues to have a high number of new cases, with a growing cluster of outbreaks in Sanford. The post Maine reports 25 more cases of COVID-19, with 8 in York County appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-09-17 14:13 

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Livermore calls special board meeting Sept. 17...

Board of Selectpersons Agenda 5 p.m. September 17 1. Call to order 2. Approval of the September 14 Accounts Payable Warrant 3. Town Office roof shingle discussion 4. Adjourn The post Livermore calls special board meeting Sept. 17 appeared first on Lewisto...

 2020-09-17 13:28 

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Community Cancellations for Sept. 17...

Historical Society Apple Pie Sale canceled NEW GLOUCESTER — The 2020 New Gloucester Historical Society Apple Pie Sale has been canceled due to the pandemic. Members hope to reschedule in 2021. The post Community Cancellations for Sept. 17 appeared f...

 2020-09-17 13:25 

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Community briefs Sept. 17...

Farmington street closed for UMF fair FARMINGTON — South Street will be closed from 9:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, for the 2020 UMF Student Club and Organization Fair. Dixfield church announces online auction DIXFIELD — The Dixfield ...

 2020-09-17 13:13 

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Conservation districts offer free invasive forest pest webinars...

AUGUSTA — Maine already has several invasive forest pests targeting the trees and spreading throughout the state. The Maine Soil & Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) are working with the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry to...

 2020-09-17 13:12 

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Public can help light up Dufresne Plaza for the holidays...

LEWISTON — The Downtown Lewiston Lighting Committee is spearheading an effort to annually "light up" a designated area of the city, a boost for the holidays. During the winter of 2019, Kennedy Park was decked out in a multitude of white lit ...

 2020-09-17 13:10 

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ACADIA Academy honors staff members...

LEWISTON — ACADIA Academy, the public charter school serving children in prekindergarten through grade six, honored two of its own at an Aug. 31 staff event to mark the start of the school year. Jodi Pollack, a second-grade teacher, received the Dav...

 2020-09-17 12:53 

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Whistleblower: Feds stockpiled ammunition, sought 'heat ray' before clearing protesters near White House...

District of Columbia National Guard Maj. Adam DeMarco told lawmakers that defense officials were searching for crowd control technology deemed too unpredictable to use in war zones. The post Whistleblower: Feds stockpiled ammunition, sought 'heat ray&...

 2020-09-17 12:53 

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Maine's continuing weekly jobless claims fall by nearly 10,000...

Weekly certifications for both state and federal federal benefits declined sharply last week to 56,700 after totaling roughly 66,000 the previous week. The post Maine's continuing weekly jobless claims fall by nearly 10,000 appeared first on Lewiston ...

 2020-09-17 12:51 

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COVID-19 danger continues to drive applications for unemployment in U.S....

Employers added jobs from May through August -- but the United States still has recovered less than half the jobs lost in March and April. The post COVID-19 danger continues to drive applications for unemployment in U.S. appeared first on Lewiston Sun Jou...

 2020-09-17 11:06 

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Report touts economic benefits of Maine tax credit for historic properties...

The study of Maine's historic rehabilitation tax credit says it has given the state's economy a major boost and has more than paid for itself. The post Report touts economic benefits of Maine tax credit for historic properties appeared first on Le...

 2020-09-17 09:00 

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Vernon Bradeen of Sumner presented with Boston Post Cane...

SUMNER — Sumner selectmen Kelly Stewart, Mary Ann Haxton and Edwin Shaw gathered at the home of 98-year-old Vernon Bradeen on Saturday to present him with the Boston Post Cane. "This cane is a symbol of the many contributions to our town, state ...

 2020-09-17 09:00 

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Polak addresses broadband service...

WOODSTOCK — Tuesday, Resident Marcel Polak gave selectmen an update on broadband/internet process. Resident Mia Purcell, who is the Economic Development Director at Community Concepts, has facilitated the broadband process throughout Oxford County. ...

 2020-09-17 09:00 

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SAD 44 students go back to school...

REGION — SAD 44 students returned to the classroom Wednesday, with a different look. All students were masked and staff helped ensure six-foot social distancing was followed. Principals from Telstar, Crescent Park School and Woodstock Elementary all...

 2020-09-17 08:34 

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Bat found in West Paris tests positive for rabies...

WEST PARIS — The Maine Center for Disease alerted town officials about a confirmed rabies case last week. A bat taken from the Bethel Road area tested positive for the virus on Sept. 8. West Paris' animal control officer Roni-Sue Vachon announce...

 2020-09-17 08:22 

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4-H young beef show and auction at fair grounds today...

COUNTY — Maine's 2020 fair season has been cancelled but Oxford County Fair is supporting its young farmers by holding its 4-H Youth Beef Show at 4 p.m. this afternoon at the Oxford Fairgrounds on Pottle Road. The public auction will be held imm...

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