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 2020-04-04 00:26 

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From a distance, Maine's congressional delegation continues to work...

Maine's four members of Congress are home and taking precautions as they hear from constituents and try to keep the federal coronavirus response on track....

 2020-04-04 00:11 

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Window washer charged with stealing N95 protective masks in Bangor...

Jonathan McCue, hired to wash windows at Bangor City Hall, allegedly stole 80 N95 masks meant for first responders....

 2020-04-04 00:00 

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Cuomo to seize ventilators for New York City's overtaxed hospitals...

The number of the people infected in the U.S. exceeded a quarter-million on Friday and the death toll climbed past 6,900....

 2020-04-03 23:08 

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Democrats elevate health care as virus-era campaign argument...

Joe Biden, the prospective Democratic nominee, is criticizing President Trump for refusing to reopen 'Obamacare' enrollment....

 2020-04-03 23:08 

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Federal judge tosses fan lawsuit vs. MLB, Astros, Red Sox...

Fantasy sports contestants claimed they were damaged by sign stealing....

 2020-04-03 23:03 

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Governor orders travelers to self-quarantine, suspends all lodging businesses...

The executive order requires anyone traveling from out of state to Maine to self-quarantine for 14 days....

 2020-04-03 22:56 

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Maine CDC won't reveal virus projections its relying on to prepare for outbreak...

Dr. Nirav Shah said Friday that modeling projections are being used to inform decisions about how the state prepares and not to speculate about the potential impact, however, he has not been willing to share the numbers the state has been using....

 2020-04-03 22:43 

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U.S. Tennis Association suggest a pause from playing tennis...

In a post on its website, the group say it might be best not to play tennis right now because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-03 21:22 

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Researcher believes he has identified shipwreck in Maine...

The mysterious shipwreck appears when conditions are right on Short Sands Beach in York....

 2020-04-03 21:15 

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Big league vets with minor league deals get up to $50,000...

The players, which as Felix Hernandez, will get an advance on their salaries from the players association....

 2020-04-03 21:00 

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NFL notebook: Chiefs, Watkins reach one-year deal...

Wide receiver Sammy Watkins agrees to a deal that will give Kansas City salary cap relief....

 2020-04-03 20:57 

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With parks closed, Disney to start furloughs in 2 weeks...

Disney World in Florida has the largest number of workers at a single location in the U.S....

 2020-04-03 20:10 

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Maine rural hospitals cut pay, hours while preparing for a surge...

The cost-cutting measures are happening because hospitals are no longer getting revenue from emergency room visits and elective procedures were canceled to make room for COVID-19 patients....

 2020-04-03 20:01 

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On this date in Maine history...

April 4, 1802: Dorothea Dix, who becomes renowned nationwide as a reformer of treatment of the mentally ill and champion of their rights, is born in Hampden. Dix teaches Sunday school lessons in the Cambridge House of Corrections in Massachusetts and witn...

 2020-04-03 19:51 

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Patriots have salary cap issues...

New England has been pretty quiet this offseason because they don't have room under the cap....

 2020-04-03 19:49 

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Florida finally allows cruise passengers, some on stretchers, to disembark...

Critically ill passengers are taken to hospitals, Floridians are released, and others are taken to the airport to be sent home....

 2020-04-03 19:35 

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Restaurant Guide: Here's a list of businesses still open for curbside pickup or delivery...
 2020-04-03 19:32 

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Bowdoin's Hasson named Collegiate Women Sports Awards player of the year...

Hasson averaged 16.7 points and 7.9 rebounds per game for the Polar Bears this season....

 2020-04-03 19:31 

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New Preakness date uncertain but infield party canceled...

The Triple Crown race is normally held on the third Saturday in May....

 2020-04-03 19:16 

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Watch: Like a Boss Now: One-on-one with Joan Fortin, CEO of Bernstein Shur...

Joan Fortin sat down with Masthead Maine CEO Lisa DeSisto for Like a Boss via Zoom webinar on April 3, 2020....

 2020-04-03 19:07 

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The Virus Diaries: 'My business had been going very well. Then this happened'...

A Freeport woman, who runs an Airbnb catering to people seeking her dog-training services, has lost business because of the virus outbreak....

 2020-04-03 18:55 

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With parks closed, Disney starts furloughs in 2 weeks...

Walt Disney Co. officials announced they'll start furloughing some executive, salaried and hourly non-union employees....

 2020-04-03 18:43 

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Fort Williams Park and Portland Head Light closed to the public...

Cape Elizabeth Town Council voted 7-0 to temporarily shut down public access to the park....

 2020-04-03 18:42 

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Chebeague ferry won't transport suspected COVID-19 patients...

The island town's primary ferry responds to emergency calls but says it won't transport anyone suspected to be infected with the coronavirus....

 2020-04-03 18:30 

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Overwhelmed Maine unemployment office announces hiring, new rules for applicants...

In order to reduce call volume, Mainers are asked to call on one of three days next week, depending on the first letter of their last name....

 2020-04-03 18:21 

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At Lewiston hospital, quarantined staff must use own sick time...

Some employees of St. Mary's are critical of management for requiring staffers who are quarantined after coronavirus exposure to use their own sick/vacation time....

 2020-04-03 17:54 

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Pandemic stigmatizes New Yorkers fleeing city to Connecticut, Maine...

America's largest city is pandemic central, and New Yorkers have become the face of the fearsome infection virtual pariahs whose potential arrival has spurred anxious demands for roadblocks up and down the East Coast....

 2020-04-03 16:11 

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WNBA postpones start of season this month because of virus...

Training camps were scheduled to open on April 26, and the league gave no indication when the season would start....

 2020-04-03 16:03 

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Kipsang among 20 arrested in Kenya for curfew breach after locking themselves in a bar...

Former marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang and 19 others locked themselves in a bar and consumed alcohol in Kenya in violation of a curfew....

 2020-04-03 15:24 

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U.S. Women's Open in Houston postponed until December...

The women's major golf tournament, originally scheduled for June 4-7, will now be played Dec. 10-13....

 2020-04-03 15:16 

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Legendary cycling event in Brussells will happen Sunday, with racers pedaling at home...

The 104th Tour of Flanders in Brussells, among the top one-day races in pro cycling, has gone virtual and will be held with top riders pedaling on home training cycles....

 2020-04-03 15:09 

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Kennebunkport suspends adjustment of property values...

Pandemic prompts decision....

 2020-04-03 15:04 

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More vandalism may be connected to tensions about out-of-staters on Vinalhaven...

The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating as police warn against harassment of people from out-of-state....

 2020-04-03 15:00 

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Like a Boss Now: One-on-one with John Stiker, CEO of Stonewall Kitchen...

Join us Friday, April 10 at 1 p.m. via Zoom webinar when Lisa DeSisto sits down with John Stiker, CEO of Stonewall Kitchen....

 2020-04-03 14:54 

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Watch: Maine CDC will update public on coronavirus at 11:15...

As of Thursday there were 376 confirmed cases of the virus in Maine, and eight people had died as state health officials repeatedly urge the public to practice social distancing and stay at home except for essential activities....

 2020-04-03 14:14 

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'Lean On Me,' 'Lovely Day' singer Bill Withers dies at 81...

His death comes as the public has drawn inspiration from his music during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-03 13:20 

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Kennebunkport issues Travel Advisory Order, recommending hoteliers, others defer bookings...

Selectmen also advise owners of seasonal dwellings to stay at their primary residence....

 2020-04-03 12:49 

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U.S. sheds 701,000 jobs, ending a record-long hiring streak...

Some economists have now forecast that the unemployment rate could go as high as 15% within the next month, the worst since the 1930s....

 2020-04-03 10:40 

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As virus takes hold, resistance to stay-at-home orders remains widespread...

Government and business leaders across a large swath of the country remain defiant and are resisting curtail life in their own communities....

 2020-04-03 10:20 

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The Latest: Virus death toll in Spain nears 11,000...

The latest on the effects of the new coronavirus outbreak around the U.S. and the world: MADRID — Spain is closing Friday a black week with its death toll for the new coronavirus nearing 11,000, more than half of those during the past seven days, an...

 2020-04-03 09:00 

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Chocolate Church features pair of online concerts...

BATH — While on-stage events have been postponed at Chocolate Church Arts Center in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the venue is continuing to bring entertainment via Facebook. This weekend, the Live from Home series continues with performance...

 2020-04-03 09:00 

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Church Briefs...

Bath UMC hosts drive-thru church dinners BATH — The Bath United Methodist Church is offering free, hot meals to go every Wednesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at 340 Oak Grove Ave. in Bath. Staple groceries, winter produce, and spiritual nourishment are als...

 2020-04-03 09:00 

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Catholic Diocese unveils Holy Week plans amid pandemic...

PORTLAND — The Diocese of Portland has informed Maine parishes of the protocols that will be in place for the celebration of the liturgies of Holy Week and Easter. All celebrations must be limited to 10 people or fewer, including all clergy, and wil...

 2020-04-03 09:00 

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10 prayers God hears...

In times of uncertainty, it is often hard to know how to pray. Does prayer even make a difference? And if so, how do I know whether God is listening? For direction, I look to Jesus, who often went off alone by himself to pray. If Jesus thought prayer was ...

 2020-04-03 09:00 

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Some Scarborough businesses continue with the help of a local organization...

The charity organization Scarborough Buy Local is looking for creative ways to help local businesses through this difficult time....

 2020-04-03 08:12 

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Windham Police Notes: March 23-29...

Danielle R. Demeritt, 34, of Rockland was arrested on March 23 on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking. Robert P. McDonough, 39, of Casco was arrested on March 23 on a charge of operating after suspension with financial responsibility. Alexander H. Ha...

 2020-04-03 08:00 

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Letter: Balentine needs to see people are Earth's enemy...

I was so surprised by Mr. Balentine's opinion I had to read it twice. The Earth is indeed our friend, the friend we have taken from forever with little regard ("The Earth is our friend, and other viral lessons," March 18). The friend we give l...

 2020-04-03 08:00 

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Letter to the editor: How we can turn our fear of virus into hope...
 2020-04-03 08:00 

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Coastal History: Matthew Thornton and his historical marker...

I have always said that I can't drive past a historical marker. I managed to miss one in Brunswick, however, quite a few times. A large stone on Rossmore Road claims to mark the homestead of Matthew Thornton, one of the chosen few who signed their nam...

 2020-04-03 08:00 

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Letter to the editor: Fact-oriented state CDC briefings informative, refreshing...

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