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 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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School nurses on the front lines of fighting COVID-19 and keeping schools open...

Between contact tracing, testing and educational outreach, they are taking on new duties essential to keeping schools open this year. The post School nurses on the front lines of fighting COVID-19 and keeping schools open appeared first on Lewiston Sun Jo...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Riders anxious to get out on Maine's snowmobile trails...

With snowmobile sales spiking during the pandemic, this could be one of the biggest seasons yet if the weather cooperates. The post Riders anxious to get out on Maine's snowmobile trails appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Maine blazes workplace trail with earned paid leave requirement...

A new law that took effect this year covers an estimated 85 percent of the workforce and allows workers to earn up to five days of paid time off each year. The post Maine blazes workplace trail with earned paid leave requirement appeared first on Lewiston...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Cape Elizabeth teen is youngest skier on World Cup ski cross tour...

Stuart Whittier, 19, is competing in Europe for the U.S. team in a sport that combines elements of freestyle skiing with traditional Alpine events. The post Cape Elizabeth teen is youngest skier on World Cup ski cross tour appeared first on Lewiston Sun J...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Thirsty for breakfast?...

The Thirsty Pig launches a breakfast service that reflects what people are eating now. The post Thirsty for breakfast? appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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UNE students lend a vital hand to Deer Isle nursing home hit hard by COVID...

The partnership helped the home fill vital shifts as virus-stricken staffers isolated at home while offering future nurses and doctors an opportunity for intimate, hands-on experience during the pandemic. The post UNE students lend a vital hand to Deer Is...

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Nursing home staff shortages escalate to crisis levels...

As the number of COVID-19 infections explodes in Maine, a third of the state's 93 elder-care facilities are reporting unfilled positions. The post Nursing home staff shortages escalate to crisis levels appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2021-01-17 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Capitol riot, threats of violence echo Maine's 'Great Count-Out'...

Civil War hero Joshua Chamberlain came to the rescue, risking his own safety to keep peace as armed Republicans surrounded the State House claiming the 1879 gubernatorial election had been stolen. The post Capitol riot, threats of violence echo Maine'...

 2021-01-17 05:00 

The Sun Journal

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Charles Nero: King's vision realized when all can sing 'My county 'tis of thee sweet land of liberty'...

"When (King) refers to, 'My country tis of thee,' he's calling on that tradition, America's hymn, that African Americans must be included in America for their freedom and democracy and justice to have meaning," the Bates College pr...

 2021-01-17 05:00 

The Sun Journal

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Sen. Richard Bennett and Rep. Nicole Grohoski: Kick Hydro-Quebec out of Maine's elections...

Hydro-Quebec's main mission isn't to save our environment from global warming. In fact, six of its reservoirs are ranked in the top quarter of the world's biggest carbon emitting hydro facilities. Rather, Hydro-Quebec's mission is to doubl...

 2021-01-17 05:00 

The Sun Journal

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Why 'free speech' needs a new definition in the age of the internet and Trump tweets...

Freedom of speech emerged as a concept after the invention of the printing press, and that's worth revisiting in the context of social media and Trump's presidency. The post Why 'free speech' needs a new definition in the age of the intern...

 2021-01-17 05:00 

The Sun Journal

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Spencer Emerson: 'Part of Dr. King's words are coming to life'...

L-A native, teacher and football coach says, however, the American Dream in King's speech will be difficult to attain until the great disparity in each American's "starting point" is addressed. The post Spencer Emerson: 'Part of Dr. Ki...

 2021-01-17 05:00 

The Sun Journal

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Cheryl Townsend Gilkes: 'The Black Lives movement is still dramatizing shameful conditions.'...

"Dr. King was in the process of working on the Poor People's Campaign, making poverty across racial lines an issue, recognizing that poverty in a land of plenty was a problem," Cheryl Townsend Gilkes said. "He was still working on it when ...

 2021-01-17 05:00 

The Sun Journal

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Mainers reflect on Dr. King's 'I Have a Dream' speech...

We asked eight Mainers to read parts of Dr. King's immortal "I Have a Dream" speech, and share their thoughts on how his words resonate with them today. The post Mainers reflect on Dr. King's 'I Have a Dream' speech appeared first ...

 2021-01-17 05:00 

The Sun Journal

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Leslie Hill: The context of 'freedom' has shifted since the 1960s...

Leslie Hill, the now-retired professor emerita of politics at Bates College in Lewiston, saw Dr. King speak when she was 13. She spoke to the Sun Journal about what the climax to King's 'I Have a Dream' speech meant, and its reverberations tod...

 2021-01-17 05:00 

The Sun Journal

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In a word: The phonetic alphabet and the silent treatment...

When we want to pronounce a word, it's usually pretty straightforward. As long as it isn't one of those longwinded scientific or technical terms, we either already know how to say the word or we can figure it out pretty easily by using the standar...

 2021-01-17 05:00 

The Sun Journal

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Rich Lowry: The Flight 93 Post-Election...

President Donald Trump finally did what the foremost metaphor associated with his political rise would have suggested he plowed his plane into the ground. The post Rich Lowry: The Flight 93 Post-Election appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2021-01-17 05:00 

The Sun Journal

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Cartoon for Sunday, Jan. 17...

The post Cartoon for Sunday, Jan. 17 appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2021-01-17 04:05 

WMUR

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The week ahead: 3 stories to watch...

MLK Day, Inauguration Day and more. Here's what to know for the week ahead....

 2021-01-17 03:27 

WMUR

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Pregnant Bindi Irwin shares tribute to her late father Steve...

Bindi Irwin, the daughter of the late...

 2021-01-17 02:51 

WMUR

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Biden to prioritize legal status for millions of immigrants...

President-elect Joe Biden will announce legislation his first day in office that provides a path to citizenship for millions of immigrants in the U.S. illegally....

 2021-01-17 02:49 

Valley News

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Local roundup: Hanover, Lebanon girls hockey get to play after all...

WEST LEBANON — John Dodds doesn't know how many games his Hanover High girls hockey team will play this season, and he isn't exactly sure the next time they will play a home game.But on Saturday night at Campion Rink, the 16th-year coach was...

 2021-01-17 02:49 

Valley News

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First Person: Windsor senior duo ready to play, still waiting...

WINDSOR — Vermont winter high school sports aren't on pause anymore, but the road back to playing indoors still seems a ways away. Student-athletes have gone through ups and downs this season because of the coronavirus pandemic. Basketball playe...

 2021-01-17 02:44 

Valley News

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With increase in Vt. and federal push from Biden, NH's minimum wage in the spotlight...

WEST LEBANON — The minimum wage suddenly looks like it will receive maximum attention.With the White House and both chambers of Congress all soon to be under control of Democrats for the first time in 10 years, increasing the federal minimum wage &m...

 2021-01-17 02:42 

Valley News

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Out & About: Wildlife-watching in a winter wonderland...

Lately, I've been paying more attention to the ground — the snow-covered ground, that is.Outside my window, I often see indistinguishable tracks in the snow. I've probably seen them in years past but never given them much thought. But with m...

 2021-01-17 02:40 

Valley News

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Bottom line: Mascoma Valley could soon be high in fiber with new internet provider...

The Mascoma Valley was once described as a "food desert" because of the lack of fresh produce markets in the surrounding communities. Some might also have added "internet wasteland" because of uneven high-speed availability.But, just like ...

 2021-01-17 02:38 

Valley News

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Dartmouth's campuswide ban on tobacco earns praise, criticism...

HANOVER — Dartmouth College's announcement last week of a new policy prohibiting the use of tobacco products on campus has received mixed reviews from members of the Dartmouth community.The policy, which goes into effect on March 18, bans smokin...

 2021-01-17 02:36 

Valley News

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Jim Kenyon: Thetford's public works director needs to be directed out of public work...

I don't like to see anyone lose their job. (At least anyone not named Donald Trump.) That said, Thetford's public works director, Nathan Maxwell, needs to go.But the Thetford Selectboard lacks the backbone to fire Maxwell, who posted a couple of.....

 2021-01-17 02:34 

Valley News

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Vermont lawsuits, New Hampshire legislation part of renewed push for school choice...

The battle over whether public funding should follow students to private schools has reached a new phase in the Twin States.In Vermont, four families backed by a conservative legal organization have filed suit against the state and their public school......

 2021-01-17 02:15 

WMUR

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Bumble removed its political views filter after women reported Capitol rioters on the app to FBI...

A tweet by attorney Allison Norris about men who were at the Jan. 6 riots — and information relayed to the FBI — caught traction online....

 2021-01-17 02:07 

The Sun Journal

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Colin Graf propels Jr. Bruins past Twin City Thunder...

Graf, one of 10 NCAAA Division I recruits on the Junior Bruins roster, had a hat trick in the Jr. Bruins comeback win over the Thunder Saturday. The post Colin Graf propels Jr. Bruins past Twin City Thunder appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2021-01-17 02:05 

The Sun Journal

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Androscoggin County police log: Jan. 17, 2021...

Arrests Auburn Stacey Caron, 54, of Lewiston, on two counts of operating under the influence of intoxication with prior convictions and a single count of violating conditions of release, 4:11 p.m. Saturday at 670 Turner St. Lewiston Andrew Parsons, 31, of...

 2021-01-17 01:58 

WMUR

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House leaders ask for FBI docs to assess any widespread failures leading up to Capitol mob...

Committee leaders said they're seeking to know how security intelligence was shared and whether it was paused, delayed or withheld....

 2021-01-17 01:38 

The Sun Journal

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Rodgers leads Packers into title game with 32-18 win vs Rams...

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers are making a return trip to the NFC title game and this time they get to play it at home The post Rodgers leads Packers into title game with 32-18 win vs Rams appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2021-01-17 01:30 

The Union Leader

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Treasures in Your Attic: Cedar chest is useful and attractive, but won't fetch huge money...

Dear Helaine and Joe:...

 2021-01-17 01:30 

WMUR

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NOAA: broad decline in seafood industry; NH businesses adapt...

The report by NOAA highlights restaurant closures, social distancing, safety measures and decreased international demand as causes for the decline nationwide....

 2021-01-17 01:00 

The Union Leader

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Of students, snot and saliva: The story of a COVID-19 tester...

I 'm a COVID-19 testing technician....

 2021-01-17 01:00 

The Union Leader

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Packers carve up Rams to reach NFC title game...

Aaron Rodgers threw for 296 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday, including the game-clinching 58-yard strike to Allen Lazard, as the top-seeded Green Bay Packers advanced to the NFC championship game with a 32-18 win over the visiting Los Angeles......

 2021-01-17 01:00 

The Union Leader

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High school roundup: Pinkerton boys, girls start fast...

Pinkerton Academy went 23-for-28 from the foul line, including 12-for-13 in the fourth quarter, to beat Alvirne 60-52 in a Division I boys basketball opener on Friday night in Hudson....

 2021-01-17 01:00 

The Union Leader

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"AIex" turns students into sales stars at Plymouth State...

PLYMOUTH — An artificial-intelligence entity known as "Alex" is training Plymouth State students to become better salespeople, helping them get pre-graduation face time with prospective employers — and winning them acclaim in a nationa...

 2021-01-17 01:00 

The Union Leader

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Fifty NH guardsmen on Washington security detail...

Members of the New Hampshire National Guard arrived in the nation's capital on Saturday to be part of the security force for the presidential inauguration of Joseph R. Biden....

 2021-01-17 01:00 

The Union Leader

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Unmasked: More than 60 state reps have ignored executive order and doffed masks...

When lawmakers met on the lacrosse field at the University of New Hampshire on Dec. 2, at least 61 state representatives ignored orders, ordinances and policies requiring them to wear facemasks, according to a Union Leader tally....

 2021-01-17 01:00 

The Union Leader

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Brady preps for historic matchup with Brees...

Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees. Some might call it the Old Timers' Bowl. Or a salute to geriatrics....

 2021-01-17 01:00 

The Union Leader

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A 'lightning bolt,' and now a challenge for Durham's Sam Fuld...

BACK WHEN the University of New Hampshire had a varsity baseball program and the late Chris Serino was the program's head coach, Serino met with a reporter one day following an afternoon practice....

 2021-01-17 01:00 

The Union Leader

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40 under Forty's 20th anniversary: Alumni make their mark on NH...

OVER THE past 20 years, many young professionals have helped to make the Granite State a great place to live, work and raise a family....

 2021-01-17 01:00 

The Union Leader

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High School Spotlight Game (boys): Goffstown 59, Bishop Guertin 54...

NASHUA — Although the Goffstown High School boys basketball team outscored Bishop Guertin by only one point in the final eight minutes of Friday night's Division I matchup, you could certainly argue that the fourth quarter was Goffstown's be...

 2021-01-17 01:00 

The Union Leader

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Celtics show no effects of layoff...

After a week off with some players in quarantine and others simply limited in the work they could do by NBA's health and safety protocols, the Boston Celtics looked more rested than rusty....

 2021-01-17 00:44 

WMUR

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New Hampshire COVID-19 survivors share experiences battling the virus...
 2021-01-17 00:30 

The Union Leader

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Need help? Call 1-800-273-TALK...

For those who are troubled, help may be as close as a phone call....

 2021-01-17 00:30 

The Union Leader

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Hope and despair as a new year begins...

A gifted middle schooler in Mont Vernon, a beloved Bedford teacher, and the son of a U.S congressman have died by suicide in recent days, leaving family and those close to them struggling to understand....

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