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 2020-02-29 04:10 

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Boys' basketball: Caribou beats Maranacook in double OT, repeats as Class B champion...

A last-second basket by Sawyer Deprey gives the Vikings a 73-71 victory and their second straight state title....

 2020-02-29 04:08 

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Director of Center for Maine Contemporary Art to retire in September...

Suzette McAvoy led the center for 10 years and oversaw the transformative move into a new space in Rockland in 2016....

 2020-02-29 04:05 

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High school hockey roundup: No. 7 Edward Little bounces No. 2 St. Dominic, 1-0...

The Red Eddies, who started the season with 10 losses in 11 games, are now 10-10 and in the Class A semifinals after beating second-seeded St. Dominic....

 2020-02-29 03:44 

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Thomaston man gets 8 years for one of state's largest burglary sprees...

Joshua L. Vandine, 39, also could be ordered to pay restitution for burglaries at more than 200 storage units, homes and businesses....

 2020-02-29 03:44 

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College roundup: UMaine slips past BU in double overtime, 3-2...

Women's hockey: Ida Kuoppala's goal gives Maine a 3-2 win and a 1-0 lead over Boston University in its best-of-three Hockey East quarterfinal series....

 2020-02-29 03:13 

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'Bernie or brokered': Democratic race at critical crossroads...

South Carolina's primary on Saturday marks former Vice President Joe Biden's last, best chance to shine....

 2020-02-29 03:13 

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Police identify man killed by Amtrak train in Portland...

Portland police are still looking for anyone who might have known Raul Fabian Schneider or his relatives....

 2020-02-29 02:53 

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Sports Digest: Mariners holds on to secure 3-2 win over Wheeling...

Terrence Wallin gets two goals and Greg Chase scores at 6:52 of the third period to lift the Maine Mariners to a 3-2 ECHL victory over the Nailers....

 2020-02-29 00:40 

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Boeing blames incomplete testing for astronaut capsule woes...

The company acknowledges it failed to conduct full and adequate software tests before the botched space debut of the capsule late last year....

 2020-02-29 00:31 

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Girls' basketball: Former players revel in South Portland's breakthrough...

The Red Riots have seen their share of playoff heartbreak over the years, which makes this year run to the Class AA championship game so special for players past and present....

 2020-02-29 00:30 

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Federal Reserve chairman pledges to 'use our tools' to support economy...

Jerome Powell seeks to calm fears over the coronavirus outbreak by sending a strong signal of a coming interest rate cut....

 2020-02-29 00:20 

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Berwick firefighter to be honored on anniversary of his death...

Capt. Joel Barnes died March 1, 2019, after he became trapped while fighting a fire on the third floor of an apartment building....

 2020-02-29 00:16 

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Outbreak starts to look more like worldwide economic crisis...

The wide-ranging efforts to halt the spread of the illness threatens jobs, paychecks and profits....

 2020-02-28 23:55 

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Boys' hockey: South Portland rallies to 5-4 Class A quarterfinal win over South Portland...

South Portland/Waynflete/Freeport scores two goals in the third period and earns a spot in the Class A semifinals....

 2020-02-28 22:27 

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Concord buses will stop allowing immigration checks without warrants...

The bus line announced the change in policy Friday, saying it is the result of a review of an internal border patrol memo showing agents may not board private buses without company consent....

 2020-02-28 22:16 

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Girls' basketball preview: Marshwood (18-3) vs. Hampden Academy (20-1)...

The Class A state final features two teams seeking to end long championship droughts: Marshwood last won a state title in 1995, Hampden last won in 1976....

 2020-02-28 22:16 

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Boys' basketball preview: York (21-0) vs. Hampden Academy (20-1)...

The Class A state final features two high-scoring teams, but don't be surprised to see a defensive battle....

 2020-02-28 22:09 

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Pope, sick a 2nd day with apparent cold, cancels audiences...

The Vatican isn't saying what exactly Francis has come down with, but he was coughing and blowing his nose during Ash Wednesday Mass this week....

 2020-02-28 21:44 

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'Amazing Race' suspends filming as virus precaution...

Filming on the 33rd season of the globe-trotting reality series was in its early stages....

 2020-02-28 21:38 

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Amy Klobuchar will visit Portland on Saturday ahead of primary...

The presidential candidate and U.S. senator from Minnesota is currently in fifth place in the Democratic primary....

 2020-02-28 21:37 

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Maine giving free noncommercial lobstering licenses to disabled vets...

The law will take effect three months after the Legislature adjourns....

 2020-02-28 21:08 

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Class B girls' basketball: Wells (15-6) vs. Hermon (20-1)...

Wells and Hermon are looking for historic wins in the Class B girls' basketball state championship game....

 2020-02-28 19:39 

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Stocks fall sharply lower on Wall Street, continuing week of decline...

The virus outbreak has been shutting down industrial centers, emptying shops and severely crimping travel all over the world....

 2020-02-28 19:33 

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'Into the Wild' lures the unprepared to Alaska wilderness...

Travelers have gotten stranded, injured and even died trying to reach an abandoned bus described in the book....

 2020-02-28 19:26 

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FCC proposes $200 million in fines for phone companies that shared user data...

The fines amount to $91 million for T-Mobile, $57 million for AT&T, $48 million for Verizon and $12 million for Sprint....

 2020-02-28 19:25 

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Report: Los Angeles deputies shared Kobe Bryant crash photos...

'The matter is being looked into,' the sheriff's office says....

 2020-02-28 19:12 

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Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy blocked in federal court...

The ruling deals a a blow to the president's restrictive immigration agenda....

 2020-02-28 19:08 

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One dead, 2 arrested in shooting near West Virginia University...

Two men are charged with first-degree murder in the death of a sophomore, police say....

 2020-02-28 18:15 

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State revenues increase by $40 million, but coronoavirus threat looms...

The Maine Revenue Forecasting Committee has upped its estimate for incoming tax revenue in 2020 by $40 million, but some voiced concerns that the coronavirus could reduce revenues or trigger a recession....

 2020-02-28 18:11 

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U.S. reports 1st shortage of medication tied to disruptions from virus...

The shortage of the medication, with authorities decline to name, is blamed on a manufacturing issue with the drug's key ingredient, as factories overseas are affected....

 2020-02-28 18:03 

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No, Garth Brooks did not endorse Bernie Sanders for president...

His No. 20 jersey honors Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders, not the presidential candidate in 2020....

 2020-02-28 18:01 

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Lebanon investigating readiness of town's fire-rescue department...

The chief and deputy chief of the Lebanon Fire-Rescue Department were placed on paid administrative leave earlier this month....

 2020-02-28 17:48 

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Prince Harry, Jon Bon Jovi work on charity single in London...

The re-recording of 'Unbroken' will support the Invictus Games Foundation for sick and injured military....

 2020-02-28 17:40 

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Cupcake with a Cop...

The event was for children ages 5 to 9 and the group enjoyed cupcakes, story time and arts and crafts....

 2020-02-28 17:25 

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Bowdoin chef wins breakfast cook-off that launches Restaurant Week...

Maine Crab Breakfast Flatbread comes in tops at the Incredible Breakfast Cook-Off at Sea Dog Brewing Co. in South Portland....

 2020-02-28 16:50 

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Sanders' appeal to be tested in moderate Virginia on Super Tuesday...

Bernie Sanders doesn't need to win Virginia to have a successful Super Tuesday, but he probably can't afford a big loss there, either....

 2020-02-28 15:50 

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Trump's EPA prepares rollback of pollution rules for power plants...

Opponents, including some within the energy industry, say the changes would reverse gains and damage public health....

 2020-02-28 15:38 

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Midcoast Community Calendar: March 6-14...

Books and Authors Monday 3/9 Nature Speaks Author Event, 4-5 p.m. Featuring Ed Robinson, author of "Nature Notes from Maine." Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. Free. Ongoing Books a la Carte, 2 p.m., third Tuesday, People Plus, 35...

 2020-02-28 15:23 

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Greater Portland Community Calendar: March 4-14...

Greater Portland Benefits Thursday 3/5 March Forward Gala: Celebrating Maine's Past & Future, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Benefits Maine Preservation. The Portland Club, 156 State St., Portland. $100. Contact: 847-3577 or mainepreservation.org/gala. Books/Authors ...

 2020-02-28 15:15 

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Stocks open sharply lower on Wall Street, continuing week of decline...

The market's sharp drop this week partly reflects increasing fears among many economists that the U.S. and global economies could take a bigger hit from the coronavirus than previously thought....

 2020-02-28 15:04 

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Gov. Mills names former attorney general, town councilor to state ethics panel...

Former Maine Attorney General Bill Schneider and Hampden Town Councilor Dennis Marble face confirmation hearings in the Legislature for vacancies on the 5-member commission....

 2020-02-28 14:29 

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New Maine law to increase access to allergy medication devices...

Supporters of a new Maine law say the state's schools and summer camps will have better access to epinephrine devices due to a new law in the state...

 2020-02-28 14:16 

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Ski racing community nationwide starts to back away from toxic wax...

Concerned about human health and the environment, competitors are abandoning something that has long made athletes go faster....

 2020-02-28 11:38 

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Japanese island of Hokkaido declares state of emergency over virus...

As of Friday, Hokkaido has 63 confirmed cases, including two deaths....

 2020-02-28 11:24 

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Financial pain deepens worldwide with 57 countries now exposed to virus...

Investors watched warily as stocks fell across Asia and girded to see if Wall Street's brutal run would continue, while businesses both small and large saw weakness and people felt it in their wallets....

 2020-02-28 10:30 

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Cash Corner Fire Station project begins...

The new station is expected to be finished by April 2021....

 2020-02-28 10:14 

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Celebrate Mardi Gras a little late with State Street Traditional Jazz Band...

DAMARISCOTTA — Mardi Gras comes to Damariscotta's historic Lincoln Theater with a special live concert from The State Street Traditional Jazz Band at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 1. The State Street Traditional Jazz Band performs music representing the ...

 2020-02-28 10:12 

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Wiscasset Feed Our Scholars to host fundraising dinner...

WISCASSET — Feed Our Scholars will hold its annual fundraising dinner, a pot luck recipe auction, at 5 p.m. in St. Philip's Lippiat Hall, 12 Hodge St., Wiscasset. Bring your favorite main dish, salad, side or dessert (or several) to the event fo...

 2020-02-28 10:00 

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He's Maine's Deputy of the Year...
 2020-02-28 10:00 

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Scarborough Library hosting Maine bicentennial series...

The programs, beginning March 1, are free and open to the public....

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