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 2020-02-18 13:54 

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Colby College receives huge donation to open arts collaborative...

Facility should open by end of year...

 2020-02-18 13:51 

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Luxury dealership heist ends with crash involving 2 stolen Lamborghinis...

Each vehicle has a sticker price of more than $200,000, police said....

 2020-02-18 13:48 

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Maine maker of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky expands to round-the-clock production...

The maker of the popular Fireball Cinnamon Whisky has expanded its production and is adding dozens of jobs in Maine....

 2020-02-18 13:25 

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Maine community to say goodbye to young sisters killed in crash...

A celebration of life will be held Tuesday for two young sisters killed in a crash earlier this month in the town of Clinton....

 2020-02-18 13:20 

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Watch the top trailers for movies coming out this weekend...

Films based on classic books, a horror sequel and a movie-length feature of a popular television show are included in the lineup of movies hitting theaters this weekend....

 2020-02-18 13:14 

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Colorado skier dies after coat suffocates him on a chairlift...

Reports indicate his chair was left in the upright position, which caused him to fall through when he sat....

 2020-02-18 13:02 

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Lasagna dinner to help families of children killed in Clinton crash...

Dinner planned at American Legion in Fairfield...

 2020-02-18 12:50 

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Bike shop helps community gear up for Trek Across Maine...

Bike shop's owner has been riding in trek since 1998...

 2020-02-18 12:46 

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Snow switches to rain and winds pick up Wednesday...

How's the weather looking for your Tuesday? Get the latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Ted McInerney....

 2020-02-18 12:45 

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Pop-up saunas heat up Portland beach for good cause...

Event raises money for local nonprofit...

 2020-02-18 12:07 

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Maine looking for applicants for lucrative baby eel lottery...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Maine fishermen have a few days left to apply to participate in a lottery for a license to harvest baby eels, which are among the most valuable resources in the state. Fishermen catch baby eels, called elvers, from rivers and stream...

 2020-02-18 12:07 

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Maine looking for applicants for lucrative baby eel lottery...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Maine fishermen have a few days left to apply to participate in a lottery for a license to harvest baby eels, which are among the most valuable resources in the state. Fishermen catch baby eels, called elvers, from rivers and stream...

 2020-02-18 11:49 

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Patrons at Maine's rural libraries still look for books the old-fashioned way...

(BDN) -- Over the past decade, libraries have changed substantially, trading heavy wooden drawers filled with catalog cards for computers with digitized systems. But in the small, rural northern Maine town of Fort Kent, the card catalog is alive and well....

 2020-02-18 11:41 

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[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine housing organization to share nearly $1.7 million...

Maine is getting nearly $1. 7 million from NeighborWorks America to support efforts to develop and preserve affordable housing, revitalize and sustain neighborhoods, and create jobs. Sen. Susan Collins said the funding supports local housing organizations...

 2020-02-18 11:41 

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Maine housing organization to share nearly $1.7 million...

Maine is getting nearly $1. 7 million from NeighborWorks America to support efforts to develop and preserve affordable housing, revitalize and sustain neighborhoods, and create jobs. Sen. Susan Collins said the funding supports local housing organizations...

 2020-02-18 11:28 

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[ FOX Portland, ME ]

New Hampshire House approves allowing student athlete pay...

CONCORD, N. H. (AP) — New Hampshire colleges and universities would be allowed to pay athletes under a bill approved by House lawmakers. The legislation sent to the Senate on Thursday is modeled after language signed into law in California last year...

 2020-02-18 11:24 

The Portland Press Herald

Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy due to sex-abuse lawsuits...

The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy protection as it faces a barrage of new sex-abuse lawsuits....

 2020-02-18 11:20 

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College baseball player returns to field after cancer battles, several surgeries...

After an ultrasound, a doctor delivered news Eric Orze did not want to hear. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer....

 2020-02-18 11:17 

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Bloomberg qualifies for Wednesday's Democratic debate -- his first...

Bloomberg's campaign, anticipating that the former mayor would qualify for the debate after reaching the threshold in three of the four needed national polls days ago, has been preparing the candidate by doing rounds of mock debates, two campaign aide...

 2020-02-18 11:09 

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Mainer stuck in Cambodia due to coronavirus...

A Maine woman is stuck in Cambodia after a passenger on her cruise ship tested positive for the coronavirus that has sickened tens of thousands. Opal Staudenmaier, of Gorham, was on board the Westerdam. The ship tried to dock in four ports, but was denied...

 2020-02-18 10:45 

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Fast-moving storm will cause slick road conditions across Maine...

A fast-moving storm will impact the Tuesday evening commute. Snow develops between 11 a. m. and noon Tuesday and will continue through the afternoon. A change to rain is likely at the coast as warmer air moves in. Snow/wintry mix/rain ends around midnight...

 2020-02-18 10:45 

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Fast-moving storm will cause slick road conditions across Maine...

A fast-moving storm will impact the Tuesday evening commute. Snow develops between 11 a. m. and noon Tuesday and will continue through the afternoon. A change to rain is likely at the coast as warmer air moves in. Snow/wintry mix/rain ends around midnight...

 2020-02-18 09:40 

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Former inmates start forestry company after learning skills in prison...

These men learned the ins and outs of forestry work while in prison. Now they have their own company fighting wildfires, thinning trees and doing other forestry work....

 2020-02-18 09:23 

The Portland Press Herald

Portland Meetings: Feb. 19-26...

Wed. 2/19 5:30 p.m. City Council CH Wed. 2/19 4 p.m. Public Art Committee PPL Thur. 2/20 8 a.m. CDBG Allocation Committee CH Thur. 2/20 9 a.m. Emergency Shelter Assessment Committee One City Center Thur. 2/20 9 a.m. Public Health Division Community Forum ...

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Portland Co. property developers propose new business, tax district...

The Portland Foreside Development Co. says it needs the city's help in financing up as much as as $70 million in public improvements to help its ambitious business district plans....

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

On this date in Maine history: Feb. 18...

Feb. 18, 1795: Lewiston is incorporated as a town. It becomes a city on March 15, 1861. Today it is Maine's second-largest city, as it has been since the 1880 Census. Feb. 18, 1978: In an event broadcast live on local television, President Jimmy Carte...

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the Editor: Question 1 is not an attack on 'Big Pharma'...

Please vote "no" on Question 1 on March 3 in order to say "no" to overturning our new public health law. There is nothing more important than the health and safety of our children and of all Mainers. Because Maine's vaccination opt-out...

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the Editor: Mainers should have right to choose when to vaccinate...

Mainers are fiercely independent, so it should come as no surprise that resistance to the mandatory vaccine law has been so strong. The law mandating vaccines for all children and some adults removes the right to make voluntary medical decisions without r...

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the Editor: Childhood diseases devastate those without immunity...

I am one of four pediatric lung specialists from Barbara Bush Children's Hospital who serve Maine's most vulnerable children. My patients are premature infants, children with cystic fibrosis and toddlers with muscular dystrophy, among others. My e...

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Lack of coordination holding back regional public transit improvements...

The Portland area's regional transit system is an uncoordinated patchwork of seven agencies operating their own train, bus and ferry services....

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Here's Something: For freedom's sake, repeal vaccine law...

Besides choosing our favorite presidential candidate during the March 3 primary, Maine voters will also decide whether to repeal a 2019 law requiring vaccinations for all schoolchildren. The issue is a complicated one with wide-ranging impact, but voting ...

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Carl Golden: Trump-style payback for Bernie...

The national Democratic Party is in full panic now, its leaders in a headlong flight like something from a 1950's sci-fi flick where terrorized townspeople flee a 10-story tall monster crushing cars and flattening buildings. It's not some Godzilla...

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the Editor: Vulnerable children should not be exposed to disease...

In 1979, I was a 20-year-old college junior studying abroad in Kenya working at a polio rehabilitation center for children who had been unable to be vaccinated against polio in a remote part of the sub-Saharan desert when there was an outbreak of pertussi...

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Commentary: Out-of-context photos are a powerful low-tech form of misinformation...

When you think of visual misinformation, maybe you think of deepfakes videos that appear real but have actually been created using powerful video editing algorithms. The creators edit celebrities into pornographic movies, and they can put words into the m...

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Maine Voices: School drills should not create trauma for students, staff...

Well-run lockdown drills foster familiarity and confidence, and should not trigger anxiety among participants....

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letter to the Editor: Killing foxes extreme, inhumane...

There are better ways to control rabies, a reader from Bath writes....

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Letters: Support Bernie; No on 1; Is Collins paying attention?...

Why I am voting for Bernie My first vote for President was in 1952 when my dad, a staunch Republican, brought home an absentee ballot and stood over me as I sat at the dining table and voted for Eisenhauer. I hope Bernie gets the nomination because I fear...

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Another View: Parkland gave us new voices on guns...

The anniversary of a school massacre highlights how much work is still left undone....

 2020-02-18 09:00 

The Portland Press Herald

Reps. Cloutier and Arata: It's time to give Maine's family caregivers a tax break...

Our older population deserves our respect, and so do the hardworking Mainers who care for them....

 2020-02-18 08:55 

The Portland Press Herald

Superintendent's Notebook: Equity drives Portland Public Schools...

I'm delighted the Portland Board of Public Education began Black History Month by voting to rename a school for Portland civil rights icon Gerald Talbot. That Feb. 4 vote means Riverton Elementary School will become the Gerald E. Talbot Community Scho...

 2020-02-18 08:50 

The Portland Press Herald

Mainewhile: Maine residents need to get in the driver's seat...

When my mother was young and learning to drive, her father first taught her all the parts of a car, how they went together and how to fix things if they came apart. Granted, he was a bit of an outlier in this area. In his early 20s, the man actually got t...

 2020-02-18 08:32 

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6-year-old girl attacked by a mountain lion saved by adult who punched it in the ribs...

An adult hiking in the group with the girl punched the animal, which was believed to be about 160 pounds....

 2020-02-18 07:10 

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These middle names for girls will never get old...

Here are 17 short-and-sweet middle names for girls that are sure to get everyone's approval....

 2020-02-18 06:52 

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Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy amid sex-abuse lawsuits...

Scores of lawyers are seeking settlements on behalf of several thousand men who say they were molested as scouts by scoutmasters or other leaders....

 2020-02-18 06:24 

Newscentermaine.com

Another small-ish storm Tuesday...

Tuesday's storm will bring a couple inches to the coast and a few inches inland, but the mountains might get a bit more....

 2020-02-18 06:21 

Newscentermaine.com

Ryan Newman taken to hospital after scary crash ends Daytona 500...

Ryan Newman was wrecked as the leader and crossed the finish line with his car on its roof, engulfed in flames....

 2020-02-18 06:21 

Newscentermaine.com

Ryan Newman taken to hospital after scary crash ends Daytona 500...

Ryan Newman was wrecked as the leader and crossed the finish line with his car on its roof, engulfed in flames....

 2020-02-18 05:39 

The Portland Press Herald

NYA boys enjoy a King-sized quarterfinal round victory...

Panthers get double-double from Te'Andre King, down Richmond, 54-37....

 2020-02-18 05:36 

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Here are 5 health benefits of red wine for National Drink Wine Day...

You might not need an excuse for a glass of red for National Drink Wine Day, but in case you do, here are five health benefits as identified by experts....

 2020-02-18 05:00 

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Tracking more snow for this afternoon and evening...

How's the weather looking for your Tuesday? Get your latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Meteorologist Roger Griswold....

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