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 2020-06-04 13:36 

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No arrests yet in Sanford hit-and-run that injured 12-year-old bicyclist...

SANFORD, Maine Authorities still haven't made an arrest in the hit-and-run that injured a 12-year-old boy at the corner of Pioneer Avenue and Mousam Street on May 23, but they feel confident they will identify and bring the suspect to justice, Sanford...

 2020-06-04 13:31 

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George Floyd live updates: Friend says he didn't resist arrest; AG warns convicting 4 police officers won't be easy; Brees apologizes...

A friend of George Floyd who was in his car when he was killed in a confrontation with police says Floyd did not resist arrest, but the Minnesota attorney general warns that winning convictions against the officers will be difficult.J. Alexander Kueng, 27...

 2020-06-04 13:31 

Seacoastonline.com

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George Floyd live updates: Friend says he didn't resist arrest; AG warns convicting 4 police officers won't be easy; Brees apologizes...

A friend of George Floyd who was in his car when he was killed in a confrontation with police says Floyd did not resist arrest, but the Minnesota attorney general warns that winning convictions against the officers will be difficult.J. Alexander Kueng, 27...

 2020-06-04 13:27 

Fosters.com

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Sunbathing allowed again on Kennebunk and Ogunquit beaches...

KENNEBUNK, Maine — Beachgoers will again be permitted to bask in the sun on nearby sandy shores as area towns further loosen restrictions they have imposed amid the coronavirus pandemic.Kennebunk will begin allowing leisurely beach visits this Satur...

 2020-06-04 13:26 

The Sun Journal

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Police search for man involved in Wednesday night's fatal stabbing...

AUBURN — Police said Thursday morning they are looking for a man involved in an altercation Wednesday night that resulted in the stabbing death of young man. At a 9 a.m. news conference called at the scene of the stabbing on Hampshire Street in Aubu...

 2020-06-04 13:19 

The Sun Journal

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Hebert to play at The Pit...

Donnie Hebert will return to the Pit Bar and Grille in Lewiston, performing at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 6. Hebert will play acoustic covers from the 70s, 80s, and some of today's pop hits outside on the patio weather permitting. The Pit Bar and Grille...

 2020-06-04 13:16 

Fosters.com

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Out-of-staters still getting their Maine Diner fix...

WELLS, Maine — Restaurants nationwide have had to innovate to survive the economic challenges thrust upon them by the COVID-19 pandemic.Jim MacNeill, who owns Maine Diner with his wife, Karen, didn't know it at the time, but he started five year...

 2020-06-04 12:54 

WMUR

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Nearly 43 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic...

1.9 million workers filed for unemployment last week, the ninth straight weekly decline as more businesses reopen....

 2020-06-04 12:24 

WMUR

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Manchester cancels this year's Independence Day fireworks show...

This year's fireworks show in Manchester has been canceled....

 2020-06-04 12:19 

WMUR

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Saturday is 'Free Fishing Day' in New Hampshire...

FREE FISHING DAY: People looking to spend time outdoors this weekend can fish without a license on Saturday....

 2020-06-04 12:16 

The Sun Journal

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Well Done news to run June 4...

AUBURN — Edward Little High School students Quinn Donahue and Peter Hansen have won first and second place in the Carnegie Mellon University CS Academy Spring 2020 International Creative Task Competition, unrestricted class. PLYMOUTH, New Hampshire ...

 2020-06-04 12:15 

The Sun Journal

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What Not Shop to open with restricted hours...

RUMFORD — The What Not Shop, 85 Lincoln Ave., has been closed for the past six weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack of manpower to sort through the donations. Staff thoroughly cleaned, re-arranged and set up some spaces to be more appeali...

 2020-06-04 12:14 

The Sun Journal

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Doug Dunlap touring Franklin County to raise funds for United Way...

FARMINGTON — Local hiker and outdoor writer Doug Dunlap of Farmington set a goal of walking 1,000 miles in Franklin County, an average of just under 143 miles a month for seven months. He will finish his journey on Sept. 30. He has two purposes in m...

 2020-06-04 12:12 

The Sun Journal

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Strong Elementary team places second in history competition...

STRONG — Last month, 12 students from Strong Elementary School qualified for competition in the National History Day (NHD) in a Maine state contest. Because of the unique circumstances surrounding this year's event, these young historians were n...

 2020-06-04 12:10 

Fosters.com

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Race heats up to replace Sen. Fuller Clark...

PORTSMOUTH — Two of the biggest political names in the city aren't running to succeed retiring longtime state Sen. Martha Fuller Clark, but a former city councilor is jumping into the race and a current council member is mulling a bid.Soon after...

 2020-06-04 12:10 

Seacoastonline.com

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Race heats up to replace Sen. Fuller Clark...

PORTSMOUTH — Two of the biggest political names in the city aren't running to succeed retiring longtime state Sen. Martha Fuller Clark, but a former city councilor is jumping into the race and a current council member is mulling a bid.Soon after...

 2020-06-04 11:35 

WMUR

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2009 stabbing of Wolfeboro woman on Mother's Day remains unsolved...

The killing of a Wolfeboro woman on Mother's Day in 2009 remains unsolved....

 2020-06-04 11:28 

The Sun Journal

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Farmington's escape room owners develop treasure hunts...

Farmington Underground owners find a new way to offer a challenge activity while they await Gov. Mills's announcement as to when they can reopen their escape rooms. The post Farmington's escape room owners develop treasure hunts appeared first on ...

 2020-06-04 11:23 

WMUR

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National coronavirus updates: Malaria drug fails to prevent COVID-19 in a rigorous study...

Researchers say that a malaria drug President Donald Trump took to try to prevent COVID-19 proved ineffective for that in the first large, high-quality study to test it in health care workers and others exposed to people with the disease....

 2020-06-04 11:19 

WMUR

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Wednesday, June 3rd: On The Wing...

Raptor rehabilitator and educator Jane Kelly reaches a new audience....

 2020-06-04 11:12 

WMUR

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National updates: Protests turn subdued after new charges against other officers in George Floyd case...

The calmer protests came on the same day that prosecutors charged three more police officers and filed a new, tougher charge against the officer at the center of the case....

 2020-06-04 09:59 

WMUR

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George Floyd's friend who was in the car with him reveals his last moments...

He described George Floyd as a fellow Houston native whom he'd known for years, saying they spent most of Memorial Day together before the fatal police encounter....

 2020-06-04 09:20 

Seacoastonline.com

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HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH: Happy June anniversary, Mr. Rambler...

In 1907, a group at the North Church in Market Square published "An Historical Calendar of Portsmouth." It must have been a herculean effort.The book was an early version of the popular "This Day in History" websites with significant and i...

 2020-06-04 09:20 

WMUR

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6-year-old's response to Black Lives Matter protests: 'It made me feel like I was a person'...

As cities across America try to grapple with topics of racial injustice amid nationwide protests, children are seeing history made in front of their eyes....

 2020-06-04 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Waterford entrepreneur aids reopening businesses...

WATERFORD — Maine's self-employed have been especially hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite early assurances to the contrary, most applying for unemployment assistance programs have been denied if they have been able to get that far in the...

 2020-06-04 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Skate Park officially opens, other parks remain closed...

BETHEL — Selectmen unanimously approved opening the Bethel Skate Park with signage at Mondays meeting. Select woman Lori T. Swain noted she saw many people using the park throughout the week. Another resident said she saw groups of people not abidin...

 2020-06-04 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Oxford's Asselin to retire at year's end...

OXFORD — After a public service career spanning 45 years over three Maine communities, Oxford Town Manager Butch Asselin has announced his retirement. He will step down effective January 1, 2021. "It seemed like a good time," said Asselin. &...

 2020-06-04 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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Education Exchange needs businesses to join virtual job fair...

PARIS — COVID-19 has disrupted all aspects of education in Maine including career development programs. Oxford Hills Community Education Exchange, a nonprofit organization within SAD 17, is working to continue its mission of bringing students and em...

 2020-06-04 09:00 

The Sun Journal

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SAD 17 directors to vote on 2020-21 budget next week...

Teacher salary adjustments, health insurance expenses and post-pandemic supports add $1.9 million to next year's budget. The post SAD 17 directors to vote on 2020-21 budget next week appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-04 08:51 

The Sun Journal

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Telstar Class of 2020 to graduate Friday at Sunday River...

BETHEL/NEWRY—The Telstar High School Class of 2020 will graduate Friday evening, June 5. Thirty-nine seniors will receive their diplomas in a ceremony that begins at 7 p.m. outside South Ridge Lodge at Sunday River Resort. The change of venue from t...

 2020-06-04 08:43 

WMUR

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Watch: Heating up, showers tonight...

Meteorologist Eric Weglarz is tracking stronger storms through the start of the weekend...

 2020-06-04 08:42 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Day One of filing: 34 Republicans, 18 Democrats, 8 Libertarians or independents...

Day One of New Hampshire's filing period for elective offices amid the COVID-19 pandemic is in the books, and it was a busy day at the State House....

 2020-06-04 08:36 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Sen. Rand Paul endorses 'outsider' Messner for US Senate...

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky will be officially announced later Thursday as the first sitting senator to back Bryant "Corky" Messner in his bid for the U.S. Senate....

 2020-06-04 08:31 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Libertarian presidential candidate Jorgensen urges end of police 'militarization'...

The first presidential candidate to visit New Hampshire since the first-in-the-nation primary was Libertarian Party nominee Dr. Jo Jorgensen, who was in the state Wednesday to file her declaration of intent to appear on the New Hampshire ballot....

 2020-06-04 08:20 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Five GOP activists endorse Bolduc for US Senate...

Republican Don Bolduc has received endorsements this week from five activists and business leaders in his bid for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen....

 2020-06-04 08:16 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Tech entrepreneur, political newcomer Syverson eyes run for state Senate...

A Manchester tech entrepreneur is being urged to run for the District 16 state Senate seat, and he's giving it serious consideration....

 2020-06-04 08:12 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Hillsborough County Republican Committee urges Sununu to fully re-open NH...

The Hillsborough County Republican Committee is urging Republican Gov. Chris Sununu to "re-open all aspects of our New Hampshire society and business."...

 2020-06-04 08:06 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Labor leader, influential progressive group endorse Messmer for Executive Council...

Democratic District 3 Executive Council candidate Mindi Messmer has received endorsements from two influential sources this week a prominent state labor leader and a progressive grassroots organization....

 2020-06-04 08:01 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Executive Council candidate Soldati launches LGBTQ+ coalition...

Democratic Executive Council candidate Emmett Soldati of Somersworth launched Pride Month on Monday with a virtual town hall co-hosted with Rochester City Councilor Palana Belken....

 2020-06-04 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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On this date in Maine history: June 4...

June 4, 1942: The USS Nicholas, a U.S. Navy Fletcher-class destroyer built at Bath Iron Works in Bath, is commissioned. The second ship to be named for the Marines' first commandant, Samuel Nicholas (c. 1744-1790), the destroyer receives 30 battle sta...

 2020-06-04 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Mahoosuc Bird Notes: Chestnut-sided Warbler...

John James Audubon is famous for documenting and painting the birds of North America during our country's early history. Legend has it that he only saw the Chestnut-sided Warbler twice in his life. It's believed that the reason this could have bee...

 2020-06-04 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Birds are returning!...

The post Birds are returning! appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-04 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Seib earns degree from UVM...

BURLINGTON, VT — Melissa Seib of Bryant Pond, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering during commencement ceremonies on May 17, 2020. The university conferred degrees this year on some 3,183 graduates, including 2,415 b...

 2020-06-04 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Backyard Reflections: The endearing Phoebes...

Last year when I returned from New Mexico I found an Eastern Phoebe's nest under the eaves above my front door. I witnessed the three nestlings mature with deep pleasure, happy because the phoebes have only nested on the house once before, though this...

 2020-06-04 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Dean's List...

UVM BURLINGTON, VT — Jake Redgate of Bryant Pond, ME and Andrew Siegel of Bethel, ME have been named to the dean's list for the spring 2020 semester at the University of Vermont. To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade-poi...

 2020-06-04 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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David R. Jones: Kid Lit...

Summer reading should be for everyone. Especially for kids. Meagan Carr, Director of the Littleton Public Library, says: "Starting young is the key to building lifelong readers... Summer presents a wonderful opportunity to cultivate a love of reading ...

 2020-06-04 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Bethel Food Pantry receives funding...

BETHEL — The Bethel Food Pantry has received a $6,000 from the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund of the Maine Community Foundation to bring more locally grown produce to low-income and local elderly residents. "This grant will help many people wh...

 2020-06-04 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Opening for curbside service...

To the Editor: In accordance with the governor's timeline for reopening Maine's economy, the library is excited to be able to lend library materials through curbside service, beginning on Tuesday, June 2. Patrons may request books, DVDs, and audio...

 2020-06-04 08:00 

The Sun Journal

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Healthy eating on a budget...

The post Healthy eating on a budget appeared first on Lewiston Sun Journal ....

 2020-06-04 07:58 

WMUR

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NH Primary Source: Former Hillsborough County Attorney Hogan endorses Coughlin for post...

John Coughlin, Republican candidate for Hillsborough County Attorney, was endorsed this week by the previous Republican to hold the post, Dennis Hogan....

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