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Russell Currier is bidding to become 2nd Maine biathlete in Pyeongchang - Press Herald

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Russell Currier is bidding to become 2nd Maine biathlete in Pyeongchang
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Currier has two possible avenues to join Egan in South Korea. The first is to perform the best of four U.S. men competing in two International Biathlon Union events this month, in Slovakia and Germany. Only the top two scores count, and in a pair of 10

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Two New York men sentenced in Maine for double shooting - Press Herald

Two New York men sentenced in Maine for double shooting
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BANGOR – The two New York men convicted in a shooting that left one person dead and another wounded in Bangor are going to prison. A judge sentenced Thomas Ferguson to 50 years in prison and Robert Hansley to 40 years in prison during separate hearings

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Maine bill would require vaccine against meningococcal meningitis - Press Herald

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Maine bill would require vaccine against meningococcal meningitis
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Then he was gone. Hit with meningococcal meningitis, the Portland restaurant worker’s life “quickly slipped away” as his family from Bethel stood by helplessly, his mother told lawmakers recently. Jeri Brooks Greenwell spoke in support of a bill that

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Brunswick marine biologist believes whale saved her from shark: Video - Press Herald

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Brunswick marine biologist believes whale saved her from shark: Video
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As the footage started to make its way around social media Monday, Andrew Pershing, chief scientific officer at the Gulf of Maine Marine Research Institute, was among those who watched. He was astounded. “To have something like that happen with cameras

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Boston police officer drives stranded family home to Maine - WCVB Boston

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Boston police officer drives stranded family home to Maine
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Stuck at North Station and with temperatures in the single digits, the Malenfants only wanted to find a place for their luggage as they prepared to wait hours for the next train to Maine. They went to ask some officers for help. “We were just setting
BPD captain drives brain surgery patient and family home to Maine after they miss trainBoston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
Police captain gives 2-hour ride home to family stranded after surgeryKFVS

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Maine lawmakers continue debate over fate of Pine Tree Development Zones - Press Herald

Maine lawmakers continue debate over fate of Pine Tree Development Zones
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AUGUSTA – A state law that’s created hundreds of reduced-tax havens for business and industry across Maine is facing scrutiny in the Legislature, but a bipartisan group of lawmakers has offered a bill to keep Pine Tree Development Zones in place for at

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LePage chief of staff departs for federal job - Press Herald

LePage chief of staff departs for federal job
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Prior to joining the campaign, McGough was the director of human resources for the city of South Portland. McGough’s prior experience includes serving as the assistant city administrator and human resources officer for the city of Waterville. He was

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How cold was it? People went skating on the beach - Press Herald

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How cold was it? People went skating on the beach
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Peter Lekousi likes to joke that every day is a beach day in Maine. So it was no surprise that he visited Long Sands Beach on Sunday; the surprise was the man who was skating on the beach. Lekousi posted video of the unknown skater on Facebook and

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Portland Reports Rainstorm Sent Raw Sewage Into Casco Bay - Maine Public

Portland Reports Rainstorm Sent Raw Sewage Into Casco Bay
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PORTLAND, MainePortland, Maine, officials say an October rainstorm that helped the area recover from a drought also contributed to millions of gallons of raw sewage and stormwater flowing into the Casco Bay. The Portland Press Herald reports close

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Patriots rally support at South Portland visit - Press Herald

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Patriots rally support at South Portland visit
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With a playoff game against the Tennessee Titans looming on the schedule Saturday night, the Patriots’ cheerleaders and mascot visited Maine on Monday to drum up enthusiasm for yet another playoff run. Four cheerleaders and Pat Patriot met fans and did

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