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Heat advisory, air quality alert issued for parts of Maine - Press Herald

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Heat advisory, air quality alert issued for parts of Maine
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The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory and an air quality alert for parts of Maine on Monday. As the forecast calls for temperatures in the 90s in some parts of Maine, the weather service advised people to be safe and limit their
Total Weather Alert: Heat advisory, air quality alert issued for MondayWMTW Portland
Heat Advisories Issued as Hot Temperatures Grip Midwest and Northeast on MondayThe Weather Channel

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Portland String Quartet embarks on 50th season with new cellist - Press Herald

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Portland String Quartet embarks on 50th season with new cellist
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In 2013, Chamber Music America conferred its CMAcclaim Award on the quartet in recognition of the quartet’s longevity and contributions to the cultural well-being of Portland and all of Maine. The award noted the group’s consistent membership, which is

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Demand for underused fish species grows slowly but surely in Maine - Press Herald

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Demand for underused fish species grows slowly but surely in Maine
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For example, Andy’s Old Port Pub in Portland now uses Atlantic pollock to make their standard fish and chips (traditionally, endangered cod and haddock were more typical choices). While GMRI still considers these five species to be “underloved,” Foley

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Poetry winner: Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance Youth Literary Awards - Press Herald

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Poetry winner: Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance Youth Literary Awards
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Haims lives with her family in Portland and enjoys writing poetry and fictional stories inspired by the natural world. In 2014 she was accepted into The Telling Room’s Young Emerging Authors Program and wrote and published a book in one year.

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Get busy celebrating the arrival of Maine strawberry season - Press Herald

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Get busy celebrating the arrival of Maine strawberry season
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Cannabis businesses shut out of Maine's energy-efficiency programs - Press Herald

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Cannabis businesses shut out of Maine’s energy-efficiency programs
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One of Maine’s most energy-intensive industries is being shut out of the state’s energy efficiency programs. Efficiency Maine has decided that it is too risky to give its grants to cannabis businesses, even if they are state licensed, because they

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Nonfiction winner: Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance Youth Literary Awards - Press Herald

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Nonfiction winner: Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance Youth Literary Awards
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Mohamud was a 17-year-old student in The Telling Room’s Young Writers & Leaders program and attended Portland High School when he wrote this essay, which explores his struggle with identity as a first-generation American. During his free time, he likes …

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Read the Youth category winners of the 2018 Maine Literary Awards - Press Herald

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Read the Youth category winners of the 2018 Maine Literary Awards
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The competition, sponsored by the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance, was open to all Maine middle and high schoolers, and their home-schooled counterparts. The winners, who each took home $100, were announced Thursday. We have printed their …

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Lobster tariff worries Maine - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

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Lobster tariff worries Maine
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PORTLAND, Maine – A set of retaliatory tariffs released by China on Friday includes a plan to tax American lobster exports, potentially jeopardizing one of the biggest markets for the premium seafood. Chinese officials announced the planned lobster
Bad news for Maine: Lobster on China’s list of retaliatory tariffsPress Herald
PORTLAND, Maine | China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business boomsSTL.News (blog)

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