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Nathan Beck (right) and his father, Dan Beck (center), listen during a Human Rights Commission hearing regarding allegations that Moody's Diner, which is co-owned by Beck, discriminated against a longtime employee in Augusta in this November 2014 file photo.

LePage’s probe of human rights panel finds no bias against businesses

“We are gratified to see the panel’s understanding that our agency is wildly underfunded and understaffed and its recommendations for more of both.”
Spectators use their binoculars to see where the small plane landed at Bangor International Airport without its landing gear.

Bangor airport closed to arrivals after small plane lands on its belly

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“It experienced some landing gear issues and was forced to do a belly landing.”
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Violet Wedick (left) and her family.

My daughter was born a boy. Here’s why we’re just like any other Maine family.

“Having a trans child means a lot more worry and more than a few awkward conversations when we run into people who we haven’t seen since before the transition, but it doesn’t change anything about how we operate as a family.”
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1 killed, 1 seriously injured in Dedham crash

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A Milbridge man was killed Wednesday when his vehicle crossed the centerline on Route 1A and crashed into a van, according to Maine State Police.
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Moose will be gone from NH in 20 years

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New music including Bishop Briggs, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, How To Dress Well and Merchandise on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

I premiered new tracks from Still Corners, Sugar For Sugar (featuring Scarlett Johansson) and Warpaint on the show this week, while the retro alternative set explored the work of some classic American roots rock and indie rock bands.

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