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Elsa Theobald and Sidney Young, students at the Miles Lane School, took a Smarter Balanced field test on April 28, 2014.
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Testing the test: Mainers push back against standardized testing

BELFAST | High school student Madison Cook is not looking forward to the upcoming round of standardized tests Maine students soon will need to …
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The Hampden Academy Broncos celebrate after winning the Class A state basketball championship game in Augusta on Saturday. Hampden Academy bested Portland High School 70-50.

Hampden surges to 2nd Class A boys basketball state championship in 3 years

AUGUSTA | A fast start and dominant finish sparked Hampden Academy to its second Class A boys basketball state championship in three years Saturday …

Skowhegan man’s fiery death ruled suicide, police say

FAIRFIELD | A 61-year-old Skowhegan man doused himself with gasoline and set himself on …
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Clinton home burns to the ground Saturday

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A single-story ranch on Route 23 burned to the ground Saturday afternoon, …

Health

CATCHING HEALTH (blog)

A Hard-Learned Lesson about Shingles

It was the beginning of a Labor Day weekend when Al felt a strange sensation on his right buttock, just underneath his back pocket where …

Business

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There’s no doctor-patient confidentiality on the Internet

Internet watchers have long been warning consumers about the privacy implications of tracking. Now, one researcher says simple online searches for health information could be …

Food

IF MY COASTER COULD TALK (blog)

American on Tap – Bangor Edition

I heard about America on Tap in mid-December, that’s when I started emailing them to find out about their organization and about the two events …

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