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Entertainer and juggler Zachary Field performed for children on Saturday as part of downtown Bangor's Winter Fest bash.

Downtown festival helps Bangor beat the winter blues

Downtown businesses and other establishments offered an array of opportunities to relieve cabin fever Saturday with its first — but likely not last — Winter Fest celebration.
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Why this Belfast teen learned the fine art of inseminating dairy cows

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Karagen Stone, a three-sport athlete who doesn’t lack for confidence, said she’d like to tell other teenage girls that they shouldn’t limit their dreams based on what’s expected of them. “Girls can get dirty,” she said. “If there’s something you want to do, do it.”
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The famous Mainer who was the last man to die of Civil War wounds

The bullet mangled his guts beyond repair — but it took 50 agonizing years before he finally succumbed to his injuries.

Portland police identify officer involved in fatal shooting outside Subway

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Chance David Baker, 22, was shot on the sidewalk outside a Subway sandwich shop on St. John Street, according to the Portland Police Department.
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Etna man dies in snowmobile crash in Newport

An Etna man died early Saturday morning in Maine’s sixth snowmobile-related fatality this season.

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A dairy cow chews on grain in a barn at Keene Dairy Farm Belfast on Tuesday. Karagen Stone recently received a fairly unusual certification. Stone has her certification to artificially inseminate cows.
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Why this Belfast teen learned the fine art of inseminating dairy cows

Karagen Stone, a three-sport athlete who doesn’t lack for confidence, said she’d like to tell other teenage girls that they shouldn’t limit their dreams based on what’s expected of them. “Girls can get dirty,” she said. “If there’s something you want to do, do it.”

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