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Maine’s political heavyweights: Paul LePage vs. Janet Mills

AUGUSTA | Republican Gov. Paul LePage and Democratic Attorney General Janet Mills have been at odds for more than two years, and their stormy …
Homestead

Plant this with that: The science and folklore of companion planting

PITTSFIELD | In Iroquois legend, three sisters — namely corn, beans and squash — are inseparable, growing and thriving together. But more than a …
ROBIN'S OUTDOORS
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5 fun outdoors things you can do with your kids today

Spring is finally here. We’ll have a bit of rain here and there but after the winter we’ve had, big deal! Put on your rain …

Maine bill to limit gun access for domestic abusers advances

AUGUSTA | A bill expanding the reach of Maine law that makes it illegal …
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NH parents overdose on heroin while bathing boy, 3

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Two parents are accused of overdosing on heroin while giving their …
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Home repair scam artists grow more devious

Maine principal warns students may be using new app to share nude pics

YORK | The York High School principal is warning parents about a new app …

Sports

Brian Doran (20) of the University of Maine, pictured during a March 29 game against Albany, knocked in four runs with two clutch hits on Saturday to spark the Black Bears to a doubleheader sweep of Hartford at Mahaney Diamond in Orono.

Doran propels UMaine baseball team to sweep of Hartford

ORONO | With the Isley Brothers’ “Shout” blaring in the locker room, the University of Maine baseball team celebrated on Saturday afternoon. Brian Doran …

Health

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As Maine weighs e-cigarette limits, ‘vaping’ among U.S. teens triples

Add this to the list of electronics consuming teenagers’ attention: cigarettes. Use of electronic cigarettes tripled among American middle and high school students over the course of just …

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