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Cariana Venible, who aspires to join a professional break dancing group one day, sits on Commercial Street on Tuesday, June 30, holding a sign asking for money.
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In Portland, panhandlers cause friction amid growth of tourism, homelessness

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With the U.S. Supreme Court declaring last week that bans on panhandling are unconstitutional, what’s seen as growing visibility of panhandlers in Portland has some …
HOMESTEAD

Maine barn built for animals houses growing granola empire

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BROWNFIELD | Looming large in the woods on the western edge of Maine, the elongated 1908 barn with a gambrel roof has been used …
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Take a peek at the 4 places in Maine nominated for the National Historic Register

Four sites in Maine have been recognized for their historic and cultural significance — and are on the way to making it official.
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Reports: Chesterville teen pulled from Rome pond dies

BANGOR | The Chesterville teen who was involved in a swimming accident Thursday afternoon …

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Spectators watch fireworks from Jones Park in Gulfport, Mississippi, on Wednesday July 4, 2012. The park has been almost completely rebuilt since being destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
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Happy Independence Day

Two-hundred thirty-nine years ago, representatives in the Continental Congress met in Philadelphia and adopted their Declaration of Independence. It expressed frustration and anger with the …

Food

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Bangor’s newest restaurant opening

The much anticipated new restaurant in Downtown Bangor, Evenrood’s, is opening its doors tonight (July 2) at 5 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to call for …

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