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Third-party candidate Evan McMullin, an independent, talks to the press as he campaigns in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Oct. 12.
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In Maine donations, a surprising new candidate makes a late mark

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Independent challenger Evan McMullin disclosed his first Maine contribution — $1,050 from a Fort Fairfield donor — in September.
Megan Demers shovels fresh bedding under cows who have been milked on Friday at the J.F. Witter Teaching & Research Center in Old Town.

The imperfect present and hopeful future of UMaine’s Witter Farm

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“It’s different now than it was,” dairy herdsperson Lizz McLaughlin said. “We’re all very motivated to make this place work.”
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This murderer was hanged in Portland’s Bramhall Square for piracy

His trial commenced on the morning of June 4th. By suppertime, he’d been convicted. The next day, the judge sentenced him to hang.

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Midcoast woman says man blew powder in her face, sexually assaulted her

Investigators say the suspect was described as an “older male,” with brown wavy hair standing 6-feet to 6-feet-2-inches tall.

UMaine System releases plans for consolidated graduate center in Portland

Leaders of the University of Maine System released details of their plan to unite graduate programs for aspiring businesspeople, lawyers and public administrators under one roof.

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