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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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Steve Renner of Alton, New Hampshire, rounds a corner with his dogs during the Fort Kent Outdoor Center skijor races Sunday. Renner took first place in the 15-kilometer event.

Skijoring adds another day of dog-powered sports to Can-Am weekend

FORT KENT | On Saturday, Vermont musher Heather D’Arcy and her team of six Siberian huskies placed seventh in the Can-Am Crown 30-mile sled …
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Skowhegan man’s fiery death ruled suicide, police say

FAIRFIELD | A 61-year-old Skowhegan man doused himself with gasoline and set himself on …

Loud-mouth bird spurs East Millinocket to consider anti-rooster ordinance

Pepe the Rooster wasn’t around long, but he made such a …

Bangor team headed to D.C. after winning Maine Regional Science Bowl

Five high school students and their coach are headed to Washington, D.C., …
POSTCARDS FROM A WORK IN PROGRESS (blog)

No, the bartender’s name is not “Baby”

HE SAID, SHE SAID (blog)

Maine’s governor and attorney general need to join forces against DHHS incompetence.

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The “top stayer” at a Portland homeless shelter caused quite a stir this week when …

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

CONSUMER FORUM

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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