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"I was there," U.S. Army veteran Rob Jones, 23, of Brewer said when Iraq was mentioned in the presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

Scrooge McDuck versus mac and cheese? Mainers react to presidential debate.

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Mainers’ reactions to Monday’s showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew reactions ranging from the serious to the surreal to the incredulous.
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A happy birthday hunt pays off on Maine moose hunt opening day

Monday marked the opening day of the first session of this year’s moose hunt in Maine, with 72 bull permits allocated in eight Wildlife Management Districts in the northern part of the state.
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Giant clammers come to life outside a Portland bar

Artist Susan Bartlett Rice of Walpole started the project — commissioned by the building owner — more than a week ago. This morning, she said, if the weather stays nice, she should finish by the end of the week.
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Hancock County man dies in Ellsworth rollover

A Fletcher’s Landing Township man died Sunday after the pickup he was driving crossed the centerline, left the roadway and went airborne, ejecting him as it rolled over several times.

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People look at a moose that was brought in to be tagged and weighed at the Gateway Variety store in Ashland Monday on the first day of moose hunting in 2016. This moose shot by Kenneth Hunt of Phippsburg weighed 965 pounds.
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A happy birthday hunt pays off on Maine moose hunt opening day

Monday marked the opening day of the first session of this year’s moose hunt in Maine, with 72 bull permits allocated in eight Wildlife Management Districts in the northern part of the state.

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