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The Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC mill as seen on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.

Last-minute offer ups initial bid on Lincoln mill equipment to $5.3 million

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PORTLAND | A late offer Friday from a competing distressed asset investor pushed up the starting bid on the machinery of the bankrupt Lincoln …
Allen Stehle is president of Beal College in Bangor.

The value of a Maine college degree: Schools fire back against new Obama report card

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BANGOR | Parents, students and those looking to start a new career typically pore over glossy university brochures and popular magazine ratings to help …
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A dentist removes the denture mold of Marlene Trithardt, a Canadian patient, at a dental clinic in Sabanilla near San Jose, November 1, 2012.

Getting older doesn’t mean losing your teeth, and other myths about your chompers

Older adults have many of the same oral health care needs as younger adults, but they also face a few unique challenges. Older teeth tend …
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Median income down slightly, poverty numbers up in US. But why?

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University of Maine women's basketball players Sheraton Jones (foreground, left) and Isabel Hernandez Pepe participate in a drill along with their teammates during a recent preseason workout in Orono.

Performance staff help UMaine basketball players achieve next level

ORONO | Basketballs are bouncing, whistles are blowing and coaches are again barking out instructions inside Memorial Gymnasium. That’s because the University of Maine …


Andy Ricker, ninth generation apple farmer, hoists his newest creation, mac blueberry hard cider sold under the Mainiac brand at Ricker Hill Orchards.

Ever tried hard cider? You can at this Turner apple orchard

In a new wooden shed, downslope from a sprawling pick-your-own orchard, you can sip cider fermented from pressed McIntosh and Golden Delicious apples at Ricker Hill Orchards.

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