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Rep. Scott Hamann, D-South Portland

Maine lawmaker who blasted Trump on Facebook resigns from food bank job

Rep. Scott Hamann of South Portland resigned last week from his job as a project manager with the Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine.

Judge agrees to deal that allows pardoned husky to live

A District Court judge approved a deal that will allow Dakota to live out the rest of her days.

Electricity Maine insurer doesn’t want to pay to fight customers’ class-action suit

The insurer for electricity seller Electricity Maine says it doesn’t have to pay for the company to defend a class-action lawsuit, and it wants a judge to agree.

Unmanned boat circles off Maine coast after tossing occupants

The Coast Guard Auxiliary went to try to board and recover the boat but couldn’t because it was traveling too fast in its tight circle. Instead, they stood by and waited for it to run out of gas.

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People enjoy a great day on Sand Beach in Acadia National Park.

How summer vacation took hold in the US

Planning a trip to the beach, a lake, or some other spot in the great outdoors in the next month or so? Please take a few moments to thank a small but influential group of reformers, idealists, and busybodies who created an enduring American institution: the summer vacation.

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