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Wildlife biologist Randy Cross poses with "Dozer," a bear that he and his crew captured twice over a 12-day span earlier this year. The captures occurred during mating season, and Dozer lost 34 pounds during that period as he pursued female bears.

Hunter ends mystery of long-lost research bear in Maine

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Randy Cross, a biologist with the Maine Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, recently addressed three different cases that are equally intriguing.
Hawaii 2 looms above Lake St. George on a beautiful late summer day. The island, purchased last year by the Chicago-based company behind the paty game Cards Against Humanity, has been at the center of a controversy over its use.

Welcome to paradise: Liberty gets used to Hawaii 2

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“It’s gorgeous,” Chris Martin said of the bucolic Maine scene. “It’s nicer than I thought it would be.”
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In new movie, Colin Farrell must find mate or be turned into a lobster. No, really…

In his latest movie, Hollywood star Colin Farrell prefers Maine’s signature seafood. But not for dinner. The science fiction-romantic thriller mashup film “The Lobster” is …

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Basant Paradis is the owner of and head baker for Cake Concoctions, a new bakery that has opened on Water Street in downtown Bangor.

New bakery in downtown Bangor celebrates sweet science

Although her work life now deals in flour, sugar, butter and eggs, Basant G. Paradis hasn’t forgotten her roots as a chemist. In fact, the baking she does at her new Bangor business, Cake Concoctions on Water Street in downtown Bangor, is its own kind of sweet science.

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