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Citing ‘federal takeover’ threat, LePage orders access to Quimby land

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The provocative move puts the Republican governor in the middle of the contentious debate around the 87,500 acres west of Baxter State Park near Millinocket.
Kevan Royal, 8, helps shovel the driveway in Bangor, Jan. 16, 2016.

Coastal Maine could see up to a foot of snow

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Portions of the coast are expected to get hit the hardest, with about a foot of snow expected.

That stocked fish you caught may have cost $50

The budget of DIF&W’s Fisheries Division is roughly $4 million, so our stocked fishery is gobbling up 75 percent of the entire fisheries division budget.

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Read this before buying a vehicle Presidents Day weekend

There are a lot of options, as dealerships will remind you around Presidents Day weekend, and state regulators have issued a guidebook intended to help buyers avoid a holiday nightmare.


Children walk as the sun sets in Kabul city December 9, 2012.

Quiz: How much do you know about the cultures of Maine immigrants?

Let’s see if you are familiar with these cultural aspects of Somalia, Iraq, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Afghanistan and Iran.



New music including Junior Boys, Massive Attack, Porches and Holy Ghost! on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

New tracks from Chairlift, School Of Seven Bells and Wild Nothing premiered on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back at the year 1979, one of the most fruitful ever for alternative rock, punk and New Wave.

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