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Kent Seneres, a senior computer engineering major from Saco, takes part in a test launch of a high-altitude balloon that will film the coming solar eclipse on Monday morning, Aug. 14, at the Pittsfield Municipal Airport. The eclipse is Aug. 21.
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UMaine team to launch high-altitude balloons for live broadcast of solar eclipse

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The UMaine High Altitude Ballooning group will travel to Clemson University, where it will be one of many teams documenting the eclipse as part of the NASA-sponsored Great American Eclipse project.
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Snakes, ticks and kids: What it’s like to be a camp counselor in Maine

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Summer camps are weird and joyful places.

Body of bicyclist found in Rockport

The bicyclist apparently crashed after failing to negotiate a turn, police said.

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