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Republican House Minority Leader Ken Fredette of Newport makes his way to the House floor through a throng of protesters at the State House on Tuesday, June 27, 2017.
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What to expect if state government shuts down

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A shutdown that lasts for many days promises to frustrate Mainers in many ways.

Scientists are tracking ticks in Maine and the birds spreading them

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While most of us take pains to dodge the eight-legged pests, Chuck Lubelczyk heads straight for them.

Shutting down free speech

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Six-year-old Morgan Bonin picks strawberries at Raven's Berry Farm in Freedom Monday.  Morgan came with her mother Lauren Bonin, who said they come at least once a year to pick strawberries.

Maine’s strawberry season off to strong start, experts say

“We’re kind of unique [in the country] that our strawberry season matches so well with the start of summer and the Fourth of July holiday,” according to University of Maine strawberry specialist David Handley. “I think we’ll have a really good crop of strawberries for the Fourth of July.”

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