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A sign marks the intersection of the Appalachian Trail and the Abol Pond Trail at Baxter State Park.

Climber, 68, dies in 1,000 foot fall in Baxter State Park

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The victim had been camping at Daicey Pond Campground with a larger group.
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Why this Belfast teen learned the fine art of inseminating dairy cows

Karagen Stone, a three-sport athlete who doesn’t lack for confidence, said she’d like to tell other teenage girls that they shouldn’t limit their dreams based on what’s expected of them. “Girls can get dirty,” she said. “If there’s something you want to do, do it.”
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The famous Mainer who was the last man to die of Civil War wounds

The bullet mangled his guts beyond repair — but it took 50 agonizing years before he finally succumbed to his injuries.

Warren man struck by car in Brunswick has died

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A 20-year-old Warren man struck by a car on Mill Street in Brunswick Sunday night died Monday morning.

Classical station WBACH abruptly pulled from airwaves

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The classical radio station WBACH stopped broadcasting over the weekend.
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Portland police officer who shot man outside Subway has used deadly force before

Chance David Baker, 22, was shot on the sidewalk outside a Subway sandwich shop on St. John Street, according to the Portland Police Department.
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Addicted to the 75-year-old NYT crossword puzzle

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The New York Times crossword puzzle is my personal addiction.

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A dairy cow chews on grain in a barn at Keene Dairy Farm Belfast on Tuesday. Karagen Stone recently received a fairly unusual certification. Stone has her certification to artificially inseminate cows.
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Why this Belfast teen learned the fine art of inseminating dairy cows

Karagen Stone, a three-sport athlete who doesn’t lack for confidence, said she’d like to tell other teenage girls that they shouldn’t limit their dreams based on what’s expected of them. “Girls can get dirty,” she said. “If there’s something you want to do, do it.”

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