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Data: El Faro deviated from usual route heading into hurricane

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The ill-fated U.S.-flagged El Faro cargo ship sunk by Hurricane Joaquin was sailing at near full speed into the center of the storm before it lost propulsion amid mountainous waves and brutal wind.
Russell “Rusty” Brace, 82, is helped out of a car by his lawyer Peter DeTroy at the federal courthouse in Portland on Friday morning. Brace was sentenced to four years in federal prison for embezzling more than $4.6 million from United Mid-Coast Charities while he served as its president.

Rusty Brace sentenced to four years for stealing from the needy

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PORTLAND | Disgraced former charity president Russell “Rusty” Brace was sentenced Friday morning to four years in federal prison for stealing more than $4.6 …

24 signs you're a rural Maine mom

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One dead, three injured in shooting at Arizona college

Northern Arizona University says someone opened fire on campus, killing one person and wounding three others.

Angus King submits bill to make college textbooks free

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Good morning from Augusta, where the political waters have appeared to calm, at least compared …


Mt. Ararat's Natalie Burch (left) battles for position with Bangor's Katie Butler during a high school soccer game at Topsham on Thursday. Bangor prevailed 3-0.

Motivated Bangor girls soccer team shuts out Mt. Ararat

The Rams scored three first-half goals en route to a key 3-0 win in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference matchup. The win was a big one in the Class A North standings. Bangor entered as the No. 2 team, while the Eagles sat at No. 5.



Top 10 breast cancer myths

Ever since I was a young woman, I’ve been hyper-aware of my breasts. Not because there’s anything special or unique about them, but because when …



Five dollar cocktails in Portland? Old Port speakeasy opens

You don’t need a secret knock, password, or slamming outfit to get in. A pocketful of cash and the guts to ask the 20-somethings smoking butts outside …

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