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The view of Haskell Rock Pitch on the East Branch of the Penobscot River. President Barack Obama designated roughly 87,000 acres of land East of Baxter State Park as the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument on Wednesday morning.
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Into the North Woods: Exploring Maine’s new national monument

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On a rocky ledge, we stood with grins on our faces, looking upriver at the rapids.
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Portland mayor's proposed rental regulations could hit legal roadblocks, experts say

Some legal experts have concerns about whether a number of the measures would stand a constitutional test and be enforceable.
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Millinocket residents react to land transfer for North Woods national monument

News that Roxanne Quimby transferred 87,563 acres to the federal government on Tuesday in a major step toward the creation of a proposed North Woods national monument drew mixed, but passionate reactions from Millinocket residents.

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