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Fifth-graders Makya Brown and Laura Anne Myers cut apples as part of the LEAP Classroom in New Suncook Elementary School in Lovell, for students with lagging social and emotional skills.

Maine classroom seeks to connect problem students with school, peers

One school in western Maine is trying a new strategy — creating a separate classroom designed specifically for children with social and behavioral problems.
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Unbridled healing: How a Maine therapist is using horses to help people

“What happens between horse and humans can be pretty amazing at times and pretty unique and profound.”
A sign in front of the Portland Police Department can be seen on Friday in Portland.

Here’s what Portland’s police watchdog group actually does

“We do not have a lot of power as a subcommittee,” said Portland lawyer Kelly McDonald, who chairs the Police Citizen Review Subcommittee.
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Youths, distracted by Pokemon Go, illegally cross Canada-US border

“Both juveniles were so captivated by their Pokemon Go games that they lost track of where they were,” a spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said.

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Medomak Little League pitcher Garrett Hutchins eyes the catcher's signal during the sixth inning of Saturday's opening game of the state Little League baseball tournament in Orrington against Biddeford. Biddeford won 7-4.

Little League state tournament a big event for small-town Orrington

The road to Little League national and international contests in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, travels through Orrington this year for the top 11- and 12-year-old Little League baseball teams from around Maine.

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