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Marijuana plants are seen in an indoor marijuana plantation of a marijuana smokers club in Uruguay.

How to grow marijuana now that it’s legal in Maine

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A resident must be 21-years-old to grow marijuana for his or her personal use and can possess no more than 12 immature plants and six flowering plants.
Foxcroft and Houlton face off during Hampden Academy's 7-on-7 summer football passing league in Hampden Thursday.

Maine is trying to make high school football competitive again

The latest effort to address competitive balance includes tier-based crossover games among schools in different classes to provide every team games against similarly strengthed opponents.

Coast Guard searches for possible missing kayakers in Casco Bay

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Around 7:30 a.m. Saturday, the U.S. Coast Guard was informed about two unmanned kayaks found in Casco Bay.

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State trooper was justified in firing at man who shot himself, attorney general finds

“At the time Sgt. Madore shot at Mr. Prior, he reasonably believed that Mr. Prior presented an imminent threat of unlawful deadly force against himself and others,” states the attorney general’s report.

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People enjoy a great day on Sand Beach in Acadia National Park.

How summer vacation took hold in the US

Planning a trip to the beach, a lake, or some other spot in the great outdoors in the next month or so? Please take a few moments to thank a small but influential group of reformers, idealists, and busybodies who created an enduring American institution: the summer vacation.

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