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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks during an interview in her office on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 24, 2017.

Susan Collins says Trump made no effort to reach her over health care bill

Collins repeated Monday she would vote no on a motion to proceed to any of the known versions of the legislation now being circulated to repeal or overhaul the health care law.

24 hours before the mast: My day as a deckhand

“What have I gotten myself into?” I thought, knees trembling a little as I looked down at Rockland Harbor some 60 feet below.
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Police: Man beaten, stabbed by group in Old Port

According to the Portland Police Department, the 22-year-old Auburn man was walking to his car with a woman around 1:30 a.m. Sunday when several men attacked them.

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Boy Scouts plant flags at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Augusta prior to Memorial Day 2014.

The speech Boy Scouts should have heard, given by President Truman 67 years ago

Using children as political prop brings to mind Nazi rallies in 1930s Germany, not a gathering of young men who are supposed to be dedicated to service, kindness and courtesy.

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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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