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Mayhew’s exit

on May 24, 2017, at 4:53 p.m.
A protester is led away by police during a Black Lives Matter protest in Portland, July 15, 2016.

Judge won’t reinstate charges against Portland Black Lives Matter protesters

By Jake Bleiberg on May 24, 2017, at 12:35 p.m.
A judge has blocked state prosecutors’ efforts to reinstate criminal charges against 17 Black Lives Matter protesters who were arrested in Portland last summer and ordered the protesters and Portland police to try again at talking through their differences in a so-called “restorative justice” session.
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Unconstitutional

on May 23, 2017, at 5:54 p.m.
Anthony Sanborn Jr. listens in a Portland courtroom as the key witness in his 1992 murder trial recants the testimony that helped send him to prison.

Judge to review media recordings related to 1989 murder case

By Jake Bleiberg on May 23, 2017, at 2:05 p.m.
Sanborn himself also is expected to testify “to the unequivocal fact of his actual innocence,” according to the court document.
Fuquan Wilson

NYC man sentenced to 10 years for Biddeford manslaughter

By CBS 13 on May 23, 2017, at 8:20 a.m.
He pleaded guilty to manslaughter in March.
The invasive European green crab population has exploded in Maquoit Bay during the last few years due to warming water temperatures.

A top chef has an answer to Maine’s green crab scourge: Fry them in oil, then dig in

By Beth Brogan on May 23, 2017, at 6:22 a.m.
One night, after “foraging the intertidal zone,” Mallett debuted the crabs, deep fried and “a little bit like croutons.”
Michael Liberty

Feds: Sentence for Maine mogul should be example for political donors

By Darren Fishell on May 22, 2017, at 6:06 p.m.
Liberty, 56, earlier this year pleaded guilty to making $22,500 in illegal campaign contributions.
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Mayor calls for charter review, councilors sigh

on May 22, 2017, at 5:43 p.m.
Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling says Monday that he will not veto the city's $240 million municipal budget over the city council's decision to eliminate the job of his aide.

Portland mayor won’t veto budget but calls for city charter review

By Jake Bleiberg on May 22, 2017, at 4:09 p.m.
Mayor Strimling said Monday that he will not veto the $240 million municipal budget in response to the city council eliminating the job of his assistant.
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How this abstract sculpture made a real-life difference

on May 22, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Raimondi also had standards. He wanted folks who didn’t like the sculpture to gawk in amazement at the craftsmanship that went into it. No sloppy welding or cutting was allowed.
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The cat fell overboard

on May 22, 2017, at 6 a.m.
To be honest, we aren’t exactly sure if he fell or jumped. Regardless, he went for a swim on Sunday, making a few laps around the boat before being wrangled into the dinghy.
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The cat fell overboard

on May 22, 2017, at 6 a.m.
To be honest, we aren’t exactly sure if he fell or jumped. Regardless, he went for a swim on Sunday, making a few laps around the boat before being wrangled into the dinghy.
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Pizza. Sweet, sweet pizza.

on May 19, 2017, at 4:40 p.m.
Westbrook High School in lockdown due reports of man with gun

Westbrook High School lockdown over, no charges expected

By CBS 13 on May 19, 2017, at 10:07 a.m.
Police were asked if there is an active shooter. They won’t confirm that.
Long Creek Youth Development Center on Westbrook Street in South Portland.

Teens found in stolen van outside Long Creek with BB guns, police say

By CBS 13 on May 19, 2017, at 9:38 a.m.
Staff told police they saw a firearm in the hand of the driver of the van.
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Record breaking heat and “a chilling effect”

on May 18, 2017, at 5:55 p.m.
Anthony Sanborn Jr. listens in a Portland courtroom as the key witness in his 1992 murder trial recants the testimony that helped send him to prison.

Media outlets fight subpoenas for recordings related to Sanborn case

By Jake Bleiberg on May 18, 2017, at 3:40 p.m.
The unusual motions have the potential to have a “chilling effect” on the Maine media’s ability to gather and report the news, according to WGME and Maine Public.
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Record heat hits Portland

on May 18, 2017, at 3:40 p.m.
How hot was it in Portland today? Hot enough to break an 82 degree record set in 1949. It was almost 90 by noon.

Portland teen arrested after shooting on Munjoy Hill

By Dawn Gagnon on May 18, 2017, at 2:25 p.m.
The teenager is charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, aggravated trafficking in crack cocaine, carrying a concealed Weapon and failure to submit to arrest.
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How about a glass of rhubarb wine?

on May 17, 2017, at 5:27 p.m.