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A look at the hidden art in Portland’s Masonic temple

on Aug. 18, 2017, at 12:47 p.m.
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Painter’s final works kept hidden in downtown Portland for 77 years

on Aug. 18, 2017, at 8:05 a.m.
Mostly forgotten Harry Cochrane’s last major works have been hidden in plain sight for the better part of a century.
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Insect poop could ‘solve all of your problems.’ Or maybe one of them.

on Aug. 17, 2017, at 5:05 p.m.
Also in tonight’s newsletter, the five possible names for Portland’s new pro hockey team and how Maine politicians are continuing to react to the events in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Two southern Maine doctors put on probation

By Jake Bleiberg on Aug. 17, 2017, at 3:08 p.m.
The Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine placed Dr. Malathy Sundaram and Dr. Catherine Crute on probation.
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Elvis was scheduled to perform in Portland 40 years ago tomorrow

on Aug. 16, 2017, at 5:22 p.m.
He died 40 years ago today.
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Goo Goo Dolls cancel concert in Portland Wednesday night

on Aug. 16, 2017, at 10:28 a.m.
Lead singer Johnny Rzeznik said he lost his voice due to a cold, which was exacerbated by their show Tuesday night in Boston.
Paula Finley, 51, of Portland.

Maine woman allegedly rammed a man with her car in his driveway

By Christopher Burns on Aug. 16, 2017, at 8:18 a.m.
Paula Finley, 51, was charged with aggravated assault, criminal mischief and violation of conditions of release.
Veteran Charles Soule receives a checkup from Dr. Robert Shaw at Togus VA Medical Center in this BDN file photo. The VA clinic in Portland is due to be expanded to a larger space and begin offering a variety of new health services.

Portland veterans health center approved for major expansion

By Jake Bleiberg on Aug. 16, 2017, at 7:03 a.m.
The years-long delay in getting final approval was caused by changes in the Congressional Budget Office’s accounting practices that meant the lease on the new facility needed to be approved by Congress.
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A landmark Portland marquee is being returned to its former glory

on Aug. 15, 2017, at 5:23 p.m.
The State Theatre’s “electric tiara” is coming back.
Milfoil can be seen just below the water's surface on Long Lake.

Invasive plants found in Maine lake upstream of drinking water supply

By CBS 13 on Aug. 15, 2017, at 12:01 p.m.
Environmentalists are working to remove and stop the spreading of an estimated half an acre of milfoil found in Long Lake earlier this month.
The Cape Elizabeth waterfront.

Neighbors in heated debate over waterfront access in Cape Elizabeth

By CBS 13 on Aug. 14, 2017, at 6:37 p.m.
A tense debate over oceanfront access has neighbors pitted against neighbors.
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A snowy winter is coming, but don’t worry. It’s good for you.

on Aug. 14, 2017, at 5:09 p.m.
Also in tonight’s newsletter, the expansion of Metro bus service and candidates for city offices begin turning in paperwork to appear on the ballot.

Baldwin man arrested after 10-mile dirt bike chase

By CBS 13 on Aug. 14, 2017, at 9:47 a.m.
Daryl Terry Jr., 19, was charged with eluding an officer, reckless conduct, refusing to submit to arrest and violating condition of release.
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This is not a lighthouse

By Troy R. Bennett on Aug. 14, 2017, at 9:02 a.m.
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This lighthouse-shaped building is definitely not a lighthouse

on Aug. 14, 2017, at 9:02 a.m.
Portland trivia: There are no lighthouses anywhere in the city.
Downtown Bangor in the early evening.

Website names Bangor top city in Maine to start business

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 14, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Bangor outperformed Portland and Lewiston on WalletHub’s list of the Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business.
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Two people stop to comfort Joseph Culver (center) of Charlottesville, Virginia, as he kneels at a late night vigil to pay his respect for a friend injured in a car attack on counter protesters after the "Unite the Right" rally organized by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, Aug. 12, 2017.

Mainers rally in support of Charlottesville victims

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 13, 2017, at 1:23 p.m.
People from across the state are organizing vigils and rallies to stand in solidarity with the victims of the weekend violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one dead and 19 injured.
Trainers are taking on the 8-week-old pups, teaching them the basics, and exposing them to several types of situations.

Seeing eye puppies train at the Portland Jetport

By CBS 13 on Aug. 12, 2017, at 7:43 a.m.
Trainers are taking on the 8-week-old pups, teaching them the basics and exposing them to several types of situations.
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Andrew March (second from left) of the Cell53 church preaches outside Portland’s Planned Parenthood clinic on Friday morning despite a recent federal court ruling giving police the go ahead to enforce Maine’s noise ordinance against protesters.

Abortion protesters return to Portland after court rules against them

By Jake Bleiberg on Aug. 12, 2017, at 1:01 a.m.
The protesters outside Portland’s Planned Parenthood clinic weren’t screaming Friday morning, but not because of a court order.

Protestors return after court ruling

By Troy R. Bennett on Aug. 12, 2017, at 1 a.m.