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&quotI was there," U.S. Army veteran Rob Jones, 23, of Brewer said when Iraq was mentioned in the presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

Scrooge McDuck versus mac and cheese? Mainers react to presidential debate.

Mainers’ reactions to Monday’s showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew reactions ranging from the serious to the surreal to the incredulous.
Kindergarten teacher Terri Lowe with student Tristan Kobayashi at Foulks Ranch Elementary School in Elk Grove, California, on Aug. 28, 2012.

Maine among worst places in country to make living as a teacher, financial website says

If you want to become a teacher, Maine is among the toughest places in the country to make a living once you step into the classroom, according to a report released Monday by a finance website.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency seized about a pound of crack cocaine, as well as fentanyl and a loaded firearm during a drug raid Tuesday, May 10, in Fairfield.

Overall crime rate down, but violent crimes on rise in Maine

While the state’s overall crime rate decreased last year, violent crimes against people in Maine increased, with drugs blamed as the “driving force” behind them, according to state law enforcement officials.
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Fiddle-icious at the Franco Center

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar Street, Lewiston, Maine For more information: 207-689-2000; francocenter.org/events/272/fiddle-icious/ Join Fiddle-icious, …
Lindsay Knight

Lisbon woman charged in overnight stabbing

The victim declined medical attention.

Lisbon police probe parking lot stabbing

Police say three people were involved in the stabbing incident Sunday morning.
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Franco Center Gala – Songs of the Silver Screen

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar …
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Girls’ Night Out on joining Girl Scouts at Auburn

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Edward Little High School, 77 …
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Girls’ Night Out on joining Girl Scouts at Lewiston

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: National Guard Armory, 55 Alfred …

Girls’ Night Out

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Dirigo Elementary School, 117 Auburn …

Maine Town and City Clerks Association announces annual awards winners

STATE — Winners of the Maine Town and City Clerks Association annual awards are: * …

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