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Growing and possessing marijuana is now legal in Maine, but lawmakers are continuing to figure out the process of selling and buying the drug.

What Maine’s new recreational marijuana market will look like

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The Legislature in January delayed commercial sale of marijuana until 2018 to write rules for the system. For casual users, it leaves the federally illegal drug in a no man’s land.
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Monarch butterflies return to Southwest Harbor garden after years of absence

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The butterflies were roosting on a recent foggy morning in Charlotte Rhoades Park and Butterfly Garden. Wings shut, they clung to the undersides of leaves and colorful blossoms, waiting in shelter for the sun.
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Robert Morris of Bangor proudly shows off the t-shirt he received for signing up to volunteer during the 2014 American Folk Festival in Bangor. It was the second year for Morris to volunteer.
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The American Folk Festival needs your help

The annual three-day festival, which Conde Nast listed among the best festivals in the world held in August, needs about 800 volunteers. So far this year, only about 200 have signed up.

The Point

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

Sports

Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout (27) is congratulated by teammates after scoring in the third inning against the Boston Red Sox.

Pujols, Simmons power Angels’ 7-3 win over Red Sox

The Angels scored four runs in the third inning and added three along the way for a 7-3 win, a bold offensive night for a team that averaged just 2.7 runs in their previous 18 games.

Outdoors

A monarch butterfly perches on a flower on July 18, at Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park in Southwest Harbor.
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Monarch butterflies return to Southwest Harbor garden after years of absence

The butterflies were roosting on a recent foggy morning in Charlotte Rhoades Park and Butterfly Garden. Wings shut, they clung to the undersides of leaves and colorful blossoms, waiting in shelter for the sun.

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