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Maine-ly Harmony Chorus will perform Aug. 30 in Augusta.

Maine-ly Harmony to perform at Margarita’s in Augusta

An example of one canvas cot saved as part of the Vietnam Graffiti Project, which collected more than 700 pieces of history from the U.S.N.S. General Nelson M. Walker, a transport vessel that took thousands to the war in Vietnam.

Troop ship’s Vietnam War-era graffiti docks in Augusta

More than 700 items were saved from the transport vessel and now are on display at the Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution and other museums around the county.
Sen. Dave Woodsome (right), R-North Waterboro, leans back in his chair while listening to arguments during the Senate's hearing on the state budget at the Maine State House in Augusta ahead of the 2017 government shutdown.
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Unfinished business: Maine lawmakers delayed many key decisions

Lawmakers punted some major issues to whenever the House and Senate return to the State House, meaning the history of the 128th Legislature still has major chapters left unwritten.
Gov. Paul LePage speaks to members of the community during a drug summit at Crosspoint Church in Bangor in July 2017.

ACLU sues LePage for blocking Facebook critics

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine sued Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday in federal court, alleging that he violated constitutional free-speech rights by blocking two critical commenters from his Facebook page and deleting their comments.

Family dog that fatally mauled newborn boy to be euthanized

No charges will be filed in the July 29 mauling death of an infant in Bangor, but the dog will be euthanized.

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The Old Town Coyotes celebrate after their 6-5 victory over Erskine Academy to win the Class B North title at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor on Tuesday afternoon.

Late rally lifts Old Town to second straight ‘B’ North title

Old Town broke through against Erskine starter and Mr. Baseball finalist Nate Howard in the bottom of the fourth when Austin Sheehan walked, stole second and scored when Ketch slammed his team’s first hit, a sharp single to center.
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