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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.
A LIFE ABOARD

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.
Traffic was diverted Wednesday following chemical spill on Congress Street in Portland near Munjoy Hill.

Chemical spill in Portland near Munjoy Hill forces detour

By CBS 13 on May 17, 2017, at 12:05 p.m.
A portion of Congress Street on Munjoy Hill in Portland closed Wednesday because of a chemical spill.
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Portland comedian Connor McGrath stands on the leafy street in Deering he's called home for most of his life. McGrath's Asperger's syndrome doesn't hinder his comedy, he said, "It's just like being left handed." Troy R. Bennett | BDN

This Portland comedian finds humor in his Asperger’s syndrome

By Troy R. Bennett on May 17, 2017, at 6:29 a.m.
Connor McGrath, a stand-up comedian from Deering Center, has Asperger’s syndrome. But it’s no handicap.
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Moving offshore and off the grid

on May 17, 2017, at 6 a.m.
The goal of my planning was entirely sustainable, off-grid living from May to November. All of our systems will run off of our 12-volt battery system, charged primarily by solar and additionally by wind generators.
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Strimling might veto the budget

on May 16, 2017, at 6:06 p.m.
Mayor Ethan Strimling listens as the Portland city council debates eliminating the job of his assistant.

Portland mayor threatens to veto city budget after council cuts funding for his assistant

By Jake Bleiberg on May 16, 2017, at 4:45 p.m.
“The council made a decision to undermine my office,” said Strimling.
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Biddeford waiter charged with sexually assaulting underage customers

By Journal Tribune staff, on May 16, 2017, at 1:27 p.m.
A waiter at a popular Biddeford restaurant has been charged with sexually assaulting two underage customers.
Alaina Marie Harris holds the sneakers she designed for Keds.

Portland bait bag clutch designer creates sneakers for Keds

By Kathleen Pierce on May 16, 2017, at 1:07 p.m.
“I love to design things that make me feel happy and beautiful.”
Jason Shedlock listens Monday night as Portland city councilors debate eliminating his job as assistant to Mayor Ethan Strimling.

Portland mayor calls council’s vote to fire his aide an attack on democracy

By Jake Bleiberg on May 16, 2017, at 6:45 a.m.
“This body chose a budget that undermines my ability to do my job,” Mayor Ethan Strimling said.
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This massacre saw Portland abandoned for decades

on May 15, 2017, at 3:49 p.m.

Missing Portland man found safe

By Dawn Gagnon on May 15, 2017, at 3:29 p.m.
A Portland man with behavioral health issues who had been missing since April 20 has been found.