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Alpaca Punch

The nights are cool now, drawing the 15 alpacas out from their shelter each evening at Black Woods Farm. Unlike their native Peru, they could encounter a fox or a wandering moose on a chilly night in Maine, but the lure of colder temperatures wins out.

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Moose meandering in Magic City

MILLINOCKET, Maine — First he was seen hanging around the softball fields at Stearns High School.
A few days later he was loitering between the town outdoor pool and the hockey rink, then the town basketball courts, but he didn’t really become bothersome until his presence on the field delayed the start of a girls field hockey game.

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Defense bill includes projects in Maine

The University of Maine would receive $4.5 million for several national security research and development programs, including lightweight tent insert panels to provide protection to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Collins proposed several provisions that were included in the bill, such as $2.55 billion to fund several major military projects, including the building of destroyers and combat ships at Bath Iron Works.