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Problem of ‘Venice’? This troupe solves it

What makes William Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’ a problem play is not the plot, the dialogue or the story structure. It’s the fact that society has changed in the 400 some odd years since the Bard wrote it. Directors, in various attempts to make the play relevant to modern audiences, have set it in Nazi Germany and the streets of post-Sept. 11 London.

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Island co-op to erect wind turbines

VINALHAVEN, Maine – Members of the Fox Islands Electric Cooperative, which provides power to residents of this Penobscot Bay island and neighboring North Haven, have voted overwhelmingly to pursue a wind power project that will be the largest along the coast of the northeastern United States, according to co-op officials.

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UM hockey losing two coaches

The University of Maine men’s hockey coaching staff will have a distinctly new look this season. Guy Perron, the associate head coach and recruiting coordinator the last two years, is leaving his alma mater to become a scout for the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche.

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Rookie, vet vie for time

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Just a rookie in the NFL, Terrence Wheatley is in the same position as veteran Fernando Bryant – learning the Patriots’ defensive system and trying to stop Randy Moss in practice.