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Rebecca Henderson and her papillon, Little Boy, will be competing in the Westminster dog show.

‘He doesn’t have an off day’: Holden canine headed to famed Westminster dog show

The little puppy in Rebecca Henderson’s first litter of papillons was such a flirt that she decided to train him as a show dog. Now that flirting is paying off.
Snow blankets Pine Street in Bangor in this December 2016 file photo.

Cancellations coming in as icy storm approaches Maine

National Weather Service forecasters said Monday that the storm will arrive in southern reaches of the state late Monday night, mostly in the form of snow.
Sen. Susan Collins

Collins unveils proposal to replace Obamacare

On Monday, Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins joined U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, to unveil their proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act.
The New Balance manufacturing facility can be seen in Norridgewock in November 2016 file photo.
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Here’s what Trump spiking an Asia trade deal could mean for Maine

In one of his first acts in office, President Donald Trump on Monday officially withdrew the United States from negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free-trade deal proposed by former President Barack Obama’s administration to lower tariffs and establish new industry standards between the United States and 11 other countries.

Climate activist from Maine killed in Florida while on barefoot US walk

“Mark [Baumer] was doing the walk to raise awareness about climate change and to raise funds for FANG.”

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Burt Shavitz

Burt’s Bees founder’s cabin taken from Maine, rebuilt in North Carolina

“It’s here because it represents so much of the values of our company,” Patrice Sherman said. “The coop tells the story of his connection to his land and to nature. It’s a reminder of what he valued.”

Sierra Nevada recalls beer because of defective bottles

Sierra Nevada Brewing has issued a voluntary recall because of a glass packaging flaw that may cause a small piece of glass to break off and possibly fall into the bottle.
An Apple iPhone 6 is seen on display at the Apple store on 5th Avenue in the Manhattan borough of New York City in this July 2015 file photo.

Can’t live without my magic cellphone

The amazing thing is that we have taken our phones for granted in the few years of their existence.
Under the proposed budget psychics like Pamela Loffredo at Leapin' Lizards in Portland might be taxed for their services.

Proposed tax on fortune telling? Psychics didn’t see it coming

Psychics are paid to peer into the future, but few local clairvoyants saw this one in the tea leaves: Tucked into Gov. Paul LePage’s proposed budget is a 5.5 percent tax on psychic readings.

Diversion Alert success highlighted in study

A statewide prescription drug abuse prevention program has published a peer reviewed journal article highlighting the agency’s efficiency in changing prescribing behaviors and improving patient care in Maine.

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