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  1. Bald Eagle sightings take flight in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | Darien News-Review

    ... A pair of eagles and their offspring eating the carcass of a deer that drowned in the reservoir on Ponus Ridge in New Canaan. Continue on to see more "wild" wildlife sightings in Connecticut. A pair of eagles and their offspring eating the carcass ...

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  2. Couple Mourns Loss Of Seven Beloved Pets Burned To Death In Alleged Fiery Hate CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | Queerty

    The fire broke out in Brian Aldo Baldie and Ron Pelletier's small house in Canaan, Maine on September 21. They weren't home at the time, but their seven cats and dogs were, and they all perished in the blaze. "Why would somebody break into somebody's house, take a little bit of money, a little bit of jewelry and then set the house on fire with the animals in there?" 63-year-old Baldie tells the Portland Press Herald .

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  3. Gay Couple's 7 Pets and Home Perish in Fire They Say Was Homophobic Hate Crime: WATCHRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | Towleroad

    A gay couple from Canaan, Maine believes a fire that destroyed their mobile home and killed their seven pets in September was an anti-gay hate crime. However, police maintain the motive for the arson was an alleged dispute over missing money - even though there's little evidence to support that theory.

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  4. Why Palmyra, Recently Liberated, Is a Historical TreasureRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | National Geographic

    In Palmyra , history is literally written on the walls: across temples and above doorways, encircling funerary monuments and snaking up the towering limestone columns that rise above the Syrian desert some 134 miles northeast of Damascus. , a bilingual phenomenon unique to Palmyra.

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  5. Group accused of burglary indicted by Waldo County grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... lot" of tobacco products and alcohol, including Twisted Tea and Angry Orchard, Lincoln said. Michael McGregor, 22, of Canaan was charged with burglary and theft by unauthorized taking. Matthew Shaw, 20, of Hartland and David W. Pedone, 22, of East ...

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  6. Canaan youth pastor accused of sexually abusing young girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A youth pastor with the Canaan Calvary Church was arrested Friday and charged with unlawful sexual contact involving a young girl. Lucas Savage, 37, of Clinton, was arrested Friday evening in Mercer and taken to the Kennebec County Jail, according to a release from Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety.

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  7. Claire BurtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... 23, 2015. Claire was born April 28, 1944 in Hartland, Maine. She was the daughter of Frank and Frances Goodridge of Canaan, Maine. She grew up in the Canaan and Bangor area and attended Mary Snow School before moving to Wallingford, CT. She ...

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  8. An enduring story of sex and deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The beheading of Holofernes by Judith was one of the most popular Biblical subjects of classical painting. The Book of Judith is minor.

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  9. Former Canaan man sentenced to nearly 7 years for cocaine conspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    A former Canaan man was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to six years and eight months in federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine and oxycodone in the Waterville area between Jan. 1, 2010, and March 17, 2012. Frank Curtis, 36, of Port George, Florida, waived indictment and pleaded guilty in January to one count of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and conspiracy to distribute cocaine and oxycodone.

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  10. Bipartisanship breaks out over Clean ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... is." on the measure didn't pit a Republican against a Democrat, but involved two Republicans - Rep. Joel Stetkis of Canaan and Rep. Roger Katz of Augusta. Katz explained, "To me it boils down to thisa . Who is going to have the power to see who gets ...

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  11. Maine Republican group attacks one of its own for 'race baiting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    A Republican group that is trying to re-orient the direction of some Republicans in Maine has called out Rep. Joel Stetkis, R-Canaan, for "race baiting." The group, which calls itself Get Right Maine, is run by Bobby Reynolds of Manchester and Lance Dutson of West Falmouth, both of whom are former staffers for Republican Sen. Susan Collins.

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  12. Opponents of clean election money compare it to welfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... dollars out of district to fun their campaigns," said Andrew Bossie of the Yes on 1 Campaign. Rep. Joel Stetkis, R- Canaan, invoked the name of a Penobscot woman who wants Skowhegan High School to drop its controversial mascot name on the Skowhegan ...

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  13. Vandalism and Violence, Then and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    ... tragedies too have troubling parallels in the Bible, especially in laws and narratives dealing with the conquest of Canaan by the Israelites. According to Deuteronomy, God commanded them: "As for the towns of those peoples that the Lord your God is ...

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  14. Daily Brief: Question 1 opponent: Maine election reform bid 'nothing but a scam'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... $6 million in corporate tax breaks. Now, the group is running into opposition: On Tuesday, Rep. Joel Stetkis, R-Canaan, who helped start the Facebook page, went on WVOM to say the effort is "nothing but a scam" and "an assault on the Maine people ...

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  15. Olive OilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | The Free Dictionary

    ... the frequent mentions of oil in Tanakh . Dynastic Egyptians before 2000 BC imported olive oil from Crete, Syria and Canaan and oil was an important item of commerce and wealth. Remains of olive oil have been found in jugs over 4,000 years old in a ...

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  16. How Ancient Palmyra, Now in ISIS's Grip, Grew Rich and PowerfulRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | National Geographic

    A distinctly multicultural trading center grew rich on trade between east and west, until it rebelled against its most powerful customer. Palmyra grew fabulously wealthy as a middleman for trade between the Mediterranean and Mesopotamia, and its citizens donated generously to massive building campaigns.

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  17. ISIS shows off Palmyra destruction as museums race to save restRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | New Scientist

    ANOTHER treasure lost forever ? The Islamic State has released images that purportedly show the destruction of Baal Shamin - a temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage site it seized in May. The temple was one of the city's best-preserved ruins, a 2000-year-old structure originally dedicated to a Canaanite god. "It's a unique example of great age, great integrity, great authenticity," says Brian Daniels of the Penn Cultural Heritage Center at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

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  18. Blown upRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 | TrekEarth

    After reading the news about Palmyra, I looked at my archive photos and I can't stop thinking what barbarity of the ISIS. This is side view of the Temple of Baalshamin, taken in the evening when all the tourists went to eat something or to make shopping and I was the only tourist in the area.

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  19. UNESCO: Palmyra Destruction a 'War Crime'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Chosun Ilbo

    The head of UNESCO has called destruction by Islamic State militants in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra a "war crime." Militants reportedly blew up the 2,000-year-old Baal Shamin temple on Sunday, nearly a week after beheading Khaled Asaad, archeologist and former head of antiquities in Palmyra who spent decades preserving the site.

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