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  1. Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017: Disparaging lobster industry, Gov. LePage comes through, love trumped hateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Bangor Daily News

    What would you do if a man in a parking lot asked you why you had a "Love Trumps Hate" bumper sticker on your car? I told him that to me it means that love is stronger than hate. I told him that President Donald Trump has said things that are hateful against women and immigrants .

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  2. MCI Announces Five for Athletic Hall of Fame InductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Bangor Daily News

    The Maine Central Institute Athletic Hall of Fame will induct a five-member class this fall. Honorees include MCI graduates: Ronald Friend '65, William LaBarge '67, Stephanie Shaw '91, Susan Staples '81, and Stanley Wyman '46.

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  3. Humanities Center named for generous donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Bangor Daily News

    The University of Maine Humanities Center has a new name, reflecting the generous support of Clement McGillicuddy '64 and his wife Linda of Hobe Sound, Florida and Northeast Harbor, Maine. The McGillicuddys support the Humanities Center through a fund they established at the University of Maine Foundation.

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  4. Study shows Maine's roadside habitats an important area for pollinatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Bangor Daily News

    When it comes to Maine's interstate and other roadways, what's growing alongside them is as important to pollinators and plants as the paved portions are to drivers. Working with the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry's natural areas program, the Maine Department of Transportation's Roadside Invasive Plants and Pollinator Study is defining habitats and how those habitats are used by the pollinators.

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  5. Rwandan man arrested in Houlton faces fraud charge over genocide claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | Bangor Daily News

    A Rwandan man who sought asylum in the United States claiming he fled the African nation's 1994 genocide was charged by U.S. prosecutors on Friday with lying about having been part of the political party that led the killing. Jean Leonard Teganya, 46, left Rwanda during the year that members of a hard-line Hutu regime massacred an estimated 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus in three months of slaughter, prosecutors in Boston said.

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  6. Houlton High basketball standout joining her brother at Bentley UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | Bangor Daily News

    So the three-time Bangor Daily News All-Maine Schoolgirl basketball selection from Houlton High School has verbally committed to join her brother Kyle Bouchard at NCAA Division II Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts, beginning in the fall of 2018. Bouchard, who will be a senior at Houlton High this year, is getting a full scholarship to join a Bentley program that has gone 55-12 over the past two seasons and won the NCAA Division II title in 2013-14 when the Falcons went 35-0.

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  7. United Way of Aroostook coordinating 'Stuff the Bus' school supplies collection effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Bangor Daily News

    Wal Mart employee Jeff Nichols is ready to "Stuff the Bus" with a collection box at the Presque Isle Wal Mart. , Aroostook County citizens are invited to take part in the annual "Stuff the Bus" event coordinated by United Way of Aroostook by donating basic school supplies to students in Aroostook County.

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  8. Adventures at the 50th Spudland OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Bangor Daily News

    About a year ago, I was playing golf at Bar Harbor Golf Club with my friend Dave McLaughlin when he brought up the idea of playing in a multi-day golf tournament up in Presque Isle. It was too late to sign up at the time of this conversation, but we vowed that we would investigate our chances of getting into the field for next year.

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  9. Series of mild winters leads to major increase in any-deer permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Bangor Daily News

    The equation is pretty simple, deer biologists will tell you: If the winter is mild, more deer - especially young, vulnerable deer - survive. And in Maine, when that happens, hunters are often the beneficiaries, receiving more any-deer permits from the state.

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  10. Aroostook County Superior Court Clock Tower Receiving Much Needed MakeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Bangor Daily News

    The clock tower on the Superior Court Building in Houlton is receiving a much-needed facelift and makeover thanks to a construction project that kicked off in mid-June. The work consists of replacing approximately 190 linear feet of detailed molding, trim and structural wood that has dry rot; scraping and sanding the entire exterior and a complete repainting of the exterior of the structure.

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  11. Maine is trying to make high school football competitive againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A Houlton player misses a pass attempt with pressure on him by a Foxcroft player during Hampden Academy's 7-on-7 summer football passing league in Hampden Thursday. A Houlton player and a Foxcroft player leap to try to compete a pass during Hampden Academy's 7-on-7 summer football passing league in Hampden Thursday.

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  12. Stearns football program battles on with new head coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    He lived through it as a senior at the Millinocket school just seven years ago, when the Magic City Minutemen defied the odds of low enrollment to sweep through the Little Ten Conference with an undefeated regular season and capture the 2010 Eastern Maine Class C championship before falling to Yarmouth in the state final. The years since then have been challenging for the program, with enrollment at the state's smallest football-playing high school continuing to decline - as of June 1 it was 161 for grades 9-12 - and participation numbers in the sport shrinking to a sometimes perilous rate.

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  13. Lots of rain, above average temperatures recorded in June in northern, eastern MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    When the state experienced a sustained period of good weather over the Independence Day holiday weekend, it was somewhat of a relief to Karen Hutchinson of Houlton. She said Wednesday morning that she took her children to the parade in Houlton followed by a trip to a nearby lake, but acknowledged being fearful that the cool, rainy weather from June would linger on into the summer.

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  14. Missing Connecticut woman found in northern MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The Clinton Police Department reported Friday morning that Kimberly Piccolo, 31, has been found, about five days after she suddenly left home in Newtown, Connecticut, seemingly without taking any money, belongings or anxiety medication. Police did not immediately announce where or under what circumstances Piccolo was located but said in an online update that after stories circulated about her disappearance Thursday, police were able to track her movement away from Clinton, where an officer and rescue personnel last saw her in a market parking lot Sunday night.

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  15. Half of Maine courthouses would be open during a shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    At least one courthouse in each county will be open to the public if the state government shuts down, but services will be limited, a court official said Thursday. Counties with more than one courthouse may rotate which days certain courthouses are open.

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  16. Driver collides with ambulance responding to emergency medical callRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A Houlton man crashed his car into an ambulance that was on its way to an emergency call on Saturday afternoon, according to the Maine State Police. George Barrow, 83, of Houlton was stopped at a red light at the intersection of North Street and Union Square in his Ford Taurus shortly after 1:30 p.m., when an ambulance driven by Samantha Polchies, 24, approached the intersection with its lights and siren running, Cpl.

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  17. Public reaction to 1991 Maine government shutdown: 'We want his head'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    With budget talks at an impasse at the State House, there is growing talk of a state government shutdown on July 1 the current budget runs out. It happened before, in the summer of 1991, and lasted several weeks.

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  18. LePage's leverage grows with each day Maine gets closer to government shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Gov. Paul LePage addresses the chamber during the 2017 State of the State address at the State House in Augusta. On Monday morning, a group of state employees, organized by their labor union, took to the State House to urge lawmakers to abandon the entrenched positions that have developed during the past three weeks and break the impasse.

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  19. Competency hearing set for Houlton man charged with kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A Houlton man charged with kidnapping in March 2016 after allegedly holding a woman captive for several hours was found incompetent to stand trial last June by a judge, but that status could change during a hearing next month. Jeffrey Pickering, the court appointed attorney for Dushko Venelinov Vulchev, 40, a naturalized U.S. citizen originally from Bulgaria, said Monday afternoon that his client is currently being treated at the Riverview Psychiatric Facility in Augusta.

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  20. F. A. Peabody Company Acquires Andy Daigle Agency BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The F. A. Peabody Company announces the acquisition of the Andy Daigle Agency's independent insurance business and office location in Madawaska, Maine. FAPCO will continue to operate the business from its current Main Street location in the heart of the downtown.

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