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  1. UMaine Debuting Ocean Simulator to Test Sea-Bound TechnologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | ABC News

    In this Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, photo, waves distort the reflection in an indoor wave pool and wind tunnel at the University of Maine in Orono, Maine. The university's new wind-wave basin is capable of simulating some of the worst conditions at sea at a 1:50 scale.


  2. Remaining 2 NC Wyeth Paintings Stolen in 2013 Are RecoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | ABC News

    Portland Museum of Art security officer Shawn Higgins, left, stands next to two N.C. Wyeth paintings, "Go Dutton, and that right speedily," left, and "The Encounter on Freshwater Cliff" during the Press conference regarding the return of paintings to the museum, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, in Portland, Maine. The two paintings were recovered last month when a third party surrendered them to a retired FBI agent in the Boston area.


  3. What to Expect From Bernie Sanders at Tuesday's Democratic DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | ABC News

    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at the Cross Insurance Arena while campaigning in the Democratic presidential primary, July 6, 2015, Portland, Maine. Bernie Sanders may be the outsider in the Democratic nomination race, but that doesn't mean he's a stranger to the debate stage.


  4. Puppy Love: Man Travels 1,500 Miles to Adopt DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | ABC News

    A New England man was so enamored by a shelter dog he saw on the Internet that he bought a one-way ticket to Minneapolis, adopted the puppy and is now couch-hopping on the 1,500-mile trek back home. Joel Carpenter, of Portland, Maine , found Sadie online and flew out last week to rescue the dog.


  5. Sanders Climbs to Double-Digit Lead Over Clinton in New HampshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | ABC News

    Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., arrives with his wife Jane at a campaign rally, July 6, 2015, in Portland, Maine. The Vermont senator has opened up a wide, 16-point lead over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, according to a new CNN/WMUR/UNH poll released Thursday night.


  6. Citizens Taking Video of Police See Themselves Facing ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | ABC News

    Thomas Demint's voice is heard only briefly on the eight-minute video he took of police officers arresting two of his friends, and body-slamming their mother. "I'm videotaping this, sir," he tells an officer.


  7. Meet Bernie Sanders' Top Celebrity BackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | ABC News

    Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., arrives with his wife Jane at a campaign rally, July 6, 2015, in Portland, Maine. While Hillary Clinton may have a long list of celebrity backers, fellow Democrat hopeful Bernie Sanders boasts his own list of famous fans.


  8. Bernie Sanders Responds to Possible Joe Biden RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | ABC News

    Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., arrives with his wife Jane at a campaign rally, July 6, 2015, in Portland, Maine. Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said he's "very fond" of Vice President Joe Biden , but that "the American people... want to go beyond conventional establishment politics."


  9. Etiquette Pros Break Down Maine Diner...354 SharesRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | ABC News

    What went down at Marcy's Diner in Portland, Maine , between the vacationing parents of an antsy toddler and the annoyed, profanity-prone restaurant owner is a case of she said-she said. The pancakes took a long time.


  10. PHOTO: Darla Neugebauer, owner of Marcys Diner, works the grill, July 22, 2015 in Portland, Maine.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | ABC News

    The mother in the middle of a social media parenting debate has explained her side of what led to a diner owner to yell at her toddler. Tara Carson, who describes herself as a "mom and marketing manager in New York," wrote an op-ed article that was published online Wednesday in The Washington Post.


  11. Man Sentenced for Transporting 4 Stolen NC Wyeth PaintingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | ABC News

    A man who transported four stolen N.C. Wyeth paintings worth more than $1 million from Maine to California has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison. Sixty-five-year-old Worcester , Massachusetts , resident Lawrence Estrella pleaded guilty in February to interstate transportation of stolen property.


  12. Maine Landlord Charged With 6 Manslaughter Counts After FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | ABC News

    The owner of a Portland, Maine , apartment house where six people died in a fire has been indicted on six counts of manslaughter. The district attorney announced charges Friday against Gregory Nisbet stemming from the Nov. 1 fire.


  13. 5 Bernie Sanders Superfans On Why They Love HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | ABC News

    Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., arrives with his wife Jane at a campaign rally, July 6, 2015, in Portland, Maine. In the race for the Democratic presidential nomination , Vermont's independent, self-described "Democratic Socialist" senator, Bernie Sanders , has stolen the spotlight.


  14. 10 Things to Know for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | ABC News

    Following the massacre of nine people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina bipartisan momentum sees lawmakers and a growing tide of Republicans now argue this battle symbol belongs in a museum. But while police now patrol the streets of Saddam Hussein's hometown, its Sunni civilians are fearful the Islamic State group could come back.


  15. Fastest Rising Rents in US? Jackson, MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | ABC News

    Home rental prices are climbing across much of the United States - with the biggest gains coming from not from New York or San Francisco but Jackson, Mississippi , and Portland, Maine . Real estate data firm Zillow said Tuesday that prices nationally climbed a seasonally adjusted 4.3 percent in May from a year ago.


  16. Novelist Loses Sailboat, Saves Marriage, in the AtlanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | ABC News

    A South Carolina novelist lost his storm-battered sailboat but saved his marriage during a failed Atlantic crossing that ended in his rescue by students aboard a maritime college's training ship. Michael Hurley's 30-foot ketch, The Prodigal, was abandoned and left drifting 500 miles south of Newfoundland - about 2,000 miles short of his goal of Ireland - when he was rescued last week by students and staff from the Maine Maritime Academy.


  17. Novelist Rescued by Maritime Students After Sailboat DamagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | ABC News

    An author whose sailboat was battered by storms while crossing the Atlantic has some students from Maine Maritime Academy to thank for his rescue. The college's training vessel, State of Maine, rescued Michael Hurley more than 500 miles off Nova Scotia on Wednesday after his vessel, The Prodigal, was damaged while sailing from South Carolina to Ireland , officials said.


  18. Business HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | ABC News

    Imagine a world where David and Goliath are best buds. Well it's becoming reality more frequently in the business world.


  19. Rural Hospitals Struggle to Stay Open, Adapt to ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | ABC News

    After 45 years of providing health care in rural western Missouri , Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece. Ceiling tiles are going for 25 cents, the room doors for an average of less than $4 each, the patient beds for $250 apiece.


  20. Same-Sex Marriage Pioneer Among Lawyers for High Court CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | ABC News

    Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage. Among them are the Obama administration's top lawyer at the high court, with more than two dozen arguments behind him, and two lawyers making their first appearance before the justices.


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