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  1. How millennial nostalgia fueled the success of 'Pokemon Go'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Connecticut Post

    In this July 23, 2004, file photo, Pikachu is shown in a movie playing on the screen of Nintendo's Game Boy Advance in Tokyo. A survey shows about 90 percent of adults who have downloaded the new "Pokemon Go" smartphone game in 2016, which lets you find cartoon monsters in the real world, are between 18 and 34-years-old, many who are old enough to have fallen in love with Pokemon the first time around.

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  2. Ski resort's chairlift fails; no skiers around, no one hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Connecticut Post

    In this Monday, July 11, 2016 photo provided by the Sunday River ski resort, wreckage of the top unloading terminal of the resort's Spruce Peak Triple ski lift is scattered on the ground after it detached from the foundation in Newry, Maine. A resort worker first noticed it Sunday evening, and engineers are trying to determine what happened.

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  3. AP Was There: July Fourth conflagration in Portland, MaineRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 3 | Connecticut Post

    In this 1866 photo released by the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, destruction from a fire that swept through Portland, Maine, is visible looking west from India Street. The fire started by a boy lighting a firecracker on Fourth of July.

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  4. Dry weather bringing people, bears together in New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Connecticut Post

    In this June 22, 2016 photo provided by Theodore L. Hatch, a black bear rests in his backyard in Scarborough, Maine. Complaints of nuisance bears have increased this year as dry weather conditions and the early emergence of spring conspired to bring humans into more contact with black bears in New England.

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  5. F. Lee Bailey, OJ Simpson's attorney, files for bankruptcyRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Connecticut Post

    In this Oct. 3, 1995 file photo, defense attorney F. Lee Bailey, left, looks on as O.J. Simpson, center, reacts as he is found not guilty of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman, in court in Los Angeles. At right is defense attorney Johnnie Cochran Jr. Bailey has filed for bankruptcy in Maine in an effort to discharge an IRS debt of more than $5 million.

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  6. Judge dismisses defamation suit targeting Maine activistRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    In this July 9, 2015 file photo, Michael Geilenfeld arrives to federal court in Portland, Maine. A federal judge has dismissed a defamation suit against Geilenfeld, a Maine activist who publicized sexual abuse accusations against a Haiti orphanage founder.

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  7. Summer price drop for live lobsters may come early this yearRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    In this undated file photo, a sternman holds a lobster caught off South Bristol, Maine. Live lobster prices are high in New England and beyond as fishermen eagerly await the summer arrival of the region's beloved crustaceans, which could come slightly early and send prices down.

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  8. When It Comes to Equity, 'Enough Is Better Than Too Much'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    In many indigenous cultures I have learned about, community members who want more resources than they can personally use are viewed as suffering from some kind of mental illness. Why would people want more stuff than they need or could use? Good question, especially in the richest country in the world, where "The Wall Street Journal" It became a personal question at a crucial juncture in my life.

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  9. The view is stunning when elevator is runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    In this May 2007 file photo, the Penobscot Narrows Bridge dwarfs a sailboat passing underneath, in Prospect, Maine. The elevator serving the world's tallest bridge observatory has inconvenienced passengers on separate occasions by stranding them and forcing them to trudge down flights of stairs in the nine years since it opened, according to state documents.

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  10. Dunkin' Donuts is fixing 2 of customers' biggest complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    On Friday, the coffee-and-donut chain announced it is launching a new app on June 6 that will allow loyalty-program members to order and pay via mobile, and then cut the line to pick up their items. told Business Insider.

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  11. Hiker's decision to stay put was the right one - at firstRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    In this July 22, 2013 photo provided by Dorothy Boynton Rust, hiker Geraldine Largay, of Brentwood, Tenn., poses at the Poplar Ridge Shelter on the Appalachian Trail in Maine. A report released Wednesday, May 25, 2016, by the Maine Warden Service said Largay, known as Inchworm, got lost after leaving the trail that day.

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  12. New Maine midwifery rules reflect licensure drive around USRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    In this Friday, May 27, 2016 photo, Jill Breen, a midwife, examines 10-week-old Maggie Dickson while her parents Jamie and Shannon Dickson look on, at their home in Waterville, Maine. New rules will require midwives to be licensed by the state while also setting educational requirements and standards for data collection with an eye toward improving safety.

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  13. Whale-finding phone app grows in use, steering mariners awayRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    In this April 10, 2008 file photo, a right whale peers up from the water in Cape Cod Bay near Provincetown, Mass. A mobile phone app designed to help mariners steer clear of endangered whales is growing in popularity, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it's helping keep the giant animals alive.

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  14. East Coast's saltmarsh sparrow disappearing, scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    This May 2012 photo provided by Saltmarsh Habitat and Avian Research Program shows saltmarsh sparrows in their coastal habitat. Scientists say the population of the birds, which live in coastal areas from Maine to Virginia, is declining.

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  15. Meteor captured on dashcam video lights up New England skyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    In this frame from a dashboard camera provided by the Portland Police Department, a fireball streaks across the sky early Tuesday, May 17, 2016, in Portland, Maine. The bright flash visible from several states was apparently left by a meteor burning up as it passed through the earth's atmosphere.

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  16. Thrillist: Two Roads 'No Limits' a cooler-worthy craftRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    Two Roads, of Stratford, made the Thrillist's short list of best canned craft beers to stock your cooler with this season, with its "No Limit" hefeweizen. Continue on for a handy guide to all of Connecticut's breweries.

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  17. Harvest season for biggest US producer of baby eels wraps upRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    In this May 19, 2015, file photo, baby eels, known as elvers, swim in a plastic bag at a buyer's holding facility in Portland, Maine. The nation's biggest producer of valuable baby eels is nearing the close of a much more productive harvesting season.

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  18. Smoke from Alberta wildfires blows into New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    The National Weather Service's Caribou, Maine office posted this photo on its Facebook page saying "this shot from Thursday really shows where the thickest area of smoke is today across Maine. Webcams from around the region are showing the haze in the skies across Western Maine.

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  19. LePage role in Trump presidency could benefit Senate headRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    In this March 3, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is welcomed to the stage by Maine Gov. Paul LePage, in Portland, Maine. LePage has floated the idea he could play a role in a Trump presidency, a move that might benefit the state's Senate president, a fellow Republican with whom he has had a tepid relationship .

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  20. Thrillist: Two Roads 'No Limits' a cooler-worthy craftRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    Two Roads, of Stratford, made the Thrillist's short list of best canned craft beers to stock your cooler with this season, with its "No Limit" hefeweizen. Continue on for a handy guide to all of Connecticut's breweries.

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