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  1. Beyond craft brews: Just like foodies, beer geeks go localRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Connecticut Post

    In this May 7, 2015 photo, Dan Kleban, a co-owner of the Maine Beer Company, poses in the company's tasting room in Freeport, Maine. Maine Beer Co.

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  2. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Connecticut Post

    This April 2015 photo provided by Ecotrust Canada via This Fish shows the "Boat To Plate" smartphone app being created by a group of Maine fishermen and scientists that will allow consumers to source seafood all the way back to the fishermen who caught it. The app is in the development phase, but has already earned a nod from the feds in the form of a grant.

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  3. Thirty years on, a Steel Point reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Connecticut Post

    The Steel Point development plan is barely underway, but given that the project's been some 30 years in the making, it wasn't inappropriate that the first Old-Timer's Day took place there last week in a stadium of excavated dirt. No organ played, nor crowd cheered, but the rumble of heavy equipment was perhaps a more pleasing sound to the four men at the center of media attention.

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  4. Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Connecticut Post

    In this Wednesday, April 1, 2015 photo, remaining equipment and supplies are stacked for sale in a hallway at Sac-Osage Hospital in Osceola, Mo. After 45 years of providing health care in rural western Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece-by-piece.

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  5. Resort: Backup brakes didn't deploy on Maine ski liftRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Connecticut Post

    In this photo provided by Greg Hoffmeister, first aid is administered to injured skiers at Sugarloaf Mountain Resort after a chairlift accident on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. Seven people were hurt when an out-of-control chair lift at Sugarloaf ski resort stopped and then headed down the mountain backward, prompting riders to jump off, officials and witnesses said.

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  6. Ski lift malfunction in Maine renews safety questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Connecticut Post

    In this photo provided by Greg Hoffmeister, first aid is administered to injured skiers at Sugarloaf Mountain Resort after a chairlift accident on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. Seven people were hurt when an out-of-control chair lift at Sugarloaf ski resort stopped and then headed down the mountain backward, prompting riders to jump off, officials and witnesses said.

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  7. Unions begin 3 days of voting on FairPoint contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Connecticut Post

    In this Jan. 23, 2015 file photo, Fairpoint employees Amber Lyman, left, and Julie Sawtelle picket outside the Fairpoint offices in Portland, Maine. Northern New England's primary landline provider, FairPoint Communications, and two unions representing more than 1,700 workers announced Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 that they had reached a tentative agreement to end the four-month strike.

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  8. Biting cold air follows latest New England snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Connecticut Post

    Graham Jamison, right, and Austin Anschultz walk through blowing snow on Beacon Hill in Boston, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. A blizzard warning was in effect for coastal communities from Rhode Island to Maine, promising heavy snow and powerful winds to heap more misery on a region that has already seen more than 6 feet of snow in some areas.

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  9. Ap Photos: Snowstorm pounds Northeast - most of it, anywayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Connecticut Post

    Frozen sea spray coats a road sign and a church during a winter storm in Marshfield, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. The storm punched out a section of the seawall in the coastal town, police said.

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  10. Sound Tigers 'compete hard,' but mistakes prove costly in lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Connecticut Post

    Bridgeport Sound Tigers coach Brent Thompson was fine with his team's effort Friday, two days after a clunker in New Jersey. In Portland, Maine, on Friday, they battled, competed.

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  11. Winter lobsters could bolster fishery during shrimp shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Connecticut Post

    In this July 29, 2014 file photo, Brandon Demmons sends a lobster trap overboard at dawn off of Monhegan Island, more than 12 miles off the coast of Maine. A two-year shutdown of the Maine shrimp season is keeping many lobstermen at sea deeper into the winter than typical, a trend some say could result in lower prices at lobster pounds.

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  12. Solid 2nd period spurs Sound Tigers to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Connecticut Post

    Shaking off an OK first period, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers dominated the start of the second to set up their 4-1 win Friday over the Portland Pirates in Portland, Maine. Colton Gillies and Harry Zolnierczyk scored 98 seconds apart at Cross Insurance Arena, and Kevin Poulin's 34 saves made sure that lead held up.

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  13. Wintry weather around US brings fatalities, school closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Connecticut Post

    Passengers brave a temperature of minus 9 degrees F for a ride on an outdoor deck of a ferry making its way through arctic sea smoke off Portland, Maine, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. Dangerously cold air has sent temperatures plummeting around the U.S. Photo: Robert F. Bukaty, AP A pair of onlookers take pictures as waves crash at North Avenue Beach along the Lake Michigan shore, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, in Chicago.

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  14. Advocates look to bring legal weed to New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    In this photo made Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, former U.S. Marine Sgt. Ryan Begin smokes medical marijuana at his home in Belfast, Maine.

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    Nov 9, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    In a Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 file photo, Kaci Hickox comes out of her house to speak to reporters, in Fort Kent, Maine. Hickox's plans for the end of the deadly disease's 21-day incubation period on Monday, Nov. 11 include a dinner out with her boyfriend, but she told The Associated Press she's worried about what type of a reception she'll get after being hailed by some and vilified by others for battling state-ordered quarantines in New Jersey and Maine.

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  16. Investigators: fatal fire's cause could take daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Firefighters take their helmets off as a body is removed from the scene of a fatal apartment building fire in Portland, Maine on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. Earlier in the morning, a fatal fire swept through a two-apartment building housing students from the University of Southern Maine.

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  17. After Maine fire, questions about victims, causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Friends of a victim of a fatal apartment building fire console one another other Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, in Portland, Maine. A fire swept through a two-apartment building housing students from the University of Southern Maine on Saturday morning, killing four people and critically injuring one, authorities said.

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  18. 3 dead, 1 injured, more missing in Maine fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Firefighters work to douse a fire that killed three, injured one and left several people unaccounted for Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in Portland, Maine. The Maine State Fire Marshal's Office says seven people escaped without injury from the fire Saturday morning in a two-story building that housed students from the University of Southern Maine.

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