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  1. Outdoor adventure at remote lodge in Nova ScotiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Daily Journal

    Into the forest we went with a mushroom hunter and guide, in search of edibles in the speckled light of a summer afternoon. The finds: golden chanterelles peeking through the moss, reed-thin cucumber root and the grand prize, a brown-capped bolete, which became one of the mushrooms in the beef soup we consumed that evening.

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  2. Extreme weather makes Mount Washington a hiking challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Daily Journal

    Gary Gustafson leans on his ice ax to catch his breath. His legs and lungs, straining from nearly five hours of climbing and 4,000 feet of elevation gain, plead for rest before he spies the top of an antenna on the summit.

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  3. Extreme weather makes Mount Washington a hiking challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Daily Journal

    Gary Gustafson leans on his ice ax to catch his breath. His legs and lungs, straining from nearly five hours of climbing and 4,000 feet of elevation gain, plead for rest before he spies the top of an antenna on the summit.

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  4. New policy worries states supporting short Amtrak routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Daily Journal

    The leader of a coalition of states that foot most of the costs of Amtrak's short passenger routes says its members are awaiting answers from a federal agency about a new policy Indiana cited in its decision to end a line between Indianapolis and Chicago. Depending on its final form, the policy being drafted by the Federal Railroad Administration could make it impossible for some states to keep their Amtrak routes running, said Patricia Quinn, who chairs the Portland, Maine-based States for Passenger Rail Coalition.

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  5. Top 5 in wood stove emissions: Vermont, New Hampshire, MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Daily Journal

    The heavily forested states of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are among the top five in the country for the per capita emission of pollutants from wood stoves used to heat homes. Statistics compiled by the Environmental Protection Agency show that residential wood stoves in Vermont emit just over 22 pounds per person, almost double that of Minnesota, the No.

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  6. Above-freezing readings 'warm' Northeast amid snowstormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Daily Journal

    Amid relentless snowstorms and brutal wind chills, the above-freezing temperatures in Sunday's forecast for the Northeastern U.S. never looked so good. Snow continued to fall in the region into the morning or turn to icy rain but temperatures were expected to warm to highs near the mid-30s in Boston and Portland, Maine, and near 42 in Philadelphia.

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  7. Northeast's freezing temps could cause dangerous roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Daily Journal

    Forecasters from Philadelphia to Portland, Maine, have warned that "flash freezing" could make roads dangerously slippery a day after snow fell on much of the East Coast. National Weather Service forecaster Bill Simpson in Massachusetts said Monday night the biggest concern was for areas where rain and slush ponded on roads before temperatures plunged.

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  8. Actor Patrick Dempsey honored for cancer careRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Daily Journal

    This photo provided by Emilie, Inc. shows, at left, Jean Maginnis, founder and executive director of the Maine Center for Creativity, actor Patrick Dempsey, center left, and Jackson Laboratory president and CEO, Edison Liu, center right, and Jamie Morin, the president of the Maine Center for CreativityA a a s board of directors, Dempsey and Liu where honored at the second biennial Maine Creative Industries Award at a gala celebration in Portland, Maine, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. The award brought together Dempsey and Liu, for their visionary achievements and creative approach to extreme ends of the fight against cancer.

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  9. Dempsey returns to Maine to receive awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Daily Journal

    PORTLAND, Maine - Maine-born actor Patrick Dempsey is returning home this weekend to receive an award for his leadership in caring for cancer patients Dempsey, most famous for his role as Dr. Derek Shepherd in the television series "Grey's Anatomy," is scheduled to receive the Maine Creative Industries Award on Saturday in Portland. He helped found the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

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  10. Likely Maine fire victim's dad: 'Is it true?'Read the original story

    Nov 2, 2014 | Daily Journal

    Neighbors look at the scene of a fatal apartment building fire, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, in Portland, Maine. The 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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