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  1. Historic Chance to Save Our Ocean TreasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | The Huffington Post

    It's easy to think of distinct natural areas on land that matter to us- places like Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon, or a favorite spot along the Appalachian Trail. But most of us don't think of our oceans in the same way; they're a mystery, vast and monolithic.


  2. Glitter in the Woods: A Week at 'Camp' CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Nestled in the woods alongside a splendid lake, about 45 minutes outside of Portland, Maine, there emerges once a year the most wonderful LGBT space in the country. No, Disney World hasn't set up a new outpost and no, it's not an Indigo Girls theme park.


  3. NOM Funneled Millions To Fight Maine Marriage Equality, But Had Only One Big Donor From The StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Switched

    Steven Bridges, left, receives a wedding ring from Michael Snell at City Hall in Portland, Maine, on Dec. 29, 2012. The couple made history as the first same-sex couple to be married in the state.


  4. The Problem With DogfishRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    It's 6:30 AM outside Nova Seafood in Portland, Maine, and the sun is missing - OE-- - OEnot unusual for an early morning in New England. The air has a bite, and is tinted blue from passing headlights colliding with the ocean fog.


  5. I Am Terrified Of Taking My Child Literally AnywhereRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | Switched

    Accounts differ as to what exactly transpired during what shall henceforth be known as Brunchghazi, but all parties agree: A toddler became unruly in a restaurant during a long wait for pancakes, the parents didn't remove her, Words Were Exchanged between owner Darla Neugebauer and the family ; the family paid, left, and later posted an irate review on the diner's Facebook page; Neugebauer responded in a manner substantially more irate ; the Internet detonated.


  6. Diner Owner Under Fire For Screaming At A Crying 1-Year-OldRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    A diner owner in Portland, Maine, lost her cool over the weekend and screamed at a toddler who was crying in her restaurant. Now, people all over the Internet are taking sides.


  7. Artist Shirks Fame To Invent Tools That Allow Kids With Disabilities To PaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Switched

    When Madison was first diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, her doctor didn't know a whole lot about the genetic condition. She flat-out told Madison's fearful parents that their baby wouldn't make it to her 2nd birthday.


  8. George H.W. Bush Injures Neck In FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Former President George H.W. Bush injured his neck in a fall on Wednesday at his home in Maine, according to his spokesman. "41 fell at home in Maine today and broke a bone in his neck.


  9. An Open Letter to the Woman Who Taught Me What It Means to be an Effective EducatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    This plaque that has "creative minds are seldom tidy" carved into it was given to me by Sue Stein, the ELL Coordinator at Waynflete, a private day School in Portland, ME, as a graduation present for being one of her most disorganized students. As silly as it may sound, over the past couple of years, this little plaque has traveled with me to many places.


  10. Need a Path to Prosperity? Try Cutting Through the KitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    As the new hit movie, Inside Out, so powerfully illustrates, being a kid is tough. You have all these emotions, you don't know what to do with them and that's even before puberty kicks in and your hormones go beserk.


  11. Burt Shavitz, Co-Founder Of Burt's Bees, Dies At 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    In May 23, 2014, file photo, Burt Shavitz poses for a photo on his property in Parkman, Maine. Shavitz, a former beekeeper, is the Burt behind Burt's Bees.


  12. 9 Maine Beer Bars We LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    A great beer bar impresses with the breadth of its offerings, but it's more than the sum of its tap list. It's someplace where the clientele is chummy, the food comforting, the bartenders beer-geeky but not snobby.


  13. Americans Are Spending More Money And Drinking Less Coffee, Thanks To KeurigRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Switched

    Few products illustrate the high price of convenience like K-Cups. There's no easier or faster way to get a hot cup of coffee than popping one into a Keurig machine, pressing a button and having a few ounces drip out into a mug.


  14. 13 Breathtaking Photos That Show Parents What Happens When You Slow DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Switched

    Unfortunately, this isn't a realistic routine for many parents. Between shuttling kids to various schools and activities, running a household and, you know, earning a living to afford these things, parents today have plenty of distractions.


  15. Here's How To Get Dangerous Older Drivers Off The RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Switched

    More than 25 years ago, Katherine Freund's life changed course in the blink of an eye. An 84-year-old driver struck and seriously injured her toddler son; the driver kept going and later said he mistook the little boy for a dog.


  16. This Critical Step Could Keep Homeless People With Mental Illness Off The StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Switched

    It's becoming more and more clear: Providing homeless people with housing first and foremost is vital in getting them off the streets for good. A new study that examined nearly 1,200 homeless individuals who have a mental illness in Canada is building on evidence that the "housing first" model is more successful in combating the issue than other methods.


  17. 8 Smart Ideas People Have Had About Aging In PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Switched

    Baby boomers have long proclaimed their desire to stay in their homes post-retirement, a practice known as aging in place . They want to stay in the communities where they have friends, know their way around and have a support network.


  18. Woman In Wheelchair Shovels The Snow And Blows Us AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Switched

    From her motorized wheelchair, Crystal Evans of Braintree has shoveled snow for more than 100 hours since January, WCVB reported . Holding the shovel between her footrests, she becomes a human snowplow -- and inspires others to pitch in.


  19. Homeless Man Helps Push Cars Up Hill In Snow Storm, Internet Rewards Him For Kind ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Switched

    After snow snarled a Colorado commute, a homeless man's kind acts were caught on camera. Now, he's receiving an outpouring of generosity in return.


  20. Sea Levels Along The Northeast Rose Almost 4 Inches In Just 2 Years: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Switched

    Sea Levels along the U.S. Northeast rose nearly 4 inches in two years, according to a new study. Sea levels across the Northeast coast of the United States rose nearly 3.9 inches between 2009 and 2010, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Arizona and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


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