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  1. Ellen Helps Pay Off Muslim Refugee's Student DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Switched

    When Ekhlas Ahmed, a refugee from Darfur, Sudan , first came to the United States, she didn't speak a word of English. After getting off at the wrong bus stop on her first day of school and wandering around lost for eight hours, the young girl promised herself that she would master her new language.

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  2. People Show Their Love For The EPA With Thousands Of ValentinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Switched

    On Thursday, environmental group Stand.earth encouraged the public to send e-Valentines to EPA staffers as a show of support in these trying times for the agency. "Times are real tough at the Environmental Protection Agency right now," Stand.earth wrote.

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  3. World's Saddest Trump Rally Draws Just 8 SupportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Switched

    A rally in support of President Donald Trump and his immigration ban in Portland, Maine on Saturday is drawing attention on social media for all the wrong reasons: only a handful of people showed up, according to footage from local CBS station WGME. "I'm just kind of letting you know there's another side to the story ," Trump supporter Doug Prevost told the station.

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  4. Newspaper's Debate Party To Have Therapy Kittens Because Please Hold UsRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Switched

    A local news organization in Portland, Maine is hosting a watch party for the presidential debate next week, with some very special guests in attendance. Nine therapy kittens will be on-hand for debate watchers who need "to take a break from the political slugfest," the Bangor Daily News explains on the event's Facebook page.

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  5. 1 In 5 U.S. Households With Kids Don't Have Enough To Eat: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Switched

    MARCH 01: One-year-old Jaeliece Ortiz enjoys some of the food her mother just brought home after shopping with her SNAP card. Hunger among families in the United States has dropped since the recession, but the number of struggling households remains troublingly high, a new report concludes.

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  6. HUFFPOLLSTER: This Is When The Polls Start MatteringRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Switched

    Donald Trump holds up a CNN poll as he talks about his poll numbers at a rally in Portland, Maine. Historical precedent suggests that the current polling has predictive power.

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  7. Trump Repeats His Lie That He Watched A Video Of Money Landing In IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Switched

    Donald Trump on Thursday repeated his false claim that he had watched a video of money being unloaded from a plane at an airport in Iran - after his campaign acknowledged that such footage doesn't exist. "It was interesting because a tape was made, you saw that? With the airplane coming in?" Trump asked the crowd at a rally in Portland, Maine.

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  8. Protesters Ejected From Donald Trump Rally After Holding Up Pocket ConstitutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Switched

    Several protesters were thrown out of a Donald Trump rally in Portland, Maine, on Thursday after they interrupted the GOP nominee's stump speech by standing and holding up pocket-sized copies of the U.S. Constitution in the air. Protesters at @realDonaldTrump 's event in Portland, Maine stand & hold up copies of the Constitution as Trump speaks pic.twitter.com/xgsEIa7AuK Last week, Khizr Khan, the father of a slain American war hero who was Muslim, held up his own well-worn pocket Constitution on stage at the Democratic convention and lambasted Trump for his proposal to ban Muslims from the U.S. "Let me ask you, have you even read the U.S. Constitution?" he asked.

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  9. The 5 Best Last-Minute Summer GetawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Switched

    On this week's Travelogue podcast , our editors discussed their top picks for last minute trips to take in the last few weeks of summer. From Portland, Maine to Bermuda to Hong Kong, there are plenty of options near and far for a spontaneous final trip in August or September.

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  10. How Libraries -- Yes, Libraries -- Are Helping People Ditch Stuff They Don't NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Switched

    The Maine Tool Library allows subscribers to utilize any of the tools and other items in the facility's Anderson Street store room. Have you ever checked out a sewing machine from your local library? What about a guitar or a 3D printer? If you haven't, you might soon.

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