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  1. Trump escalates attacks on his attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    In this July 13, 2018 photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks in Portland, Maine. President Donald Trump is escalating his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, suggesting the embattled official should have intervened in investigations of two GOP congressmen to help Republicans in the midterms.

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  2. Conservation deal halts commercial salmon fishing in Greenland for 12 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    An Atlantic salmon leaps while swimming inside a farm pen near Eastport, Maine, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, in Eastport, Maine. A deal has been reached that will halt commercial salmon fishing in Greenland and the Faroe Islands for the next 12 years to allow adult wild Atlantic salmon to return to rivers in Canada, the United States, and Europe.

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  3. Things to know about former first lady Barbara BushRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    In a Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, file photo, former first lady Barbara Bush listens to a patient's question during a visit to the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. A family spokesman said Sunday, April 15, 2018, that the former first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health" and won't seek additional medical treatment.

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  4. Northern cod stocks show steep decline in once plentiful fishing areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    A cod that will be auctioned off sits on ice at the Portland Fish Exchange, in Portland, Maine in an Oct.29, 2015 file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Robert F. Bukaty A cod that will be auctioned off sits on ice at the Portland Fish Exchange, in Portland, Maine in an Oct.29, 2015 file photo.

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  5. Oil producer BP makes 2 exploration discoveries in North SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    BP says it has made two new oil discoveries in the North Sea, adding to hopes for a revival in the declining basin that has fueled Britain's oil and gas industry since the 1970s. The company said Wednesday that it found oil at the Capercaillie well east of Aberdeen and Achmelvich west of the Shetland Islands.

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  6. Regulators vote to protect more corals in Atlantic OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    This 2013 photo provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a coral located 165 nautical miles southeast of Cape Cod, Mass. The federal government is considering new protections for deep sea corals located off of southern New England.

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  7. A taxpayer-backed bank for pot money? Maybe in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    In this June 27, 2017, file photo, Jerred Kiloh, owner of the Higher Path medical marijuana dispensary, prepares his monthly tax payment, $40,131.88 in cash in Los Angeles. For Kiloh, the cash is a daily hassle.

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  8. Christmas tail: Europe deal could slow yuletide lobster bizRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    In this Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, file photo, live lobsters are packed and weighed for overseas shipment at the Maine Lobster Outlet in York, Maine. A trade deal between Canada and the European Union, which gets rid of tariffs on Canadian lobster exports, could have a negative affect for the U.S. at Christmastime 2017.

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  9. Someday he'll join them: Poets Society head gets tombstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    In this April 20, 2010 file photo, Walter Skold of Freeport, Maine, reads a Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem while posing in Eastern Cemetery in Portland, Maine. Skold, the founder of the Dead Poets Society of America who has visited the graves of more than 600 bards, has commissioned John Updike's son to carve his own tombstone in 2017 in Newburyport, Mass.

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  10. Probe of Ford Fusion steering wheels that may loosen, detachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    U.S. regulators are investigating complaints that steering wheels can come loose or fall off in the Ford Fusion, a midsize sedan. A person in Georgia told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that a steering wheel fell into their lap in a 2015 Fusion when turning into a gas station on Sept.

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  11. Coroner: Son of former Fox News host died of mix of drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    Investigators in Colorado say the son of former Fox News host Eric Bolling died of a mix of cocaine and the painkiller fentanyl. The Boulder County coroner's office said Thursday that 19-year-old Eric Chase Bolling had a history of drug abuse and his Sept.

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  12. New ruler: Olivia Colman to take the throne in 'The Crown'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    Actress Olivia Colman will play Queen Elizabeth II for the third and fourth seasons of the award-winning Netflix series about the British monarch's long reign. Colman won a BAFTA for playing a detective in crime series "Broadchurch" and a Golden Globe as a spy chief in "The Night Manager."

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  13. Listen to the same music as French aristocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    The French court of the 1700s defined luxury, even to this day, but a pair of local music enthusiasts are more interested in finding what type of music the upper and leisure class of the day listened to. Susan Adams and Clive Titmuss will present a program of music with the harpsichord, lute, theorbo and baroque guitar from the Court of Louis XIV, also known as the Sun King.

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  14. Passenger numbers up despite engine troubles for Nova Scotia to Maine ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    The operator of the high-speed ferry service that links Yarmouth, N.S., with Portland, Maine says it carried more than 41,000 passengers this year despite engine trouble that reduced the number of crossings. Bay Ferries says it carried 41,623 passengers in 2017, an increase over 2016 when the "Cat" carried 35,551 passengers.

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  15. Kerr's Candy defends "worst Halloween candy" with social media sassRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    Molasses Kisses Halloween candy by Kerr's Candy are shown in Toronto on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017. Kerr's Candy social media team is defending the company's Molasses Kisses treats on Twitter after a newspaper derided it as "the worst Halloween candy."

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