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  1. Canadian crabs with bad attitude threaten coastal ecosystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | News Times

    This June 6, 2018, file photo shows a green crab in Portland, Maine. A University of New England researcher said green crabs migrating from Nova Scotia are ornerier and angrier than their Gulf of Maine cousins.

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  2. Huge squirrel population chomps crops, driving farmers nutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | News Times

    In this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 photo, a squirrel carries a walnut across a street in Portland, Maine.

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  3. Trump says Sessions' DOJ has placed GOP in midterm jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | News Times

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

    Monday Sep 3 | News Times

    In this Aug. 31, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump gestures while speaking at the Harris Conference Center in Charlotte, N.C. 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. Trump tweeted Monday that "investigations of two very popular Republican Congressmen were brought to a well publicized charge, just ahead of the Mid-Terms, by the Jeff Sessions Justice Department."

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  5. A controversial comeback for a highly prized tunaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | News Times

    As U.S. authorities increase fishing quotas for Atlantic tuna, the industry is rebounding but conservation groups caution more fishing now could have long-term implications. SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - On a drizzling summer afternoon in South Portland, marine biologist Walt Golet is helping attach a quarter-ton Atlantic bluefin tuna to a heavy crane so it can be weighed as part of New England's premier tournament for the giant fish.

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  6. Hopping around New England: Northern states are beer havensRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | News Times

    In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, retail manager Jay Meeks holds a four-pack of Heddy Topper at The Alchemist brewery in Stowe, Vt. The woods of northern New England are luring beer tourists.

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  7. Historic cod fishery had worst year in history in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | News Times

    In this April 23, 2016, file photo, cod fill a box on a trawler off the coast of Hampton Beach, N.H. One of the most historic fisheries in the country hit an all-time low last year as cod fishermen continued to struggle with choking quotas and low abundance of the fish.

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  8. Trolls and snowflakes: Once-stuffy DC embraces tough slangRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | News Times

    House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., attends a news conference following a GOP caucus meeting, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., attends a news conference following a GOP caucus meeting, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  9. All shell, no shock: Lobster prices strong, season picks upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | News Times

    IIn this Thursday, July 19, 2018 photo, a cooked lobster is served on a picnic table at McLoon's Lobster Shack in Spruce Head, Maine. New England's lobster industry faces big new challenges in selling to Europe and China, but the trouble hasn't yet caused prices to budge much for American consumers.

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  10. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions discusses opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | News Times

    Protesters expressed their displeasure with the Trump administration's policies prior to an event where Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered remarks on the opioid and fentanyl crisis, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Portland, Maine. less Protesters expressed their displeasure with the Trump administration's policies prior to an event where Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered remarks on the opioid and fentanyl crisis, Friday, July 13, 2018, ... more PORTLAND, Maine - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions put in a plug for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on Friday as he touted the role of law enforcement in reducing addiction and overdose deaths plaguing Maine and New England.

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  11. San Francisco race puts ranked-choice voting in spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | News Times

    Former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Leno pulled ahead in San Francisco's race for mayor by the slimmest of margins early Wednesday under the city's unusual voting system, although Board of Supervisors President London Breed maintained her lead in first-place votes.

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  12. A storybook ending? Rescued writer gets the girl, sets sailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | News Times

    In this undated handout photo Michael Hurley poses with his fiancee Jill Gormley. Hurley was rescued from his storm-battered sailboat by the Maine Maritime Academy training ship in 2015.

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  13. Latest: Black coffee shop owners suggest proactive approachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | News Times

    In this April 15, 2018, file photo, demonstrators protest outside the Starbucks cafe in Philadelphia where two black men were arrested three days earlier for waiting inside without ordering anything. On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the company plans to close more than 8,000 stores nationwide to conduct anti-bias training, a move intended to show how serious the company is about living up to its now tarnished image as a neighborhood hangout where all are welcome.

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  14. Maine counting eagles, which recovered from brink in stateRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | News Times

    In this May 10, 2012 file photo, A bald eagle takes flight on a rainy morning in Friendship, Maine. In March 2018, Maine wildlife officials began conducting the largest statewide survey of bald eagles in the state in several years.

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  15. Lobster prices high, but dropping as summer approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | News Times

    In this June 12, 2015, file photo, a lobster is pulled from crate in Kennebunkport, Maine. Lobster prices are high in the U.S. right now, but members of the industry expect them to come down soon as the Canadian catch creeps up and America's summer haul gets going.

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  16. What is known about former first lady Barbara Bush's healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | News Times

    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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  17. The Latest: Crews make progress reducing power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | News Times

    Crews from 3Phase Line Construction, from Chicago, work on War Trophy Lane in Aston, Pa., to try to bring back power to the residential neighborhood on Thursday, March 8, 2018. less Crews from 3Phase Line Construction, from Chicago, work on War Trophy Lane in Aston, Pa., to try to bring back power to the residential neighborhood on Thursday, March 8, 2018.

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  18. Beech booming as climate changes, and that's bad for forestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | News Times

    In a Sept. 15, 2016 photo provided by the University of Maine, Gaetan Pelletier of the Northern Hardwoods Research Institute describes diseased beech problem to members of the University of Maine Cooperative Forestry Research Unit in a stand of diseased beech in Aroostook, County.

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  19. Conditions mixed for ski industry heading into holiday weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | News Times

    In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Jason Maulucci, of the Vermont governor's office, tries a new indoor climbing facility at Jay Peak ski area in Jay, Vt. The conditions are mixed for the ski industry heading into the critical Presidents Day holiday week, traditionally one of the biggest weeks of the year for skiers.

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  20. Trump once again wants to cut energy assistance to the poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | News Times

    In this Jan. 2, 2008, file photo, heating oil is delivered to a home in Barre, Vt. The Trump administration is once again in 2018 calling for the complete elimination of low-income heating assistance, using the same arguments from the previous year.

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