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  1. Scientists to review large number of humpback whale deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | News Times

    This April 24, 2017 photo provided by MERR Institute, Inc. shows a dead humpback whale at Port Mahon, Del. Federal officials said humpback whales have been dying in unusually large numbers along the Atlantic Coast.

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  2. Study: Whale and boat collisions may be more commonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | News Times

    In this undated photo provided by the Whale and Dolphin Conservation a humpback whale bears injuries and wounds consistent with vessel strikes. A new study in the journal Marine Mammal Science said whale ship strikes might be more common than previously suspected sighting almost 15 percent of humpback whales are injured by ships strikes.

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  3. Bernie Sanders kicks off cross-country tour, wants changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | News Times

    In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks at a rally on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  4. 10 Things to Know for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | News Times

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center right, waves to supporters as he leaves a polling station in Istanbul, on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Turkish voters were casting their ballots Sunday in a historic referendum on whether to approve constitutional reforms that would greatly expand the powers of Erdogan.

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  5. Seafood joins fair trade revolution, a scallop at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | News Times

    In this undated photo provided by Christopher Cary, Rick Elliott of Bristol Seafood in Portland, Maine, examines a bag of scallops at auction in New Bedford, Mass. Fair trade certification status is now gaining in prominence with seafood in the U.S., where interest is growing in the story behind the fish and shellfish people consume.

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  6. After witness recants, man jailed for 27 years gets releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | News Times

    Tony Sanborn becomes emotional during a hearing at Cumberland County Courthouse in Portland, Maine, Thursday, April 13, 2017. The judge has set bail for Sanborn, who has spent nearly 30 years in prison for a 1989 murder and whose guilt has been called into question by new evidence.

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  7. Maine's cod fishermen have worst year in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | News Times

    In this May 1, 2006 file photo, freshly caught cod are stacked on ice waiting for shipment at a fish processing plant in Portland, Maine. State data released in March 2017 show that 2016 was the worst year for the commercial catch of cod in the history of Maine.

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  8. 'Fat bikes' allow cyclists to conquer winter snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | News Times

    In this Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 photo a fat tire bicyclist rides on a cross country ski trail during a race at the Sugarloaf ski resort in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. Gone are the days when cyclists had to hang up their bikes the winter.

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  9. Maine's largest city considers giving jobs to panhandlersRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2017 | News Times

    Residents clear snow from their driveways in Maine, Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, after 5-6 inches of wet, heavy snow fell overnight. Residents clear snow from their driveways in Maine, Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, after 5-6 inches of wet, heavy snow fell overnight.

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  10. Maine's smelts, sought by ice fishermen, have strong winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | News Times

    In this Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, fisherman Tom Cowper of Peabody, Mass., walks from his ice fishing shack at Jim Worthing's Smelt Camp on the Kennebec, River in Pittston, Maine. Fishermen and state regulators said the population of smelt appears to have made a comeback in 2017 after a down year in which few of them were caught.

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  11. Republican US senator: I'm open to subpoena of Trump's taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | News Times

    In this Feb. 7, 2017, file photo, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, center, arrives at the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington. Collins said Wednesday, Feb. 22, that she's open to using a subpoena to investigate Republican President Donald Trump's tax returns for potential connections to Russia.

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  12. Northeast digging out from latest blast of winter weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | News Times

    Earl Pollock digs out his mailbox after a blizzard, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Freeport, Maine. A fluffy snow up to two-feet deep blanketed parts of the Northeast, just days after the biggest storm of the season dumped up to 19 inches of snow on the region.

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  13. Todd Fike, crosses the street during a snowstorm, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Framingham, Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | News Times

    Carina Stack, 6, jumps from a snow bank while enjoying a snowstorm, Thursday, Feb 9, 2017, in Portland, Maine. The Northeast is experiencing a major winter storm with high winds that could dump a foot or more of snow on parts of New England.

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  14. US: Oceanic whitetip shark warrants 'threatened' listingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | News Times

    In this June 21, 2008, photo provided by the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, a whitetip shark swims off Cat Island in the Bahamas. The National Marine Fisheries Service said in December 2016 that the sharks are likely to become endangered.

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  15. Comedian Bob Marley will perform at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Friday, Jan. 27.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | News Times

    The audience will be safe when comedian Bob Marley performs at Foxwoods. Marley said he doesn't pick on the people who come to his shows and he keeps his humor in the PG-13 realm.

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  16. What mackerel and a volcano can tell us about climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | News Times

    In this 1891 photo released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Penobscot Bay fishermen clean mackerel near their saltwater farm off the Maine coast. Scientists with the University of Massachusetts and other institutions made the findings while conducting research about a long-ago climate calamity in New England that was caused by the eruption of Mount Tambora in Indonesia in 1815.

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  17. Governor says there's less of him to hate: He lost 50 poundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | News Times

    In this Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 file photo Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage, right, and House Speaker Sara Gideon, D-Freeport, attend the Electoral College vote at the State House in Augusta, Maine. LePage says he had weight loss surgery and jokes that now "there's 50 less pounds of me to hate."

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  18. Lobster prices high as catch drops and China imports climbRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | News Times

    In this June 20, 2014, file photo, lobsters are processed at the Sea Hag Seafood plant in St. George, Maine. Lobster lovers are shelling out even more in January 2017 for the cherished crustaceans because of a lack of catch off of New England and Canada and heavy exports to China.

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  19. US issuing new rules to curb illegal fishing, seafood fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | News Times

    In this June 18, 2015 file photo, an ahi tuna sits packed in ice waiting to be auctioned at the United Fishing Agency in Honolulu. The Obama administration is issuing new rules it says will crack down on illegal fishing and seafood fraud by preventing unverifiable fish products from entering the U.S. market.

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  20. Man wins OK to wear goat horns in driver's license photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | News Times

    This Dec. 7, 2016, photo provided by Phelan Moonsong shows a portrait of himself in Portland, Maine. Moonsong, an ordained Pagan priest, finally has gotten the OK to sport goat horns in his Maine driver's license photo.

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