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  1. Sweden not giving up fight over lobster importsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Prince George Citizen

    In this July 2007, file photo, a scientist holds a lobster underwater on Friendship Long Island, Maine. Officials with Sweden told The Associated Press in January 2017 that their country is working on a new proposal about how to deal with American lobsters that turned up in Swedish waters.

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  2. US wants to strengthen agreement to ban Arctic Ocean fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Prince George Citizen

    The United States is trying to broker an agreement between a host of nations to prohibit unregulated fishing in the international waters of the Arctic Ocean. Such an agreement would be binding and include more countries than a non-binding agreement that the U.S. entered into with Norway, Denmark, Russia and Canada last year to avoid fishing in the area.

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  3. Operator of Nova Scotia to Maine ferry carried over 35,000 passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Prince George Citizen

    The new operator of the ferry service from Yarmouth, N.S., to Portland, Maine says it carried more than 35,000 passengers in its inaugural season, which just ended. The 35,551 passengers carried by Bay Ferries' high-speed CAT ferry is about 15,000 fewer than the previous operator of the service, Nova Star Cruises, carried in 2015.

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  4. US, Canada broker agreement to share dwindling cod fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Prince George Citizen

    In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Elijah Voge-Meyers carries cod caught in the nets of a trawler off the coast of New Hampshire. The United States and Canada have brokered a deal to share what's left of the dwindling North American cod fishing business in the Atlantic next year.

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  5. Stats on drug trafficking, race don't back up Maine governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | Prince George Citizen

    In this Jan. 8, 2016, file photo, Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a news conference at the State House in Augusta, Maine. Lepage said Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, he intends to seek "spiritual guidance" in hopes of quieting a controversy he created when he left an obscene message on a Democratic lawmaker's voicemail and then said he wished he could challenge him to a duel and point a gun at him.

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  6. High speed CAT ferry helps vessel taking on water off Nova ScotiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Prince George Citizen

    The high-speed ferry that travels between Nova Scotia and Maine was diverted from its route today to help a fishing boat that was taking on water. Bay Ferries says the CAT received a distress call from Canadian authorities around 9:20 a.m. asking it to assist the fishing vessel "Tyler."

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  7. Feds to complete purchase of Maine blueberriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Prince George Citizen

    In this July 30, 2015 file photo, a blueberry harvester makes its way through a field near Appleton, Maine. The federal government is expected to complete a plan to help the state's wild blueberry industry by buying surplus berries.

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  8. CAET620-91_2013_212916_high.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Prince George Citizen

    In this undated file photo, a sternman holds a lobster caught off South Bristol, Maine. The U.S. Senate says September 25 should once again be designated as National Lobster Day in honor of New England's most celebrated crustacean.

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  9. Famed attorney F. Lee Bailey files for bankruptcy in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Prince George Citizen

    In this Oct. 3, 1995 file photo, defense attorney F. Lee Bailey, left, looks on as O.J. Simpson, center, reacts as he is found not guilty of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman, in court in Los Angeles. At right is defense attorney Johnnie Cochran Jr. Bailey has filed for bankruptcy in Maine in an effort to discharge an IRS debt of more than $5 million.

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