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  1. Good Samaritan driver revives squirrel after car scareRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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

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  2. US fishermen lose quota in new fishing pact with CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    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. American fishermen are slated to lose thousands of pounds of valuable fishing quota under a new catch share agreement with Canada for the 2019 fishing year, that was approved in September.

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  3. Talks continue on Kavanaugh accuser's Thursday hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Talks are set to continue on tentative agreement for a Thursday hearing for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, to tell the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegation that the Supreme Court nominee sexually assaulted her decades ago. Lawyers for Ford and bipartisan representatives of the committee came to the tentative agreement after a short but productive phone call late Saturday.

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

    Sep 19, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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

    Sep 16, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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

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

    Sep 3, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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

    Sep 3, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    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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  8. Waters off New England in midst of record year for warmthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, a lobster fishing boat heads out to sea at sunrise off shore from Portland, Maine.

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

    Aug 28, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    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. And this year's derby is different than many in the past - there are far more tuna.

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

    Aug 6, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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

    Jul 24, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    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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  12. Activist to star as TV's first transgender superheroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Sunday, June 26, 2016 photo Nicole Maines poses at her home in Portland, Maine. Maines, a transgender activist who won a discrimination lawsuit after her school refused to let her use the girls' bathroom will be TV's first transgender superhero.

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

    Jul 22, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    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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  14. Democratic socialism surging in the age of TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Zak Ringelstein, center, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Maine, talks with a passerby while climbing the stairs inside City Hall to attend a meeting of the Southern Maine Democratic Socialists of America in Portland, Maine, Monday, July 16, 2018. On the ground in dozens of states, there is new evidence that democratic socialism is taking hold as a significant force in Democratic politics.

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  15. Pop artist Robert Indiana's cause of death 'undetermined'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Sept. 24, 2013, file photo, artist Robert Indiana, known for his LOVE artwork, poses in front of that painting at New York's Whitney Museum of American Art.

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  16. Study: Blowhole spray can provide fast data on whale healthRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this April 10, 2008 file photo, the blowhole of a North Atlantic right whale is seen from the research vessel Shearwater's upper deck as the whale moves away from the boat off shore from Provincetown, Mass., in Cape Cod Bay. A new study published Tuesday, July 17, 2018, indicates that under the right conditions scientists can quickly obtain hormonal data by collecting the spray from whales' blowholes at sea.

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  17. Rapper buys every seat in house, takes strangers to moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Rory Ferreira, who goes by the stage name Milo, bought all 129 seats to the 4:20 p.m. showing of the movie "Sorry to Bother You" at the Nickelodeon in Portland, Maine, on Saturday. The Portland Press Herald reports employees told patrons they could see a movie for free as they arrived at the theater.

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  18. The Latest: 2 women protesting attorney general are arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    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 All told, about 200 people gathered outside offices that house the U.S. attorney's office on Friday.

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

    Jul 13, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    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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  20. China tariffs could hurt remaining US shark fin businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Jan. 3, 2013 file photo, a worker collects pieces of shark fins dried on the rooftop of a factory building in Hong Kong. A new set of Chinese tariffs on U.S. seafood includes products made from shark fins.

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