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  1. Diocese in Portland, Maine, settles sex abuse suit for $1.2MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, Maine, has settled a lawsuit by six men who said church leaders concealed sex abuse allegations against a former priest. More details of the $1.2 million settlement are expected to be released at a Monday morning news conference from Boston lawyer Mitchell Garabedian , who has represented dozens of sex abuse victims.

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  2. Maine's blueberries headed for big crop despite dry weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this July 30, 2015 file photo, a blueberry harvester makes its way through a field near Appleton, Maine. Maine's 2016 blueberry crop is looking at a slightly more modest year due to a dry spring.

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  3. Camp focused on Middle East peace shifts aim to divided USRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The nation's divide has become bad enough that a camp created to help Arab and Israeli teens find common ground is putting an emphasis on hatred and violence in the U.S. Officials at Seeds of Peace , a lakeside camp in the woods of Maine, thought things were bad when they made their decision to hold the special pilot program. Then came racial discord over police shootings and divisive political rhetoric.

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  4. Somalis in Maine strike back after Trump's comments at rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Merrill Auditorium, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Portland, Maine. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Merrill Auditorium, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Portland, Maine.

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  5. Trump, in rare admission, notes mistake on Iran videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Merrill Auditorium, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Portland, Maine. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Merrill Auditorium, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Portland, Maine.

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  6. The Latest: Pence brushes off GOP concerns about campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Merrill Auditorium, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Portland, Maine. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Merrill Auditorium, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Portland, Maine.

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  7. Conservationists hope to bring beloved bird backRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this July 2007 file photo, a loon with a chick on its back makes its way across Pierce Pond near North New Portland, Maine. Generations have passed since common loons could be seen throughout Massachusetts.

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  8. How millennial nostalgia fueled the success of 'Pokemon Go'Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this July 23, 2004, file photo, Pikachu is shown in a movie playing on the screen of Nintendo's Game Boy Advance in Tokyo. A survey shows about 90 percent of adults who have downloaded the new "Pokemon Go" smartphone game in 2016, which lets you find cartoon monsters in the real world, are between 18 and 34-years-old, many who are old enough to have fallen in love with Pokemon the first time around.

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  9. Senate again signs off on Sept. 25 as National Lobster DayRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    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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  10. Ski resort's chairlift fails; no skiers around, no one hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Monday, July 11, 2016 photo provided by the Sunday River ski resort, wreckage of the top unloading terminal of the resort's Spruce Peak Triple ski lift is scattered on the ground after it detached from the foundation in Newry, Maine. A resort worker first noticed it Sunday evening, and engineers are trying to determine what happened.

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  11. AP Was There: July Fourth conflagration in Portland, MaineRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this 1866 photo released by the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, destruction from a fire that swept through Portland, Maine, is visible looking west from India Street. The fire started by a boy lighting a firecracker on Fourth of July.

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  12. Dry weather bringing people, bears together in New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this June 22, 2016 photo provided by Theodore L. Hatch, a black bear rests in his backyard in Scarborough, Maine. Complaints of nuisance bears have increased this year as dry weather conditions and the early emergence of spring conspired to bring humans into more contact with black bears in New England.

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  13. Judge dismisses defamation suit targeting Maine activistRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this July 9, 2015 file photo, Michael Geilenfeld arrives to federal court in Portland, Maine. A federal judge has dismissed a defamation suit against Geilenfeld, a Maine activist who publicized sexual abuse accusations against a Haiti orphanage founder.

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  14. The view is stunning when elevator is runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this May 2007 file photo, the Penobscot Narrows Bridge dwarfs a sailboat passing underneath, in Prospect, Maine. The elevator serving the world's tallest bridge observatory has inconvenienced passengers on separate occasions by stranding them and forcing them to trudge down flights of stairs in the nine years since it opened, according to state documents.

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  15. Hiker's decision to stay put was the right one - at firstRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this July 22, 2013 photo provided by Dorothy Boynton Rust, hiker Geraldine Largay, of Brentwood, Tenn., poses at the Poplar Ridge Shelter on the Appalachian Trail in Maine. A report released Wednesday, May 25, 2016, by the Maine Warden Service said Largay, known as Inchworm, got lost after leaving the trail that day.

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  16. New Maine midwifery rules reflect licensure drive around USRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Friday, May 27, 2016 photo, Jill Breen, a midwife, examines 10-week-old Maggie Dickson while her parents Jamie and Shannon Dickson look on, at their home in Waterville, Maine. New rules will require midwives to be licensed by the state while also setting educational requirements and standards for data collection with an eye toward improving safety.

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  17. Whale-finding phone app grows in use, steering mariners awayRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this April 10, 2008 file photo, a right whale peers up from the water in Cape Cod Bay near Provincetown, Mass. A mobile phone app designed to help mariners steer clear of endangered whales is growing in popularity, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it's helping keep the giant animals alive.

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  18. East Coast's saltmarsh sparrow disappearing, scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This May 2012 photo provided by Saltmarsh Habitat and Avian Research Program shows saltmarsh sparrows in their coastal habitat. Scientists say the population of the birds, which live in coastal areas from Maine to Virginia, is declining.

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  19. Scientists: Mussels, without noses, use smell to find homesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this May 23, 2014 photo, mussels in a mussel patch are seen at Tidal Falls Preserve in Hancock, Maine. University of Maine scientists say mussels have a strong sense of odor and use it to protect themselves.

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  20. Cruise continues despite suspected norovirus outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A British cruise line says one of its ships is sailing to Canada as planned despite evidence of a possible norovirus outbreak following a visit to the United States. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it inspected the Balmoral in Baltimore last week and found 27 percent of its passengers had gotten sick since the 34-night cruise began in England on April 16. The CDC reports that 252 of the 919 passengers had fallen ill, as well as eight members of the 502-member crew.

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