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  1. Plan to curb panhandling takes people from begging to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | SFGate

    In this Wednesday, May 10, 2017 photo D. Rogers, a homeless man, panhandles for change in Portland, Maine. The city recently began a program to offer day jobs cleaning up parks and other light labor jobs to panhandlers for $10.68 an hour.

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  2. New rules for lobstering in southern New England up for voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | SFGate

    In this May 2, 2016 file photo, lobsterman Richard Sawyer, Jr., heads home after a disappointing day of fishing off Groton, Conn. New restrictions on lobster fishing are up for a vote as regulators try to slow the loss of the valuable crustaceans from southern New England waters.

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  3. Scientists investigate large number of humpback whale deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | SFGate

    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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  4. Presidential order creates confusion about Maine monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | SFGate

    In this Aug. 4, 2015 photo, Lucas St. Clair, son of Burt's Bees founder Roxanne Quimby, poses on land proposed for a national park in Penobscot County, Maine. Mount Katahdin, the state's highest peak, can be seen in the background as a rainstorm passes through Baxter State Park.

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  5. Monument backer: LePage should visit land before criticizingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | SFGate

    In this Aug. 4, 2015 photo, Lucas St. Clair, son of Burt's Bees founder Roxanne Quimby, poses on land proposed for a national park in Penobscot County, Maine. Mount Katahdin, the state's highest peak, can be seen in the background as a rainstorm passes through Baxter State Park.

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

    Apr 23, 2017 | SFGate

    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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  7. Report: Students at for-profit schools carry heavier debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | SFGate

    A student leaves a building at the not-for-profit Kennebec Valley Community College, Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Fairfield, Maine. A new report shows that students at for-profit colleges in Maine carry much heavier debt loads than those at public and private non-profit colleges in the state.

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  8. Vinyl music gives record stores a boost in a digital worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | SFGate

    In this April 19, 2012 file photo, Chris Bown poses in Scarborough, Maine, with a copy of The Knack's "Live in Los Angeles 1978." Brown from Maine-based Bull Moose music hatched the idea for Record Store Day, the annual event to celebrate local record stores.

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

    Apr 16, 2017 | SFGate

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

    Apr 13, 2017 | SFGate

    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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  11. Sanders: Trump will be a one-term presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | SFGate

    Promising to "expose the Republican Party for what it is," Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders predicted Wednesday that President Donald Trump would be a one-term president as the liberal icon prepared to launch a nationwide tour to rally Democrats . "In terms of the first three months in office, Donald Trump is the least popular president in the history of polling," Sanders told The Associated Press .

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  12. The wisest old owl has nothing on this senior citizen eagleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | SFGate

    This Tuesday, April 11, 2017 photo provided by Avian Haven shows a bald eagle at the Avian Haven bird rehabilitation center in Freedom, Maine, that was rescued near the border of Maine and Canada. The bird, nicknamed the "Old Man," was tagged nearly 34 years ago, in June 1983, and is believed to be the oldest of its kind ever documented in the wild in Maine.

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  13. Republican US Sen. Collins considering Maine governor bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | SFGate

    In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Collins said on Tuesday, April 11 she's weighing a run for governor and it's a "hard decision" because it would mean giving up 20 years of seniority earned in the Senate.

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

    Mar 24, 2017 | SFGate

    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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  15. Parents empowered by Supreme Court ruling in special ed caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | SFGate

    In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, Chief Justice John Roberts speaks in Lexington, Ky. A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, bolstered the rights of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards.

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  16. Northeast digs out from March snowstorm as ski areas revelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | SFGate

    Portland, Maine, firefighters Andrew Johnston , Lt. Don Brown and David Young dig out one of the many fire hydrants that were buried by snowplows clearing roads and sidewalks.

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  17. No recall for AA uniforms that cause headaches, itchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | SFGate

    American Airlines attendants say that their new uniforms give them rashes, headaches, respiratory problems, swollen faces and tormenting itches, but the airline won't issue the total recall on the clothing that their union is demanding. "That can't be the answer," American CEO Doug Parker said in a two-minute video of the chat that the Chicago Business Journal obtained.

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

    Mar 9, 2017 | SFGate

    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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  19. Republicans in Maine, Utah want Trump to undo monumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | SFGate

    In this March 14, 2011, file photo, Roxanne Quimby, the founder of Burt's Bees, poses next to white pine in Portland, Maine. Maine Gov. Paul LePage has asked Republican President Donald Trump to undo Democratic former President Barack Obama's designation of a national monument and give back the land that was donated for it.

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

    Feb 25, 2017 | SFGate

    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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