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

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

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

    18 hrs ago | SFGate

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

    Friday | SFGate

    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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  4. FILE - In this April 10, 2008 file photo, the blowhole of a North...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 18 | SFGate

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

    Sunday Jul 15 | SFGate

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

    Friday Jul 13 | SFGate

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

    Friday Jul 13 | SFGate

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

    Thursday Jun 28 | SFGate

    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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  9. Maine will issue gender-neutral driver licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | SFGate

    In this photo released by the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles, shows the option of a gender-neutral designation on a driver's license. The agency announced the new policy on Monday, June 11, 2018.

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  10. How to slow an invasive species? Turn it into gourmet foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | SFGate

    Jamie Bassett, a crabber from Chatham, Mass., gives presentation on culinary uses for the green crabs, at a conference, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Portland, Maine. Food scientists have gathered to find a way to monetize invasive green crabs, which are a major pest in shellfish harvesting communities.

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  11. A storybook ending? Rescued writer gets the girl, sets sailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | SFGate

    In this undated handout photo Michael Hurley poses with his fiancA e Jill Gormley. Hurley was rescued from his storm-battered sailboat by the Maine Maritime Academy training ship in 2015.

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  12. Conservation groups' pact will help save Atlantic salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | SFGate

    In this Oct. 12, 2008 file photo, farm-raised Atlantic salmon move across a conveyor belt as they are brought aboard a harvesting boat near Eastport, Maine. Two conservation groups say a deal has been struck with commercial fishermen in Greenland and the Faroe Islands to protect thousands of vulnerable Atlantic salmon.

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  13. Latest: Starbucks starts closing for anti-bias trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | SFGate

    People walk along 18th Street past a closed Starbucks Coffee shop, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in Philadelphia. After the arrests of two black men, Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, at this location, Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is taking to try to restore its tarnished image as a hangout where all are welcome.

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  14. Latest: Chairman: Starbucks still aims to be gathering placeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | SFGate

    In this April 15, 2018, file photo, demonstrators protest outside the Starbucks cafe in Philadelphia where two black men were arrested three days earlier for waiting inside without ordering anything. On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the company plans to close more than 8,000 stores nationwide to conduct anti-bias training, a move intended to show how serious the company is about living up to its now tarnished image as a neighborhood hangout where all are welcome.

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  15. Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores for anti-bias trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | SFGate

    In this April 15, 2018, file photo, demonstrators protest outside the Starbucks cafe in Philadelphia where two black men were arrested three days earlier for waiting inside without ordering anything. On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the company plans to close more than 8,000 stores nationwide to conduct anti-bias training, a move intended to show how serious the company is about living up to its now tarnished image as a neighborhood hangout where all are welcome.

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  16. 10 Things to Know for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | SFGate

    Mamoudou Gassama, 22, from Mali, is pictured during a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron at the presidential Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday, May, 28, 2018. Mamoudou Gassama living illegally in France is being honored by Macron for scaling an apartment building over the weekend to save a 4-year-old child dangling from a fifth-floor balcony.

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  17. Starbucks training a first step, experts say, in facing biasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | SFGate

    In this April 15, 2018, file photo, demonstrators protest outside the Starbucks cafe in Philadelphia where two black men were arrested three days earlier for waiting inside without ordering anything. On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the company plans to close more than 8,000 stores nationwide to conduct anti-bias training, a move intended to show how serious the company is about living up to its now tarnished image as a neighborhood hangout where all are welcome.

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  18. Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100KRead the original story

    May 26, 2018 | SFGate

    This undated photo provided by Daniel Buck Auctions, of Lisbon Falls, Maine, shows a portion of a pair of 125-year-old Levi Strauss & Co., denim blue jeans that sold for nearly $100,000 this in May 2018 to a buyer in Asia. The jeans were purchased in 1893 by a store keeper in the Arizona Territory and were in pristine condition because they were worn only a few times.

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  19. Robert Indiana's home, studio to be transformed into museumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | SFGate

    In this Sept. 13, 2014, file photo, fans gather outside "Star of Hope" the residence of artist Robert Indiana on Vinalhaven Island, Maine.

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  20. Lucrative baby eel fishery shut down over illegal salesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | SFGate

    In this May 25, 2017, file photo, baby eels swim in a plastic bag after being caught near Brewer, Maine. The Maine Department of Marine Resources said it is shutting down the fishery on Thursday, May 24, 2018, two weeks ahead of schedule, due to concerns about illegal sales.

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