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  1. U.S., Canada to investigate deaths of endangered whalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Federal officials plan to provide more details on their investigation into the recent deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales. The whales are among the rarest marine mammals in the world.

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  2. Maine governor dashes off handwritten missives to criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    PORTLAND, Maine>> Gov. Paul LePage is sending handwritten missives to residents who've written to criticize him for his silence following racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. LePage responded to constituent Darcey Poulin on Aug. 16 by saying, "You must be reading the liberal press.

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  3. Struggling runner crosses finish line with competitor's helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Former University of Maine runner Jesse Orach, is helped across the finish line by fellow competitor Robert Gomez, of Windham, Maine, photo at left, and Orach collapses after reaching the finish line at the 20th Beach to Beacon 10K road race in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. PORTLAND, Maine>> A competitor who collapsed short of the finish line at Maine's Beach to Beacon 10K managed to complete the race with the help of a fellow runner.

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

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Lucas St. Clair, son of Burt's Bees founder Roxanne Quimby, poses on land in August 2015 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. Record Store Day returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Chris Brown poses with and an orange vinyl recording of "Stories for Ways and Means" and Slick Rick's "The Great Adventures of Slick Rick," a 7-inch single packaged in a board book, at Bull Moose Music in Portland, Maine on April 14. Brown, a Bull Moose employee, hatched the idea for Record Store Day that that started with 200 stores 10 years ago. About 1,600 record stores are expected to participate on Saturday.

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

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Chris Brown poses with and an orange vinyl recording of "Stories for Ways and Means" and Slick Rick's "The Great Adventures of Slick Rick," a 7-inch single packaged in a board book, at Bull Moose Music in Portland, Maine on April 14. Brown, a Bull Moose employee, hatched the idea for Record Store Day that that started with 200 stores 10 years ago. About 1,600 record stores are expected to participate on Saturday.

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  7. Bernie Sanders kicks off cross-country tour, wants changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Sen. Bernie Sanders gained roars of approval from a friendly crowd on Monday, April 17, 2017, as he called for a radical transformation of the Democratic Party into a grassroots movement founded on the tenets of his unsuccessful Democratic presidential campaign: fighting against the billionaire class and rigged economic and political systems. PORTLAND, Maine>> Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders gained roars of approval from a friendly crowd today as he called for a radical transformation of the Democratic Party into a grassroots movement founded on the tenets of his unsuccessful Democratic presidential campaign: fighting against the billionaire class and rigged economic and political systems.

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

    Apr 17, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    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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  9. Maine man jailed for 27 years is released after witness recantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    PORTLAND, Maine>> The key witness in a murder that sent a teenage boy to prison for 27 years recanted today and accused authorities of coercing her testimony. The stunning declaration led a judge to set bail in the case, drawing a gasp from the packed courtroom and sending the defendant's wife to her knees.

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

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Chief Justice John Roberts speaks in Lexington, Ky. in February. A unanimous Supreme Court today 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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  11. Lack of Oxford comma costs company millions in overtime disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Oakhurst Dairy trucks lining up in Portland, Me., in 2006. Delivery drivers distribute perishable foods, but they don't pack the boxes themselves.

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

    Mar 5, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    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. 3 comments

  13. Thorny skate will not be added to endangered species listRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a thorny skate, a bottom-dwelling fish whose habitat in the In the north Atlantic Ocean ranges from Greenland to South Carolina. PORTLAND, Maine>> The thorny skate's population may have declined, but not by enough to justify listing it under the Endangered Species Act, the federal government has ruled.

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  14. New storm wallops Northeast, where 'Stay home' is messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Ryan Jussif shoveled out a front porch and walkway in Derry, N.H. today. Another winter blast of snow and strong winds moved into the Northeast on Sunday, just days after the biggest storm of the season.

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  15. Oceanic whitetip shark warrants 'threatened' listingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    PORTLAND, Maine>> The oceanic whitetip shark's declining status in the wild warrants listing as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, an arm of the federal government has determined. The shark is found around the world, mostly in open water, and the conservation group Defenders of Wildlife called on the government to list the species.

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  16. What can mackerel and a volcano say about climate change?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In this 1891 photo released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Penobscot Bay fishermen clean mackerel near their saltwater farm off the Maine coast. Scientists with the University of Massachusetts, and other institutions, published research findings this month where they concluded the 1815 volcanic eruption of Mount Tambora in Indonesia that led to a short period of climate cooling also increased the consumption of mackerel, which were less affected than crops and other animals in New England.

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