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  1. Coast teacher one of 15 in nation honored for making a differenceRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2017 | Sunherald.com

    A Moss Point teacher, who has overcome financial barriers and built a high-tech robotics engineering program for his students, was surprised Tuesday to learn he has been named a national award winner. Moss Point Career and Technical Education Center robotics and engineering teacher Billy Carroll is one of only 15 LifeChanger of the Year award winners out of 750 nominees from across the country.


  2. The next time they ask for cash on the corner, they might be offered a job insteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Sunherald.com

    Next month, when a panhandler in Portland, Maine asks for some cash, the city hopes it might be able to offer work instead. A new 36-week proposed program in Maine's largest city, scheduled to start in April, would begin offering people a chance to work instead of begging for cash, in an initiative that city officials hope might make more resources available to the city's poor.


  3. A deep freeze to start the New Year? Warm weather in the Arctic could be to blameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    Theo Bradeen, 5, of reacts to the cold as he disembarks from a ferry after a ride from his home on Peaks Island to Portland, Maine, on Dec. 16. The temperature in Portland dropped to minus-2 degrees Fahrehnheit with a wind chill of minus-25. A winter storm on Thursday droped more than 2 feet of snow in parts of northern New England.


  4. If it looks like a tree, walks like a tree, talks like a tree, ita s getting arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    It's unclear what prompts a person to wake up one morning and decide to dress as a tree and block traffic. But that's exactly what 30-year-old Asher Woodworth did in Portland, Maine on Monday, according to the Portland Press Herald.


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