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  1. The Latest: National Grid says top priority to restore powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | The Republic

    PORTLAND, Maine - The Latest on a powerful storm that cut power to more than 1.5 million customers in the Northeast : Rhode Island's main electric utility says its top priority is to restore power to the nearly 35,000 homes and businesses in the state that still lack electricity after some state officials criticized its response as too slow. National Grid Rhode Island spokesman Ted Kresse said Wednesday that the utility has restored power to more than 120,000 residential and business customers since the storm, which hit Sunday and Monday and knocked out power to 154,000 customers in the state.

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  2. The Latest: Power being restored after Northeast stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | The Republic

    PORTLAND, Maine - The Latest on a severe storm in the Northeast that brought hurricane-force wind gusts and torrential rain : Power is slowly being restored to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in New England, one day after a powerful storm downed numerous trees and power lines and flooded roads. The lack of power Tuesday forced dozens of school districts across the region to cancel classes for a second consecutive day, while many towns postponed trick-or-treating until the weekend.

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  3. A Trump-like Caesar assassinated on NYC stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The Republic

    He looks like Donald Trump, with his fluffy hair, dark suit and tie hanging below the belt. He moves like Trump.

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  4. Sporty hijabs encourage Muslim girls to hit field of playRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Republic

    Muslim student athletes at one U.S. high school no longer have to be slowed down by worries that their headscarves might fall off. Deering High School in Portland, Maine, is providing sport hijabs with the goal of making Muslim girls comfortable - and boosting their participation in sports.

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  5. Jeanne BerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Republic

    She is survived by her sons, Gordon M. Berry Jr., Eric L. Berry and Daniel D. Berry; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren, Coleman, Alanna, Daniel, Zoey and Killian. Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at Voss and Sons Funeral Service with the Rev.

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

    Apr 16, 2017 | The Republic

    Fair trade certification status, which is conferred by independent groups to denote environmental sustainability and fair working conditions, has been around for years. But it's just now on the rise among seafood products in the U.S., where consumer interest in the story behind the fish and shellfish they eat is growing.

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