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  1. APNewsBreak: Feds to complete purchase of Maine blueberriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Albany Times Union

    In this July 30, 2015 file photo, a blueberry harvester makes its way through a field near Appleton, Maine. The federal government is expected to complete a plan to help the state's wild blueberry industry by buying surplus berries.

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  2. How millennial nostalgia fueled the success of 'Pokemon Go'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Albany Times Union

    In this July 23, 2004, file photo, Pikachu is shown in a movie playing on the screen of Nintendo's Game Boy Advance in Tokyo. A survey shows about 90 percent of adults who have downloaded the new "Pokemon Go" smartphone game in 2016, which lets you find cartoon monsters in the real world, are between 18 and 34-years-old, many who are old enough to have fallen in love with Pokemon the first time around.

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  3. Ski resort's chairlift fails; no skiers around, no one hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Albany Times Union

    In this Monday, July 11, 2016 photo provided by the Sunday River ski resort, wreckage of the top unloading terminal of the resort's Spruce Peak Triple ski lift is scattered on the ground after it detached from the foundation in Newry, Maine. A resort worker first noticed it Sunday evening, and engineers are trying to determine what happened.

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  4. F. Lee Bailey, OJ Simpson's attorney, files for bankruptcyRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this Oct. 3, 1995 file photo, defense attorney F. Lee Bailey, left, looks on as O.J. Simpson, center, reacts as he is found not guilty of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman, in court in Los Angeles. At right is defense attorney Johnnie Cochran Jr. Bailey has filed for bankruptcy in Maine in an effort to discharge an IRS debt of more than $5 million.

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  5. Cafe, hotel bring Troy building restoration full circleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    Peck's Arcade owner Vic Christopher with his grandmother Mary Catanzarita as she holds a sampling the menus. Times Union archive photo Peck's Arcade owner Vic Christopher with his grandmother Mary Catanzarita as she holds a sampling the menus.

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  6. Summer price drop for live lobsters may come early this yearRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this undated file photo, a sternman holds a lobster caught off South Bristol, Maine. Live lobster prices are high in New England and beyond as fishermen eagerly await the summer arrival of the region's beloved crustaceans, which could come slightly early and send prices down.

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  7. Troy is getting a new cafe; hotel next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    Vic Christopher and Heather LaVine, who already operate Peck's Arcade, Twenty-two 2nd St. Wine Co., and Lucas Confectionery in downtown Troy, will open their latest venture, an all-day cafe, in early July. The cafe - little pecks - will connect to the two restaurants.

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  8. In this photo illustration, A cans of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    MAY 23: In this photo illustration, A cans of Budweiser, rebranded as 'America,' sit on a table, May 23, 2016, in Washington, DC. As part of an advertising campaign, cans and bottles of Budweiser will be labeled as 'America' instead of 'Budweiser' from now until the November 4th election.

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  9. The view is stunning when elevator is runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this May 2007 file photo, the Penobscot Narrows Bridge dwarfs a sailboat passing underneath, in Prospect, Maine. The elevator serving the world's tallest bridge observatory has inconvenienced passengers on separate occasions by stranding them and forcing them to trudge down flights of stairs in the nine years since it opened, according to state documents.

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  10. Dunkin' Donuts is fixing 2 of customers' biggest complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    On Friday, the coffee-and-donut chain announced it is launching a new app on June 6 that will allow loyalty-program members to order and pay via mobile, and then cut the line to pick up their items. told Business Insider.

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  11. Hiker's decision to stay put was the right one - at firstRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    Map locates area on the Appalachian Trail where a hiker went missing in 2013; 4c x 3 3/4 inches; 195.7 mm x 95 mm; Map locates area on the Appalachian Trail where a hiker went missing in 2013; 4c x 3 3/4 inches; 195.7 mm x 95 mm; PORTLAND, Maine - An Appalachian Trail hiker who died after getting lost in the woods of Maine did the right thing by setting up camp to wait for help, officials say. But the guidance evolved into a gray area, they said, after she went a week without being rescued.

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  12. Hiker's decision to stay put was the right one - at firstRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this July 22, 2013 photo provided by Dorothy Boynton Rust, hiker Geraldine Largay, of Brentwood, Tenn., poses at the Poplar Ridge Shelter on the Appalachian Trail in Maine. A report released Wednesday, May 25, 2016, by the Maine Warden Service said Largay, known as Inchworm, got lost after leaving the trail that day.

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  13. Family of lost hiker won't second-guess Maine over searchRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this July 22, 2013 photo provided by Dorothy Boynton Rust, hiker Geraldine Largay, of Brentwood, Tenn., poses at the Poplar Ridge Shelter on the Appalachian Trail in Maine. A report released Wednesday, May 25, 2016, by the Maine Warden Service said Largay, known as Inchworm, got lost after leaving the trail that day.

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  14. Whale-finding phone app grows in use, steering mariners awayRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this April 10, 2008 file photo, a right whale peers up from the water in Cape Cod Bay near Provincetown, Mass. A mobile phone app designed to help mariners steer clear of endangered whales is growing in popularity, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it's helping keep the giant animals alive.

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  15. Meteor captured on dashcam video lights up New England skyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this frame from a dashboard camera provided by the Portland Police Department, a fireball streaks across the sky early Tuesday, May 17, 2016, in Portland, Maine. The bright flash visible from several states was apparently left by a meteor burning up as it passed through the earth's atmosphere.

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  16. Scientists: Mussels, without noses, use smell to find homesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this May 23, 2014 photo, mussels in a mussel patch are seen at Tidal Falls Preserve in Hancock, Maine. University of Maine scientists say mussels have a strong sense of odor and use it to protect themselves.

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  17. Scientists: Mussels, without noses, use smell to find homesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this May 23, 2014 photo, mussels in a mussel patch are seen at Tidal Falls Preserve in Hancock, Maine. University of Maine scientists say mussels have a strong sense of odor and use it to protect themselves.

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  18. Misunderstood pollock a key to New England seafood's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this Thursday, May 5, 2016 photo an Atlantic pollock sits on ice at the Portland Fish Exchange in Portland, Maine. The Atlantic pollock has long played a role in New England's fishing industry as a cheap alternative to cod and haddock.

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  19. Undeterred by rescues, novelist ready to set sail againRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this June 13, 2015, file photo, Michael Hurley, a South Carolina author who lost his storm-battered sailboat on a failed Atlantic crossing, left, poses for a photo with Maine Maritime Academy junior Gabrielle Wells on the stern of the training vessel State of Maine, in Portland, Maine. Hurley used some experiences from his rescue last summer by a Maine Maritime Academy training ship for his new book, "The Passage."

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  20. Populations of salmon, flounder added to overfishing listRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this June 27, 2012, file photo, a Chinook salmon, second from the bottom, swims with sockeye salmon at the Bonneville Dam fish-counting window near North Bonneville, Wash., on the Columbia River. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration listed Chinook salmon and several others as being subjected to overfishing Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

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