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Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians

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Lobster forecast causes concern, not panic, for Maine’s industry

Lobstermen and dealers see a need to plan for a smaller catch in several years, but say the change may raise their prices.

11:14 AM

Yankees pitcher ejected for pine tar: ‘It won’t happen again’

Less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, Michael Pineda apologize.

Red Sox win 5-1 after Yankees pitcher ejected for pine tar

12:18 AM

Vintage Volkswagen bus restorer on a roll in Harpswell Several photos included in this story

FAS Inc. is expanding as the number of ‘hippie vans’ dwindles.

1:00 AM

Our View: Food hubs would link Maine’s small farms to new markets

Lawmakers should override Gov. LePage’s veto of a bill to make it easier to distribute local products.

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This Week in Go

Goodwill's Little Black Dress Event / Blue Wrap Project fashion show / Music by Rodrigo Y Gabriela at the State / Saying goodbye to Slainte / Sandra Bernhard at Jonathan's / Science fever at Space Gallery / At the Farnsworth: 'The Wyeths, Maine and the Sea'

10 Little Black Dresses for under $15, Goodwill’s Little Black Dress event
Blue Wrap Project turns scratchy hospital robes into gorgeous gowns

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9:34 AM

Maine seeks whistleblower’s health files in document-shredding case

A judge limits the request. Her lawyer says it’s likely an attempt to portray the Maine CDC employee as unstable.
Maine agency reviewing contradictions in document-shredding testimony

11:16 AM

Two teens arrested, 9 summonsed after Westbrook drinking party

Police say they continue to investigate the Tuesday night party, which also could lead to student athlete suspensions by Westbrook High School officials.
Westbrook High investigates students after underage drinking party

Portland man contracted rat-bite fever from Petco rodent, lawsuit says

Dominic Profenno Jr. claims in a lawsuit Portland that he was bitten twice by an infected rat purchased from the chain’s South Portland store.

9:58 AM

Maine town evicting residents of trailers because of sewage issue

Several photos included in this story They will not be allowed to return to their homes until a sewage pumping station on the property is fixed.

Construction of climbing wall begins at expanding Portland park

The Nason’s Corner Park, which will include a large new $600,000 playground, is seven years in the making.

7:09 AM

Maine spectator sues over racetrack injuries

The man was one of five hurt in 2010 when the track starting gate failed to retract rapidly enough.

8:28 AM

Route 1 viaduct gets $14 million for makeover

Work on the deteriorating structure, which carries traffic in Bath to the Sagadahoc bridge, is set for 2016.

Ospreys return to Maine nest; webcam lets you watch up-close

Lifetime partners 'Steve' and 'Rachel' have returned to their nest on Hog Island in Bremen as they prepare for breeding season. Watch them on Explore.org's webcam.

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Maine judge rejects plea deal, citing ‘misery’ of drug trade

An Augusta woman is sentenced to nine months behind bars after pleading guilty to two counts of trafficking in cocaine.

Waterville group throws sonnet party for Shakespeare's 450th birthday

Admirers of Shakespeare dressed in Elizabethan garb stage a sonnet-reading party to honor the great playwright.

Former Augusta ER doctor loses appeal to Maine Supreme Court

A Richmond woman’s claim that her civil rights were violated now moves forward in Kennebec County.

Parties try new strategies in battle over idled Maine paper mill

Cate Street Capital and Brookfield Renewable turn to new public relations approaches to express their positions on the Great Northern Paper mill in Millinocket.

Legislation would give nursing homes $14 million boost

The two bills approved by the Democratic-led Legislature await Gov. LePage’s signature.

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Sports from the Press Herald

Yankees pitcher ejected for pine tar: ‘It won’t happen again’

Less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, Michael Pineda apologize.

Opinion

Our View: Food hubs would link Maine’s small farms to new markets

Lawmakers should override Gov. LePage’s veto of a bill to make it easier to distribute local products.

Nation & World

Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians

Israel is furious over Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ decision to form a unity government with the rival Hamas movement after a seven-year rift.

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