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Pope remembers the downtrodden

The selection of subjects on Good Friday reflects the pope’s resolve to focus the church on those who suffer.

Atheists gather on Easter weekend

The American Atheists are meeting in the Utah home of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Marijuana trade show opens in Bangor Saturday

Organizers say it will include workshops, vendors, performances and a smoking tent outside the facility for qualified users.

Vermont goat project links immigrants, farmers

New Americans look for meat they are used to eating in their home countries, and goat dairy farmers find a market for male kids.

Chris Brown assault trial begins Monday

If convicted he could face jail time as a result of an earlier case from California.

Prince reaches agreement with Warner Bros.

Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records.

Reality show looks for a few good Mainers to build ‘Utopia’

Based on a show from the Netherlands, the series will task 15 people with creating a community from scratch.

Jon Imber, renowned painter and Maine resident, dies at 63

After his diagnosis of ALS in 2012, Imber continued to paint, defying the limits of his disease.

Widow of horror writer Hautala upset after library declines archives

She says the papers of the best-selling author belong in his hometown of Westbrook.

Bill Nemitz: Holy Thursday brings foot washing to Portland's Monument Square

Clergy from area churches perform a foot washing to kick off arguably the most sacred four days on the Christian calendar.


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