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  • Cops & Courts
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    Portland man charged with murder waives jury trial

    Mark Cardilli, who says he acted in self-defense when he shot and killed Isahak Muse, will go to trial in front of a judge.

  • Local Elections
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    Business group accuses Portland mayor of misleading supporters by saying he was ‘heckled’

    Ethan Strimling said in a fundraising email that business leaders ‘heckled’ him for saying he'd propose a $15 minimum wage, but the local chamber of commerce calls that a ‘flat-out misrepresentation.’

  • Business
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    EPA rejects South Portland’s arguments, sticks with original penalties against tank farm owner

    The federal agency says city officials knew about its testing and enforcement actions long before it filed a lawsuit against Global Partners LP in March.

  • Cops & Courts
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    Portland police identify ‘person of interest’ in indecent exposure incidents

    Police in Portland are working with their counterparts in Gorham, Sanford and Scarborough on incidents involving lewd conduct by a man.

  • Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Steny Hoyer
    Nation & World
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    Trump dismisses Kurds as ‘no angels,’ and Democrats walk out of meeting with him

    The House votes overwhelmingly to denounce the U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria as Russia steps up to fill the void and Turkey presses an offensive there.

  • Local & State
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    Portland advances proposal to expand ranked-choice voting in city elections

    The proposal will go to the full City Council for a hearing next month and could appear on the citywide ballot in March.

  • Schools and Education
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    ACLU sues to block suspension of Cape student at center of sexual assault controversy

    Aela Mansmann was suspended after school officials said she violated the district's bullying policy by posting a note in a bathroom saying ‘there's a rapist in the school.’ The ACLU says her free speech rights were violated.

  • Maine Voices
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    Colombian-American finds cultural home in Portland

    In a small city where less than 4 percent of the population identifies as Hispanic, a restaurant becomes far more than just a place to eat.

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