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  • Local Elections
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    Strimling’s campaign and opponents trade ethics complaints in mayoral race

    While the complaint by the incumbent's campaign says Unite Portland failed to file disclosure reports and concealed a consultant's identity, a group opposing Ethan Strimling's re-election says his operation failed to report in-kind contributions.

  • Schools and Education
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    Report finds fault with Kennebunk High’s response to former teacher’s human rights complaint

    The 59-page report by a Boston-area law firm says officials did not take appropriate steps to investigate allegations by Rosa Slack, who filed a complaint with the Maine Human Rights Commission in 2018.

  • Local & State
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    Family and tribal members plead for posthumous pardon for Don Gellers

    The Passamaquoddy’s attorney was the victim of a state-sponsored conspiracy while doing work that led to the Indian land claims settlement act.

  • Mick Mulvaney
    Nation & World
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    Trump withheld funds to push Ukraine to investigate Bidens, says senior aide

    Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney characterizes the decision to leverage congressionally approved military aid as common practice, and tells critics to 'get over it.'

  • Arts & Entertainment
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    Maine influences shine through in new film ‘The Lighthouse’

    Starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson, the murky drama is set at a fictional Maine lighthouse in the 1890s, with dialogue and visuals heavily influenced by Maine writings, history and art. It opens nationally Friday.

  • 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.

  • Cops & Courts
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    Portland man charged with murder waives jury for trial that could be a ‘bit tricky’

    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.

  • Editorials
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    Our Endorsement: Kate Snyder is our choice for Portland mayor

    Snyder’s experience on the Portland school board during some tough budget years shows why she is best suited for the position.

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