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  • Health care
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    Reported cases of Lyme disease show dramatic drop in Maine

    Three hot, dry summers in a row may have had a cumulative effect on the mobility of deer ticks, say researchers.

  • Cops & Courts
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    Ex-Maine lawmaker convicted of stealing $3 million from widows he ‘groomed for years’

    Robert Kenneth Lindell is found guilty on 15 counts of securities fraud in what authorities call one of Maine's worst cases of elder financial abuse.

  • Politics
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    LePage says he may run against Mills in 4 years if she doesn’t expand Medicaid ‘sustainably’

    A spokesman for the governor-elect insists it will be sustainable and says 'the people of Maine have spoken.'

  • Nation & World
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    Wildfires’ death toll rises as search goes on for the missing and dead

    Survivors talk about loves ones they've lost while more search-and-rescue workers are called in to scorched parts of California.

  • Local Elections
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    Joey Brunelle drops request for recount in Portland City Council race

    The city assures him the vote counting was accurate despite some questionable turnout numbers, and says it would cost the candidate as much as $7,500 to move forward with a recount.

  • Local & State
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    Kennebunk school cancels Thanksgiving dinner over fear of whooping cough

    The Middle School of the Kennebunks instead plans a Welcome Spring Luncheon in March.

  • Food
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    This Thanksgiving, give thanks for family, home, health and – mashed potatoes?

    Green Thumb Farms in Fryeburg is selling its coveted Cold River Gold to consumers for the first time.

  • Editorials
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    Our View: Dentists sound alarm on our broken system

    Treating dental care as an optional benefit ignores its importance to our health.

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