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Grappling with the coronavirus
How is the coronavirus affecting you?
Are you suddenly out of work? How is your child’s remote education going? Are you struggling with isolation? Has getting a home repair become a challenge? Are you having trouble buying essentials? We want to hear how Mainers are coping. Email us at [email protected]. Please include your name, town and phone number so a reporter can contact you.
America in turmoil
  • Barack Obama
    Nation & World
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    Obama holds virtual town hall as nation confronts historic crises

    The pandemic and protests over race and police brutality have exposed deep racial and socioeconomic inequalities in America and reshaped the November election.

  • Schools and Education
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    Portland charter school grapples with cuts in anticipation of state revenue losses

    After community opposition to an approved budget that called for eliminating 4 teaching positions, the school board moved Tuesday to open discussions with the teachers' union.

  • Business
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    As hurricane season begins, state regulator urges Mainers to buy flood insurance

    Maine Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa said scientists are predicting an increase in the number and severity of hurricanes and major storms this year.

  • Business
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    Marine engineering firm expands to Portland waterfront

    Navatek, a global marine systems engineering firm, has moved into 4,800 square feet of new laboratory and shop space on West Commercial Street.

  • Business
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    The Wrap: Portland: Miller Brothers Seafood closes

    Pedro O'Hara's in Brunswick also shutters, while Rosemont Brighton Avenue reopens.

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    Maine Voices
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    The question white parents don't face – ‘Why do they hate us?’

    George Floyd’s murder traumatized my daughter. White Americans should stop ignoring the racist acts and attitudes that helped lead to it.

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