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    Maine financial institutions lending relief to civilian federal workers who aren’t getting paid

    As the government shutdown continues, credit unions and banks are providing low-interest loans, deferments and other assistance, a 'huge relief' for their customers.

  • Varsity Maine
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    Crosstown rivals in Portland contemplate combining their football teams

    As participation drops, parents of Deering and Portland high school players will toss around the idea of unifying their teams Thursday night.

  • Politics
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    This year’s legislative session may pit Mills against her own party on taxes

    Maine's new governor has vowed not to raise taxes in her first 2-year budget proposal, but Democratic lawmakers' agenda calls for more state spending.

  • Local & State
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    Storm could bury Maine in snow but, hey, the timing could be worse

    Much of the state will get 12 to 18 inches of snow but with a holiday on Monday for most, the timing could be worse.

  • Politics
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    Strimling gets fundraising jump for re-election bid he hasn’t yet announced

    Portland's mayor, who proposed reforms this week to ‘get the big money out of municipal politics,’ has already raised more than $40,000.

  • Life & Culture
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    Phyllis Mills Wyeth, wife of iconic American painter Jamie Wyeth, dies at 78

    Wyeth and her husband spent much of their time on the Maine coast and donated substantially to arts and other causes in the state and elsewhere.

  • Arts & Entertainment
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    Not all the drama’s in D.C. these days. See what’s on stage in Greater Portland.

  • Opinion
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    Commentary: Tough year ahead for nonprofits without business, legislative help

    The tax reforms of 2017 mean potential losses in the billions for the organizations that help build the communities we want and address residents' critical needs.

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