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  • Boston Red Sox
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    Red Sox finish off Astros in Game 5, head to World Series

    Boston wins its fourth straight game in the ALCS, topping Houston 4-1 as David Price gets his first win in a postseason start.

  • Business
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    Mercy says it’s raised more than half of the $20 million it needs for a new hospital

    The Portland hospital aims to move from its longtime location on State Street to a site on the Fore River Parkway where it already has a 151,000-square-foot building.

  • Cops & Courts
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    Overall crime in Maine declines for 6th straight year, while rape reports increase

    The 448 reported rapes in 2017 is a 17 percent jump from 2016, a rise that some attribute to increased reporting by victims who feel empowered by the national conversation about sexual harassment and assault.

  • Business
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    Bar Harbor council vote confirms what we pretty much knew: The Cat isn’t coming back to Portland

    Bay Ferries Ltd. will move its high-speed ferry to Bar Harbor as part of a lease agreement approved by the town.

  • Election 2018
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    Politically speaking, mud season has arrived in Maine

    As advertising by state parties and outside groups ramps up, so do complaints about untruthful or misleading attacks and claims.

  • Local & State
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    Dunkin' Donuts apologizes for employee's refusal to serve Somali family after argument

    Hamdia Ahmed said she was told to leave the St. John Street store and issued a no-trespass order after the employee overheard Ahmed's family speaking Somali at the drive-thru and told them to 'stop yelling.'

  • Schools and Education
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    Professor who offered college credit for trip to lobby Sen. Collins is barred from teaching, says USM

    Susan Feiner, who retired July 1, offered a 'pop-up' course for students who hopped a bus to Washington, D.C., on Oct. 3 to urge Collins to oppose Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation.

  • Maine Voices
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    Maine Voices: Church of Safe Injection treats drug users as Jesus would have done

    He would have offered them sterile syringes, naloxone and nonjudgmental support.

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