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  • Politics
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    Mills taps former Obama administration official to head DHHS

    Maine's incoming governor says she will nominate Jeanne Lambrew, who grew up in Cape Elizabeth, to head the state's largest department.

  • Politics
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    Poliquin ends recount but may still appeal court decision upholding ranked-choice voting

    He fails to pick up enough votes to surpass Democratic Rep.-elect Jared Golden.

  • Election 2018
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    Judge rules out new election for Poliquin in decision upholding Maine’s ranked-choice voting

    U.S. District Court Judge Lance Walker says the U.S. Constitution gives states considerable flexibility in holding elections.

  • UMaine Sports
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    Drive for a national title fires up UMaine Bear huggers

    The unprecedented playoff success of the university's football team has inspired equally unrivaled love from its fans.

  • Business
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    Solar power achieved a New England milestone on chilly Thanksgiving

    Sun-generated electricity reached a level that actually shifted peak energy demand away from the usual midmorning, showing solar's growing role on the region's electric grid.

  • Business
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    Chinese company to receive $12 million in tax credits to restart Old Town mill

    Nine Dragons Paper Ltd. plans to restart pulp-making operations, which are expected to create or retain roughly 130 direct and 635 indirect jobs related to the business.

  • Books
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    Clifton native reportedly earns 7-figure contract for what a publisher calls an ‘era-defining’ novel

    The plot of Kate Russell's 'My Dark Vanessa' hinges on a teenager's affair with her English teacher.

  • Editorials
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    Our View: Judge’s refusal to invalidate ranked-choice ruling is a civics lesson

    The Constitution is not a barrier to change and gives states ample leeway to reform election practices.

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