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  • Schools and Education
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    UMaine System trustees approve new name for University of Southern Maine

    The proposal to rename the campus the University of Maine at Portland now advances to the Legislature for final approval.

  • Politics
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    Witness testified Ukrainians ‘came to understand what was required’ to get aid

    Meanwhile, President Trump says he will 'strongly consider' testifying in writing as part of the impeachment inquiry.

  • Local & State
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    Coast Guard halts search after boaters report they’re fine and sailing south

    One of the three people on the sailboat thought to be missing off Maine contacted a family member to say they were off Montauk, prompting the Coast Guard to end an extensive search that was triggered by a garbled 911 call.

  • Cops & Courts
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    Driver in crash that killed Litchfield couple had blood alcohol level twice the legal limit, police say

    Shawn Metayer, 60, of Litchfield faces two counts of manslaughter in the deaths of Derek and Stephanie Trudeau, who were on their way to pick up their 9-year-old daughter.

  • Local & State
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    Portland council delays vote on facial recognition ban

    While Councilor Pious Ali is concerned about the technology and says it can misidentify women and people of color, other councilors want to wait until Kate Snyder is sworn in as mayor and the issue is studied by a committee.

  • Business
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    Lewiston hospital's parent company proposes $35 million cancer center

    The new center would be next to Central Maine Medical Center.

  • Out & About
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    Out and About: Your guide to the best of Maine winter fun

  • Editorials
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    Our View: New drug epidemic challenges Maine

    'Crystal meth,' the longtime scourge of the West Coast, is taking hold in communities here.

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