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  • Local Elections
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    Business group accuses Portland mayor of misleading supporters by saying he was ‘heckled’

    Ethan Strimling said in a fundraising email that business leaders ‘heckled’ him for saying he'd propose a $15 minimum wage, but the chamber of commerce calls it a ‘flat-out misrepresentation.’

  • Arts & Entertainment
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    Maine influences shine through in new film ‘The Lighthouse’

    Starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson, the murky drama is set at a fictional Maine lighthouse in the 1890s, with dialogue and visuals heavily influenced by Maine writings, history and art. It opens nationally Friday.

  • Gordon Sondland
    Nation & World
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    U.S. envoy says Trump directed him to work with Giuliani on Ukraine policy

    Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland distances himself from the president and he tells Congress that he disagreed with the directive.

  • Local & State
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    Former Kennebunk teacher harassed but not discriminated against, report says

    A 59-page report by a Boston-area law firm found that RSU 21 did not take appropriate steps to investigate claims made by a former high school teacher who filed a complaint with the Maine Human Rights Commission in 2018

  • Business
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    EPA rejects South Portland’s arguments, sticks with original penalties against tank farm owner

    The federal agency says city officials knew about its testing and enforcement actions long before it filed a lawsuit against Global Partners LP in March.

  • Cops & Courts
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    Portland police identify ‘person of interest’ in indecent exposure incidents

    Police in Portland are working with their counterparts in Gorham, Sanford and Scarborough on incidents involving lewd conduct by a man.

  • Cops & Courts
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    Portland man charged with murder waives jury for trial that could be a ‘bit tricky’

    Mark Cardilli, who says he acted in self-defense when he shot and killed Isahak Muse, will go to trial in front of a judge.

  • Editorials
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    Our Endorsement: Kate Snyder is our choice for Portland mayor

    Snyder’s experience on the Portland school board during some tough budget years shows why she is best suited for the position.

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