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  • Business
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    Brian Boru’s loyal customers pack landmark pub to raise a parting glass

    It's the last call for the 26-year-old Irish pub in the Old Port, the latest Portland gathering place to close its doors.

  • Local & State
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    Ranked-choice voting supporters regroup, believe presidential primary still in reach

    The bill received initial approval in the Legislature but was shelved during the final hours of the 2019 session.

  • Local & State
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    Cruise ship passengers spending less than first reported

    A new study finds each spends under $62 in Maine, down from a previous estimate of $110.

  • Sports
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    Ironman triathlon draws 2,000 athletes to Old Orchard Beach

    Jerome Bergeron of Quebec was the overall winner with an unofficial time of 4 hours, 19 minutes and 53 seconds, and Tara McWilliams of New York won the women’s division in 4:49:04.

  • Local & State
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    At Maine’s sprawling border with Canada, there’s a new sheriff in town

    Jason Owens, the state’s chief U.S. Border Patrol agent, comes from Laredo, Texas – a station at the center of the migrant crisis at the southern border. Managing Maine’s vast Houlton Sector isn’t about fear or bigotry, he says. It’s about keeping Americans safe.

  • Restaurant reviews
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    Dine Out Maine: Traditional and crossover tacos take center stage at the stylish Bird & Co.

    The ordering trick to this ear-splitting Woodfords Corner neighborhood spot is knowing which to select and which to avoid.

  • Local & State
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    Willing providers rare as assisted-death law takes effect

    The Death with Dignity Act becomes law on Sept. 18, making Maine the ninth state that allows prescriptions of lethal medication, but its divisiveness means patients will struggle to find care.

  • Editorials
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    Our View: Children bear brunt of Trump’s anti-immigrant policies

    Cruelty toward immigrant children is baked into the president's policies and rhetoric.

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