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  • Local & State
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    Three lives briefly converged, then ended on an ice-covered road

    The men, each in his own way striving to better himself and heal, died in a tragic car crash March 11 in Westbrook.

  • Local & State
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    Saco 7th-grader wins Maine State Spelling Bee

    It took 50 rounds and more than 3½ hours, but Sebastian Shields prevails with 'colloid.'

  • Health care
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    Worst-in-nation status for pertussis rates focuses attention on vaccines

    Maine's rate of pertussis is now eight times the national average, and the state's low vaccination rate is heightening weaknesses in the vaccine.

  • Bill Nemitz
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    Bill Nemitz: Skowhegan should listen to the real Indians

    The town's bellowing die-hards aren't 'mighty' – they're just clueless.

  • UMaine Sports
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    NCAA women’s basketball: N.C. State beats UMaine, 63-51

    N.C. State uses a 13-0 run to open a 17-point halftime lead, then holds off the Black Bears in the first round of the tournament.

  • Arts & Entertainment
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    Rockland art center aims to create climate-change awareness through exhibit

    The Center for Maine Contemporary Art reopens after water damage in January with 'Melt Down.'

  • Food
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    When maple syrup and craft beer come together, life is sweet

    Collaborations between maple producers and brewers are on the rise.

  • Editorials
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    Our View: ‘Red flag’ laws work to prevent suicide

    Maine police and families should have this option when dealing with people in crisis.

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