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  • Schools and Education
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    State education funding projections hold good news for southern Maine districts

    Preliminary figures based on Gov. Janet Mills' budget, released Friday, show relief for districts where state funding decreased last year.

  • Politics
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    Trump declares emergency to head off ‘invasion’ at border, signs bill to avert shutdown

    The president, denied most of the money he sought for a wall in the spending bill passed by Congress, now plans to use money from other accounts. A wide range of critics vows to challenge that strategy.

  • Business
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    Mills signs executive order reversing LePage moratorium on wind energy permits

    The governor's order opens the door for state agencies to issue permits that were put in limbo under her predecessor.

  • Local & State
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    Family mourns as police investigate crash that killed pedestrian in Standish

    Police say the 20-year-old driver, who is a student at St. Joseph's College, is fully cooperating in the investigation into the accident that killed Eileen Garroway, 69.

  • Outdoors
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    Sebago ice-fishing derby could reduce trout overpopulation

    A new regulation means entrants will be able to keep togue in the 23- to 25-inch range, a change that could be a boon to the lake's struggling salmon fishery.

  • Business
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    Historic church-turned-condos in Portland now in bankruptcy

    The former Williston West Church was scheduled for an auction Friday, but instead its owner sought bankruptcy protection.

  • Animals
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    Maine Wildlife Park’s ‘most excellent moose’ dies at the ripe old age of 15

    George the moose was brought to the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray as a calf in 2004.

  • Maine Voices
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    None of us can afford to sit back as climate change poses threat to all life on Earth

    Mainers should push for the state to revisit solar and the U.S. to return to the Paris accord.

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