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  • Cops & Courts
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    Roofing contractor pleads not guilty in worker’s death

    Shawn D. Purvis is charged with manslaughter but maintains he is not responsible for ensuring his workers adhere to federal workplace safety standards.

  • Local & State
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    Former Salvation Army officer now living in Saco accused of abusing teen

    The Salvation Army says it terminated Gary Crowell's officership after he was accused of abusing a teenage girl who lived with him and his wife in New York, but the alleged victim says the organization failed to tell police.

  • Local & State
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    Portlanders to debate homeless shelter site as decision nears

    The City Council has zeroed in on two potential sites for a new homeless shelter, and residents will have their chance to weigh in Monday.

  • Local & State
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    Tax rate still unresolved in Maine proposal to legalize sports betting

    Maine is among more than 20 states hoping to capitalize on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year that legalized gambling on sporting events.

  • Business
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    Maine weddings generated nearly $1 billion last year, business-funded study finds

    The events generate $206 million in direct spending and nearly 5 times that much in other economic activity, according to a University of Southern Maine study that was commissioned by 2 business owners.

  • Restaurant reviews
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    Dine Out Maine: David’s 388 turns out rock-solid dishes, while David’s has hidden gems

    Don't forget to save room for the the pecan-bourbon tartlette or the carrot cake roulade, respectively.

  • Out & About
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    Out & About: Your guide to everything you’ll want for summer in Maine

  • Maine Voices
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    Maine Voices: Stigma kills when the disease is substance use disorder

    The sober house proposed in Falmouth is one of many places where Mainers are learning to manage a chronic illness made worse by public misunderstanding.

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