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    Videos: Spinning in the Presumpscot, this alien-looking ice disk has Westbrook all abuzz

    The circular sheet appears to be rotating and growing, drawing comparisons to a crop circle, a Lazy Susan and a duck-go-round.

  • Local & State
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    House speaker proposing paid family and medical leave for Maine workers

    Democrat Sara Gideon's bill would fund the leave program with a 0.5 percent surtax on employee earnings, with employees getting up to 12 weeks of leave for the birth of a child.

  • Local & State
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    Mills signs off on senior housing bonds that were waylaid by LePage for 3 years

    The $15 million package would create an estimated 200 new affordable housing units, with $500,000 earmarked for home repairs for low-income seniors

  • Politics
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    Jared Golden assigned to House Armed Services Committee

    The combat veteran would have some sway over contracts for Bath Iron Works.

  • Schools and Education
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    From USM to University of Maine at Portland? Signs point to ‘yes’

    Campus leaders back the change in name, which needs approval from the UMaine System trustees and, finally, the Legislature.

  • Local & State
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    Strimling pushes progressive agenda for Portland in State of the City address

    In what may be a preview of a re-election campaign, the mayor calls for action on education, housing, transportation, workers' benefits, the environment and more.

  • Varsity Maine
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    Maine high schools consider 2 divisions for 8-man football next fall

    The proposal catches some athletic directors by surprise after they responded to a survey about interest in 8-man football.

  • Maine Voices
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    Maine Voices: Get to ‘yes’ for Maine’s future, despite disagreements

    How we deal with differences is just as important as what they are.

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