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    New Hampshire student killed when snow tube hits tree along Sunday River ski trail

    A second Portsmouth High School student is seriously injured in the accident, which happened on a steep trail at 2 a.m. Wednesday when the resort was closed.

  • Cops & Courts
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    Police
 say Portland officer arrested at Massachusetts nightclub assaulted customers

    The police report says Zahra M. Abu pushed crowd members, assaulted the venue's head of security and refused to leave, then later said she was a victim of racial profiling.

  • Business
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    LePage urges 4 Portland Harbor commissioners to resign for approving higher pilot fees

    In a letter, he labels them 'antibusiness' for raising the minimum cost of the ship guidance and says he'll support legislation to exempt passenger ferries from the charges.

  • Portland Sea Dogs
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    Hot Stove Dinner in Maine shows Pedro’s still a hot ticket after retirement

    Hall of Famer pitcher Pedro Martinez is the center of attention at the annual Portland Sea Dogs Hot Stove Dinner.

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    Politics
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    Dozens testify in support of bill to fund addiction treatment for homeless

    The proposal would create a pilot program to get homeless people into medication-assisted treatment and housing, although the funding source is not clear.

  • Local & State
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    Zumwalt destroyer built at BIW docks in Portland

    The future USS Michael Monsoor makes the stop during its latest round of at-sea trials.

  • Politics
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    Chief of staff calls some of Trump’s pledges on wall, immigration ‘uninformed,’ lawmakers say

    John Kelly also told them the president supports permanent protections for young immigrants now covered by Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA.

  • Politics
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    Legalization panel makes concession, votes to delay social cannabis clubs until 2023

    The move is intended to shore up political support for implementing recreational marijuana rules, but advocates say it ignores the will of Maine voters.

  • Columns
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    Greg Kesich: Tax bill won’t address levies that hit low-wage earners hardest

    The payroll tax bite is relatively light for wealthy taxpayers, so there is little incentive to cut them.

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