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  • Schools and Education
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    Maine test scores dip slightly in math, English, science

    Results for standardized tests given to grades 3-8 and high school juniors show that half of Maine students are at grade level for English, 37 percent for math.

  • Local & State
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    Brother says deer hunter who died in Maine was doing what he loved

    The cause of Todd Babula's death has yet to be determined, but his brother believes a medical problem felled him in the New Portland woods.

  • The Maine Forecast
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    Wintry week ahead with two storms, cold shot in between

    It's mid-November, but this week will feel a lot more like mid-December.

  • Local & State
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    Snow to blanket western and northern Maine on Tuesday

    Only rain is forecast for Portland and other coastal areas, according to the National Weather Service.

  • Business
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    Fishermen launch campaign to protect Portland’s working waterfront from development

    They and their supporters gather at a pub on Commercial Street to gather signatures for a referendum that would restore the city's water dependency use requirement.

  • Politics
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    Portland mayor eyes re-election, likely versus familiar foes on council

    Incumbent Mayor Ethan Strimling files initial campaign paperwork at City Hall.

  • Sports
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    With tackle football under pressure, supporters are rallying around flag

    Fear over concussions has contributed to a sharp decline in youth tackle football over the past decade.

  • Maine Voices
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    Maine Voices: On this centennial – and every day – reach out to a veteran

    Thanking those who served, asking how they're doing and listening to their response could save a life.

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