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Shrimpers hope industry lost to warm seas won’t be forgotten

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Glen Libby looks back fondly on his days as a Maine shrimp trawler, but he’s concerned about what seafood lovers will think if the shuttered fishery ever reopens. “Shrimp? What are those?” he said. “There will be a market. But it depends how big of a market you’re talking about.” Maine’s […]
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Lulka scores 14 to carry Albany (NY) past Maine 63-54

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Adam Lulka had 14 points and nine rebounds as Albany got past Maine 63-54 on Sunday. Cameron Healy had 16 points for Albany (9-17, 4-7 America East Conference). Ahmad Clark added 13 points and seven assists. Devonte Campbell had 11 points for the visiting team. Andrew Fleming had 14 points for […]
Tags: News, Sports, Maine, Albany, Bangor, Maine AP, Albany NY, Andrew Fleming, Cameron Healy, Ahmad Clark, Adam Lulka, Devonte Campbell, Lulka


Plaque that calls Native Americans ‘savage enemies’ removed

YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) — A Maine town has removed a 90-year-old cemetery plaque that referred to Native Americans as “savage enemies.” Yarmouth Town Manager Nat Tupper says the historical marker was brought to his attention by residents who were preparing to make a presentation of the documentary “Dawnland” at the local library. Tupper says the […]
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Ambitious new plan to save Atlantic salmon has big price tag

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government has outlined an ambitious, potentially costly new plan to restore populations of Atlantic salmon in the eastern United States. American rivers once teemed with the salmon, but populations have declined to the point where the last remaining wild populations of Atlantic salmon in the U.S. exist only in […]
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Jackson leads UMBC past Maine 67-66

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — KJ Jackson scored 22 points as Maryland-Baltimore County narrowly beat Maine 67-66 on Sunday. Joe Sherburne added 21 points for the Retrievers. Sherburne also had nine rebounds for the Retrievers. Maine’s Dennis Ashley hit a 3-pointer with five seconds left to make it 67-64. A steal and layup by Vincent Eze […]
Tags: News, Sports, Maine, Jackson, Bangor, Maine AP, UMBC, Dennis Ashley, KJ Jackson, Maryland Baltimore County, Joe Sherburne, Retrievers Sherburne, Retrievers Maine, Vincent Eze


Scientists hope DNA in water could be way to save rare fish

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Scientists in Maine are using DNA to try to preserve the remaining populations of a fish that lives in 14 lakes and ponds in the state and nowhere else in the continental United States. The scientists are turning their eye to the Arctic charr, which is a species of landlocked fish […]
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Larsson scores career-high 23, Maine edges New Hampshire

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Vilgot Larsson topped his career high with 17 points in the first half and finished with 23 to help Maine hold off New Hampshire 62-53 on Sunday. Maine (5-18, 3-5) won back-to-back America East games for the first time since Jan. 15, 2015. New Hampshire (3-18, 1-7) has lost 17 of […]
Tags: News, Sports, New Hampshire, Maine, Bangor, Maine AP, Larsson, Vilgot Larsson


Tidal Wave Of Out-Of-State Money For Collins’ Campaign After Kavanaugh Vote

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) had the best fundraising quarter of her career after she delivered a pivotal vote that helped seat Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, according to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission. The Bangor Daily News reports that after announcing her decision to vote in favor of Kavanaugh’s nomination during a speech on the Senate floor in early October, Collins raised $1.8 million in the final quarter of 2018. The records show that of t...
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Out-of-state money boosts Collins after Supreme Court vote

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Records show that Maine Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins had the best fundraising quarter of her career after she delivered a pivotal vote that helped seat Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court. The Bangor Daily News reports that after announcing her decision to vote in favor of Kavanaugh’s nomination during […]
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Nation, Maine, Collins, Bangor, Maine AP, Kavanaugh, Brett Kavanaugh, U S Sen Susan Collins, U S Supreme Court The Bangor Daily News


Firm abandons plan to help endangered salmon in Maine river

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A plan to test the use of a new technology to help endangered salmon in a Maine river that is critical to their existence has been abandoned, at least for now.
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South American hawk in Maine euthanized as condition worsens

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A group caring for an injured South American hawk that turned up in a park in Maine says the bird had to be euthanized after its condition deteriorated. Avian Haven says in a Facebook post on Thursday the decision to euthanize the great black hawk was “tinged with regret, sorrow, even […]
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What is Dems’ quest to unseat Collins missing? A candidate

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democrats are champing at the bit to unseat Republican Sen. Susan Collins. They’re organizing, raising money, and going on the attack. All they need is a candidate. Critics are still incensed over the prominent centrist’s vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and are angry over the government shutdown. They say […]
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Military recruits getting Made-in-the-USA athletic trainers

NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — Thanks to congressional intervention, military recruits are going be outfitted in Made-in-the-USA goods right down to their sneakers used for physical fitness training.New Balance in New England, along... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Usa, New England, Maine AP, Norridgewock


Shutdown makes it tough for groups to help endangered whales

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Rescuers who respond to distressed whales and other marine animals say the federal government shutdown is making it more difficult to do their work. A network of rescue groups in the U.S. works with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to respond to marine mammals such as whales and seals when […]
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Detention hearings set for couple accused of sex trafficking

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Detention hearings are scheduled for a married couple accused of using Chinese nationals in a sex-trafficking operation in northern New England. The hearings are set for Tuesday in Portland, Maine, for 37-year-old Derong Miao, and her husband, 37-year-old Shou Chao Li, who have been detained since their arrests last month. They’re […]
Tags: News, Nation, Portland, New England, Maine AP, Portland Maine, Derong Miao, Shou Chao Li


Founder of Dead Poets Society is published, posthumously

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The late founder of the Dead Poets Society of America can be inducted to the society of fallen bards now that he’s now a published poet. Walter Skold visited the gravesites of more than 600 poets, and one of his criteria was that the subjects had to be published. Now he’s […]
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Stony Brook storms back to beat Maine 64-61

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Elijah Olaniyi scored 10 of his 14 points in the second half to help Stony Brook rally from an 18-point deficit and beat Maine 64-61 on Saturday. Akwasi Yeboah added 12 points — all in the second half — to help the Seawolves (16-3, 4-0) win their sixth straight game and […]
Tags: News, Sports, Maine, Bangor, Maine AP, STONY BROOK, Seawolves, Akwasi Yeboah, Elijah Olaniyi


Another ice disk grabs attention in Maine

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — The massive ice disk that formed on a Maine river has a baby brother. Officials at Baxter State Park in Millinocket shared a photo of an ice disk that’s about 30 or 40 feet across, much smaller than the massive disk that formed in a river in the city of Westbrook […]
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Duncan scores 11 to lead Vermont over Maine 73-49

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Robin Duncan posted 11 points as Vermont rolled past Maine 73-49 on Wednesday night. Anthony Lamb had 11 points for Vermont (12-4, 2-0 America East Conference). Samuel Dingba added three blocks. Sergio El Darwich had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Black Bears (2-15, 0-2), whose losing streak stretched to […]
Tags: News, Sports, Maine, Vermont, Duncan, Bangor, Maine AP, Robin Duncan, Anthony Lamb, Sergio El Darwich, Samuel Dingba


Lawmakers in 9 states unite against offshore drilling

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A group of nine Democratic lawmakers from different coastal states say they will use their coming legislative sessions to try to block attempts at offshore drilling.The lawmakers' announcement Tuesday comes... [Author: [email protected]]
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Collins 'getting ready' for 2020 run, splits shutdown blame

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sen. Susan Collins is "getting ready to run" for re-election, she said during a television appearance Sunday, but she reiterated that she won't make a decision until the end of the year.
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Collins ‘getting ready’ for 2020 run, splits shutdown blame

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sen. Susan Collins is “getting ready to run” for re-election, she said during a television appearance Sunday, but she reiterated that she won’t make a decision until the end of the year. Collins, a moderate Republican from Maine who was first elected to the Senate in 1996, also said on NBC’s […]
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Good news for wild blueberries in faltering No. 1 state

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Growers in the No. 1 wild-blueberry state suffered another bad year, but agriculture officials say there are reasons to believe Maine's historic and troubled industry is about to turn a long-awaited corner.Maine... [Author: [email protected]]
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GOP Maine Rep. Finally Concedes After Losing Ranked-Choice Legal Battle

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New England’s last remaining Republican congressman ended his legal battle Monday challenging the election of his Democratic opponent under Maine’s new voting system. U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin said in a statement posted on Facebook that he still considers the ranked-choice system confusing. He said he wishes the best for Democrat Rep.-elect Jared Golden, whose swearing-in is set for Jan. 3. A federal judge in Maine and the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston both dealt...
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Maine congressman ends legal challenge to opponent’s victory

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New England’s last remaining Republican congressman is ending his legal battle against the election of a Democratic opponent under Maine’s new voting system. U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin said Monday he still considers the new system “confusing and unfair.” Poliquin had claimed he should be the winner because he had the most […]
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CCSU survives buzzer-beating 3s to beat Maine in 2OTs

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Tyler Kohl’s runner with 26 seconds left in the second overtime proved to be the game-winner as Central Connecticut survived tying 3-pointers by Maine’s Sergio El Darwich at the end of regulation and the first OT to take a 93-90 victory on Saturday. El Darwich also had a 3-pointer to tie […]
Tags: News, Sports, Maine, Connecticut, Bangor, Maine AP, CCSU, Tyler Kohl, Sergio El Darwich, El Darwich


Options dwindling, GOP congressman appeals to keep his seat

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The last remaining Republican congressman in New England filed an appeal Tuesday that seeks to undo the election of his Democratic opponent under Maine’s new voting system, asking the court to act quickly as the swearing-in of new U.S. House members nears. A federal judge last week rejected U.S. Rep. Bruce […]
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GOP Rep. Keeps Up Anti-Ranked Choice Crusade After Nixing Recount Request

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin on Monday announced he’s continuing his effort to have Maine’s new election system used for the first time in a congressional race declared unconstitutional. A federal judge last week rejected Poliquin’s request to nullify the outcome of the election and either declare him the winner or order another election. His notice of appeal was filed Monday in U.S. District Court. Poliquin, who lost his re-election bid to Democrat Jared Golden, ...
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Congressman to appeal ruling on Maine's new voting system

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin on Monday announced he's continuing his effort to have Maine's new election system used for the first time in a congressional race declared unconstitutional.
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US couple accused of enticing Chinese into sex trafficking

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A New Hampshire husband and wife used a messaging system popular in China to entice women to come to the U.S. on tourist visas to serve in the sex industry in northern New England, according to court documents. Sou Chao Li, 37, and his wife, Derong Maio, 37, orchestrated an elaborate […]
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