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The future of ferry service between Maine and Nova Scotia is in jeopardy — again

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The future of ferry service between Maine and Nova Scotia is in jeopardy — again


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Driver with cat in lap collides with school bus in Maine

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Driver with cat in lap collides with school bus in Maine


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Gigi Hadid skips Shanghai fashion show

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Gigi Hadid skips Shanghai fashion show


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Justice Department sues to block AT&T’s bid for Time Warner

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Justice Department sues to block AT&T’s bid for Time Warner


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Boy with cancer dies after public fulfills his wish for early Christmas

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Boy with cancer dies after public fulfills his wish for early Christmas


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9-year-old cancer patient whose Christmas wish went viral passes away

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9-year-old cancer patient whose Christmas wish went viral passes away


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Shell, Lacked? Lobster Catch Might Be Much Less This Year

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Shell, Lacked? Lobster Catch Might Be Much Less This Year


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  • Longtime CEO of Volunteers of America’s northern New England affiliate to step down
    Longtime CEO of Volunteers of America’s northern New England affiliate to step down

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    The longtime head of the Volunteers of America Northern New England will step down in March to take an executive position with the organization’s national headquarters. June Koegel, longtime CEO, accepted the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer with Volunteers of America in Alexandria, Virginia, according to a news release from the organization. In her new role, she will lead initiatives to provide enhanced supportive services and opportunities to Volunteers of America’s 32 affiliates nationwide, oversee operations of the national office and work as liaison to the national board of directors
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Politics & Government

  • Government shuts down fishing group led by the ‘Codfather’
    Government shuts down fishing group led by the ‘Codfather’

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    NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — The federal government says a group of commercial fishing operations dominated by a magnate known as “The Codfather” will be shut down for the rest of the season. Carlos Rafael pleaded guilty to smuggling money to Portugal and evading fishing quotas. In September, he was sentenced to nearly four years in prison. Carlos Rafael, the U.S. fishing magnate known as The Codfather, talks on the phone at Homer's Wharf near his herring boat F/V Voyager in New Bedford, Mass
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Sports

  • Sports Digest: UMaine running back a finalist for Payton Award
    Sports Digest: UMaine running back a finalist for Payton Award

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    University of Maine running back Josh Mack has been named a finalist for the Walter Payton Award, presented to the Football Championship Subdivision offensive player of the year. Mack, a sophomore, rushed for 1,335 yards while leading the country with 133.5 yards per game. He joins 24 other finalists for the award, including the 2016 winner, quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe of Sam Houston State
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Business

  • Justice Department sues to block AT&T’s bid for Time Warner
    Justice Department sues to block AT&T’s bid for Time Warner

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    The Department of Justice is suing to block AT&T’s $85 billion bid for entertainment conglomerate Time Warner, setting the stage for one of the biggest antitrust cases to hit Washington in decades. The lawsuit is fraught with legal and political risks for both sides. Several Democrats have expressed concern that antitrust officials could be seeking to block the deal because the Trump administration has been highly critical of CNN, which is owned by Time Warner – a charge that the White House and Justice Department have denied
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Society & Culture

  • Maine again sees high number of pedestrians killed by vehicles
    Maine again sees high number of pedestrians killed by vehicles

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    As Maine heads into the most dangerous time of the year for pedestrians on roads, the number of pedestrians struck and killed by vehicles is already poised to be the highest in more than 10 years. Patrick Adams, manager of the Maine Department of Transportation’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety program, said 18 pedestrians have died after being struck by a vehicle so far this year
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Holiday dance: Take your pick of ‘Nutcracker’ performances
    Holiday dance: Take your pick of ‘Nutcracker’ performances

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    MAINE STATE BALLET begins Portland’s holiday entertainment with eight performances of “The Nutcracker” at Merrill Auditorium beginning Friday. Maine State presents the original classic production, set in early 19th-century Germany, featuring Clara, Fritz, Uncle Drosselmeyer and other familiar characters, with authorized choreography by George Balanchine and other choreography by Maine State Ballet artistic director Linda MacArthur Miele. The performance includes live music from the Maine State Ballet Orchestra, conducted by Carla M
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Law & Crime

  • Justice Department sues to block AT&T’s bid for Time Warner
    Justice Department sues to block AT&T’s bid for Time Warner

    , pressherald.com

    The Department of Justice is suing to block AT&T’s $85 billion bid for entertainment conglomerate Time Warner, setting the stage for one of the biggest antitrust cases to hit Washington in decades. The lawsuit is fraught with legal and political risks for both sides. Several Democrats have expressed concern that antitrust officials could be seeking to block the deal because the Trump administration has been highly critical of CNN, which is owned by Time Warner – a charge that the White House and Justice Department have denied
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Life & Style

  • Gigi Hadid skips Shanghai fashion show
    Gigi Hadid skips Shanghai fashion show

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    SHANGHAI — Supermodel Gigi Hadid said Friday she will not be walking the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Shanghai next week, a few months after Chinese internet users accused her of racist behavior. Hadid said in a post on her Twitter account: “I’m so bummed I won’t be able to make it to China this year. Love my VS family, and will be with all my girls in spirit!!” Hadid did not give a reason and Victoria’s Secret refused to comment on the issue
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