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Ice fishing derby on Maine lake funds students’ New! 2021-03-06 19:21:22Ice fishermen compete for cash prizes on Cobbossee Lake in an event to raise money for Cony High School's project graduation.

Biden getting first shot at making mark on New! 2021-03-06 18:21:45The president has two seats to fill on an influential appeals court that regularly feeds judges to the Supreme Court.

Manchin, key Senate swing vote, boosts West Virginia’s New! 2021-03-06 18:14:15U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin has the best shot in years to steer federal dollars back home.

Biden’s quiet style belies ambitions beyond undoing Trump New! 2021-03-06 18:12:34Soon to come: Proposals for nationwide infrastructure construction, remaking the energy and manufacturing sectors, and, potentially, a tax code rewrit

Investigation finds communications between lawmakers, Capitol rioters New! 2021-03-06 17:47:17Data collected from cellphone towers also reveal that someone inside the Trump White House was in communication with a member of the far-right extremi

‘Vaxi Taxi’ in U.K. takes stab at reducing New! 2021-03-06 17:24:22Activists are trying to remove vaccination barriers, including providing rides for populations that are lagging behind.

Key events since George Floyd’s arrest and death New! 2021-03-06 17:15:50A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis.

Officer’s trial could reopen intersection where Floyd died New! 2021-03-06 17:13:42Jury selection begins Monday for the murder trial of the Minneapolis officer accused of killing George Floyd.

Tennessee panel deemed vaccinating inmates a ‘PR nightmare’ New! 2021-03-06 17:10:09It's an issue facing states nationwide: whether to prioritize a population seen by many at best as an afterthought, separate from the public, and at

Pope to visit Iraq church damaged by IS New! 2021-03-06 17:08:58In a stop rich in symbolism, Pope Francis will visit a church damaged during the Islamic State's reign of terror in the town of Qaraqosh, a center fo

Maine senators split on $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief New! 2021-03-06 17:06:24Sen. Angus King says the coronavirus has 'devastated' the country and inaction was too costly, while Sen. Susan Collins criticizes Democrats for not

Europe staggers as infectious variants power virus surge New! 2021-03-06 16:58:42'This demonstrates that the virus has a sort of intelligence,' says the mayor of an Italian city that's been the epicenter of three surges.

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Andrew Cuomo shows why politicians should not be New! 2021-03-07 01:00:00"Praising politicians for their basic competency shows them that we do not expect any meaningful change, and care more about optics than legislative

Volunteers are distributing 15,000 pounds of food a New! 2021-03-07 01:00:00While mutual aid efforts like Presente Maine’s often move faster than government services, the group’s efforts have helped state agencies

How to protect your mailbox from being wiped New! 2021-03-07 01:00:00For some Mainers, the most frustrating part of a Maine winter can be defending their mailbox against snowplows.

Writer sees reflections of ‘silly old bear’ in New! 2021-03-07 01:00:00"With what I know of these characters and their stories, I can see it here Down East, and every now and then, I’ll take the time to appreciate

Ingrained in state culture, beloved atlases are a New! 2021-03-07 01:00:00Sure, nowadays there are GPS devices and apps that modernize direction-finding, but there’s still a comfort in leafing through the pages of an o

This small Maine island community rallied together to New! 2021-03-07 01:00:00Some Maine towns saw a rush of visitors with the onset of the pandemic last spring, but Cliff Island residents wrote letters to longtime summer visito

Aroostook maple producers eager for Maine Maple Weekend New! 2021-03-07 01:00:00Maine Maple Sunday Weekend can make or break a small producer’s bottom line, state officials said.

A Bangor church is reopening inside of a New! 2021-03-07 01:00:00The Pines Church — which has a location in Bangor — is expected to open its new church at Spotlight Cinemas on Stillwater Avenue Sunday, M

UMaine, UNH Extensions offer webinar on fruit trees New! 2021-03-06 15:51:48ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension will offer a webinar for home gardeners

Delaware dominates UMaine in CAA football opener New! 2021-03-06 15:43:00It was UMaine’s most lopsided loss since a 45-3 setback at Football Bowl Subdivision Toledo on Sept. 10, 2016.

144 cities could lose status as metro areas New! 2021-03-06 14:01:48Under the new proposal, a metro area would have to have at least 100,000 people in its core city to count as an MSA, double the 50,000-person threshol

Monday, March 8, 2021: Reasons to oppose CMP New! 2021-03-06 13:23:38See what BDN readers are talking about.

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