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Everything related to state of Maine in the USA.

Maine (ME; 23rd - March 15, 1820; population - 1,362,359 2020) state capital - Augusta, largest city - Portland.



01.10.2023 05:06
Oregon school won't comment on if student filmed beating female classmate is transgender: report
An Oregon school said it cannot comment on whether or not a middle school student caught on video violently attacking a female classmate is transgender after the viral clip sparked outrage on social media. The brutal beatdown unfolded recently in-between periods Hazelbrook Middle School in Tualatin...



30.09.2023 08:55
Group of homeless people sues Portland, Oregon, over new daytime camping ban
A group of homeless people in Portland, Oregon, filed a class action lawsuit on Friday challenging new restrictions the city placed on daytime camping in an attempt to address safety issues stemming from a crisis of people living on the streets. The lawsuit filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court a...



30.09.2023 05:02
Conducting Lessons: How Bradley Cooper Became Leonard Bernstein
On a late-spring day in 2018, when the New York Philharmonic was deep in rehearsals of a Strauss symphony, an unexpected visitor showed up at the stage door of David Geffen Hall, the Philharmonic's home. The visitor, Bradley Cooper , the actor and director, had come on a mission. He was preparing t...



30.09.2023 05:00
When a Drug Crisis Collides With the Campaign Trail
The official toxicology report states that Andrea Cahill's son died at 19 years old from an accidental fentanyl overdose. But more than three years after Tyler Cahill's death in his childhood bedroom, she doesn't believe that. It was a poisoning, she says, and there is no question about whom to bla...

29.09.2023 20:42
US presidential race: what are the key dates?
Nine main Republican candidates are jostling to be their party's presidential nominee in the 2024 election, while President Joe Biden faces two long-shot challenges for the Democratic nomination. Here is a timeline of events between now and Election Day on Nov. 5, 2024. 2023 Oct. 15: Federal Electi...



29.09.2023 19:08
Underage drinking dangers: These are the states with the highest rates of teen alcohol use, study finds
Addiction expert urges parents to discourage underage drinking to prevent 'lifelong problems'. A new study done by addiction recovery resource Addiction Treatment Magazine has revealed the states that have the highest and lowest prevalence of underage drinking . Researchers looked at the number of...



29.09.2023 18:54
You won't believe how cheap some tickets to see The 1975 on tour are
The 1975 are touring in 2023 - but some prices to see Matty Healy's group live this fall just might make you think you time traveled to 1975. Based on our findings, the band, which just kicked off their Still?? At Their Very Best Tour' with special guest Dora Jar has some tickets going for as low...



29.09.2023 17:52
Fire razes Port Clyde, Maine waterfront, destroys multiple Wyeth paintings
No injuries or deaths reported in ME blaze. A fire destroyed several waterfront buildings in Maine , including an art gallery with several paintings by Jamie Wyeth and an illustration by his grandfather, N.C. Wyeth., the building's owner said Friday. The original paintings and illustration, along w...



29.09.2023 15:25
Ugly Damian Lillard-Blazers divorce may have broken NBA rules
When the Trail Blazers traded All-Star guard Damian Lillard Wednesday to the Milwaukee Bucks, it closed the door on the once-promising relationship in Portland that ended with a messy divorce. Bleacher Report's Chris Haynes constructed the timeline for how the eight-player, three-team deal came to...



29.09.2023 11:40
Taylor Swift transforms Jets-Chiefs into spectacle of a different kind
The date was circled long ago. Oct. 1 would produce one of the highest-rated NFL regular-season games of all time. We would see the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs facing a rejuvenated Jets team dreaming of its first Super Bowl in more than 50 years. We would see the best player in the NFL (P...



29.09.2023 11:00
How Liberty's Sabrina Ionescu became a deadly sharpshooter
Kelly Sopak doesn't know what happened to the extra Miramonte High School gym key. It could still sit on Sabrina Ionescu's keyring eight years later, he said jokingly. But the existence of that copy captured everything Sopak believed his best player could become. Sopak, who coached Ionescu from AAU...



29.09.2023 05:25
Maine teen's vegetable stand thrives after a 'disappointing' robbery: 'The kid has heart'
Maine community supports 13-year-old after his vegetable stand is robbed. A teenage farmer in Maine faced a summer of hardship - flooding rains, lack of sunshine, invasive animals and even a disheartening break in - but remains steadfast in his focus on business and community as pumpkin harvest sea...



29.09.2023 05:02
5 Hotels Where Fall Takes Center Stage
It's that time of year when the night air cools, pumpkins appear on doorsteps and apples are ripe for the picking - sure signs that leaf-peeping season is on the horizon. If you're hoping to spend a weekend marveling at fall foliage but haven't yet booked a place to stay, the time is now. To help y...



29.09.2023 05:00
Target shutters stores, consumers affected as major companies grapple with massive theft losses
Target closed stores in California, New York, Oregon and Washington due to rise in crime, violence. Target announced this week it would soon close multiple stores due to an alarming rise in theft and violence, and a loss prevention expert says it's not just retailers that are going to feel the pain...



29.09.2023 04:08
Damian Lillard pens emotional goodbye to Portland: Dame Time has run out'
Damian Lillard had one more goodbye left in him to the city he called home for 11 seasons. The now-former Trail Blazers star and current Buck penned a lengthy farewell to the fans who have supported him during his time in The Rose City. He posted the message on social media with the caption, "Rip C...



28.09.2023 22:40
Why compassion is killing America's great cities
Compassion is killing us. It's ripping out our very soul as a nation - wreaking havoc on our once great cities, our safety and our way of life. Not the necessary kind of compassion that is touted in various religious scriptures, of course. This is the cynical variety that is wielded as a political...



28.09.2023 20:42
Oakland Target to close after cops were called more than 100 times over smash and grab thefts, fights
A target no more. Retail giant Target is set to shutter its crime-riddled downtown Oakland store after police responded to 105 calls for smash and grab thefts and other incidents so far this year alone. The big-box retailer also announced it will close nine stores on Oct. 21 because of smash and gr...



28.09.2023 19:31
Philadelphia retailers ransacked for a second night
Roving groups of young people broke into retail stores in Philadelphia and grabbed merchandise in the early hours on Thursday, as a beefed-up police presence failed to bring a halt to a looting spree that began the previous night. The two-night rampage, which resulted in dozens of arrests on Tuesda...



28.09.2023 17:05
Free coffee and other caffeinated perks for National Coffee Day
Americans love their coffee . Whether you take it black, with cream and sugar, or over ice, today is for coffee lovers because brands are extending offers for free and discounted deals on delicious caffeinated brews across the country for National Coffee Day! 63% of Americans drink coffee each day,...



28.09.2023 13:02
A Chaotic Republican Debate: 'Turn Off the Mike!'
More from our inbox: Members of Congress, Still Paid in a Shutdown Two Views of Justice Columbia's Contributions to New York City High-Quality TV Shows 'I Love Dogs,' but Biden's Must Go To the Editor: Re " 5 Takeaways From Another Trump-Free Republican Debate " (nytimes.com, Sept. 28): Turn off th...



28.09.2023 12:04
Why the end of federal child care funding matters - whether or not you have young kids
While government subsidies allowed Jordyn Rossignol to keep her child care center in northern Maine afloat during the pandemic, she finally made the wrenching decision in August to shutter because of rising operational costs. That federal aid , which may not have fixed the industry but served as a...



28.09.2023 11:29
Whatever Happened to Local Comedy Scenes?
Paris in the 1920s. Hollywood in the '70s. Chicago in the '90s? It's long been my after-midnight-at-the-bar theory that when it comes to urban cultural vanguards, the Michael Jordan era belongs in the pantheon. Full disclosure: I was there and missed it all. Despite living in Chicago when young imp...



28.09.2023 06:58
'Unpredictability in the System,' and Other Travel Lessons From the Summer of '23
Kia Karjalainen and her sister were vacationing in Greece when things took an unexpected turn. "We were in our hotel room, and I suddenly said to my sister, 'It really, really smells of smoke. Is something burning?'" It was mid-July on the island of Rhodes, and wildfire smoke was heading in their d...



28.09.2023 04:00
Martha Stewart gets brutally honest about aging, regret and what she thinks is 'bulls-'
Martha Stewart said she doesn't 'dwell' on getting older and explained how she is 'living to the absolute fullest' at 82. Martha Stewart candidly shared her perspective on aging and how she is "living to the absolute fullest" at 82. The lifestyle guru explained that she doesn't worry about getting...



27.09.2023 22:56
Mallory Edens, Bucks heiress and rumored Aaron Rodgers girlfriend, reacts to Damian Lillard blockbuster
You should break out your detective kit to decipher how Bucks heiress and the rumored girlfriend of Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers , Mallory Edens, felt about the trade that brought Damian Lillard to Milwaukee. Edens certainly left it up for interpretation when she shared to her Instagram story an...



27.09.2023 21:58
Target's shoplifting scourge: Letters to the Editor - Sept. 28, 2023
The Issue: Target's announcement that it's closing nine stores, including one in Harlem, due to shoplifting. I find it insane that retail establishments, such as Target, are closing solely because looting and shoplifting are permitted with complete impunity - and I'm sure a multitude of other New Y...



27.09.2023 21:49
Jrue Holiday traded to Trail Blazers one day after saying he wanted to retire with Bucks
They say life comes at you fast, and former Bucks guard Jrue Holiday can certainly attest to that. A day after Holiday had expressed to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that he wanted to sign an extension and retire as a member of the Bucks, he found himself traded. Holiday was part of the three-team...



27.09.2023 21:47
Target's NYC store closure should be wakeup call' - as plans for nearby outpost delayed: sources
Target's decision to shutter its first Manhattan location amid rampant shoplifting should serve as a "wakeup call to city officials," an industry expert said - and the retailer's plans to open another store in the neighborhood have been delayed, The Post has learned. The Minneapolis-based discount...



27.09.2023 17:53
Letters to the Editor: NYC Schools and Target Tackle Scourge Issues
Retail Giant Target Closes Stores Due to Rising Shoplifting Rates In a shocking turn of events, retail chain Target has announced the closure of nine stores, including one in Harlem, citing rampant shoplifting as the primary reason. This decision has sparked outrage among New Yorkers who argue that...



27.09.2023 17:50
Heat's Jimmy Butler says Bucks should be probed for tampering after Damian Lillard trade
Lillard was traded to Bucks Wednesday. Damian Lillard was traded Wednesday in a blockbuster deal to the Milwaukee Bucks, and some around the league are skeptical it was done within league rules. The seven-time All-Star was moved after spending his first 11 seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers ....



27.09.2023 13:46
Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek directs state police to crack down on fentanyl distribution, hold sellers accountable
In 2023, authorities in OR have seized nearly 233K fentanyl pills and 62 pounds of powder. Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek said Tuesday she has directed state police to launch new strategies aimed at disrupting the fentanyl supply chain and holding sellers of the frequently deadly drug accountable. Kotek sa...



27.09.2023 13:25
Noah Kahan adds new MSG concert plus 6 more dates to 2024 tour. Get tickets
It looks like forever just got a little longer. Popular singer-songwriter Noah Kahan just added seven new tour dates to his 2024 We'll All Be Here Forever Tour.' "I don't think there is any combination of words that could truly capture my disbelief at the response to this tour announce," the 26-ye...



27.09.2023 09:48
Maine extends energy assistance program to help thousands of low-income residents
The ME program expansion, which may help 46,000 additional residents, comes as federal heating assistance faces potential cuts. Maine's public utility regulators approved an extension Tuesday of an energy assistance program that is expected to help tens of thousands of low-income state residents wh...



27.09.2023 07:08
Target to shutter 9 stores, citing theft and employee safety concerns
Target, the discount chain retailer, has announced that it will be closing nine stores across the United States due to rampant theft and violence. The decision comes as crime rates, particularly organized retail crime, have been on the rise since the COVID-19 pandemic. The East Harlem location in M...



27.09.2023 05:02
In Rare Alliance, Democrats and Republicans Seek Legal Power to Clear Homeless Camps
Garbage, feces and needles run through the rivers in Missoula, Mont. On the streets of San Francisco, tents are so thick that sidewalks in the Tenderloin neighborhood have become "unofficial open-air public housing." In Portland, Ore., a blaze shut down an on-ramp to the Steel Bridge for several da...



26.09.2023 19:50
Target to close 9 stores - including NYC location - citing theft' and employee safety'
Target is pulling up stakes in Harlem because of rampant theft and violence - one of nine stores the discount chain plans to shutter in crime-riddled cities nationwide, the company said Tuesday. The big-box retailer - which opened the East Harlem location to great fanfare in 2010 as a revitalizatio...



26.09.2023 18:26
Tina Fey, Amy Poehler extend Restless Leg' tour: Get Beacon Theater tickets
This tour really is as restless as advertised. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's ongoing Restless Leg Tour' just added an additional eight shows extending well into 2024. And this time, they're finally coming to New York City . The former Weekend Update co-anchors have not one, not two, not three but fou...

26.09.2023 17:13
Target says it's closing 9 stores because of surging retail thefts
Target said Tuesday it is shuttering nine stores in four states because mounting thefts and organized retail crime at those locations is jeopardizing the safety of workers and customers. The closings, which take effect on Oct. 21, include four stores in San Francisco, three stores in Portland, Oreg...



26.09.2023 17:08
John Mulaney announces 18-stop comedy tour for 2023: Get tickets today
Well, that escalated quickly. What started as a five-show, one-weekend tour with Pete Davidson and Jon Stewart in early September, has since become a full-fledged tour for John Mulaney . The five-time "Saturday Night Live" host just announced an additional 18 shows to his 2023 calendar he's calling...



26.09.2023 15:18
Target, Citing Theft, to Close Nine Stores
Target announced on Tuesday that it was closing nine stores across four states, saying theft at the locations was harming its business and threatening the safety of employees and customers. The stores being closed next month include one in Manhattan's East Harlem, which has been open since 2010, an...



26.09.2023 11:49
Want a Vacation Souvenir? Buy Toothpaste.
Six weeks after my first trip to Italy, the fresh mozzarella I brought home is long gone, and so is the hard salami and pistachio-flavored chocolate. To squeeze a bit more from my Mediterranean experience, I can rely a little while longer on the tube of Elmex-brand toothpaste I used to brush away a...



26.09.2023 11:39
The Teacher Shortage: Why, and What to Do?
More from our inbox: Mr. McCarthy, Put Country Before Ego Debate, Yes, but Without an Audience Reauthorize PEPFAR How Unions Help Companies To the Editor: Re " People Don't Want to Be Teachers Anymore. Can You Blame Them? ," by Jessica Grose (newsletter, nytimes.com, Sept. 13): As a retired teacher...



26.09.2023 05:00
I used to lead protests against the police. Now, I'm working with them to keep communities safe
Police-community trust is critical for public safety, but faith in law enforcement is deteriorating. If we are ever to come to grips with police tragedies in the United States , strengthening the bonds between law enforcement and community members must be our top priority. Five former Memphis polic...



25.09.2023 19:19
Inside the church of ayahuasca, where pastor says the drug is their sacrament'
The pastor of the Pachamama Sanctuary in Casco, Maine told Fox News Digital that his congregation's worship practices are misunderstood and wrongly portrayed. Unlike most churches, the Pachamama Sanctuary uses ayahuasca - a mind-altering drug - as a worship aid, something that is a longstanding tra...



25.09.2023 16:44
Ex-NASCAR driver Austin Theriault launches GOP bid for battleground House seat
Theriault is looking to unseat Democratic Rep. Jared Golden. NASCAR driver-turned-politician Austin Theriault announced Monday that he's entering the Republican primary seeking an opportunity to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden in what's expected to be one of the country's most competiti...



25.09.2023 16:22
Looking for a cheap lease? Rents are falling the most in these places
Rental prices continue to tumble nationally, particularly in the places that saw the largest surges in prices. In August, the median rent in the 50 largest metros dropped 0.6%, to $1,752 a month. That's also down $7 from July and $25 from 12 months ago, according to a recent Realtor.com report . I...



25.09.2023 11:16
Broadening Access to Aid-in-Dying Care
More from our inbox: Renewing the Expanded Child Tax Credit Tired of the Endless Appeals for Political Donations Violence in Portland, Ore. To the Editor: Re " A Lawsuit Aims to Expand Aid in Dying ," by Paula Span ("The New Old Age" column, Science Times, Sept. 19): I wish Judy Govatos every good...



25.09.2023 09:12
Meet the Climate-Defying Fruits and Vegetables in Your Future
Plant breeders, by nature, are patient people. It can take them years or even decades to perfect a new variety of fruit or vegetable that tastes better, grows faster or stays fresh longer. But their work has taken on a new urgency in the face of an increasingly erratic climate. Recent floods left m...



25.09.2023 05:02
How a Little-Known Group Helped Resurgent Democrats Wield Power
For decades, Republicans have outmaneuvered and outspent Democrats in state legislatures, gerrymandering them into the minority in both red states and political battlegrounds. G.O.P. state lawmakers have used that advantage to pass countless conservative policies - with a lot of help along the way....

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