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Tennessee lawyer and civil rights champion George Barrett dies at 86 NASHVILLE, Tennessee George Barrett, a lawyer who waged a nearly four-decade battle for desegregation of Tennessees colleges and universities and represented student civil rights activists, has died at 86, a law firm partner said Wednesday. Barrett, who d
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Ogunquit police use Facebook to catch alleged vandals OGUNQUIT, Maine In an example of 21st century policing, the Ogunquit Police Department announced on Saturday, via its Facebook page, that charges had been filed in the vandalism that occurred at Beach Plum Farm on Monday, July 21. The arrest was made afte
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Sea Dogs drop second straight to Fightin Phils PORTLAND, Maine The Portland Sea Dogs fell for the second straight time to the Reading Fightin Phils 5-2 Wednesday night at Hadlock Field. The loss marks the second in a row, but just the seventh in 21 games against the Fightin Phils this season. The Phil
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Oxford 250 moving from traditional July race date to Aug. 30 next year For the first time in most current drivers’ memories, one of the biggest and most important short-track races in the Northeast, and one of the richest in the country, will be contested in a month other than July. Oxford Plains Speedway and Pro All-S
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Valencia powers Blue Jays over Red Sox TORONTO Pinch-hitter Danny Valencia hit a three-run homer and right-hander Marcus Stroman pitched into the eighth inning as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-2 on Wednesday night. Right fielder Jose Bautista hit a solo homer as the Blue
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Cheers! Maine drinks more than any other state According to a recent study commissioned by Blowfish (a company that manufactures an Alka-Seltzer-like hangover remedy), Maine imbibes more alcohol than any other state in the country. Rounding out the top five in that list are, in descending order, Wyomi
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The moment I stopped caring about my weight The Moment I Stopped Caring About My WeightClick To Tweet - Powered By CoSchedule photo credit: mod as hell via photopin cc In college I was a svelte 130 pounds. I could wear anything and look like a waif. I could eat buckets of ice cream or live on black
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Local sports results for Aug. 27, 2014 Cross country HIGH SCHOOL At Lonesome Pines, Fort Kent, 3 miles Girls results 1. Washburn 15, no team scoring for Fort Kent, Limestone Community School/Maine School of Science and Mathematics, Greater Houlton Christian Acad. 1. Emmy Churchill (Wash) 23:12
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Freeport moves another step closer to quitting regional school district FREEPORT, Maine After members of the public mostly expressed support Tuesday, the Freeport withdrawal committee is now waiting for the Maine Department of Education to give final approval to the town’s withdrawal from Regional School Unit 5. The Edu
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USC football player Shaw suspended indefinitely for fabricating heroic story LOS ANGELES USC cornerback Josh Shaw admitted to school officials that he had fabricated a story about rescuing a nephew from drowning and lied about how he suffered ankle injuries, the school announced Wednesday. Shaw, who has been the focus of controver
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