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Maine: State of the United States of America
Maine is the northeasternmost state in the Northeastern United States. Maine is the 12th smallest by area, the 9th least populous, and the 13th least densely populated of the 50 U.S. states. It is located in New England, bordered by New Hampshire to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast, and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec to the northeast and northwest, respectively. Maine is the only state to border only one other state, is the easternmost among the contiguous United States, and is the northernmost state east of the Great Lakes.

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Murkowski, Collins break ranks on swift SC vote [Video]

Murkowski, Collins break ranks on swift SC vote

[NFA] Republican Senators Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine broke ranks with President Donald Trump on his plan to swiftly hold a Senate vote on a potential successor to late Supreme..

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7 COVID-19 Deaths Linked To Maine Wedding, Victims Did Not Attend [Video]

7 COVID-19 Deaths Linked To Maine Wedding, Victims Did Not Attend

A wedding in Maine has been linked to 176 Covid-19 cases. This includes the deaths of seven people who didn't attend the celebration. This news demonstrates just how easily and quickly the virus can..

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Tropical Storm Isaias batters U.S. Northeast [Video]

Tropical Storm Isaias batters U.S. Northeast

[NFA] Tropical Storm Isaias raced up the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday, generating tornadoes and knocking out power, and a twister in North Carolina killed at least one person when it obliterated a mobile..

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Maine restricts swimming after woman killed by shark [Video]

Maine restricts swimming after woman killed by shark

A fatality in Maine has limited swimming due to concerns about sharks, whose behavior is being studied through drone use and other technology by scientists in southern California. Lisa Bernhard..

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Maine Supreme Court approves ranked-choice voting ahead of presidential election

Maine's Supreme Court has cleared the way for the state to use a system of ranked-choice voting in a presidential election. CBS News campaign reporter Cara Korte joined CBSN to discuss the process.
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Maine warns of potential coronavirus exposure at airport

People who were at the airport between 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday might have been exposed, the Maine CDC said.
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How Ginsburg’s Death Has Reshaped the Money Race for Senate Democrats

From Alaska to Maine to the Carolinas, Democratic strategists working on Senate campaigns described a spontaneous outpouring of donations the likes of which they had never seen. A Republican surge is..
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Lisa Murkowski, Susan Collins oppose vote on Ruth Bader Ginsburg replacement before election

Murkowski joins Sen. Collins of Maine as the only two Senate Republicans to explicitly reject the idea of voting on a nominee before the election.
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Murkowski opposes filling Supreme Court seat before the election

Murkowski is the second Republican, behind Senator Susan Collins of Maine, to voice opposition to filling the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat before the November election.
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Seasonal workers in Maine brace for long winter amid coronavirus

Thousands of seasonal workers are entering their coldest, slowest season without their annual financial safety net, robbed by COVID-19 of a summer's worth of tourism-driven business.
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Residents angry after Maine wedding linked to 7 virus deaths

"I don't think they should have had the wedding," said a member of the church where the ceremony was held.
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G.O.P. senators are struggling in key states, a Times poll found.

A New York Times/Siena College survey showed Joe Biden leading President Trump by wide margins in Maine and Arizona, and effectively tied in North Carolina. Susan Collins trailed her Democratic rival..
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Polls: Coronavirus Pulls Down Trump and GOP Senators Suffer

A New York Times/Siena College survey showed Joe Biden leading President Trump by wide margins in Maine and Arizona, and effectively tied in North Carolina. Susan Collins trailed her Democratic rival..
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Officiant of Maine wedding liked to 7 deaths remains defiant

Rev. Todd Bell has urged people to put their trust in God over government and questioned the wisdom of masks.
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Maine wedding linked to deaths of 7 people who didn't attend

The August wedding reception at the Big Moose Inn in Millinocket is linked to more than 175 confirmed cases.
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Deadly wedding in Maine: 7 deaths, 175 people infected with Covid-19

deadly wedding in maine: 7 deaths, 175 people infected with covid-19
A US wedding which violated social distancing rules has resulted in 175 coronavirus infections and seven deaths.The August 7 nuptials saw more than 65 guests attend the reception at Big Moose Inn in..
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How a Maine college plans to maintain low infection rates

Colleges nationwide are suffering from the coronavirus outbreak, but one small college in Maine plans to keep the number of cases low by ramping up testing. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
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5 deaths and 175 virus cases now linked to Maine wedding

The virus cases stemming from the wedding have spanned hundreds of miles.
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147 COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths now linked to Maine wedding

A wedding in Maine last month has now been linked to three coronavirus deaths, as well as outbreaks at both a jail and a nursing home.
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Heat wave hits Maine's waters

Maine has become a summer hot spot in more ways than one this year. Water temperatures in the Gulf of Maine -- stretching from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia -- are warming faster than anywhere else in the..
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COVID-19 spread at Maine wedding now linked to 143 cases, one death, outbreak at jail

There are now 143 COVID-19 cases linked to a Maine wedding, including one person who died, a state CDC spokesperson said.
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123 coronavirus cases linked to wedding reception in Maine

The wedding has been linked to COVID-19 outbreaks at a local jail and a nursing home.
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RNC takeaways night 2: Melania Trump speaks of 'harsh reality' of racial unrest, Pompeo stirs controversy

Republicans sought to show a softer side to Donald Trump, with remarks from a Maine lobsterman, a Wisconsin dairy farmer and first lady Melania Trump.
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A lobsterman's friend

Pulling lobster traps way out in the middle of the Gulf of Maine can be a lonely job. But for 15 years, Captain John Makowsky had company – a gull he named Red Eye, who showed up one day in 2005 and..
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One person dead after wedding reception in Maine linked to virus outbreak

At least 32 people linked to the event have tested positive for coronavirus, hospital officials said.
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Thousands of chicks arrive dead to farmers amid USPS turmoil

thousands of chicks arrive dead to farmers amid usps turmoil
At least 4800 chicks shipped to Maine farmers through the US Postal Service have arrived dead in recent weeks after rapid cuts hit the federal mail carrier's operations. US Rep. Chellie Pingree, a..
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Thousands of chicks shipped to farmers by mail arrive dead

Maine lawmaker said she has received dozens of complaints from people trying to raise chickens.
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12/21: Icy storm stretching from Texas to Maine; Hollywood Park runs its last race

Many areas from the Texas Panhandle to northern New England are being affected by a dangerous ice storm; and, after 75 years, famous racetrack Hollywood Park is closing to make way for housing and a..
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'The political challenge of her life': Maine Sen. Susan Collins trailing in bid for 5th term, polls find

"Senator Collins faces the political challenge of her life," said Quinnipiac University Polling Analyst Tim Malloy.
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Tropical Storm Isaias gains strength as it heads for the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is gaining strength as it churns toward the coast of the Carolinas. Nearly 120 million Americans are in the storm's path, and warnings stretch from South Carolina to Maine. Chip..
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Woman killed in Maine's first great white shark attack identified as 63-year-old from NYC

Julie Dimperio Holowach, a 63-year-old woman from New York City died Monday after a great white bit her approximately off the shore of Bailey Island.
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New York woman killed in Maine shark attack

Authorities in Maine said a rare great white shark attack killed a New York City resident. Officials warned swimmers to excercise caution in the state's Casco Bay region. (July 28)  
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Maine shark attack: US woman killed by great white

The 63-year-old was killed by a great white shark - in the first ever deadly attack recorded there.
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Swimmer Is Killed in Maine Shark Attack, Officials Say

A 63-year-old New York woman died in Maine’s first fatal shark attack, the authorities said. Sharks rarely attack humans but are following seals, their natural prey, north, experts say.
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Woman was killed in what is believed to be first unprovoked shark attack in Maine

Officials believe it's the first unprovoked shark attack in Maine.  
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Maine woman killed in an apparent shark attack, the first unprovoked attack in the state

Experts say unprovoked shark attacks are incredibly rare. Monday's incident, one professor said, was the first unprovoked shark attack documented.
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Fact Checking Trump's Claims on Election Battlegrounds

From lobsters in Maine to ethanol in Iowa to the oil fields of Texas, the president has tried to bolster his case for re-election by promoting localized — and factually challenged —..
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Maine Dem. Gideon wins primary, will face Collins

Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon has beaten two Democrats for the right to challenge U.S. Sen. Susan Collins this fall. (July 15)  
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Sessions Falls in Alabama, and Gideon Rises in Maine

Alabama sides with Trump, and anti-G.O.P. energy builds in Maine: This is your morning tip sheet.
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Sara Gideon Wins Nomination to Challenge Susan Collins in Maine

Ms. Gideon, backed by the Senate Democratic campaign arm and outside political groups, had long been the favorite to challenge Senator Collins, the sole remaining New England Republican in Congress.
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Sessions Pays the Price for Incurring Trump’s Wrath, Losing Alabama Senate Race

In Maine, Sara Gideon was facing limited competition for the Democratic primary and the chance to face Susan Collins in a race that has become the priciest Senate campaign in the state’s history.
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Live Updates from Primary Elections in Alabama, Texas and Maine

Jeff Sessions hopes to win back his old Senate seat in Alabama, while primary and runoff elections are taking place in Texas and Maine.
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Biden vs. Trump 2020 Live Updates: Trump Talks Up Tuberville as Alabama Votes

Jeff Sessions hopes to win back his old Senate seat in Alabama, while primary and runoff elections are taking place in Texas and Maine. Joe Biden is releasing a new clean energy plan.
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What Time Do Polls Close in Alabama, Maine and Texas?

Jeff Sessions is fighting for his political life in an Alabama race that will signal the strength of President Trump’s hold on his base. And in Maine, the spotlight is on which Democrat will face..
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Susan Collins Battles for Survival in Maine

The fourth-term Republican is staring down a better-funded challenger and national headwinds, all while campaigning amid coronavirus restrictions.
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Warren Buffett's 'most gruesome mistake' was buying Dexter Shoe. Here's the story of his $9 billion error.

warren buffett's 'most gruesome mistake' was buying dexter shoe. here's the story of his $9 billion error.
Warren Buffett's "most gruesome mistake" was buying Dexter Shoe in 1993, a Maine shoemaker that soon collapsed under pressure from cheap foreign imports. The famed investor paid for Dexter with 25,203..
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What the dry, hot season means for tomato crops

what the dry, hot season means for tomato crops
This summer in Maine has been exceptionally hot and dry. Even the recent rains have been unable to make up for the dry conditions that some parts of the state have been experiencing. How might this..
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Coronavirus stay-at-home orders have reduced roadkill rates in California, Idaho and Maine, study finds

In the era of the coronavirus, the number of animals killed on roads by cars declined in California, Idaho and Maine from early March to mid-April.
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Shearing Sheep, and Hewing to Tradition, on an Island in Maine

In a remote area of Maine, the Wakeman family maintains the traditions of island shepherding, the cycles of which have been largely unchanged for centuries.
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