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Maine: State of the United States of America
Maine is the northernmost 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. Located in New England, it is bordered by New Hampshire to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast, and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Québec to the northeast and northwest, respectively. Maine is the only state to border exactly one other state, is the easternmost among the contiguous United States, and is the northernmost state east of the Great Lakes.


There Are COVID Travel Restrictions In 15 States [Video]

There Are COVID Travel Restrictions In 15 States

According to Business Insider, nonessential travel is resuming as governors ease states' lockdown orders. But, it's not your typical summer travel season. 15 governors have enacted statewide travel..

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'I'm not supposed to do that': Trump poses with worker at COVID-19 swab maker [Video]

'I'm not supposed to do that': Trump poses with worker at COVID-19 swab maker

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday (June 5) visited Maine and toured Puritan Medical Products in Guilford where swabs for COVID-19 tests are produced.

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"I'm not supposed to do that": Trump poses with worker as he visits COVID-19 swab maker [Video]

"I'm not supposed to do that": Trump poses with worker as he visits COVID-19 swab maker

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday (June 5) visited Maine and toured Puritan Medical Products in Guilford where swabs for COVID-19 tests are produced.

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‘Early morning magic’: photographer captures sunrise over U.S. coast [Video]

‘Early morning magic’: photographer captures sunrise over U.S. coast

Amateur photographer captures stunning sunrise over Maine’s beach

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U.S. colleges weigh return to campus life [Video]

U.S. colleges weigh return to campus life

Campus life, long defined by tight dorm rooms and massive classrooms, will not look the same when classes resume in the fall. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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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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As Trump touts increased production, coronavirus swabs made during his Maine factory tour will be tossed in the trash

Trump's trip to Maine is the latest effort the White House is making to call attention to companies that are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Trump expected to allow commercial fishing in protected Atlantic waters: sources

President Donald Trump is expected to sign a proclamation on Friday that would open up a marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean to commercial fishing during a meeting with commercial fishermen..
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Coronavirus news and updates: Trump heads to Maine; 'superspreaders'; what to expect at the dentist

We are bringing you the top headlines on COVID-19 from the US and around the world.
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'A fragile moment': Donald Trump to tour Maine swab maker despite concerns over unrest

President Donald Trump will visit Maine manufacturer despite governor's request that he stay away amid unrest over death of George Floyd.
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George Floyd protests, Strawberry moon, Trump visits Maine: 5 things to know Friday

Vatican official to hold George Floyd prayer service in Rome, President Trump heads to Maine despite concerns of unrest and more things to know Friday
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U.S. Justice Dept. backs challenge to Maine order blocking nonresident campground use

The U.S. Justice Department on Friday backed a lawsuit challenging Maine's decision to block nonresidents from using campgrounds amid the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration's..
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'A threat to accountable democracy': Some Republicans object to Trump dismissal of federal watchdog

"The President has not provided the kind of justification for the removal of IG Linick required by this law," said Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine.
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Democrats Show Fund-Raising Energy in Key Senate Races

In contests in Kentucky, South Carolina, Kansas, Maine, Colorado and Arizona, Democratic candidates raised more money in the first quarter of 2020 than their Republican opponents.
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Sen. Susan Collins says Trump's public statements on the coronavirus outbreak have been 'very uneven'

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, faces a tough reelection battle in the fall and has criticized Trump on a number of occasions.
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Mystery Shipwreck Dates to Before Revolutionary War, Researcher Says

The hull of a ship that surfaces every few years on a Maine beach may have been the Defiance, a sloop built in 1754.
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Sled dog delivery: A musher is bringing groceries and medication to elderly neighbors in Maine

A Maine woman and her team of sled dogs have been making grocery runs for vulnerable residents who can't leave their homes amid the coronavirus.  
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‘Group of Local Vigilantes’ Try to Forcibly Quarantine Out-of-Towners, Officials Say

A group of residents from an island town in Maine cut down a tree and dragged it into the middle of a road.
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Boat sail maker pivots to masks to fight virus

On the coast of Maine, Eric Baldwin and his staff usually spend their days selling, and repairing sails for boats. Now, they've turned their sewing machines to a new task: making masks for caregivers..
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Drummer practices social distancing during snow storm in Maine

Drummer Steven Hamblen practiced social distancing by playing in the snow in Gorham, Maine.
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GOP sens. draft $300B plan for small businesses

Republican Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and Susan Collins of Maine unveiled a draft bill that would provide $300 billion in help for small businesses, including loans that would attempt to help them..
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Islands in the U.S. Are Barring All Outsiders to Keep Coronavirus at Bay

“People don’t understand how fragile we are,” said one resident of an island off Maine that will turn away visitors. Communities in North Carolina’s Outer Banks will do the same.
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Delivery driver picks up fallen flag in front of veteran's home

A driver in Portland, Maine went out of his way to pick up a fallen flag in front of a Marine Corps veteran's house.
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Millions await snow and bitter cold as storm moves from the Midwest to the Northeast

After a snowy Tuesday in the Plains, a winter storm will dump snow in a 1,200-mile stretch from Missouri to Maine from Wednesday into Thursday.
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Today in History for February 15th

Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in Havana harbor, bringing America closer to war with Spain; The Soviet Union's last troops leave Afghanistan; Astronomer Galileo..
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A college in Maine isolated students amid coronavirus concerns after they returned from China

Colby College in Maine isolated students who show no symptoms of the coronavirus, citing public health guidelines for people returning from China.  
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Winter weather reaches Michigan

Snow covered highways around metropolitan Detroit on Thursday morning. Wintry weather reached the midwest as winter storm warnings were in effect from Oklahoma to Maine. (Feb. 6)  
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A $100 Million Bet That Vacationland Can Be a Tech Hub, Too

A benefactor’s big gift will create a research center in Portland, Maine, testing a small city’s ability to prosper as a magnet for innovation.
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Sen. Susan Collins wrote note to Chief Justice Roberts prior to his admonishing of Senators

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said she was "stunned" by remarks given by House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler at the start of the trial
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A courtroom artist illustrates 2 senators at work.

Senators Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska appeared to be closely following the arguments.
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Sanguine snowman, iguana invasion, Chicken Dinner Road: News from around our 50 states

Elm tree named Herbie to live on via clones in Maine, Eco-Earth made from industrial eyesore falling apart in Oregon, and more
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Impeachment Trial Puts Susan Collins, Stung by Kavanaugh Backlash, Under Scrutiny

The four-term Maine senator, who crossed party lines to vote against President Clinton’s impeachment, must now decide whether to break with President Trump.
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Susan Collins surpasses Mitch McConnell as the most unpopular senator in a new poll

The Maine Senator's net approval rating has dropped 10 points since the end of September, leaving her with a 52 percent disapproval rating
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Susan Collins says she will ‘likely’ vote to call witnesses.

The senator of Maine released a statement on Thursday.
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Gray whale tows calf, wolves on the move, John Dillinger won't be exhumed; News from around our 50 states

Florida woman gave birth to two sets of twins in 2019, Maine lobster harvest not as bad as feared, and more
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Several drivers injured in major 30-car pileup in Bangor, Maine

Multiple drivers were injured after a 30-car pileup on Interstate 95 in Bangor, Maine causes major morning traffic jam.  
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Bounty of bags, parrot false alarm, virtual hike: News from around our 50 states

Resting place of detained Japanese American artist rediscovered in California, monastery being converted to house asylum-seekers in Maine, and more
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With Split Decision on Impeachment, Maine Democrat Risks a Dual Backlash

Representative Jared Golden, who is from a conservative district in Maine, was the only House member to vote for one of two impeachment articles against President Trump.
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Butter Gritty, radish stink, goatnapping: News from around our 50 states

Maine looks to harness seaweed to offset cows, new G.I. Joe comic puts Indianapolis in its spotlight, and more
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Sen. Susan Collins: 'It is inappropriate' for Mitch McConnell, Democrats for prejudge impeachment trial

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said that senators on both sides of the aisle were wrong to predetermine the outcome of the Senate impeachment trial.
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2nd Senate Republican Questions Impartiality of Impeachment Trial

Senator Susan Collins of Maine joined Lisa Murkowski in raising concerns over her leaders’ approach, and said she would be “open” to calling witnesses.
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Trump Impeachment: Three Democrats Cross Party Lines to Vote ‘No’

Representatives Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey, Jared Golden of Maine and Collin Peterson of Minnesota were the only Democrats to oppose one or both of the charges against President Trump.
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Supreme Court to decide Native American land dispute in Oklahoma

Ten states, from Maine to Texas to Montana, have warned that the boundaries of Native American lands have jurisdictional consequences there as well.
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A Museum Devoted to Geological Treasures Opens in Maine

A world-class meteorite collection is among the highlights of the new Maine Mineral & Gem Museum.
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White Sands dust-up, distracted-driving cams, hog rules: News from around our 50 states

Wreaths for veterans cemeteries begin journey from Maine, Arizona tells Trump it wants to keep taking refugees, and more
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Winter storm could still dump up to 2 feet of snow from Pennsylvania to Maine

Schools across much of the Northeast were shuttered Tuesday as a winter storm pounded the region with more than a foot of snow, ice and high winds.
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Winter storm slams the Northeast, killing at least 7

The deadly winter storm hit more than 30 states during a week-long trek from Oregon to Maine.
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A Maine man was shot and killed at his home on Thanksgiving. Police blame a homemade booby trap

A 65-year-old Maine man died after triggering one of his homemade security devices designed to fire a handgun at would-be intruders, police say.
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Man in Maine Is Fatally Shot by His Own Booby Trap, Police Say

The man, Ronald Cyr, 65, called the police to tell them he was shot. He later died from his injuries.
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Salad products recalled across 22 states due to possible E. coli contamination

Salad products containing meat and poultry are being recalled due to possible E. coli contamination. The products were sold October 14-16 in Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana,..
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Deadly Arctic blast brings 30 inches of snow to Michigan and 30-degree temps to Florida

It was literally freezing in Florida and Alabama and parts of Maine, Michigan and New York were digging out a foot of snow. Blame an Arctic air mass.
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Ultra-low unemployment is problem in parts of U.S.

Vermont and Maine have among the lowest jobless rates in the country—now some local employers can't find workers
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Deer stranded five miles offshore saved by Maine lobstermen

"He was gonna die, 100 percent. There's no ifs, ands or buts — he was a goner," the seamen said
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Witch hunt or necessity? Maine's rugged independent voters torn over impeaching Trump

In an era of hyper partisan politics, Sean Fowler is a rarity: an independent voter who once considered the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump a "witch hunt" and now thinks Congress..
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