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    Skowhegan farm offers lesson in proper handling of holiday turkeys

    Skowhegan farmer Carie Tessier says cooks should keep the Thanksgiving bird cool before cooking, then refrigerate the leftovers as soon as possible.

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    About 1,300 expected at Oakland community Thanksgiving meal

    The sites of other free community meals being held across central Maine include locations in Augusta, Farmington, Gardiner and Skowhegan.

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    Advocacy group sues state for records of youths’ suicide attempts at Long Creek

    Disability Rights Maine says it received reports of 5 attempted suicides between March and July at the juvenile detention center in South Portland and has been seeking records from the state, with little success.

  • Varsity Maine
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    Monmouth girls basketball team surprised by sudden coaching change

    Some players acknowledge Scott Wing's dismissal came as a jolt to the program.

  • Maine Crime
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    Appeals court ruling sends Riverview outpatient lawsuit to jury

    Jason Begin says the Augusta police officer violated his rights when she shot him as he was stabbing himself.

  • Local & State
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    Snow cancels school, descends on commuters in central Maine

    A winter weather advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Tuesday over southern and western parts of the state, which could get 3-5 inches.

  • Schools and Education
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    Sisters taking up Indian mascot issue with Skowhegan school board

    The current policy of the school board is to offer no comment and direct media questions on the topic to Superintendent Brent Colbry.

  • Nation & World
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    Captain of Camden charter vessel awaits trial in Virgin Islands on manslaughter charge

    An indictment alleges that Richard Smith failed to take appropriate action when a crew member jumped off Smith's sailing ship and drowned off North Carolina in 2015.

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