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    People ride the Gravitron at the 200th annual Skowhegan State Fair on Thursday.

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    About 25 Maine State Police troopers ran through training scenarios for responding to school shootings on Thursday at Belgrade Central School. Trooper Bill Plourde, left, and Corporal Derrick Record carry carbines as they search a hallway while training supervisor Detective Greg Roy, right, watches them. Roy said that over 300 members of Maine State Police were going to be going through the department-wide refresher course at different places across the state.

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    Gayle Palombo, a worker with Independent Midway, takes a break in front of the fun house Wednesday as crews set up for the 200th annual Skowhegan State Fair at the Skowhegan Fair Grounds.

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    Steve Christianson picks sunflowers with his son, Easten, 1, on Sunday at their farm in Readfield. Easten's mother, Caroline, was operating the farm stand that sells produce, dairy and meat while her husband and her son collected the ornamental flowers. The Christianson Farm is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day through October.

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    Ty Dauphinee, 6, climbs a tree in while wearing cape Tuesday at the Skowhegan police department-hosted National Night Out event at Coburn Park in Skowhegan. It's Sowhegan's first time hosting such an event, which has been going on nationally for 35 years and aims to introduce children to law enforcement officials in a positive way.

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    People sit in front of a burial depicting Waterville's history Wednesday as they eat during the annual Taste of Waterville on Main Street in downtown Waterville.

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    Blake Elliott, left, watches as his father John Elliott, of Westerly, RI, hits on the third hole during final round of Charlie's Maine Open on Wednesday at the Augusta Country Club in Manchester. Elliott was tied for second place going into the final day.

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    David Carver, left, walks with Brittanie Ferris and Natalie Ferris, 8, along College Avenue in Waterville on Saturday, Aug. 4.

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    Juan Garcia operates the Gravitron at the 200th annual Skowhegan State Fair on Thursday.

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    Geese swim through the designated swimming area at Messalonskee Lake in Oakland on Tuesday. The beach was closed because it tested positive for high levels of E. coli, caused by goose feces in the water.

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    Antonio Hernandez sets up a portion of the Sky Diver ride Wednesday as crews get ready for the 200th annual Skowhegan State Fair at the Skowhegan Fair Grounds.

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    Casey Cole, Speed Pitch operator, wipes sweat from his brow as he waits for the fair to open at the 200th annual Skowhegan State Fair on Thursday.

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    People enter the Skowhegan Fairgrounds for the first day of the 200th annual Skowhegan State Fair on Thursday.

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    Kim Blanchard prepares her carnival game, Dakota's Root N' Toot-N Cork Gun Game, on Wednesday at the Skowhegan Fair Grounds for the 200th annual Skowhegan State Fair.

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