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    Julia Clukey, of Augusta, announces her retirement from luge during a news conference Tuesday at the Kennebec Valley YMCA in Augusta.

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    Noah, 7, right, and Jonah Schutlz, 5, wait Sunday August 7, 2016 for a customer in the vegetable stand at their Monmouth home. The boys said produce business was slow but they have been adding livestock to the family farm venture by capturing hogs in the pig scramble at the Monmouth Fair.

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    C.J. Faris, of Richmond, rows Wednesday August 10, 2016 Centennial Dory up a shallow Cobbossee Stream in Gardiner. The retired teacher and rowing coach said the craft was designed to as a "foul weather boat" for commercial fishing but serves his purposes as an exercise machine to read a book in.

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    Firefighters from Waterville battle a fire that is believed have been started in the garage and spread to a nearby boat and pick-up truck at 5 Belmont Ave in Waterville on Wednesday.

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    Ken Dumond harvests Monday August 8, 2016 spuds to give to workers who helped him erect a 3200 square foot barn at his South Gardiner farm. Dumond Family Farm cultivates a variety of potatoes that are sold by the roadside and at a stand. Despite parched conditions, the Van Buren native said the tubers he pulled from the soil were growing normally.

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    Jim Merrick, center, walks to his car at Colby College in Waterville to close the windows as rain falls on Friday.

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    Casey Avery shines a light on the locks on the door to their freedom during the prison break challenge at mainly Escapes in Waterville on Friday.

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    Fair-goers browse the bird exhibition at the 198th annual Skowhegan State Fair in Skowhegan on Thursday.

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    Firefighters from Waterville battle a fire that is believed have been started in the garage and spread to a nearby boat and pick-up truck at 5 Belmont Ave in Waterville on Wednesday.

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    CAP.cutline_standalone:Matt Consent weeds a flower bed Wednesday at Augusta City Center. While there's been plenty of sunshine and warmth in recent days, the National Weather Service is predicting a chance of showers Friday night and severe thunderstorms Saturday. Sun will return on Sunday and Monday, according to the weather service.

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    Bryce Doyon, 8, right, of Waterville, hugs his friend and Fresh Air kid, Mahmoud Jalloh, 8, of Brooklyn, at the Shaw's Plaza on Kennedy Memorial Drive in Waterville on Thursday.

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