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    Cony's Nathan Berry runs the 100 meter hurdles during the I. Taylor Harmon Capital City Classic on Friday at Cony High School in Augusta.

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    Sue Colfer, left, and Michael Simon walk along and put American flags the holes Elijah Simon is making with an L-shaped metal tool on Friday in one of the two sections of the Togus National Cemetery. About 75 volunteers set out flags on the about 5,400 graves ahead of Memorial Day on Monday. All of the graves received American flags and Medal of Honor winners also got a special blue flag.

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    Stanley and Deborah Short, of Pittsfield, place flowers and American flags at the gravesite of Debra's father and veteran Neil Hapworth at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in Waterville on Thursday. Area cemeteries were busy this week with families sprucing up grave sites for Memorial Day next Monday.

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    Dave Allen eyes his work while building a frame for a greenhouse Tuesday at the Rustic Roots farm in Farmington on Tuesday.

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    Firefighters from Thorndike, Troy and Unity pull hoses toward flames shooting up after a home off Depot Street in Thorndike. The home was destroyed by wind-swept fire Monday.

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    The top photo shows the Dummer House in Hallowell in April 2017. The bottom photo was taken around at 11 a.m. Thursday as the crew from Geddes Building Movers is in middle of the job of taking Dummer House to corner of Second and Central Streets in Hallowell. The space where the old home had stood will become a public parking lot.

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    Defendant Jeremy Clement, right, listens Wednesday during closing arguments by his attorney Walter McKee in Augusta Superior Court.

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    Investigator Jeremy Damren of the Office of the State Fire Marshall carries containers of evidence taken from 15 Summer St. in Skowhegan on Sunday, May 20. Investigators with that agency, state and Skowhegan police and firefighters blocked access to the home after resident Philip Ewing notified police Saturday evening that he was disabling a black powder cannon. Police reportedly found containers of bleach, gunpowder, gasoline and other explosive materials. Area homes were evacuated.

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    Richmond catcher watches the ball as Buckfield batter Dylan Harvey runs to first after bunting and baserunner Ethan Jackson sprints to the plate on a suicide squeeze play during a game Tuesday on the Gerald N. Seigars Memorial Baseball Field in Richmond. Jackson scored a run and Harvey was thrown out at first base.

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    Steven James, of Auburn, cranks the engine as Noah Desoto, of China, fishes on Cobbossee Stream in West Gardiner on Sunday. The men were pursuing fish under overcast skies, with James saying conditions were "just perfect."

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    Paul Auger walks back to the line rubbing the baseball he tossed as the first pitch during the opening day of the Capital Area Babe Ruth baseball league at Morton Field in Augusta on Sunday. Auger and his teammate, Dave Fletcher, left, were members of the 1958 Maine Babe Ruth All-Star baseball championship team. The men attended the event with sponsors, current players and members of the 2017 Augusta team that won the Maine 14-year-old division championship.

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    A firefighter, at left, walks past a car engulfed in flames as fire ravages a home Monday off Depot Street in Thorndike.

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    Erskine's Jack Jowett throws the javelin during the I. Taylor Harmon Capital City Classic on Friday at Cony High School in Augusta.

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    Cony's Faith Leathers-Pouliot races up field as Erskine Academy's Morgan Emond tries to stop her during a game Wednesday at Erskine Academy.

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    Assistant District Attorney Alisa Ross, left, and defense attorney Andrew Wright, center, make arguments during Dreaquan Foster's sentencing hearing Thursday at the Capital Judicial Center in Augusta. Foster pleaded guilty to charges related to a home invasion in Sidney in 2017.

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    Monmouth's Anna Lewis runs in the 4x400 relay during the Mountain Valley Conference track and field championships Thursday in Lisbon.

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    Hall-Dale's Matt Albert wins the javelin event during the Mountain Valley Conference track and field championshps Thursday in Lisbon.

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