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    Richmond’s Sydney Tilton, bottom, collides with Greenville catcher Lindsay Fenn while sliding safely into home plate during a game on Saturday at the the Burney-Gardner Community Memorial Athletic Complex in Richmond.

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    Cony student Jonathan Christie leaps into the long jump pit during the Kennebec Area Special Olympics track meet Wednesday at Hall-Dale High School in Farmingdale.

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    Maranacook left fielder Vinnie Birtwell extends himself to try and grab a pop-up during a game Tuesday afternoon against Camden Hills in Readfield. Camden scored six runs in the top of the seventh to earn an 8-4 victory.

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    Associate professor Jodi Williams takes a picture of herself with her Information and Library Services graduates before the University of Maine at Augusta graduation on Saturday at Augusta Civic Center. Several of the students who’d taken courses over the Internet had not been to the university before then.

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    Third-graders Kelsea Anderson, left, and Isaiah Valentin, right, lead their blindfolded teacher Sarah Joslyn toward a tree as part of the 9th annual Forestry Day on Thursday in the Smithfield Plantation area of Litchfield. There were 110 third-graders from Carrie Ricker School at the event.

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    Retiring children’s librarian Charlene Wagner, top left, gets a hug from Ella Setchell, 7, as Nora Setchell, 4, and their mother, Marie Setchell, watch during a party Friday in the Children’s Room at Gardiner Public Library. Marie Setchell said her family used to come to story time when the girls were younger. Wagner had worked at the library since 1980.

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    Chuck Collins, of West Gardiner, lugs a tree stand that he removed from the woods Tuesday at the Oaklands Farm in Gardiner. Collins said he’s tagged six deer on the sprawling farm since receiving permission to bow hunt from the landowners. Collins hopes to place the stand at a location in West Gardiner.

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    Donald Wright, 81, peers into the charred remains of his home at 94 Rancourt Lane in Burnham on Thursday.

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    Adult services librarian Shane Billings puts books onto new shelves on Wednesday in the addition recently built onto the Charles M. Bailey Library in Winthrop.

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    State Troopers James Moody, left, Seth Allen and Chris Rogers inspect on Wednesday a vehicle Rogers stopped on Interstate 95 in West Gardiner as part of the New England Drive to Save Lives campaign. State Police across New England are working extra shifts to target speeders, those in a vehicle without a seat belt and cars with unrestrained children, Rogers said.

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    Police officers enter an empty state office building in Augusta Tuesday during the Special Weapons and Tactics course taught by the National Tactical Officers Association hosted by the Augusta Police Department this week. Police from various law enforcement agencies across Maine learned advanced techniques on how to enter buildings and detain armed suspects during the week long class, according to Augusta Police Lt. Kevin Lully. The annual training is required for special response team officers to maintain state certification, Lully said.

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