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    Stathan Finch, 14 months, reaches for an Easter egg Saturday as his mother, Rayanna Finch, watches him at Johnson Hall in Gardiner.

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    Bruce Forbes, of Augusta, hurls a boule through the rain Tuesday on the Pétanque courts at Mill Park in Augusta. His love the ancient French game outweighs the cold weather of spring. "I've been waiting all year for this," he said.

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    A frog floats atop a bed of sunken leaves Tuesday in a vernal pool in Readfield. Soil depressions across Maine that fill temporarily with snow runoff and rain might host a diverse group amphibians during the spring. Toads, frogs and salamanders seek the ephemeral pools to reproduce while predators hunt the shallow water for nourishment.

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    A man surveys the Kennebec River from the edge of flooded parking lot Monday on Front Street in Augusta as the river recedes. A flood warning remains in effect across Kennebec County, according to the National Weather Service.

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    People yell and hold signs during a climate change rally Tuesday on the plaza between the Burton M. Cross State Office Building and the Maine State House in Augusta.

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    Chief Justice Leigh Saufley, left, and Gov. Janet Mills attend a Judiciary Committee public hearing on a bill to change state laws that refer to the governor and state justices by male pronouns, at the Maine State House in Augusta on Thursday. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills was elected in 2018 as the state’s first female governor. In 2001, Saufley was sworn in as the state's first female chief justice.

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    Rep. Justin Fecteau, R-Augusta, voices his opposition to a bill that removes religious and philosophical exemptions for public school vaccination requirements on Tuesday at the State House in Augusta.

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    Karl Rau, of Good Bread, serves Barbara Damler on Thursday at the new summer location of the Downtown Waterville Farmers’ Market at Head of Falls in Waterville.

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    A flood alert warning from Hallowell police hangs beside a door as Derek Wilson puts a box of bottles into a trailer Saturday at the Hydeout at the Wharf, a riverside bar in downtown Hallowell. People were helping owner Wayne Hyde remove some items from the bar in the afternoon. Hyde was planning to be open Saturday night and clear out the rest of the stock and furniture after closing.

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    Sonia Breault paddles the flooded Kennebec River Trail behind the Hathaway Center in the south end of Waterville on Friday.

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    Hall-Dale's Iris Ireland can't get the tag at home on Madison's Landyn Landry when the ball gets loose during a Mountain Valley Conference game Tuesday in Farmingdale.

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    Gov. Janet Mills, seated center, talks to Maine tribal leaders after signing a bill changing the name of the October holiday from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day on Friday at the Maine State House in Augusta.

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    Rep. Benjamin Collings, D-Portland, presents "An Act To Establish the Exclusive Right of the Federally Recognized Indian Tribes in the State To Conduct All Sports Betting in Maine" during a hearing on several bills dealing with sports betting before the Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee on Friday at the Maine State House in Augusta.

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    A canoe sits beside a flooded over section of Westacre Road on Friday near Androscoggin Lake in Wayne.

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    Shawn Dolley hangs up a sign on the newly built arbor on Thursday at his Stone Turret Bed and Breakfast in Gardiner. Dolley said that he's owned the place near Gardiner Common since 2012.

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