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    Eric Brakey speaks during a rally in support of gun rights before a day of testimony on gun bills in the Criminal Justice and Public Safety committee on Friday.

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    Al Hague, left, advices Hallowell Public Works employees as they insert a rod in the brackets to connect the new boom to the granite crane on Thursday May 9, 2019 in Granite City Park in Hallowell.

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    Accelerant flows from a drip torch to ignite more of a field during prescribed burn on Wednesday in the Steve Powell Wildlife Management Area on Swan Island.

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    Smoke from prescribed burn blows across workers on Wednesday May 8, 2019 in the Steve Powell Wildlife Management Area on Swan Island.

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    A dog and walker make their way along a path on banks of Kennebec River on Tuesday in Augsuta's Mill Park.

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    Stephanie Rinier photographs posters remembering people lost to the opioid epidemic during the "We're Not Gonna Take It" rally on Saturday in Capital Park near the Maine State House in Augusta. Dozens attended the event that took place to raise awareness about the issue of opioid addiction. The event included a candlelight vigil to remember those lost to addiction.

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    A firefighter hoses down any remaining hotspots after Augusta and Vassalboro firefighters got a woods fire under control on at 4:21 p.m. on Wednesday May 8, 2019 in Augusta. The fire in the woods behind homes on Weeks Mills Road. Chelsea Fire Department and Maine Forest Service were also on the scene.

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    A person carrying umbrella walks past display window at Dreams Bridal on Friday May 3, 2019 in downtown Augusta.

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    Fire pole seen on Friday May 3, 2019 at Hartford Fire Station in Augusta. The station, has been renovated and expanded, and is expected to reopen in June.

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    Augusta Fire Chief Roger Audette talks about the tall corner railing poles in stairwell during a tour on Friday at Hartford Fire Station in Augusta. He said that it gives firefighters something to grab while rounding corner as they hurry down from living quarters to truck bay.

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    Hartford Fire Station, as seen Friday, in Augusta. The station, has been renovated and expanded, and is expected to reopen in June.

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    Nokomis/MCI's Jordan Boyd, left, and Colbi Wilkerson defend Cony's Kami Lambert during a game Saturday at Thomas College in Waterville.

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    Tim Johnson laughs with a customer at B&T's Baked Goods on Tuesday during the first outdoor day of the Farmers' Market at Mill Park in Augusta. His and wife Brittany Burbank's bakery business is one of the 16 regular vendors at the riverfront market. The market takes place every Tuesday in the Mill Park pavilion until Thanksgiving week. Items for sale at the market include vegetables, baked goods, meat, eggs, honey, maple syrup, berries, micro-greens, spices, vinegar, olive oil, sheep fleeces and blacksmith items.

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    Cony junior Linelys Velazquez can't stop a shot by Gardiner senior Madelin Walker during a Class B game Thursday in Augusta.

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    A bald eagle emerges from the Kennebec River in Pittston Thursday with a fish. Ospreys and eagles are descending upon the river as alewife commence migrating to its headwaters.

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    Richmond runner Nick Adams arrives at first as Temple infielder Evan LaFountain gets to the bag during a Class D South game Tuesday in Richmond.

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    Randy Pierce rolls a round bale dispenser Sunday in a pasture at Sonny Black's Farm in Litchfield. The farmhand was replacing hay to feed the herd of milk and beef critters on the farm.

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    Makenzie Carlow, of Winslow, poses for a portrait at her parents' home in Winslow on Thursday. Carlow will be graduating from Thomas College on Saturday as she predicted she would in third grade.

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    Gardiner's Jaz Clary, right, collides with Winslow first baseman Mariah Morrison on Wednesday in Gardiner.

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