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Vince Ziebarth
WGN

Teacher Fired After Criticizing Student Who Wouldn’t Stand for Pledge of Allegiance

A student who exercised his First Amendment right has led to a teacher losing his job.

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Maine on the Map
Marcio Silva

What Are Maine’s Most Common Last Names?

Almost 17,000 people in Maine have the same last name, and about 73,000 Mainers have one of the top 10 most common names. Are you on this list?

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Peregrine Falcons Return to Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park staff have noticed that the peregrine falcons have returned to their traditional nesting territories at the Precipice, Jordan and Valley Cove cliffs in Acadia National Park and therefore the National Park Service has closed the cliffs and associated trails to the public so as to protect the peregrine falcons from disturbance or harrassment during the nesting stage.

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iStock

Nail Salon Under Fire for Sign Demanding Overweight Customers Pay More for Pedicures

The owner of a nail salon may have put his foot in his mouth with his pedicure policy.

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Mohammad Anas
@garyalsmith, Twitter

Soccer Star Thanks Wife and Girlfriend in Post-Game Interview Whoops

He's quicker on his feet than he is with his mouth.

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Monopoly
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Can You Guess Monopoly’s 3 New Pieces? Don’t Bet On It

Out with the old, in with the new.

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TSM photo

Jordan’s Snack Bar In Ellsworth Opening March 22nd

Get those fried clams ready, we're on our way!

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Win McNamee, Getty Images
Win McNamee, Getty Images

Confederate Flags Spark Conversation At Ellsworth High School

Confederate flags displayed last week on the backs of vehicles belonging to students at Ellsworth High School have sparked debate among students, faculty and other community members.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
St. Patrick's Day
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Enjoy These St. Patrick’s Day Facts and Figures That Will Blow Your Irish-Lovin’ Mind

If you're ready for St. Patrick's Day, you are not alone. Far from it, in fact.

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Category: Holidays, Lists, News
David McNew, Getty Images
David McNew, Getty Images

Closings and Cancellations 3-15-17

Blizzard Stella delivered a lot of snow, high winds, and rain to make the morning commute challenging and cause schools to cancel or delay. Check this list often for updates.

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