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Portland, Maine is located in Cumberland County. Zip codes in Portland, ME include 04109, 04122, and 04124. The median home price in Portland is $294,900. More Portland information.

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Maine soldier takes bullet to chest to save fellow soliders

Sergeant Tim Gilboe made a split second decision to use his body to protect his fellow soldiers from enemy fire in Afghanistan.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Maine psychic Vicki Monroe stars in new TV show

Melissa Collins was skeptical when the producers of a new true-crime TV show called "Cell Block Psychic" called her about being in the debut episode.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Maine soldier killed in Iraq remembered 10 years later

Sgt. Christopher Gelineau was just one semester away from graduating from USM when he was killed while on tour in Iraq in 2004.

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Kennebec Journal

Sidney, Litchfield sex trafficking busts reflect a change in thinking about prostitution

Key to the difference between sex trafficking and prostitution, especially when vulnerable women are targeted, is who is in control, according to District Attorney Maeghan Maloney.

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Albany Times Union

Schools slash heating bills with stimulus project

In this April 15, 2014 photo, Jeff Woodbury, assistant school facilities director checks, on a wood heat furnace used by schools in Falmouth, Maine.

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SeacoastOnline

For the love of vinyl: It's Record Store Day

Bull Moose Music on Congress Street was hopping on Saturday as a steady stream of music aficionados stopped by to look through bins of obscure vinyl records, check out the new CDs and listen to a live set from roots rock band Gunther Brown from Portland, Maine.

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Kennebec Journal

Bill Nemitz: Maine soldier's memorial reminds us that battles continue

San Pao looked out at the all-too-familiar faces Friday at the University of Southern Maine's Wishcamper Center in Portland, his chest tight, his eyes already welling up with the tears that have dogged him for a decade.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Capital Weekly

Portland | $1,950,000

Historic farmhouse located in I-B zone on Great Diamond Island in Casco Bay. Panoramic ocean views abound from almost every room in the home and the wraparound porch.

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Kennebec Journal

Dogs compete in agility competition in West Gardiner

Around 100 dogs spent their Saturday jumping over candy cane-striped plastic hurdles and dashing through tunnels as their owners ran alongside, whistling, shouting and pointing where to go on the obstacle course.

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Bangor Daily News

Saint Joseph's College names Commencement speaker, honorary degree recipients

Saint Joseph's College is proud to announce this year's Commencement speaker and honorary degree recipients for the College's May 10 graduation ceremony.

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ContactMusic.com

The Other Bones Premiere Announce Spring US 2014 Tour Dates

Portland, specifically, has been collecting New England's slightly off-centered musicians.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

SBWire

Acclaimed Author Greg Sandora Releases New Supernatural Romance...

"Gabby, Angel of God: Guardian and Messenger: Keeper of Love, Joy, Peace, Kindness and Faith" is the exciting and thought provoking new paranormal romance novel from author Greg Sandora that has fans talking.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Ceremony marks anniversary of National Guardsman's death

The University of Southern Maine hosted an event in Portland on Friday to remember a Maine National Guardsman and USM student who died in Iraq in 2004.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Maine soldier receives Silver Star for valor

Sergeant Tim Gilboe ran unarmed into enemy fire in Afghanistan to protect his fellow soldiers.

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Bangor Daily News

Special Extra SAT Prep Class Begins May 4 in South Portland

Maine Prep is offering a special extra SAT prep class for Portland/Cape Elizabeth/Scarborough area high school students whose busy schedules and activities have prevented them from taking SAT classes this spring.

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Stars and Stripes

Army to return armored plate to Maine soldier it saved

Staff Sgt. Matthew Hermanson, 22, shown here in Afghanistan in 2010, died after being shot in Wardak province, but stayed on the radio throughout the fight while wounded.

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Bangor Daily News

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: James Sanborn

I'm James Sanborn; I live in Hebron, Maine with my wife and three children. I have been drinking craft beer since college but really started to pay attention to what I was drinking about 3 years ago.

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Washington Blade

Russian professor pressured to resign after U.S. trip

Oleg Kluenkov and Lyudmila Romodina of the Russian LGBT advocacy group Rakurs in D.C. on Nov. 8, 2013.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Two Massachusetts men arrested in Portland for illegal elver possession

Two men from Massachusetts were arrested Thursday in Portland after Maine Marine Patrol investigators found them with about 20 pounds of elvers and no license allowing them to possess them.

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Kennebec Journal

Maine bill to hold OUI offenders more accountable approved

The measure allows prosecutors to consider a drunk driver's lifetime felony offenses, rather than being limited to looking back 10 years.

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