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With his father in prison, Husson standout learning to balance football, school, family

BANGOR, Maine — Quan Soyini relishes one of the biggest challenges any football player could face. That’s the one-on-one confrontation between cornerback and wide receiver, isolated on one side of the field matching physical skills and the understanding of each other’s game plan. The 5-foot-9, 160-pound junior cornerback from Manchester, Conn., has met those responsibilities […] …read more

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MCI tops Cape Elizabeth for Class C state crown

ORONO, Maine — Bigger class? No big deal for the Maine Central Institute football team Friday night. Coach Tom Bertrand’s club rushed for 371 yards and shut down Cape Elizabeth’s ground game as MCI — the Class D state champion in 2016 — captured the Class C state crown Friday night with a 30-13 victory […] …read more

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Senior propels Thomas men past UM-Machias

WATERVILLE, Maine — Senior Carlos Gonzalez tallied 20 points, 16 rebounds, and 11 blocks for a triple-double as the Thomas College men’s basketball team defeated the University of Maine at Machias 85-67 in the opening game of the Charlie Ryan Classic on Friday night at Larry Mahaney Gymnasium. Early in the second half, the Terriers’ […] …read more

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Friday’s harness racing results from Bangor Raceway

Harness racing BANGOR RACEWAY Friday Results FIRST, Trot, $3,000 Main Stage, An Harrington, 4.20 3.20 2.40 Quantum Lightning, Ni Graffam, 4.80 3.40 Moon Dance, Da Deslandes, 5.80 T: 2:06.3. Ex. (4/1) $10.40; Tri. (4/1/2) $71.00 SECOND, Pace, $3,000 Deuces And Jacks, Ti Hudson, 3.60 2.60 2.10 To Much Fun, Gr Bowden, 5.80 2.60 Lifeontherange, Da […] …read more

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Children of the Opioid Crisis: The untold story part 2

Children of the Opioid Crisis: The untold story part 2

STATEWIDE- In the first part of “Children of the Opioid Crisis: The Untold Story,” we learned what happens to babies born drug dependent inside the womb.

In part two, we explain the overall effects as they grow and develop as children and what the state is doing about it.

Studies have shown when a mom drinks alcohol or smokes cigarettes during a pregnancy, this significantly impacts how the child grows and develops long after they’re born. It’s unclear what kind of impact opioids will have.

“When you go back and look at those moms who were using opioids during pregnancy, how do …read more

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