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The Verso Paper Mill in Jay, Maine. Brian Naylor/NPR hide caption

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This Maine District Went For Obama, Then Trump. Now It's A Toss-Up

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Sam Richman, owner-chef of Sammy's Deluxe restaurant in Rockland, says his patrons tend to prefer full-grown unagi smoked, European style, rather than as Japanese sushi. Keith Shortall/Maine Public Radio hide caption

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The New England Aquarium team searching for right whales, at sunrise in the Bay of Fundy. Johanna Anderson and Kelsey Howe scan the waters while Marianna Hagbloom logs data, Amy Knowlton adjusts a GPS unit, and Brigid McKenna steers the Nereid. Murray Carpenter for NPR hide caption

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In Changing Climate, Endangered Right Whales Find New Feeding Grounds

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In an Oct. 2012 file photo, voters cast their votes through absentee ballots for the November election in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Ranked-choice voting will be put to its biggest test when Maine uses the system in a statewide primary election on June 12, the first time a U.S. state has adopted the voting method. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Maine Voters To Decide On Whether They'll Rank Candidates In Future Elections

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Asylum-seeker Allan Monga, 19, won Maine's Poetry Out Loud competition in March. But he's been barred from the national competition because he's not a citizen or permanent resident. Courtesy of the Maine Arts Commission hide caption

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Maine Asylum-Seeker Fights For His Right To Poetry

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Bangs Island Mussels worker Jon Gorman sets juvenile mussels onto a rope that will be their home for the next year as they grow to market size. Fred Bever/Maine Public Radio hide caption

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Sen. Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine, walks through the Capitol with colleagues in early December. Aaron P. Bernstein/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Rosemary Warnock, a registered nurse at Maine Health, exits the Merrill Auditorium voting station in Portland, Maine, early Tuesday. She said she was motivated to vote for Medicaid expansion. Ben McCanna/Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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After Maine Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion, Governor Raises Objections

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Kathleen Phelps, who lacks health insurance, speaks in favor of expanding Medicaid at a news conference in Portland, Maine on Oct. 13, 2016. Patty Wight/Maine Public Radio hide caption

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Do Laptops Help Learning? A Look At The Only Statewide School Laptop Program

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Maine's lobster fleet has a growing number of women who, like Sadie Samuels, are running their own boats, and busting stereotypes along the way. Murray Carpenter for NPR hide caption

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More Women Move Into Maine's Rough And Risky World Of Lobstering

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