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Innocent until proven guilty... Maine Chief Justice Leigh Saufley announced an effort to keep more people who are awaiting trial out of the state’s county jails.

Innocent until proven guilty... Maine Chief Justice Leigh Saufley announced an effort to keep more people who are awaiting trial out of the state’s county jails.

The mother loon, foreground, calls to her two babies, who were getting a little too adventurous at Kimball Lake on the Fryeburg line, where Kimberly Linnell-Infinger of Chatham, N.H., was enjoying a late summer day.

The mother loon, foreground, calls to her two babies, who were getting a little too adventurous at Kimball Lake on the Fryeburg line, where Kimberly Linnell-Infinger of Chatham, N.H., was enjoying a late summer day.

A moose forages for food in the East Branch of the Penobscot River. — Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer

A moose forages for food in the East Branch of the Penobscot River. — Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer

Two might be a crowd in the tiny decorative birdhouse hanging in Sharon Butts’ yard. The little guy shows up every day, and doesn’t seem any the lonely.

Two might be a crowd in the tiny decorative birdhouse hanging in Sharon Butts’ yard. The little guy shows up every day, and doesn’t seem any the lonely.

Look out deer, hunting season is under way. This 8-point buck was so still in Acadia National Forest last week that Biddeford’s Pat Carr and husband Jack thought it might be a decoy.

Look out deer, hunting season is under way. This 8-point buck was so still in Acadia National Forest last week that Biddeford’s Pat Carr and husband Jack thought it might be a decoy.

Only about 1 in 2 million lobsters is blue –  like this one hauled in off Pine Point in Scarborough – according to the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine in Orono.

Only about 1 in 2 million lobsters is blue – like this one hauled in off Pine Point in Scarborough – according to the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine in Orono.

A man sentenced to 38 years in prison for the execution-style killing of a friend has asked the Maine Law Court to have his sentence reconsidered, arguing it was influenced by ethnic bias.

A man sentenced to 38 years in prison for the execution-style killing of a friend has asked the Maine Law Court to have his sentence reconsidered, arguing it was influenced by ethnic bias.

Maine attorney Mary Bonauto, a pioneer in advancing gay rights, will be one of two lead attorneys arguing the issue of same-sex marriage before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Maine attorney Mary Bonauto, a pioneer in advancing gay rights, will be one of two lead attorneys arguing the issue of same-sex marriage before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Maine attorney Mary Bonauto argues for marriage equality in the U.S. Supreme Court this week. The Portland resident has been a force at the center of many landmark cases dealing with gay rights in Maine and New England.

Maine attorney Mary Bonauto argues for marriage equality in the U.S. Supreme Court this week. The Portland resident has been a force at the center of many landmark cases dealing with gay rights in Maine and New England.

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