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Date: 12/9/2010 Album ID: 1132291
Photos by Daryn Slover
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Emily Craft, left, Faith Shaw and Nicole Court-Menendez sport their running attire prior to the start of the Candy Cane Classic 5K road race in Lewiston on Sunday. Craft, 15; Shaw, 14, and Court-Menendez, 16, are members of the cross country and track teams at Lewiston High School, the location of the start and finish lines of Sunday's race.
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Rabbi Hillel Katzir, center, and members of the local Jewish community chant blessings and sing a song after the menorah was lit at Temple Shalom Synagogue in Auburn Sunday evening. Sunday marked the fifth day of Hanukkah, an eight-day Jewish holiday. The 12-foot high menorah is lit each evening of Hanukah, which ends on Wednesday.
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Mike Cote, left, of Turner gets help from his son Matthew, right, and family friend David Doyon of Greene while hanging the 175-pound four-point buck that he shot during the opening day of deer season in Turner on Saturday. Cote left his back porch at 5:30 a.m. and headed into the woods behind his house before stopping on a rock ledge. Three deer ran by about 100 feet in front of Cote at about 8:00 a.m.. The third one stopped between two trees and Cote got off a clean shot with his .30-6 rifle. This is the first deer that Cote has shot in his fifteen years of hunting. My seasons done. I got my deer, so I have to go out in the cold no more, said Cote with a big smile.
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Former President Bill Clinton laughs at a comment made by Maine Democratic gubernatorial candidate Libby Mitchell during a rally at the Lewiston Armory on Sunday.
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Lewiston firefighters shoot water up through the roof of the four story apartment building at 107 Pierce Street on Thursday evening.
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Fog hovers over the Androscoggin River as a man walks across the Longley Bridge between Lewiston and Auburn on Wednesday.
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Jesse Wall of South Paris carries Christine Arsenault of Portland as he exits the mud pit during the 11th annual North American Wife Carrying Championship at Sunday River in Newry on Saturday. Wall and Arsenault placed second behind Rocco Andreozzi of Bethel and Kim Wasco of Farmington.
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Evie Taylor, a oncology nurse at St. Mary's Hospital who lives in Lewiston, hugs Pat Cloutier, a five year breast cancer survivor from Lewiston, after Cloutier finished the 5K Dempsey Challenge walk in Lewiston on Saturday. Taylor was one of the volunteers who handed out medals to cancer survivors who participated in the walk/run. Cloutier said Oct. 19 will be the fifth anniversary that she has been cancer free. Evie is one of those terrific nurses who took care of me. She's fabulous, Cloutier said about Taylor. Talking with Cloutier is Debbie Leeman, a two time cancer survivor from Lewiston. Leeman was cleared of cancer for the second time in May. This is a very emotional day for me, said Leeman, a Dempsey Challenge volunteer.
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Claire Mehling of Greene hands a raspberry plant to Abubakar Osman of Lewiston at the Knox Street Community Garden in Lewiston on Wednesday evening. Neighborhood gardeners harvested vegetables and built a living fence around the garden using raspberry bushes during the Lots to Gardens 12th annual Harvest Celebration. The garden is comprised of 20 individual lots that are maintained by neighborhood residents. I love doing this. Just to see the whole thing come to life after a month is just unbelievable, said Kirk Jones, who grows 14 different vegetables on his 5 foot by 15 foot plot. I wish I could do this year round, said Jones as he picked pole beans.
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Tyler Coleman of Gray-New Gloucester, left, makes a friendly gesture towards Patrick Tyler of Cape Elizabeth during a driving rainstorm in Cape Elizabeth on Friday night.
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Led by Chip Morrison and Hillary Verrill, young professionals tour Lisbon Street in downtown Lewiston during the YPLAA Culture Crawl on Thursday evening. Young Professionals of the Lewiston Auburn Area gathered at The Public Theatre for a community forum on what the Twin Cities offer and lack for young working adults. Following the forum, YPLAA members walk down Lisbon Street to the restaurant Fuel for a reception. Morrison, president of the Androscoggin Chamber of Commerce, and Verrill, YPLAA chairperson, gave participants an update on the changes being made along Lisbon Street. Walking gives you the micro view of the community, said Morrison.
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Robbie Little, second from right, and his father Dana of Auburn watch as JACK! takes off from Simard/Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston during the Great Falls Balloon Festival on Saturday morning. The Little's paddled with the Great Falls Paddling Society, a group associated with the Androscoggin land Trust, that paddles along the Androscoggin River during each balloon launch. Kayakers and canoeists will leave from the Little Androscoggin boat access area in New Auburn at 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday.
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Matthew Gagnon, left, 9, of Minot and Jacob Gosselin, 12, of Lewiston show their rock and roll spirit during Camp of Rock at Central Maine Community College in Auburn on Tuesday. Fourteen budding musicians ranging from age 7 to 15 have been practicing rock and roll during the two week summer day camp. Gagnon's father, Brian, far left, has directed Camp of Rock for the past four summers. He is the music teacher at Fairview Elementary in Auburn. The group has not picked a name, but is leaning towards one that highlights the only female, Erika Eller, member of the band. The group's final performance will be during the Great Falls Balloon Festival at Festival Plaza in Auburn on Saturday. From left are: Brian Gagnon, Kalli Pulkkinen, Matthew Gagnon, Zach Greenham, Ben Bolstridge, Cameron Robinson, Gosselin, Cooper Schulz and Trevor Laliberte.
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Owen Zang, 6, of South Portland heads home with fresh picked peaches from Willow Pond Farm in Sabattus on Monday. Zang's family picks up their share of vegetables each Monday as shareholders in the farm's community supported agriculture program.
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Daryn Slover/Sun JournalRachel Willis of Portland stretches backstage during the Portland Ballet presentation Nutcracker Sweet - Meet and Greet at the Franco American Heritage Center in Lewiston on Dec. 7, 2008.
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Daryn Slover/Sun JournalDirigo High School quarterback Nic Crutchfield is tripped up after scrambling from the backfield against Lisbon High School's Guy Jenkins, left, and Dan Schofield in Dixfield on Nov. 8, 2008. Lisbon won the game.
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Cody Plourde, left, of Oak Hill High School celebrates with Tim Levesque after Plourde hit a two run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the game against Leavitt Area High School 10-9 in Wales on Wednesday.
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Lewiston High School's Keagan Cote, left, and Brett Vallee celebrate after winning a 7-5 tiebreaker to win the first set of their No. 2 doubles match at Colby College in Waterville on Saturday.
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