Portland to consider banning wild animal performances, like circus elephants

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Tonight Mayhew is running; the city council looks at banning circus animals; and luxury condos get rejected, for a change.

What we’re talking about

Well, it’s official: Mary Mayhew’s running for governor — As the BDN’s Michael Shepard reports, the former Department of Health and Human Services commissioner is the face of current Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s aggressive welfare agenda. That should make her very popular among some voters, and very unpopular among others.

In kicking off her campaign, Mayhew posted some aspirational front pages for Maine. Here’s a roundup of some real Mayhew headlines.

Drunken wedding guests may ruin island golf carts for everyone else — Our friends over at WGME, CBS 13, are among the media outlets to report

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