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Lindsay Tice began as the Sun Journal's education reporter in 2001. Today, she covers health care, pets and RSU 4, as well as breaking news, investigative stories and long-form features. She was named Maine Journalist of the Year for 2012-13. When she's not working, Lindsay enjoys reading, kayaking and traveling — particularly to Universal Studios in Orlando or Space Camp in Alabama (where she's been a camper twice as an adult.) She graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington with a degree in creative writing.

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    December 7, 2017

    Mr. Drew’s animals get new Lewiston home, educational center

    Drew Desjardins holds Creature and Gomez, two Argentine black and white tegus, in the new home for Mr. Drew and His Animals Too in the Pepperell Mill in Lewiston. A lot of cleaning and painting needs to be done before the animals move in for good, which is planned for early 2018. (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal) […]

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    March 9, 2017

    Auburn medical tourism project in limbo

    AUBURN — A representative for a proposed Chinese medical tourism facility said Thursday the project is in limbo while backers wait for federal approval of a program that would help connect the $40 million project with foreign investors willing to contribute cash. He’s hoping for that any time now. Meanwhile, Central Maine Medical Center’s new […]

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    January 14, 2017

    A new way to battle Parkinson’s: Boxing

    BRUNSWICK — In her fight against Parkinson’s disease, Karen Jones has tried treatments as complex as deep brain stimulation and as basic as exercise. Gloving up? That’s new. “It helps,” said Jones, 63, taking a break from her Rock Steady Boxing class at the Landing YMCA in Brunswick. “This pushes us to our limits.” They’re […]

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    July 30, 2016

    What happened to Auburn’s Chinese miracle?

    AUBURN — A year ago today, a group of Chinese investors, in a standing-room-only signing ceremony at Auburn Hall, announced they had bought a dilapidated 100-year-old factory building in the heart of the city and planned to turn it into a $40 million, 5-star resort catering to rich Chinese patients seeking American medical treatments at […]

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    March 13, 2016

    His family asks: What really happened to Phil at the Elan School?

    For 33 years, Pam Newell thought her brother died of a freak brain aneurysm while he was a student at the infamous Elan School in Poland. Two weeks ago, a stranger turned up and told her there’s something she should know.

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    January 31, 2016

    On the right track: Winter reveals the wildlife around us

    Most of the time, people are lucky to catch a glimpse of the wildlife around them. But in the winter, there are tracks.

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    May 3, 2015

    Beyond the illness: ‘It’s really about helping them live life fully’

    Little known, but cherished by patients and families, palliative care is growing in Maine. 

  • Published
    April 5, 2015

    Maine in 1816: The year with no summer

    A massive volcano erupted in Indonesia 200 years ago and plunged Maine into a yearlong winter. Crops withered, animals died, thousands fled.

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    March 29, 2015

    Veteran is desperate to lose her legs

    The former standout Auburn athlete wants to amputate her lower legs — useless and causing her constant pain from an Army injury — but the VA refuses. Gardner is determined to find a surgeon who will do the job … before she does it herself.

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    January 19, 2015

    Route 202: Straight, flat and ‘extremely scary’

    Road experts seek answers after a deadly 2014 on the road to Augusta.