From left to right, Lewiston's Abdishakur Nur, Obed Antonio, Payson Goyette and Caden Boone celebrate Saturday in Oakland. The boy's team in the Maine city that was the site of a mass shooting more than two weeks ago won the state soccer title. Credit: Russ Dillingham / Sun Journal via AP

Today is Tuesday. Temperatures will be in the mid-30s to low 40s from north to south, with partly sunny skies across the state and a chance for scattered snow flurries. See what the weather for the rest of the day will be here.

Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.

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Tell us how you want Maine lawmakers to respond to the Lewiston mass shooting

We plan to survey state lawmakers in the coming week about how they want to respond to the Lewiston shootings.

Maine’s Muslim officials call for Gaza cease-fire that Joe Biden has rejected

President Joe Biden said last week there was “no possibility” for a Gaza cease-fire.

An investment mogul is selling this Maine lake estate for $9.5M

That is currently the highest asking price for an inland Maine home.

Bangor council unanimously selects Cara Pelletier as new chair

In nominating Cara Pelletier as chair, Gretchen Schaefer called her a “critical thinker, clear communicator and congenial collaborator.”

Another auction scheduled for Orrington trash incinerator after winning bidder backs out

The bidding company decided not to pay the required 10 percent of the sale, meaning the power-generating trash incinerator is back up for auction.

Fort Fairfield grads create scholarship for classmate who died in fire

Rose Elmer wanted to become a fashion designer and was beginning to pursue that goal shortly after graduation last spring.

Supreme Court ruling could stifle Caribou’s affordable housing plans

In the recent ruling, the Supreme Court said municipalities can no longer keep the excess proceeds from sales of tax-acquired properties.

Former Portland homeless shelter to become ‘Housing First’ apartments

Pending municipal approval, Avesta Housing will develop 30 to 50 affordable apartments at the site with construction beginning in 2025.

An inside look at Orono football’s journey to a perfect season

Orono finally ended a brutal, 29-year football championship drought — just two years after going 0-8.

UMaine hockey continues to rise in national polls

The boost was helped by a win and a tie against No.1-ranked Boston College in front of rowdy sell-out crowds over the weekend.

UMaine, UNH football looking to salvage disappointing seasons in Saturday finale

The game should be a shootout with two high-powered offenses against two porous defenses.

Bucksport man shoots huge buck he stalked for nearly 4 years

On Halloween morning, the buck stepped from the woods into a powerline clearing where Mike Cummings was patiently waiting.

Ethics in the outdoors means doing the right thing when nobody’s looking

“I found most sportsmen and sportswomen are good people that do their best to adhere to fish and wildlife laws and rules.”

This Maine moose has places to go

In case you thought moose spend all day lumbering through the woods, this motivated moose begs to differ.

In other Maine news …

Game wardens looking for whomever killed these moose and left them to rot

Maine rarely sanctions residential care facilities even after severe abuse or neglect

Brewer appoints interim replacement for city manager on medical leave

Orono debates moving town elections to November

Construction on temporary Machias bridge to start after Thanksgiving

86-year-old dies in Monroe house fire

Maine’s 1st Costco set to open on Friday in Scarborough

Louisiana woman dies after crash in Scarborough

Woman killed in high-speed Scarborough crash has been identified