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3 hrs ago | The Bothell Reporter

Bothell resident on University of Maine spring 2014 dean's list

The University of Maine recognized 2,130 students for achieving dean's list honors in the spring 2014 semester including one student from Bothell, Destin Moag.

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Related Topix: Bothell, WA

7 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Is the conventional wisdom wrong about political conventions?

About the writer Kyle Whitmire writes political commentary for the Alabama Media Group.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Herald Gazette

Five questions for 'the fireworks man'

As passionate as he is about the goings-on in the Midcoast, specifically Thomaston, one would think Peter Lammert is a native Mainer.

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Related Topix: Thomaston, ME, Orono, ME

Examiner.com

John Winkin did it all in his 94 years

A legendary baseball coach in the state of Maine, have an award named after you, inducted into 11 halls of fame, a friend to Joe DiMaggio, a friend to Ted Williams, and a witness to the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Related Topix: Colby College

Herald Gazette

Welcoming Amanda Corson

Amanda Corson has joined Allen Insurance and Financial as a personal insurance account executive.

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Related Topix: Southwest Harbor, ME, Bar Harbor, ME, Orono, ME

SeacoastOnline

Fertilizer taints estuary

The Conservation Law Foundation has joined forces with local conservation groups to launch a new initiative called Smart Fertilizer Use to reduce nitrogen levels in the Great Bay Estuary.

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Related Topix: University of New Hampshire

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Longtime Black Bears baseball coach Winkin dies

Winkin spent 22 seasons leading the Black Bears and compiled a 642-430-3 record.

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Related Topix: Colby College, Husson College

Republican Journal

Richard R. (Dick) Collins

Richard R. Collins of Northport passed away July 7. A former President of the American Life Insurance Company and ardent supporter of the University of Maine, Collins was 77. Born and raised on his family's potato farm in St. Agatha, Maine, Collins spoke only French for the first 13 years of his life until he was sent to boarding school.

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Related Topix: Maine, St. Agatha, ME

Herald Gazette

Can you imagine being able to choose your pants for the day, based on ...

Maine Native, Author, Kelly Brooks-Bay, Book Signing her New Release, The Rainbow Pants at Beyond The Sea Book Festival At Lincolnville Beach, Sunday, July 27th, From 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Can you imagine being able to choose your pants for the day, based on how you feel? That is just what Peter T. Peacock has decided to do.

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Related Topix: Maine

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

UMaine to show Frozen at football stadium

Fans will attend the free screening at the 10,000-capacity Orono stadium on July 23 at 8 p.m. The event will be the first at Alfond Stadium since the addition of the 30-by-20-foot video board.

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Bellingham Herald

UMaine to show Frozen at football stadium

Fans will attend the free screening at the 10,000-capacity Orono stadium on July 23 at 8 p.m. The event will be the first at Alfond Stadium since the addition of the 30-by-20-foot video board.

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Myrtle Beach Online

UMaine to show Frozen at football stadium

Fans will attend the free screening at the 10,000-capacity Orono stadium on July 23 at 8 p.m. The event will be the first at Alfond Stadium since the addition of the 30-by-20-foot video board.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Entertainment

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Bridge Year Program that teaches college courses during high school adding six schools in the fall

Medomak Valley students try to make it across the gym floor during a team building exercise as part of the Bridge Year program Wednesday at the Recreation and Fitness Center at the University of Maine.

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Related Topix: Maine, Education Etc., Orono, ME

Herald Gazette

Wolves in Maine?

John Glowa and Meredith Kellogg of the Maine Wolf Coalition will speak about Maine wolf population recoveries at Merryspring Nature Center on Tuesday, July 29, at noon.

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Related Topix: Maine, Unity College

Bangor Daily News

UMaine Extension 4-H Offers Videography Club

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a summer 4-H videography club for youth ages 9-18, on Tuesdays, Aug. 12, 19, and 26, 4-6 p.m. at the UMaine Extension office, 28 Center St., Machias.

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Related Topix: Machias, ME, Cherryfield, ME

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Republican Journal

Richard R. (Dick) Collins

Richard R. Collins of Northport passed away July 7. A former President of the American Life Insurance Company and ardent supporter of the University of Maine, Collins was 77. Born and raised on his family's potato farm in St. Agatha, Maine, Collins spoke only French for the first 13 years of his life until he was sent to boarding school.

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Related Topix: Maine, St. Agatha, ME

Bangor Daily News

In Milo, a home is built with the Earth

Azniv Chorbadjian and Michael Barnett put bags of a sand mixture in place while helping Kara Taheny construct her home in Milo.

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Related Topix: Milo, ME, Orrington, ME

Wed Jul 16, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Bishop Deeley announces priest assignment

Fr. Scott M. Mower has been appointed pastor of the Parish of the Ascension of the Lord effective Monday, Aug. 4. A native of Orono, Fr.

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Related Topix: Kittery, ME, South Berwick, ME, York-Beach, ME, Orono, ME, Penobscot, ME

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Herald Gazette

River Arts calls for - Maine Story'

River Arts calls for artists to submit work for an exhibition with the theme of "The Maine Story."

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Related Topix: Orono, ME, us Travel

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Sun Journal

Maine's governor race: Eliot Cutler confident he can win with a late surge

Less than four months before Maine voters head to the polls, Independent candidate Eliot Cutler faces fundraising challenges, an incumbent Republican governor with fiercely loyal supporters and Democrats determined not to repeat the mistakes that cost them the 2010 election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage

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