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Tuesday | Bangor Daily News

Emera Maine makes progress overnight restoring power Down East

Emera Maine crews augmented by contractors and utility workers from other states made significant progress restoring power to customers in Washington County overnight, a company spokesman said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Maine, Washington County, ME, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, York County, ME

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bangor Daily News

LePage said "get our guns" as extremists wrote him on revolution

It was also a day that, as few people knew, his office received a memo from an extremist group mentioning violent options should they not get satisfaction.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Paul LePage

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

Day One to open new residential treatment center in mid-Maine

Day One recently won a bid from Maine Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services to serve youth from all over Maine at a residential treatment program in mid-Maine.

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Related Topix: Maine, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, York County, ME, Somerset County, ME, Drugs

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Before LePage summoned sheriff, Sovereign Citizens mentioned violent options

One of the oddest parts of the story of Gov. LePage holding eight meetings with members of the Constitutional Coalition involves the governor following the group's request to have the sheriff of Kennebec County meet them.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Bangor Daily News

FBI, local police seeking Hallowell bank robber considered armed and dangerous

A man considered armed and dangerous is wanted in connection with a June 23 bank robbery in Kennebec County, officials said.

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Related Topix: Hallowell, ME

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Governor's meetings with "Constitutional Coalition" sparks controversy

Federal and state law enforcement warned LePage and legislative leaders about the group.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Bangor Daily News

LePage denies he discussed 'executing' Maine Democratic leaders

In two calls Monday evening to the Bangor Daily News, Gov. Paul LePage vehemently disputed assertions made by a liberal blogger in a forthcoming book that LePage made references in 2013 to executing Maine's speaker of the House and Senate president.

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Related Topix: Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage, Blog News

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Bangor Daily News

'Our workforce is barely growing': Economists say Maine's aging population hinders growth

About one quarter of Lincoln County's population was over age 65 in 2013, epitomizing a trend in which Maine leads the nation: getting older.

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Related Topix: Maine, Maine Government, Lincoln County, ME, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Amy, Coty and Monica 5K race draws hundreds to Dexter, raises $14,500 to curb domestic violence

The fourth annual Amy, Coty and Monica 5K Race-Walk in Dexter Sunday morning drew more than 450 participants and raised just over $14,500 for programs to help curb domestic violence in Maine.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Dexter, ME, Somerset County, ME, US Governors, Paul LePage

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Elderly couple injured in wrecker accident in Madison

An elderly couple were both listed in fair condition Sunday morning after a flatbed wrecker hit their vehicle Saturday afternoon on Route 148 in Madison.

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Related Topix: Madison, ME, Bangor, ME, Skowhegan, ME

Wed Jun 11, 2014

Lincoln County News

Belgrade Motorcyclist in Good Condition After Alna Crash

Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputy First Class Mark Bridgham and Alna Fire Chief Mike Trask examine the scene of a motorcycle-van collision in Alna, Sunday, June 8. A Kennebec County motorcyclist is in good condition after a head-on motorcycle-van collision on Route 218 in Alna June 8, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

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Related Topix: Alna, ME, Lincoln County, ME, Belgrade, ME, Newcastle, ME

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