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47 min ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

More Mainers turning Reiki for relief.

Reiki, the Japanese form of energy healing, has been around since the early 1900s, and more Mainers are now turning to the practice for relief.

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Related Topix: Reiki, Medicine, The Light, Christian-Rock, Health, Acupuncture

4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Republicans field 150 candidates for 151 seats in Maine House, but Democrats say it won't be enough

With fewer than 100 days until Election Day, campaigns by legislative candidates are heating up and naturally, both Republicans and Democrats in Maine say the political winds will blow in their favor come Nov. 4. House Republican candidates gathered at the State House on Tuesday to highlight the fact that they have contenders in 150 of 151 House ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Maine Government, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, John Baldacci, US Governors, Barack Obama

8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

How Maine towns can prepare for West Nile, eastern equine encephalitis

In this August 2013 file photo, Brendan Emanuel from the University of New England looks in on the nest built inside of a birdhouse placed on the perimeter of a school soccer field.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, University of New England, Biddeford, ME, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Cumberland County, ME, Opinion

13 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

Poliquin discusses his vision for bringing jobs to Maine's 2nd District during a visit to Belfast

Bruce Poliquin, the Republican nominee running for the 2nd Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, was in Belfast visiting Mathews Brothers, a window manufacturer, July 23. He met with The Journal afterwards to talk about his campaign.

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Related Topix: Belfast, ME, Waldo County, ME, Mexico, ME

17 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Maine Lobster Festival and cruising with Shipyard Brewing

Lobster rolls, lobster shooters, lobster everything. It must be the 67th Maine Lobster Festival in Rockland.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Rockland, ME, Seafood, Beer, Owls Head, ME

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Maine Heritage Policy Center honors DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew

Mary Mayhew, commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services, smiles as the crowd applauds in Portland on Tuesday where she was honored by the state's pre-eminent conservative think tank, the Maine Heritage Policy Center.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Portland, ME, US Governors, Paul LePage, US News

Bangor Daily News

Shenna Bellows shares stories of struggling Mainers during Bangor stop on walking campaign tour

U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows spoke in front of Bangor's Paul Bunyan while making a campaign stop in Bangor on Tuesday as part of her campaign trek across Maine.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine Government

Bangor Daily News

Third annual Dam Jam Festival brings big names, Maine bands alike to Oxford County

Denmark is a town of about 1,200 in Oxford County, about 6 miles from the Maine-New Hampshire border and about 35 miles north of Portland.

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Related Topix: Oxford County, ME, Portland, ME, York, ME, Pop/Rock, Deerhoof, Bangor, ME

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

In keeping with the values of love, compassion and heart-blessing they talk about from sunup to sundown, the nation's conservative movement wants everyone to know that they have nothing against LGBT Americans.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Bangor Daily News

Haynes Galleries presents "Roger Dale Brown: Painting Maine"

Plein-air artist Roger Dale Brown brings his signature style to Haynes Galleries in a midsummer show showcasing larger and smaller works in "Roger Dale Brown: Painting Maine."

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts

Mon Jul 28, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

With its close-knit communities and a practice of labeling non-natives as "from away," Mainers have a reputation for being insular.

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Related Topix: Maine Government, Immigration Reform, US Governors, Paul LePage, Family, Kids, Deval Patrick

ABC News

Immigration Debate Roils Politics in ... Maine?

In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.

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Related Topix: Maine Government, Immigration Reform, US Governors, Paul LePage, Deval Patrick

KAUZ

Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

The debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races - in Maine.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US Governors, Paul LePage

National Review Online

Molly Wharton: No More Free Lunch for Unemployed Mainers

On Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that childless "able-bodied" adults will have to fulfill work requirements in order to receive food stamps, according to the Portland Press Herald .

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Related Topix: Maine Government, US Governors, Paul LePage, Life, Food, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

The Miami Herald

Democratic chair: Maine's fall races a bellwether

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee says defeating Maine's governor is critical to the party's efforts to raise the minimum wage and expand residents' access to health care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, US Governors, Paul LePage, Social Security, Personal Finance

Capital Weekly

Maine memories topic of children's drawing workshop

Children will continue exploring Maine memories this summer at the weekly drawing classes led by Catinka Knoth at Rockland Public Library.

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Related Topix: Libraries

JD Supra

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.

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

Bangor Daily News

Police: Saco killings likely murder-suicide

State police said Monday that they suspect one of two adults found shot to death along with their three children Sunday was responsible for the killings.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Saco, ME, Newry, ME

Bangor Daily News

Two myths about older adults and addiction - and why Maine should care

Substance abuse is a major public health concern in Maine and the United States, affecting more than 23 million people nationwide and 80,091 in the state .

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Opinion

Bangor Daily News

Police: Saco killings likely murder-suicide

Bouquets and a stuffed dog lay in the mulch in front of the RiverView apartment complex in Saco Monday morning where a family of five was found shot to death inside on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Saco, ME, Newry, ME

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