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3 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

This Hour: Here's the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated Press

Maine's attorney general says a police officer was acting in defense of himself and others when he fatally shot a 66-year-old man in Windham.

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Related Topix: Cumberland County, ME, Augusta, ME

7 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Industry group leads push for Maine's southern counties to use...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 22--PORTLAND, Maine -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing for seven southern Maine counties to transition to lower-emitting reformulated gasoline, a proposal supported by the fuel industry-led Maine Energy Marketers Association.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Portland, ME, US Governors, Paul LePage

11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Fifth Maine museum connects past and present

Visitors to Peaks Island in Casco Bay approach the 5th Maine Regiment Memorial Hall, located in the Queen Anne-style cottage that survivors of the 5th Maine Infantry Regiment constructed in 1888.

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Related Topix: Peaks-Island, ME, Portland, ME, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

13 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Mountain Mama of Maine turns native plants into skincare, meet her at folk fest

Where most people see weeds and wildflowers, Janet Edwards sees valuable medicinal plants.

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Related Topix: Anson, ME, Home Gardening, Home, Canada, Waldoboro, ME

14 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Heat of the Moment: Plans from State Officials, Energy Companies & Maine's Next Governor

Together with our partners and sponsors, E2Tech is pleased to host this special event to help business and homeowners make cost-effective and thoughtful decisions ahead of the heating season.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage

19 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Maine-inspired restaurant to open new location in Maryland

Lobster ME serves lobster rolls featuring Maine lobster in a variety of flavors, including Cajun and Italian.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Seafood

23 hrs ago | Directions Magazine

GIS Government News Weekly: Mainea s Future, Wisconsin Traffic, Avenza Courts Indiana DNR

The Maine Futures Community Mapper is a web-based tool that helps Mainers: identify locations that are most suitable for future development, conservation, agricultural uses, or forestry; identify potential conflicts and compatibilities between different land uses; and envision their future landscape under different possible scenarios of change.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Indiana, Indiana Government, Agriculture, Science, Wyoming Government, Wyoming

Wed Aug 20, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Eves' proposals would aid aging population

Building more affordable housing for Maine seniors and boosting Medicaid reimbursements to home care workers were among several policy ideas rolled out by House Speaker Mark Eves on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, North Berwick, ME

Bangor Daily News

New Bangor barracks for state police brings Troop E units together under one roof

Maine State Police Lt. Wesley Hussey addresses the crowd during the grand opening of the new state police barracks in Bangor on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, Orono, ME

Sun Journal

Maine Democrats say state's GOP is deploying 'shoot first, aim...

U.S. Congressman Mike Michaud, D-Maine, holds a Maine-made New Balance shoe as he announced he would run for the governor's office during a stop in Lewiston last August.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Millinocket, ME, East Millinocket, ME

WMTW-TV Auburn

Race for governor hits Maine airwaves

The race for Maine governor is beginning to play out on the airwaves, and staffers with one campaign claim their candidate is already under attack.

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Related Topix: US News, University of Southern Maine

Sun Journal

Collins snags more union support in Maine's U.S. Senate reelection campaign

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, left and her reelection challenger Shenna Bellows, a Democrat and the former executive director of the ACLU of Maine, right.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, 2012 Presidential Election

Bangor Daily News

Maine native Matt Gagnon returns from DC to lead Maine Heritage Policy Center

A Hampden native, DC insider and political blogger who was named one of the top 10 communicators in politics is returning to Maine to be the new CEO of the Maine Heritage Policy Center.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hampden, ME, University of Maine, Moody, ME

Herald Gazette

Harbor Park spruced up for 20th Maine encampment

Camden's Harbor park will be transported back in time Aug. 22-24 as the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Company B will set up an encampment, capping off a month-long celebration of Maine's contribution to the Union's victory in the Civil War.

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Related Topix: Camden, ME, Morrill, ME, Milo, ME, Piscataquis County, ME

Bangor Daily News

Bath will leave vacated City Council seat open until November election

An initial version of the council's Aug. 13 meeting agenda included an item about appointment of a replacement to fill Lockwood's Ward 3 seat until after the election.

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Bangor Daily News

Five Maine agricultural companies to share $471,571 in federal grants

Five Maine companies will share nearly half a million dollars in federal grants aimed at preserving rural jobs at companies that process or add to agricultural products.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Capital Weekly

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: Arts, Painting, Thomaston, ME

Bangor Daily News

Maine medical marijuana advocate objects to recreational...

At Lewiston City Hall, David Boyer , the political director for the Maine Marijuana Policy Project, turns in petitions to put a recreational marijuana question on the Lewiston ballot.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Maine Government, Lewiston, ME, South Portland, ME

WMTW-TV Auburn

Military surplus being used by Maine law enforcement

Maine law enforcement is getting surplus military equipment including armored vehicles, rifles and night-vision goggles.

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Related Topix: South Portland, ME, Portland, ME, Gorham, ME

FOX Carolina

Rat, man! Subway rat attack caught on video

An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife.

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