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14 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Maine gov. candidates to speak at energy forum

Maine Gov. Paul LePage and the two candidates vying to replace him will lay out their positions on energy and the environment at an event this month.

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Related Topix: Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage, University of Southern Maine

17 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Their Opinion: National identity card a threat to our privacy

If the federal government can't get states to sign on to the Real ID law, it has only itself to blame.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Maine, Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Maine's health care model: Go smaller

By the time Laura Tasheiko discovered the lump in her left breast, it was larger than a grape.

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Related Topix: Maine, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health, Medicaid, US Governors, Paul LePage

USA Today

Maine's health care model: Go smaller

Gov. LePage's decision to shrink, rather than expand, Medicaid has put strains on health providers as well as the poor.

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Related Topix: Maine, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Paul LePage, Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance

Thu Aug 28, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Cutler promises changes in Maine

Gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler told a crowd at the Kennebunk Rotary Club that he hasn't made promises during his campaign, but he made one to them Thursday.

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

Bangor Daily News

New Hampshire resident stricken by potentially deadly mosquito illness EEE treated in Maine

A New Hampshire resident has been hospitalized in Maine with Eastern equine encephalitis, a potentially deadly disease carried by mosquitoes, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Maine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mon Aug 25, 2014

jdsupra.com

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 Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Maine

RISI

Contactor killed in accident at NewPagea s Rumford mill in Maine [From the web]

Rumford police and officials from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating a death at a mill owned by NewPage Corporation in Rumford.

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Related Topix: Maine, OSHA

Russia Taday

Maine drinking water tests positive for dangerous levels of fluoride

A new study out of Maine suggests that residents across the New England state are regularly subjected to drinking water containing double the amount of fluoride considered to be dangerous by federal guidelines.

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Herald Gazette

Remarkable Mainers - Now and Then

Union Historical Society will meet Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the Old Town House, Town House Road, just off Union Common.

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Politico

RGA fights in Kansas, Maine - Walker emails surface - Rahm fights crime narrative

FIRST IN SCORE: The Republican Governors Association is going up with a pair of ads in Kansas and Maine today, backed by half a million dollars each, in a continued effort to boost vulnerable incumbents.

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Related Topix: Maine, US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Maine filmmaker hopes to leave audiences 'Tickled' with latest horror flick

Corey Norman, a Portland filmmaker who found success earlier this year with his first feature "The Hanover House," is returning to the director's chair for a short titled "Tickle."

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

National Fisherman

Welcome the lobster popsicle

Maine officials have taken steps to make it easier for the state's fishermen to turn invasive green crabs into greenbacks.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

Maine Gov. to Be Rescued by Rival

It didn't take long for Republican Governor Paul LePage to start alienating his voters in Maine but he may be spared by a split in the liberal votes.

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

SeacoastOnline

Maine food stamps plan bashed

Advocates for the poor are urging Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration to scrap a plan that would require people to have a job to receive food stamps.

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Related Topix: Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Capital Weekly

Concert~ The Mallet Broswith Openers Waylon Speed and O'Chang Comics

Summer concert featuring The Mallett Brothers with opener Waylon Speed and pre-show by O'Chang Comics.

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Bangor Daily News

First Pairing

I have been doing this for many years and bring a different look to Maine. That look is in pairing food and wine as a teacher and professional in the wine business.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Maine, University of Virginia

SeacoastOnline

Rykerson, Beavers support the coast

It's important for legislators to know what is important to their communities, as well as the rest of the state.

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Related Topix: Maine, Opinion

Bangor Daily News

Maine props up 'two Americas' with no Medicaid expansion

The Affordable Care Act, as originally passed, holds tremendous promise to decrease health care costs and increase insurance coverage rates across rural states like Maine.

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Related Topix: Maine, Medicaid, Health, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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, Lewiston, ME, South Portland, ME

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