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Maine Government News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | 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

Monday | 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

Monday | 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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Monday | 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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Monday | 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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Related Topix: Maine

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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Related Topix: Maine

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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Related Topix: Maine

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

Capital Weekly

Camden man wins Worst Road in Maine contest

Gabriel Zacchai, a resident of Camden who wrote about a harrowing trip on Route 15 to from Blue Hill to Stonington this spring, is winner of the Worst Road in Maine contest.

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Related Topix: Maine, Camden, ME, Blue Hill, ME, Dover-Foxcroft, ME, Madawaska, ME

Bangor Daily News

Penobscot Nation suing Maine to fight for namesake river

The Penobscot Nation is an Indian tribe that has occupied and cared for the Penobscot River since time immemorial.

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Related Topix: Penobscot, ME, Maine, Bangor, ME, Non-Profit, Opinion

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

As Joan mentioned last week, there's a new TV ad produced by the Republican Governors Association airing up here in Maine that tries to sugarcoat Teapublican Governor Paul LePage's chronic foot-in-mouth disease.

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Related Topix: US News, Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage, African-American

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Maine Officials Alert Consumers, Businesses to Flood-Damaged Autos

Maine Gov. Paul R. LePage and Maine Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa cautioned consumers and businesses that recent severe weather and flooding in Maine, throughout the Northeast and in other parts of the country increases the possibility of flood-damaged autos being offered for sale.

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

Alpha One

Paraplegic from Maine, burned by heated seat, blames GM

Emma Verrill didn't know that the heated seat in the back of her friend's Chevrolet Suburban had been turned on until she awoke the next day in 2012 to find a blister the size of her palm on her skin.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Why Aroostook County needs Eliot Cutler as governor

I have lived in Aroostook County most of my life. My wife and I raised our family here because of the honest, hard-working people, the beauty and the safety.

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Related Topix: Aroostook County, ME, Eliot, ME, Maine, Opinion

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