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  1. Roda PuterbaughRead the original story

    Yesterday | Palladium-Item

    ... Carolyn Sue (Thomas) Grimes-Caulkins of Panama City, Florida, three sons Christopher James (Beatrice) Puterbaugh of Augusta, Maine, Christopher George Puterbaugh and Kenneth William (Hollie) Puterbaugh of Richmond, her grandchildren whom she was ...

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  2. Deposit checks electronically? Here are some mobile banking cautionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bangor Daily News

    ... line (800-965-5235). Consumers also may write to the Bureau's Consumer Outreach Program, 36 State House Station, Augusta ME 04333-0036. An interagency body called the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council has written what it calls a ...

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  3. Here's the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Sunday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... invasive plant biologist Nancy Olmstead says 224 users have submitted more than 2,800 observations through the tool. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Bike safety advocates are celebrating a new law that they say will make the roads safer for bikers and ...

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  4. Dungaree dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | NewsReview.com

    his name now changed to Jacob Davis - was a tailor, but over the next few years in places like Augusta, Maine, Websterville, Calif., San Francisco and at gold diggings in British Columbia, he did whatever he could to make a living. In Virginia City, ...

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  5. Attorney General Janet Mills Announces Terms of Settlement Allowing...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | State of Maine

    (Augusta, Maine) – Maine Attorney General Janet Mills announced the terms of a settlement that she and 16 other States have reached with Dollar Tree, Inc., following their review of the company's proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, ...

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  6. Combine Solicitation a " Qa " PHA Support services a " February 2014 in Portland and Augusta, MERead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2013 | Insurance News Net

    This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.

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  7. Maine lawmakers tighten foreclosure rules in win f...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... thousands of Maine mortgages registered with MERS, creating potential title defects. (Reporting by David Sherwood in Augusta, Maine; Additional reporting by Dena Aubin in New York; Editing by Kevin Drawbaugh and Lisa Shumaker)

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  8. Alanna Durkin joins AP's Richmond, Virginia, bureauRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... news editor for Virginia and West Virginia. Durkin, 26, has spent the past two years as AP's statehouse reporter in Augusta, Maine, where she covered the high-profile, three-person race for governor and Republican Gov. Paul LePage's efforts to ...

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  9. Over Easy: Is the Governor of Maine Mentally Ill?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Fire Dog Lake

    According to the necn news station, calls for Maine Governor Paul LePage to be impeached are increasing . More than 100 people rallied outside the Statehouse in Augusta, Maine on Tuesday, following allegations that the bombastic governor blackmailed a school, threatening to withdraw funding if it did not fire a political opponent: Last week, Democrat Speaker of the House Mark Eves announced he lost his job as President at Good Will-Hinckley School.

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  10. John Lannan, longtime newsman, dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Lannan, who suffered from Parkinson's dementia, died Thursday at Cove's Edge at Miles in Damariscotta, Maine, said one of his sons, Jonathan Lannan. He started at the Manchester Union Leader and the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire before joining The AP in Augusta, Maine.

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  11. David James RyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Bangor Daily News

    ... ME and sibling Anita Anderson. A funeral is scheduled for July 8, 2015, 1 pm at The Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta, ME, with a reception to follow at the home of Scott and Lindsay Ryan in Augusta. All are welcome to attend and celebrate David's ...

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  12. Maine Army National Guard may learn soon about fate of restructuring planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Bangor Daily News

    ... James Campbell welcomed back the Maine Army National GuardA's 133rd Engineer Battalion on Saturday, June 24, 2014. AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Army National Guard leaders may soon learn the fate of a controversial plan to turn the state's 133rd Engineer ...

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  13. Some in GOP fed up with Maine's bombastic governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Day

    Maine Gov. Paul LePage delivers his inauguration address Jan. 7, 2015, after taking the oath of office for his second term at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine. The Republican governor's bombastic leadership style long ago alienated Democrats, and some in his own party said his high-profile antics have squandered his political capital. 1 comment

  14. Civil war re-enactors converge on Augusta, MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Civil War re-enactors are participating in a weekend event in Augusta depicting the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Court House. Christabell Rose, a co-organizer, says the event aims to recall the end of the Civil War in the Virginia theater of operations as well as a grand review of the federal armies held in Washington, D.C., in late May 1865.

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  15. Maine Democrats reviewing possible actions against LePageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... him fired from a job there. Eves has said he's considering suing LePage. ... Subscribe or log in to read more  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Democratic leader of the Maine House says that lawmakers are reviewing all options for possible actions ...

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  16. Maine Attorney General Janet Mills applauds the ruling of the U.S. Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | State of Maine

    (Augusta, Maine) – Maine Attorney General Janet T. Mills applauded the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court today in upholding the right to marry as a fundamental protection of the Due Process Clause of the Constitution. "The Supreme Court's ...

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  17. Allegation that LePage pressured school shocks lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | NewsOK.com

    Even Maine lawmakers accustomed to Gov. Paul LePage's aggressive style of politics said Thursday they were troubled by accusations that the Republican had the top Democrat in the House of Representatives removed from his new job at a school for at-risk youth by threatening to cut off funds to the institution. FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2015, file photo, Republican Gov. Paul LePage, right, greets State Rep. Mark Eves, D-North Berwick, before taking the oath of office for his second term, at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine.

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  18. After saying he wants to shoot cartoonist, LePage accused of threat to lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - A day after Gov. Paul LePage told a group of high school students that he would "like to shoot" a Bangor Daily News cartoonist, a top advocate for expanding passenger rail to Lewiston-Auburn said that LePage earlier this month said state lawmakers from Lewiston should be "rounded up and executed in the public square." Tony Donovan, a Portland-based real estate developer and member of the executive council for the Sierra Club Maine, said Thursday that LePage made the statement during an hour-long meeting in LePage's office at the State House on June 8. "Maybe I didn't hear right, but I'm pretty sure I did hear right," Donovan said.

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  19. Allegation that Maine Gov. LePage pressured school shocks lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Day

    Augusta, Maine - Even Maine lawmakers accustomed to Gov. Paul LePage's aggressive style of politics said Thursday they were troubled by accusations that the Republican had the top Democrat in the House of Representatives removed from his new job at a school for at-risk youth by threatening to cut off funds to the institution. Democratic House Speaker Mark Eves said Wednesday that LePage told the Good Will-Hinckley school that he would withhold more than $500,000 a year from a charter school the nonprofit operates unless it fired Eves as president.

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  20. Maine governor jokes about shooting newspaper cartoonistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | NewsOK.com

    Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Wednesday that he'd like to shoot the cartoonist for the Bangor Daily News, a joke that fell flat in light of the January shooting that killed five Charlie Hebdo employees. Republican Gov. Paul LePage delivers his inauguration address after taking the oath of office for his second term, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine.

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