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  1. Roller derby advocates press for the right to hit in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Heather "Hard Dash" Steeves wears a roller derby uniform as she makes a photo of another roller derby player testifying at a hearing by the The Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, ... AUGUSTA, Maine - Young women named Hard Dash, Kill Any and Betty B. Tough are putting the squeeze on Maine lawmakers to make it easier for them to expand the sport of roller derby. Roller derby advocates told a legislative panel Tuesday that an old statute that prohibits skaters from hitting each other is preventing them from building a new rink.

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  2. Forced to Fish Kodiak Island's Karluc River for Five Extra DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Bangor Daily News

    ... with outfitter Fishing Alaska Style, owned by Maine native Jeff Pyska who lived in Alaska. Our guide for the week, Augusta, Maine resident Bob Smith, did a superb job of putting us onto lots of King Salman and keeping the river's huge brown bears ...

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  3. Eastgate School of the Spirit This SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Republican Journal

    Eastgate School of the Spirit - Sunday, 2-7 Hills Mansion, 136 State Street Augusta Maine. We have a special guest speaker.

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  4. The Great Outdoors: Fishing theories hit markRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... . Judging for the Maine 2016 Ducks Unlimited art contest will take place on Friday, April 1, at 5 p.m. at the Augusta Civic Center during the annual State of Maine Sportsman Show. The winning piece will be reproduced for the 2016 migratory waterfowl ...

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  5. Central Maine Power Proposes a 550 MW Clean Energy ProjectRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | World News Report

    / EIN News / -- AUGUSTA, Maine, Jan. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Central Maine Power, a subsidiary of AVANGRID (NYSE:AGR), has announced a proposal to deliver more clean energy to New England. On Thursday, the utility submitted the Maine Clean Power ...

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  6. State Seeks Public Comments on Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act Unified PlanRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | State of Maine

    ... 12, 2016 at [email protected] or by mail to State Workforce Board, Attn: WIOA Unified Plan, 54 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333. Comments sent through traditional mail must be postmarked by February 12, 2016. Comments received after February ...

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  7. Here is the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... more than 200,000 salmon per year. He says the group hopes the hatchery can be constructed within five to 10 years. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - An Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were found in Maine last year after she'd been missing for more than ...

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  8. Maine council considers bill inspired by the late Peter FalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers are considering a bill inspired by the late actor Peter Falk of the hit TV series "Columbo." The bill was crafted by Falk's daughter, and it protects family members' rights to visit ailing or incapacitated loved ones.

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  9. Q&A: War hero Travis Mills on memoir 'Tough as They Come'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Travis Mills autographs a copy of his book "Tough As They Come" with his left prosthetic hand on Dec. 1 at a Barnes and Noble store in Augusta, Maine. Mills was in Dallas on Wednesday for a book signing.

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  10. Maine governor says he wants to use the guillotine on drug dealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Boston.com

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Gov. Paul LePage says with a laugh that he wants to use the guillotine to execute drug dealers at public executions. The governor's office said Tuesday the remark during a radio interview on WVOM was just a joke to illustrate his support for tougher penalties for drug crimes.

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  11. Maine governor jokes about using guillotine on drug dealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | KRON 4

    In a Friday, Jan. 8, 2016 file photo, Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a news conference at the State House, in Augusta, Maine. The week of Jan. 10 could bring an impeachment order calling for an investigation into Republican LePageA's alleged abuse of power.

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  12. Maine Gov. LePage Jokes About Using Guillotine On Drug DealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | CBS Local

    ... Here for Latest myTV38 Online Features Follow @myTV38Find Us On Facebook myTV38 LINKS AND INFORMATION Contact [] AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage says with a laugh that he wants to use the guillotine to execute drug dealers at public ...

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  13. Mary Farrell BurnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... by 3 sons: John Jr. "Tardy" and his wife Pamela of Vassalboro, Gary and his wife Carolyn, and Timothy, all of Augusta; Mike's widow, June, of Augusta, 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and ...

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  14. Governor who warned of drug dealers impregnating white girls now has some thoughts on the guillotineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Washington Post

    ... or smartphone. In this Jan. 8, 2016, file photo, Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a news conference at the State House in Augusta, Maine. (Robert F. Bukaty/AP) Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) on Tuesday appeared on a Maine radio station and said some stuff ...

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  15. Maine man who escaped Nazis twice finally honored for WWII valorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Army veteran Joseph G. Hoerth, 93, of Westport Island, was presented with three medals he earned during World War II on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, in Augusta. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, presented the medals.

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  16. Open enrollment ends Jan. 31 for purchasing health insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa is reminding Mainers who purchase health insurance through the individual market that open enrollment ends Superintendent Cioppa is reminding people enrolling in a new health insurance plan to clarify whether their providers of choice are part of the plan's network, before finalizing their purchase. "People should call both the insurance company and their health care provider to verify that the provider will be covered under the specific plan being considered," Superintendent Cioppa said.

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  17. Augusta Maine www.your-Mlm-coach.com Pure Essential Oil News: G3...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | SBWire

    ... Development and Customized Manufacturing. Adam's lifetime sales are over $488,000,000. http://adampaulgreen.com/ Augusta Maine http://www.your-mlm-coach.com Pure Essential Oil News: G3 Development Therapeutic Introduces Proprietary Youthful Tri-K ...

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  18. Maine in line to be first state with annual veterans arts dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Bangor Daily News

    ... military uniforms into sheets of paper where they created different forms of art in May of 2015. Buy Photo AUGUSTA, Maine - It may seem like a small gesture, but it's a meaningful one for Maine veterans who also are artists. On Wednesday, the ...

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  19. How an 1880 Maine insurrection could sink ranked-choice votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Leave it to Civil War Gen. Joshua Chamberlain to affect Maine politics 136 years after defusing an armed Augusta standoff that could have led to civil war.

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  20. Maine Gov. LePage Apologizes For Racially Charged 'Young White Girls' RemarksRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | CBS Local

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Less than 48 hours after using racially-charged language to explain his state's drug epidemic, Maine Gov. Paul LePage at a Friday news conference explained his wording "slip-up" but accused the press of trying to twist his words. LePage had endorsed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for president earlier in the week.

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