Augusta Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Maine's 'religious freedom' bill is nearly identical to Indiana lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Sen. David Burns, R-Whiting, speaks in favor of a religious freedom bill, which he sponsored, in front of the Judiciary Committee at the State House in Augusta in January 2014. AUGUSTA, Maine - A draft of a Maine senator's 'religious freedom' bill shows the plan is nearly identical to the Indiana law that has sparked national controversy in recent weeks from those who say it has legalized discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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  2. Michael Anthony BryantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... contributions may be made in Michael's memory to Maine VA Medical Center, Voluntary Services/ PTSD, 1 VA Center, Augusta, ME 04330. Family and friends will gather for visitation from 1pm until time of service at 2pm Friday, April 10, 2015, at ...

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  3. Volume Four Hundred Twenty-SevenRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | The Sand Trap

    ... the snow is melting. Yes, it looks like winter is finally losing its hold, and there may be golf soon, even in Augusta, Maine. In Georgia, the dogwood and azaleas are blooming, the pines are scenting the breeze, and the grass is that amazing shade ...

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  4. Dorothea P. KaufmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... l service with Military Honors will be held at 1 PM at The Maine Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mount Vernon Road, Augusta, ME. (207) 287-3481.

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  5. Stanton V. TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Memorial contributions may be made in Stanton's name to Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care, 361 Old Belgrade Road, Augusta, ME 04330.

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  6. LePage indicates he will not support Democrats' 'simple' energy bill fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... with the media Wednesday at the State House to share details of legislation he's proposing to address the problem. AUGUSTA, Maine - Gov. Paul LePage said Friday that he doesn't support a Democratic proposal that would fix what has been called a $38 ...

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  7. UPDATED: Province advances $2 million more to Nova Star service from its 2015 funding commitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Nova News Now

    ... Nova Scotia," the activity report reads. "We also attended the Maine 2015 Governor's Conference on Tourism in Augusta, ME, which is an important show for strengthening relationships with tour operators and industry partners." The company launched ...

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  8. GOP senator to push for religious objections bill in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... people who say it would allow discrimination against gays and lesbians. ... Subscribe or log in to read more  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A Republican Maine senator says he will again push for a "religious freedom" measure similar to those that have ...

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  9. Maine House and Senate at odds over teen tanning banRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... of rejecting the bill Wednesday. It faces further votes in both chambers. ... Subscribe or log in to read more  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The politically-divided House and Senate are at odds over whether Maine should prohibit people under the age of ...

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  10. Governor LePage and Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Honor Teen MentorsRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA, MAINE – Governor Paul R. LePage and Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy President and CEO Liza McFadden honored Tuesday evening 14 teen mentors with Excellence Awards in leadership and service during a recognition ceremony at the Blaine House. Students mentoring in the Foundation's Teen TrendsettersTM program assist first through third graders with reading during weekly tutoring sessions.

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  11. Proposal could increase use of eighth-graders on Maine's high school sports teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Van Buren boasts a proud high school soccer tradition. Its boys team won the Class D state championship as recently as 2006 and its girls squad earned Eastern Maine titles in 2010 and 2011.

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  12. Should Maine's roughly 368,000 independents be allowed to vote in primaries?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - With nearly four of every 10 registered Maine voters choosing not to join a political party, unenrolled voters or "independents" make up the largest electoral bloc in the state. But those voters are disenfranchised from choosing which candidates will appear in the general election, according to state lawmakers looking to open Maine's closed primary system to independents.

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  13. Maine GOP proposes energy bill fix but ties it to expansion of governor's authorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Republicans announced Wednesday that they have reached an agreement with Gov. Paul LePage on a fix to an energy bill that has become known as the case of the $38 million missing "and." The agreement puts "and" back where it apparently belongs, but also creates a new Cabinet-level energy commissioner and deputy commissioner, along with two other employees.

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  14. In battle over Maine National Guard, history favors Pentagon, not LePageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - The National Guard is a servant of two masters. So what happens if the two masters disagree about fundamental plans for the service's future? National Guard units, descended from the state militias you read about in high school while studying the Revolutionary War, take orders from their home state's governor and the service branch to which they belong - the Army or Air Force, as the case may be.

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  15. LePage calls opponents of his plan to hire investigators 'weak on drugs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Gov. Paul LePage blasted lawmakers who oppose his plans to beef up the state's law enforcement capabilities in the War on Drugs on Tuesday in Augusta. Buy Photo Lori Fowle, D-Vassalboro, said Democrats support LePage's efforts to hire more drug enforcement agents, judges and prosecutors -- but only if the plan is paired with a corresponding increase in funding for substance abuse treatment on Tuesday in Augusta.

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  16. Monday video headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... FOLLOWING HER ARREST SATURDAY. SHE IS BEING HELD AT THE YORK COUNTY JAIL ON 18-HUNDRED DOLLARS BAIL. TODAY IN AUGUSTA, MAINE HOMEOWNERS AND BUSINESS LEADERS HOPE TO LAY OUT WHAT IS AT STAKE IF A CUT TO ENERGY FUNDING ISN'T CORRECTED. EARLIER THIS ...

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  17. Target to expand solar deployments to 180 stores and DCsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Chain Store Age

    Target Corp. is expanding its deployment of solar energy. The retailer has signed a power-purchase agreement with Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC that calls for supplier to install solar arrays on the roofs of 180 Target stores and distribution centers across the United States from Augusta, Maine, to San Diego.

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  18. Top 5 Stories to Start Your DayRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Whiznews.com

    ... on Tuesday. Executive director, Beth Chapman says everyone is welcome to try out the facility free of charge. AUGUSTA, MAINE (AP) - Governor John Kasich is calling on Hillary Rodham Clinton to support his effort to require a balanced federal budget. ...

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  19. Maria Menounos: Special Olympics Global AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Rocklin and Roseville Today

    ... Three simultaneous relay routes will cover almost 21,000 miles of the US, starting their individual journeys in Augusta, Maine, Miami, Florida and Washington, DC and unifying in Los Angeles. "We are excited to welcome Maria Menounos to our Special ...

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  20. Senator resigns as committee chair after Obama-IS group postRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    ... which once drew little interest from major drugmakers but now point the way toward a new era of innovative... AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A Maine state senator who was criticized for a Facebook post that linked President Barack Obama to the Islamic State ...

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