Augusta Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Lawmakers fast-track bill to create cold-case squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Lise Ouellette, mother of 15-year-old Ashley Ouellette, who was murdered 15 years ago but whose killer has never been found, advocated for a bill to fund a cold case squad on Thursday, April 30, in Augusta. On Ouellette's left is Trista Reynolds, the mother of missing toddler Ayla Reynolds.

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  2. Maine Office of Securities Shines Light on Broker-Dealer FeesRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | State of Maine

    ... esting, by calling (877) 624-8551, visiting the agency's website, or writing to Maine Office of Securities, 121 SHS, Augusta, ME 04333-0121.

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  3. Verrill Dana Named One of the Best Firms for Female AttorneysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... rrill Dana, LLP is a full-service law firm conducting a nationwide practice from offices in Boston, MA; Portland and Augusta, ME; Westport, CT; Providence, RI and Washington, D.C. To learn more, visit www.verrilldana.com.

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  4. Why changing term limits laws is a non-starter in AugustaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    John Martin, D-Eagle Lake, and Ken Fredette, R-Newport, wrangle over votes in the State House. Buy Photo AUGUSTA, Maine - Attempts to change or eliminate Maine's term limits law, which is one of those proposals that returns to the Legislature session after session, are probably dead again after encountering roadblocks from lawmakers this week.

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  5. Portland Press Herald will be sold off to local ownerRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Poynter Online

    ... Brower, according to the Press Herald . The deal includes several papers, including the Maine Sunday Telegram, the (Augusta, Maine) Kennebec Journal and the (Waterville, Maine) Morning Sentinel. According to a 2009 Seattle Times article , the ...

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  6. OCA Applauds Ruling by Federal Judge in Favor of Vermont GMO Labeling ...Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Common Dreams

    OCA Applauds Ruling by Federal Judge in Favor of Vermont GMO Labeling Law, Moves Forward to Enact GMO Labeling in Maine Augusta, Maine - The Organic Consumers Association issued this statement today in response to yesterday's ruling by a federal judge in Vermont clearing the way for the state's GMO labeling law to take effect in July 2016: "This landmark ruling not only paves the way for Vermont's GMO labeling law to take effect on schedule, July 1, 2016, but more importantly it signals that the courts agree that states have a constitutional right to pass GMO labeling laws," said Ronnie Cummins, international director of the Organic Consumers Association.

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  7. Maine lawmakers eye regulations on hayridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Augusta, Maine a Maine must ensure that hayrides are inspected to help prevent accidents like one that killed a 17-year-old girl and injured more than 20 others last year, a state lawmaker said Monday. Republican Rep. Robert Nutting told the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee that someone who pays for a hayride should be able to expect that it has been judged to be safe.

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  8. May 3rd- Monthly Eastgate House of Glory worship eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Our next monthly "Eastgate House of Glory" is May 3rd at Hills Mansion 136 State Street, Augusta Maine. Our passion is to empower you with the Father's heart for ministry that reveals His love on earth as in heaven.

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  9. Maine Lawmakers Eye Hayride Regulations After Deadly CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... Here for Latest myTV38 Online Features Follow @myTV38Find Us On Facebook myTV38 LINKS AND INFORMATION Contact [] AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A Maine lawmaker is pushing to mandate that hayrides be inspected after a Halloween-themed ride crashed last year, ...

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  10. Rally, Press Conference and Public Hearing on Right to Food and Right to Know GMO Labeling BillsRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Common Dreams

    Hundreds of people have RSVP'd to attend a press conference and rally, sponsored jointly by the Organic Consumers Association and Food for Maine's Future, at noon on Thursday, April 30, in the courtyard between the Maine Statehouse and the Cross building in Augusta, Maine.

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  11. Wood Island funding, preservation moves forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    AUGUSTA, Maine – Legislation sponsored by Sen. Dawn Hill of Cape Neddick, to provide $200,000 in state funding for the restoration project at Kittery's historic Wood Island life saving station has moved through both the House and Senate. It awaits end of session action in the appropriations process.

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  12. Hearing to focus on new Hampden trash-to-energy plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... he Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Remediation and Waste Management, 17 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333A -0017.

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  13. King, Collins want National Park passes to be sold onlineRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Sens. Angus King and Susan Collins are urging federal officials to make it possible for National Park passes to be purchased online or through a phone app.

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  14. Why Maine could go 12 months without a permanent education commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - The Department of Education, one of state government's two largest departments in terms of consumption of taxpayer dollars, has been without a permanent commissioner for six months, raising the question of how long it will be before that slot is filled. Gov. Paul LePage appointed Tom Desjardin as acting commissioner in December but so far has not nominated Desjardin or anyone else to lead the department on a permanent basis.

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  15. Maine Democrats Bending to Public Pressure for Welfare ReformRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Memeorandum

    Maine Democrats Bending to Public Pressure for Welfare Reform AUGUSTA, Maine - Democratic lawmakers may be feeling some pressure to take a harder line against welfare fraud following an election cycle that saw Republicans advance in the House and Senate after campaigning on welfare reform.

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  16. Maine lawmakers hear proposals to return 'and' to energy lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    House Minority Leader Ken Fredette, R-Newport, and Patrick Woodcock, director of the Governor's Energy Office, sit in front of a sign representing the "$38 million and" omitted from the final draft of an energy bill that the Maine Legislature passed in 2013. AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers Wednesday took the first steps toward fixing what has become known as a $38 million typographical error in a law that funds the state's energy-efficiency programs.

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  17. Troy Newman St.LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Louis, who were living abroad at the time while his father served in the army. He graduated from Cony High School in Augusta, ME in June 1989. During his youth, Troy was an all-star hockey player. Troy held a variety of jobs over the course of his ...

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  18. Budget gimmick divides GOP - Kansas refuses to tax rich - New...Read the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Politico

    ... Pa.; Alyra Donisvitch, assistant to the executive director at Maine Centers for Women, Work, and Community in Augusta, Maine. GRASSLEY DEMANDS DETAILS OF IRS EFFORTS TO PROTECT TAXPAYER DATA. Sen. Chuck Grassley sent a letter to IRS Commissioner ...

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  19. New Hampshire: House panel eyes bill to ease $28M bond for Balsams projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... House by a 297-67 vote. It would reduce the penalty for possessing up to a half-ounce of marijuana to a $100 fine. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Democratic-led House has dealt a blow to a bill that would prohibit drivers from using hand-held cellphones. ...

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  20. King, Collins want National Park passes to be sold onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Newsday

    ... suggest that a pilot program could be set up at Maine's Acadia National Park to test the electronic sale of passes. AUGUSTA, Maine - (AP) -- Sens. Angus King and Susan Collins are urging federal officials to make it possible for National Park passes ...

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