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  1. Bill to bring passenger rail back to Bangor gains supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Sun Journal

    Supporters of passenger rail joined area lawmakers Thursday to speak in favor of a bill that would advance efforts to bring passenger rail back to Bangor . The legislation, from Rep. Michelle Dunphy, D-Old Town, seeks to explore the feasibility of extending passenger rail service north.

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  2. New Maine guard chief takes 'first step' on 133rd's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Sun Journal

    Maine's newly appointed National Guard chief met with National Guard Bureau officials on Wednesday in Arlington , Virginia, to discuss the future configuration of guard forces in the state. Brig.

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  3. Catholic Church in Maine sees blessings in reorganization, immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Sun Journal

    A popular pontiff helps, but restoring the Catholic Church in Maine has been the product of tough business decisions and adapting to changing times and demographics. As some traditions fall by the wayside, new ones are being forged, especially by Maine's immigrant community.

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  4. Coast Guard to break Penobscot River iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Sun Journal

    Three Coast Guard ships are getting ready to start breaking ice on the Penobscot River to help prevent ice jam flooding in the Bangor area. Coast Guard officials say ice breaking operations are scheduled to begin near Brewer on Tuesday afternoon.

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  5. Thick ice on Penobscot River thwarts Coast Guard cuttersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Sun Journal

    Repeated winter storms and record cold conditions have hampered the U.S. Coast Guard's ice cutting operations on the Penobscot River, raising concern among some officials that ice jams could cause flooding in the spring. The Coast Guard's 65-foot ice breakers have not been able to get within a half-mile of the Veterans Remembrance Bridge that connects Bangor and Brewer, according to Chief Warrant Officer and ice mission manager Bob Albert.

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  6. Lawmakers seek reform for Maine's Clean Election lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Sun Journal

    State Rep. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, urged the Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee to adopt a bill that would tighten Maine's Clean Elections laws for publicly financed candidates. State Rep. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, said he knows leadership is displeased with his efforts to stop candidates who are seeking state office from also running political action committees that can filter money back to a political party, which in turn can use it to support a candidate or oppose a rival.

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  7. Bill requires nonprofits to disclose donors when contributing to Maine political campaignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Sun Journal

    Nonprofit organizations that spend money on political campaigns in Maine could have to disclose their donors under a bill being offered by state Sen. Tom Saviello, R-Wilton. Saviello's bill targets what many consider a flaw in the state's campaign finance disclosure laws and also looks to tackle the issue of so-called "dark money" in politics.

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  8. Bill requires nonprofits to disclose donors when contributing to Maine political campaignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Sun Journal

    Nonprofit organizations that spend money on political campaigns in Maine could have to disclose their donors under a bill being offered by state Sen. Tom Saviello, R-Wilton. Saviello's bill targets what many consider a flaw in the state's campaign finance disclosure laws and also looks to tackle the issue of so-called "dark money" in politics.

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  9. Bangor firefighters put out blaze at high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Sun Journal

    A fire at John Bapst Memorial High School on Broadway has been brought under control, according to Bangor Fire Chief Tom Higgins. Crews from several area departments began hauling hoses out of the structure after fighting the fire for about two hours, Higgins said at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

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  10. Poliquin defends controversial ACA vote at Republican eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Sun Journal

    Freshman Congressman Bruce Poliquin explained himself to any Republicans in the room disgruntled by his recent vote against repealing Obamacare during a speech Sunday afternoon at Jeff's Catering in Brewer to highlight his first month in office. "I'm working my tail off down there [in Washington, D.C.] and taking some arrows," Poliquin told the crowd.

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  11. With ballot question, Maine group aims to bolster struggling public financing elections lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Sun Journal

    A Maine group is hoping to breathe new life into the state's struggling public-financing elections law by providing Clean Election candidates access to more campaign trail cash, allowing them to better compete with their privately financed opponents. After spending months gathering support across the state, Maine Citizens for Clean Elections plans to deliver roughly 80,000 signatures to the secretary of state on Wednesday to put its proposal before voters.

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  12. Maine to host public hearings about fish habitat planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Sun Journal

    The New England Fishery Management Council is working on a habitat management plan for federal waters from Maine to Rhode Island and is considering many options to balance conservation with commercial fishing interests. A public hearing about the plan is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Jeff's Catering and Event Center in Brewer.

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  13. Apartments on fire at Holden complex for elderly and disabled residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Sun Journal

    A big fire has broken out at the Holden Square Apartments and more than one apartment is on fire, a Penobscot Regional Communications Center dispatcher said at around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. The fire at 41 Upper Dedham Road was reported shortly after 9 p.m. but few other details were available.

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  14. Video: 'I only spoke to the fellows who were there because most people don't understand'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Sun Journal

    The small, black leather journal is frayed at the edges and the yellowing paper shows its age. As World War II veteran William Park leafed through its pages while seated at a table in his house recently, memories of his days in uniform came flooding back.

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