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  1. Huhtamaki acquires a laminate manufacturer in the United StatesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... in a number of Huhtamaki's molded fiber products. The company employs 12 people in its manufacturing unit in Lewiston, Maine. The purchase price is approximately EUR 6 million and the acquired unit will become part of Huhtamaki's North America ...

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  2. Lewiston limiting GA to current asylum seekersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The city of Lewiston voted Tuesday night to continue providing General Assistance funding to current recipients who came to the city seeking asylum from danger in a foreign country. The Sun Journal reported the City Council voted 6-1 to continue giving benefits those currently receiving aid while voting 4-3 to stop providing General Assistance to new asylum seekers starting Wednesday.

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  3. Lewiston inmate at Windham prison died of natural causesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    State police say the inmate who died this week at the Maine Correctional Center in Windham died of natural causes and no foul play is suspected. At the time of his death, Phillips had served approximately seven weeks of a nine-month sentence for operating after habitual offender revocation, with two prior convictions.

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  4. 'Definitive and final ranking' calls Maine better than all but one other U.S. stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangor Daily News

    ... best state in the entire country, according to this "definitive and final ranking" of them all. Ashley fish of Lewiston guzzles a can of Moxie during the annual"Chugging Challenge" at the Moxie Festival in Lisbon Falls Saturday afternoon July 14, ...

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  5. Legislature's budget committee agrees to $100 million borrowing packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sun Journal

    Focusing on roads, bridges and housing, the Legislature's budget-writing Appropriations Committee on Monday signed off on a $100 million state bond package that will go to voters in November for approval. "These investments will address immediate needs in our communities and spur much-needed job growth across the state," state Rep. Peggy Rotundo, D-Lewiston, the House chairwoman of the committee, said in a prepared statement.

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  6. Enough is Enough The right of free speech in a politically correct world By Robert E. MacdonaldRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Twin City Times

    This week I was scolded by a gentleman, who carries very liberal beliefs, for what he characterized as the vindictiveness and contempt in my weekly column criticizing liberals. He felt that as mayor of the City of Lewiston, I should be above that.

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  7. Volunteer project to help keep river cleanRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Twin City Times

    The Cities of Lewiston and Auburn will team up to host a storm drain stenciling event on Sunday, June 28 at 1 p.m. Volunteers will meet at Festival Plaza in Auburn on the banks of the Androscoggin River for a brief clean water discussion before splitting up to conduct the stenciling in the Whitney Street neighborhood of Auburn and off Webster and Pleasant Streets in Lewiston. Volunteer participants will include 25 members of Girl Scout troops 1524, 2013, and 2012 and their parents.

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  8. Business to Business Trade Show at Colisee in LewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Twin City Times

    Tricia Sierra, Flat Pat and Karen Page from The Dempsey Center. TCT photos by Jen Pike and Ashley Somma. See pages 7-12 for more photos.

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  9. Mary Dempsey receives honorary degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Twin City Times

    Mary Dempsey, Assistant Director of the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing in Lewiston, received an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from St. Joseph's College in Standish at the school's 102nd Commencement on Saturday, May 9. Along with her brother, Patrick, Dempsey founded the Dempsey Center in 2008 in collaboration with Central Maine Medical Center as the family navigated the cancer journey of their mother, Amanda, who passed away in 2014. The center was created as a resource to help others impacted by cancer to navigate their own journeys.

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  10. The MailRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | New Yorker

    ... unkillable myth, about the "phantom punch" that felled the compliant Sonny Liston fifty years ago. I was in Lewiston, Maine, for the Ali-Liston rematch. I saw the actual punch land on the actual chin, as did others in my area of the press section. ...

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  11. Democratic leaders urge focus on state budget, slow talk of impeachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... he and other lawmakers remain deeply concerned about recent revelations that LePage suggested state lawmakers from Lewiston should be "rounded up and executed in the public square," the Legislature needed to stay focused on getting a final state ...

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  12. Governor remains silent as lawmakers mull impeachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... Tony Donovan said Friday that he heard LePage say during a private meeting earlier this month that lawmakers from Lewiston should be "rounded up and executed in the public square." Recently LePage told a group of high school students that he wants ...

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  13. ME-Gov LePage: Some legislators should be "rounded up and executed in the public square."Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Daily Kos

    Maine Gov. Paul Roy LePage has hit another low note, telling those at a private meeting that legislators from Lewiston, Maine, should be "rounded up and executed in the public square." "Maybe I didn't hear right, but I'm pretty sure I did hear right," Donovan said.

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  14. Gov. LeRage: Paul LePage says area lawmakers, cartoonist should be shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Sun Journal

    A top advocate for expanding passenger rail to Lewiston-Auburn said Thursday that Republican Gov. Paul LePage 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 LePage made the statement during an hourlong 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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  15. Medical Front Office AssociateRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Monster.com

    ... We are currently seeking a part-time Front Office Associate to work at our Central Maine Imaging Center located in Lewiston, ME. This position will be working Monday - Friday 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm. In this position, under the direction of the Front ...

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  16. SymQuest Presents 7th Annual President's AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Most recently Fleming was a Team Captain for the American Cancer Society of Androscoggin County Relay for Life in Lewiston, ME, Co-Facilitator at the St. Michael's College Alumni Volunteer Day at My Place Teen Center in Westbrook, ME, and volunteer ...

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  17. Halloween Mud Bash - Slingin' Mud In MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Four Wheeler

    ... This fast, popular, straight-line racing contained more jumps than mud. Neal Gagne owns Top Notch Fabrication in Lewiston, Maine, and his '86 Chevy 1500-based rig sports a 505ci engine, Dr. Steves Transmssion Clinic-built TH400, SCS T-case, ...

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  18. Way to go!! CongratulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Herald Gazette

    Bates College of Lewiston won its first National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III women's rowing championship - thanks, in part, to a former Windjammer aboard the ship, make that shell. Emma Conover, who has completed her junior year at Bates and is a 2012 graduate of Camden Hills Regional High School, was part of the team that made history on Saturday, May 30 at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center as the Bobcats edged Trinity College of Hartford, Conn.

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  19. State House honors John JenkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Sun Journal

    John Jenkins, left, a former state senator and mayor of Lewiston and Auburn, was recognized by the Maine House of Representatives on Tuesday for his upcoming induction to the USA International Black Belt Hall of Fame in November. Jenkins was honored for his years of public service and his accomplishments as an athlete and instructor by state Rep. Bruce Bickford, R-Auburn, right.

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  20. Chambers USA ranks Berman & Simmons as best plaintiffs' firm in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Bangor Daily News

    ... longstanding reputation as the dominant firm in Maine for personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Based in Lewiston, the law firm has three regional offices and serves clients throughout Maine. Learn more at www.bermansimmons.com. Five Berman ...

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