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  1. Reborn Maine milling city offers lessons amid refugee crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | O-R Online

    LEWISTON, Maine – The arrival of thousands of Somali refugees in this former mill city in the nation's whitest state sparked a backlash at first, complete with a rally of white supremacists and a pig's head rolled into the local mosque.

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  2. Easy Gluten Free Whoopie Pies for Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | This Mama Cooks!

    ... New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania all claim to be the birthplace. According to Wikipedia : Labadie's bakery in Lewiston, Maine has been making the confection since 1925. The now-defunct Berwick Cake Company of Roxbury, Massachusetts was selling ...

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  3. Reborn Maine city offers lessons amid refugee crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    LEWISTON, Maine - The arrival of thousands of Somali refugees in this former mill city in the nation's whitest state sparked a backlash at first, complete with a rally of white supremacists and a pig's head rolled into the local mosque.Fifteen years later, the Somali newcomers are solid members of the community, as evidenced by its proliferation ... (more)

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  4. 10 Things to Know for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Westport News

    ... southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday. In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 photo, students walk home from school in Lewiston, Maine. Since February 2000, more than 5,000 Africans have come to Lewiston, a city of 36,500. Fifteen years later, though, Somali ...

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  5. As US braces for refugees, one Maine town offers lesson of inclusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Christian Science Monitor

    At a time when anti-immigrant rhetoric is on the rise, the town of Lewiston, Maine shows how the struggle of integrating migrant communities can be overcome. Austin Wing and Abdi Shariff check out pictures on Shariff's phone at Lewiston High School in Lewiston, Maine, on Dec. 14. In Lewiston, white residents now see the black newcomers want the same things they do - a safe place to raise a family, good schools, freedom and jobs, said Abdi Said, a refugee who was originally placed in San Jose, Calif., before he moved to Lewiston.

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  6. Maine city offers lessons amid refugee crisisRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Post Register

    In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 photo, Shukri Abasheikh, owner of Mogadishu Store, speaks with a customer in Lewiston, Maine. "When Somalis came in, Lewiston people, Maine people, they think they need welfare but we don't need welfare.

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  7. 10 Things to Know for TodayFeb 8, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Saturday. (AP Photo/Wally Santana, File) In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 photo, students walk home from school in Lewiston, Maine. Since February 2000, more than 5,000 Africans have come to Lewiston, a city of 36,500. Fifteen years later, though, ...

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  8. Lewiston, Maine, Offers Lessons Amid Influx of RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Voice of America

    ... said she and her fellow newcomers have won respect from residents through hard work. "When Somalis came in, Lewiston people, Maine people, they think we need welfare, but we don't need welfare. We need jobs. We need peace. We need education," said ...

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  9. Refugees part of small US city communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Cyprus Weekly

    ... said she and her fellow newcomers have won respect from residents through hard work. "When Somalis came in, Lewiston people, Maine people, they think we need welfare, but we don't need welfare. We need jobs. We need peace. We need education," said ...

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  10. Reborn Maine Milling City Offers Lessons Amid Refugee Crisis1 minute agoRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | ABC News

    ... said she and her fellow newcomers have won respect from residents through hard work. "When Somalis came in, Lewiston people, Maine people, they think we need welfare, but we don't need welfare. We need jobs. We need peace. We need education," said ...

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  11. BC-Tuesday Spotlight,ADVISORYRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Madison Press

    The first Somali refugees moved to the former mill city of Lewiston, Maine, 15 years ago and sparked a backlash, complete with a white supremacist rally and a pig's head rolled into the local mosque. Today, the newcomers are largely accepted in the nation's whitest state.

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  12. Brewer fighter outlasts rival in 'The Battle for Bangor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Bangor Daily News

    Bruce Boyington retained his New England Fights MMA pro lightweight crown Saturday night and stretched his winning streak to four fights. The reigning champion was taken to the limit by fellow Brewer resident Jon Lemke during their five-round title bout as the main event of the NEF 21 MMA-boxing show at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston before emerging with a split-decision victory in a fight billed as "The Battle for Bangor."

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  13. How the January trifecta shows Maine Democrats are out of stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Ben Chin is a regular fixture in the committee room. Chin is a radical leftist who ran unsuccessfully for mayor of Lewiston last fall, outspending his GOP opponent 15 to 1 in a city where registered Democrats outnumber Republicans by nearly 2 to 1. ...

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  14. Saints blank Lewiston in girls' Northern SemifinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Bangor Daily News

    The St. Dominic Academy Saints took care of business Saturday afternoon at Norway Savings Bank Arena as they defeated the Lewiston/Monmouth/Oak Hill Blue Devils 6-0 in a girls' Northern Maine semifinal contest. The Saints will now face the Greely Rangers in the regional finals on Wednesday at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee.

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  15. Lewiston wins Class A Cheering titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... TONIGHT THE HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADING STATE FINALS TAKING PLACE TODAY UP AT THE CROSS CENTER IN BANGOR. IN CLASS A LEWISTON ONCE AGAIN TOOK HOME A STATE TITLE. THE BLUE DEVILS HAVE WON FIVE OF THE LAST SIX STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS AND IT'S THE BLUE DEVILS ...

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  16. Why concussion revelations have me scared for my futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Bangor Daily News

    ... playoffs. After opening the season with four tough losses, we went into our fifth game against an equally troubled Lewiston High team knowing that it was our best chance to win, and that if we couldn't beat them, also 0-4, then we might not beat ...

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  17. Route 66 Theatre Co.'s No Wake to Transfer to Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Group, Active Theater Company, Act II Playhouse, The Public Theatre (Lewiston, ME), Unicorn Theatre, Sacred Fools and Mill 6 Collaborative, among others. He has been the recipient of an Edgarton ...

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  18. Poliquin unveils "No Welfare for Terrorists" bill in LewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Twin City Times

    Poliquin's bill would close a loophole that currently allows those with a federal conviction of terrorism or being an accomplice to terrorism to receive welfare food stamps. Congressman Bruce Poliquin was in Lewiston last week to announce a federal welfare reform bill he is introducing to ensure that convicted terrorists never receive taxpayer-funded benefits.

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  19. Lewiston Blue Devils edge Brunswick Dragons in girls' hockey quarterfinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Bangor Daily News

    The Lewiston/Monmouth/Oak Hill Blue Devils escaped defeat in a 3-2 win against the Brunswick Dragons in a girls' northern quarterfinal showdown at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee. With the season hanging in the balance for both teams tied at 2, Lewiston's Jordan Mynahan found the back of the net to propel the Blue Devils to victory.

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  20. Lewiston cruise past Cheverus in boys' hockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Bangor Daily News

    The Lewiston Blue Devils took care of business Wednesday night against a tough Cheverus Stags team in a comfortable 8-2 victory at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee. Lewiston held the Stags to just ten shots in the game while the Blue Devils tested the Cheverus goaltender 39 times.

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