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  1. Maine needs the good-paying jobs nuclear energy providesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Mainers should develop a strategy to capitalize on our assets and determine how they can be used to stimulate the state's economy and generate good-paying jobs. I believe nuclear energy can be an important part of that strategy.

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  2. Friday, Feb. 24, 2017: LePage holding Maine back, basketball lessons, stand up to TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Is President Donald Trump only interested in increasing his own power and wealth? By replacing the chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff and the Director of National Intelligence with his chief political strategist Steven Bannon on the National Security Council , he makes us less safe. Bannon is only experienced in creating fake news for the purposes of propaganda and money and is willing to tear down whatever he deems the enemy for his own purposes.

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  3. Action, not more study, needed to tackle addiction crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    With Mainers dying at the alarming rate of essentially one per day from drug overdoses, a legislative task force to assess the problem and offer solutions sounds like too little, too late. Lawmakers can ensure this isn't the case by fast tracking and removing impediments from what is known to work, such as medication-assisted treatment.

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  4. Infinity Breaks Ground on New-look Credit Union Location in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Imagine a bank branch so inviting that you go out of your way to get there. Now imagine that you don't have to go out of your way because the branch is located conveniently in Portland's Back Cove neighborhood.

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  5. As Senator Susan Collins Refuses to Meet with Constituents in Public, Mainers Protest in SilenceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Irregular Times

    Despite repeated requests from thousands of Mainers across the state, Senator Susan Collins of Maine has repeatedly refused to hold any meetings with constituents that are open to the public. Instead, Senator Collins demands that all meetings be closed-door, restricted access meetings with small numbers of people and with small numbers of questions submitted in advance.

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  6. Lepage to Travel to Yarmouth for Next Town HallRead the original story

    Yesterday | US News & World Report

    GOP Gov. Paul LePage is headed to southern Maine to speak to the public and defend his final two-year budget proposal. His next public event is scheduled for the AMVETS Post 2 on 148 North Road in Yarmouth on March 8. The governor has said he wants Mainers to demand that their representatives pass his $6.8 billion, two-year budget.

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  7. Effort to Expand Medicaid at the Ballot Box is Bad for MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Maine Heritage Policy Center

    They're at it again. Having repeatedly failed to achieve Medicaid expansion through the legislative process, liberals in Maine have succeeded in putting it on the ballot this November.

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  8. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), speaks while...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    A liberal group that wants better access to elected officials is hosting three rallies around Maine, focusing on Sen. Susan Collins. Mainers For Accountable Leadership is planning to hold rallies at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Portland, Bangor and Lewiston.

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  9. Gorham Savings Bank Welcomes Tournament Back to MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    Feb. 22, 2017 - Shamrock Sports & Entertainment is excited to announce the title and corporate partners of the 2017 America East Women's Basketball Championship, to be held at Portland's Cross Insurance Arena March 4-5. Members of the business community came together to help bring this nationally significant championship tournament to Portland.

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  10. Group that wants access to leaders to focus on CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Greenville Sun

    A liberal group that wants better access to elected officials is hosting three rallies around Maine, focusing on Sen. Susan Collins. Mainers For Accountable Leadership is planning to hold rallies at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Portland, Bangor and Lewiston.

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  11. Susan Collins to Group: People are Calling Me. Help Me Make Them StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Irregular Times

    At the end of a meeting with Mainers for Accountable Leadership today , Senator Susan Collins of Maine was caught on video complaining that her office has been receiving too many calls from people upset with her policies . At the end of her complaint, Senator Collins asks MFAL leadership to help her stop Mainers from placing calls to complain about her policies.

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  12. Senator Collins says recent call volume is overwhelming her staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Boston.com

    A Republican U.S. senator known for speaking out against President Donald Trump said Tuesday the high number of phone calls pouring into her office has made it difficult for her to serve constituents. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine visited with liberal group Mainers For Accountable Leadership in a livestreamed meeting that appeared on Facebook.

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  13. The Latest: Collins says majority of calls not from MaineRead the original story

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    Sen. Susan Collins says the majority of people who have flooded her offices with phone calls in recent weeks are from out of state. Collins , a Republican who has criticized Trump, said during a meeting with progressive activists on Tuesday that her offices are struggling to keep up with call volume.

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  14. Food Banks Increasingly A Lifeline For Struggling FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Greenville Sun

    Food pantries in Maine say they are increasingly overworked as a result of tougher eligibility requirements for food stamp recipients under GOP Gov. Paul LePage's administration. One in four respondents to a recent survey commissioned by hunger relief agencies Preble Street and Good Shepherd Food Bank reported being dropped in the past year from the federal food stamps program administered by the state.

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  15. Gop Us Sen. Collins: Call Volume Is Overwhelming StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Max

    A Republican U.S. senator known for speaking out against President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the volume of phone calls to her office has made it difficult for her to serve constituents. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine visited with liberal group Mainers For Accountable Leadership in a livestreamed meeting that appeared on Facebook.

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  16. Maine to vote on Medicaid expansion in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sun Journal

    Mainers will vote in November on whether the state should expand its Medicaid program, following the validation Tuesday of a petition to do so. Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced Tuesday that proponents of the measure submitted more than 66,000 verified signatures from registered Maine voters, which is enough to top the threshold of 61,123 for access to the statewide ballot.

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  17. Susan Collins Says Volume of Calls Overwhelming StaffRead the original story

    Tuesday | US News & World Report

    A Republican senator known for speaking out against President Donald Trump says her office has been flooded with phone calls to the point where it's difficult to serve constituents. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine visited with progressive group Mainers For Accountable Leadership on Tuesday in a livestreamed meeting.

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  18. Hunkering down with gratitude and smeltsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Bangor Daily News

    I don't mean to be tedious, but our serial snowstorms last weekend found me feeling, once again, so grateful. Unlike many rural Mainers, Douglas and I live in a warm, weather-tight house within just a few miles of critical conveniences like a grocery store, a gas station and an ambulance service.

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  19. It's Friday. Here's a happy story.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight: The guy who hates the Environmental Protection Agency maybe more than anyone There's no parking ban tonight, but look out for emergency "no parking" signs on narrow streets where the city is clearing snow .

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  20. EMHS Launches Interactive Annual ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Bangor Daily News

    EMHS is pleased to announce the release of their new annual report for 2016. What makes this report more dynamic than previous annual reports is creation of an interactive website.

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