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  1. Office of the Governor Announces Chief Legal Counsel, Policy AdvisorRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today announced Avery Day will serve as his Chief Legal Counsel. Former Chief Legal Counsel Cynthia Montgomery was confirmed as a judge by the Senate on January 28, 2016, leaving the Governor's Office position vacant.

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  2. Surry woman announces bid for state senateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Island Ad-Vantages

    District 7 includes Blue Hill, Brooklin, Brooksville, Deer Isle, Sedgwick, Stonington, Surry and 22 other towns in Hancock County, and this is O'Neill's first run for legislative office. "It's time for a fresh start in Maine politics," O'Neill said in a news release.

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  3. Signatures stream into Augusta on 2016 referendum deadline dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Bangor Daily News

    David Boyer, left, Maine political director for the Marijuana Policy Project, and lobbyist Jay Nutting delivered signatures to the state Monday for a 2016 ballot question asking Mainers to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Some in the state's medical marijuana community opposed to Boyer's organization protested.

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  4. Office of the Governor Announces Chief Legal Counsel, Policy AdvisorRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today announced Avery Day will serve as his Chief Legal Counsel. Former Chief Legal Counsel Cynthia Montgomery was confirmed as a judge by the Senate on January 28, 2016, leaving the Governor's Office position vacant.

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  5. Young Mainers will revitalize our economy. We need high-speed broadband to do it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Bangor Daily News

    At every level of education the Internet is becoming the primary way today's students collect information, do research, communicate with teachers and eventually look for work. It has also proven to be a key component in most small businesses' ability to compete and thrive in the modern market.

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  6. Singer/songwriter, blues at Rock CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Capital Weekly

    Rock City CafA , 316 Main St., will welcome back singer/songwriter Adam Babcock Friday; and blues duo Slippery Slope Saturday, Feb. 5 and 6. from 7 to 9 p.m. Babcock is founding member of Tomorrow Morning, a central Maine band known for mass-appeal original music and creative renditions of popular covers that keep people dancing all night. The band was founded when Babcock, known for catchy music and clever wordplay, decided to take his original music to the stage.

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  7. Students of USM, Matthew RaymondRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Free Press

    Matthew Raymond is driven by a passion for prison reform and for him, it's personal. During a class taught by USM Professor Leroy Rowe, Raymond, a third year history major and political science minor, came to a pivotal cross-roads.

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  8. Monday deadline for Maine petition drivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Monday is the deadline for groups to submit petitions to get their issues on the November ballot. WMTW News 8's Norm Karkos reports.

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  9. Q&A: Details on work requirements for food stamp recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Federal rules that took effect this month in many states will require some adult food aid recipients to work if they want to continue receiving federally funded benefits. The requirements generally are kicking in because unemployment rates have fallen.

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  10. Photo exhibit is 'gritty and hopeful' look at hunger in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Bangor Daily News

    Cate Stoner of Turning Wheel Farm in Bowdoinham, who grows exclusively for Good Shepherd Food Bank's Mainers Feeding Mainers program. Photos by Brendan Bullock, chronicling food insecurity in Maine, are on display now at Frontier in Brunswick.

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  11. Who Are the Mainers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine Governor Paul LePage, in one of his fits of pique, declared that his only interest as Governor was in protecting "Mainers." Mainers are to be protected from Ebola-infected nurses, Syrian refugees, asylum seekers from Africa, and out-of-state gang members.

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  12. Q&A: Rule changes for food stamps in NW and around countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | HeraldNet

    Federal rules that took effect this month in many states will require some adult food aid recipients to work if they want to continue receiving federally funded benefits. The requirements generally are kicking in because unemployment rates have fallen.

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  13. Maine cutback on food stamps before federal rule changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Maine has used work requirements to remove thousands of residents from its food stamp rolls in a scenario that could soon play out across the country. The number of healthy, childless adults receiving food stamps in Maine has fallen from 13,589 on Nov. 1, 2014, to 1,206 on Nov. 15 of last year.

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  14. LePage's latest comment about drug dealers was so disturbing. I saw its effect on my sonRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Bangor Daily News

    Note to readers: I sat on this post for 24 hours before deciding to run it. It was a difficult decision for many reasons.

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  15. Snowmobilers gearing up for tri-state weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine businesses and snowmobile clubs are preparing to roll out the red carpet for out-of-state riders this weekend, as enthusiasts from Vermont and New Hampshire head to the state to try out the trails for free. Mainers are offered the same opportunity in those states Jan. 29-31.

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  16. Evangelos forgoing reelection to campaign for SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Capital Weekly

    "I have no plans to run for the Legislature this year," District 91 Rep. Jeffrey Evangelos, I-Friendship, wrote in a correspondence Jan. 29 of his plans for reelection. "I will be campaigning for Senator Sanders as our next president and am honored to be recently named to the Sanders for President 'Cabinet' in Maine.

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  17. Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016: Food a human right, protect landline service, Maine's bad newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Bangor Daily News

    I am a proud resident of Maine and am saddened by its declining population. But the Bangor Police Department made national news for all the right reasons with their blizzard tips for the mid-Atlantic region , unlike that famous guy who works in Augusta.

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  18. Relations between sportsmen and landowners getting new attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Bangor Daily News

    A new Landowner Sportsmen Relations Advisory Board has been selected by DIF&W's Commissioner, Chandler Woodcock, who greeted the group at its first meeting on January 22. The group has extraordinary authority and challenging issues. In the early 2000s, the legislature created the first Landowner Sportsmen Relations Advisory Board, and it took Governor John Baldacci two years to appoint its members.

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  19. Maine remembers 'The Challenger' 30 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    E. SNOW-LOVERS WILL LOVE IT. STEVE: ROGER, THANK YOU. TODAY, THE NATION MARCHING -- CHALLENGER DISASTER.

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  20. Mainers react to Poloquin's terrorist welfare billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    The congressman said the legislation is a fix that will help keep people safe, but his critics are calling this a solution in search of a problem. Poliquin points to the friends of convicted marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who are serving prison sentences for helping in the attack, but will eventually be released.

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