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  1. LePage nominates Tennessee economist to Maine PUCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Greenwich Citizen

    Republican Gov. Paul LePage 's newest nominee to the Maine Public Utilities Commission says he'd come into the job with an open mind. If approved by the Republican-controlled Senate, Bruce Williamson would replace a former Democratic Gov. John Baldacci appointee, David Littell .

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  2. Mainers among statehouse GOP nationwide pushing for campaign disclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangor Daily News

    While Republicans in Congress continue to smother proposals for campaign finance transparency, statehouse Republicans from Maine to Montana are moving in the opposite direction. Some Republican state legislators are pushing back against the free-spending super-PACs and secretive independent groups that have been transforming U.S. politics into a proxy war among the super rich.

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  3. Fixing Riverview about attitude and commitment, as much as moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangor Daily News

    The Riverview Psychiatric Center is so understaffed that it has stopped admitting patients , leaving them to be housed in jails and hospital emergency rooms. Not only is this inhumane, it violates a decades-old consent decree, according to the retired Maine Supreme Court Judge who oversees the Augusta facility's compliance with the decree.

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  4. LePage nominates Tennessee economist to Maine PUCRead the original story

    Monday | WTVC

    Republican Gov. Paul LePage's newest nominee to the Maine Public Utilities Commission says he'd come into the job with an open mind. If approved by the Republican-controlled Senate, Bruce Williamson would replace a former Democratic Gov. John Baldacci appointee, David Littell .

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  5. LePage nominates Tennessee economist to PUCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sun Journal

    Gov. Paul LePage has nominated a Tennessee economist and head of a nuclear security research institute to the state commission that regulates utilities. LePage announced Monday that he has nominated Bruce Williamson, a professor at the University of Tennessee, to replace Commissioner David Littell on the three-member commission.

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  6. Mainer to be featured player on MONOPOLY Millionaires' Club TV game showRead the original story

    Monday | State of Maine

    Two Mainers will test their luck on the May 17th TV game show, MONOPOLY MILLIONAIRES' CLUB, based on the beloved MONOPOLY board game . Both won the opportunity by playing the Maine Lottery's MONOPOLY Millionaires' Club game.

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  7. A better deal for MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Capital Weekly

    You have probably heard about the competing proposals for tax reform that are being considered in the Maine Legislature. The one proposed by Gov. Paul LePage is heavily weighted towards tax breaks for the wealthy, is based on the discredited theory of "trickle-down economics" and will leave a huge hole in the state's budget.

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  8. Governor LePage Urges Citizens to Contact Their Legislators about Eliminating the Income TaxRead the original story

    Monday | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage is encouraging citizens to contact their legislators to support his bill to eliminate the income tax, which would put 1.2 billion dollars back into the paychecks of all working Mainers. "Eliminating the income tax is the largest wage increase that Mainers could get," said Governor LePage.

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  9. 'Game Of Thrones' Season Five, Episode Four: The Sons Of Harpy Wreak HavocRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Forbes.com

    I am the homepage editor and cover whatever crosses my keyboard. Before joining Forbes, I wrote for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Daily and POLITICO.

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  10. Amid Headline-Grabbing Bridgegate Indictments, Hoboken Probe Quietly Comes to an EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | WNYC-AM New York

    Sixteen months after Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer accused Christie administration officials of threatening to withhold Sandy aid if she didn't support a redevelopment project in her city, the U.S. Attorney has concluded his investigation into the matter. Zimmer had charged early last year that cabinet officials, including Lt.

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  11. Despite what Michael Bloomberg says, Maine should allow open carryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Bangor Daily News

    With half-truths and outright lies, billionaire Michael Bloomberg is heading north to meddle with the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding people in Maine. Bloomberg's goal is to force his gun-control agenda on Americans one state at a time.

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  12. Breaking the silence on health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Let's say you want a bill to create thousands of jobs. The measure should also rescue vital community institutions in danger of shutting down or consolidating with out-of-town partners.

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  13. Introducing Hunter's BreakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Bangor Daily News

    Maybe you've seen the hipsters. Maybe you've noticed people wearing Bean Boots without so much as a mud puddle in sight, people in thick flannel on a hot day.

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  14. Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao, Yankees Vs. Red Sox And How Today Could Make Sports HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Forbes.com

    I am the homepage editor and cover whatever crosses my keyboard. Before joining Forbes, I wrote for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Daily and POLITICO.

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  15. Maine BMV and The Parenta s Supervised Driving Program Support Global Youth Traffic Safety MonthRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – In recognition of Global Youth Traffic Safety Month, the Maine Department of the Secretary of State's Bureau of Motor Vehicles is reminding parents of the resources available to them when teaching their teenagers to drive. Global Youth Traffic Safety Month, organized by the nonprofit National Organizations for Youth Safety, at http://noys.org/ draws attention to the specific actions parents can take to insure that teens get the right experience to become safe drivers.

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  16. Maine lawmakers consider lighter penalties for heroin, harsher punishment for meth labsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Bangor Daily News

    Whether possession of certain illegal drugs should result in a lifetime criminal record is under consideration by lawmakers in Augusta who are grappling with competing proposals to strengthen and weaken drug laws. At the core of the debate are the lasting legal effects of a felony drug conviction and whether those ramifications are fair for people whose mistakes resulted from addiction.

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  17. Chief Justice Humphrey nominated for Maine Supreme Judicial CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has nominated Superior Court Chief Justice Thomas E. Humphrey as Associate Justice to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Chief Justice Humphrey will take the position of Justice Warren M. Silver, who resigned from the Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Dec. 31, 2014.

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  18. Department of Labor Offering Workplace Safety Classes in MayRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | State of Maine

    The Maine Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Standards is hosting its no-charge safety courses for employers throughout May. "Workplace safety needs to be top-of-mind for employers and their employees," said Governor Paul R. LePage. "Everyone benefits from having a safe work environment, communicating the hazards that could lead to injury and how to correct them.

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  19. Hartland Volunteer Fire Department Receives SHAPE Award for SafetyRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | State of Maine

    Commissioner of Labor Jeanne Paquette announced that Hartland Volunteer Fire Department has earned the Safety and Health Award for Public Employers . SHAPE recognizes public-sector organizations that voluntary undertake a rigorous safety achievement program for their workers; Monday's award brings the total number of SHAPE certified worksites in Maine to 54. "We congratulate Hartland Volunteer Fire Department for becoming SHAPE certified," Governor Paul R. LePage said.

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  20. Saturday, May 2, 2015: LePage's wrong budget priorities, dangers of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Bangor Daily News

    Through the April 29 editorial and April 20 story , the Bangor Daily News has brought to the attention of taxpaying Mainers a tax-credit giveaway program by the state. This is just plain wrong.

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