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  1. Group rallies around ballot question to reform Maine campaign lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Bangor Daily News

    A group hoping to reform Maine's campaign finance laws with a statewide ballot question this November rallied at the State House Tuesday with about 200 supporters in tow. The ballot question requires increased disclosures for political advertising and steep increases in the fines for campaigns and candidates that violate Maine election laws.

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  2. Camden | $389,900Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Capital Weekly

    Immaculate home situated within walking distance to town, shopping, restaurants & waterfront. Currently a duplex, but easily converted back to a single family home.

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  3. Watch the best thing to ever happen at this prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | USA Today

    Graduating high school guarantees little. It does not guarantee a better job, nor a better life -- just a much better chance.

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  4. Websites list a bunch of Maine stereotypes. Are they right about us?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Bangor Daily News

    In two Internet posts about a year apart, the websites Movoto and RantPlaces took their best shots stereotyping Mainers - essentially, "Here's what the rest of the country thinks all Mainers are like." In the RantPlaces piece , posted last month, each of the 50 states was assigned what the website believed is the most prevalent stereotype of its residents.

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  5. Maine bush telegraphRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Bangor Daily News

    My friend from Maine was in Amsterdam when he ran into someone he knew. "How's your dog?" asked the man.

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  6. Tuesday video headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    HEAD RIGHT NOW: A SECOND ARREST IN THE DEADLY SHOOTING AT A RECORDING STUDIO IN THE OLD PORT. GANG DENG MAJOK WAS ARRESTED YESTERDAY-- AND FACES MURDER AND AGGRAVATED ASSAULT.

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  7. Women and Cognitive Decline in Old AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Bangor Daily News

    Cliff: The latest research results being announced at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference taking place in Washington DC this week have become big news stories. So Len and I thought it would be good to look in detail at two of these storiesa ..the ones that pertain to the women in our lives; our mothers, partners, sisters, daughters, nieces, friends and patients.

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  8. Killing may imperil possible gunpowder plant retrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Concord Monitor

    This undated inmate identification photo provided by the New Hampshire Department of Corrections shows Craig Sanborn, of Maidstone, Vt., serving time in prison after being convicted of manslaughter and negligent homicide in a 2010 explosion at his Black Mag gunpowder plant in Colebrook, N.H. In June 2015, the New Hampshire Supreme Court heard arguments appealing Sanborn's conviction. David Oldham, a key witness whose testimony helped convict Sanborn, was shot dead in a home invasion in July 2015.

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  9. Will Maine share in health reform's success or follow Old Confederacy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine has been front and center in ideological warfare and quiet progress. But the state's final health reform chapters remain to be written.

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  10. Group presses on with drinking water awareness campaign in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Bangor Daily News

    Despite some opposition in Augusta to public funding of drinking water testing programs, a nonprofit advocacy organization is pushing ahead to try to educate the public about the importance of testing private water supplies. On Friday, three representatives of Environmental Health Strategy Center went door-to-door on Union Street, asking local residents if they've had their water tested for arsenic and offering to provide them with information and free testing kits.

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  11. Birders kick off nature month programmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Herald Gazette

    August's Thursday night event series at the Rockland Public Library aims to encourage people to get outside and explore and celebrate the beauty of nature in Maine and beyond. It opens Thursday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. with a presentation by Jeff and Allison Wells titled Preacher Birds & Teacher Birds: Surprising Stories about Maine's Favorite Birds.

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  12. Even an imperfect DHHS commissioner deserves $127,000 in payRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Bangor Daily News

    Before I begin and people start lighting torches, I need to clarify that I am not a fan of Gov. Paul LePage or Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew. A quick BDN search of my name will pull up ample evidence of how little I support their actions.

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  13. Three Weird Conversations with StrangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Bangor Daily News

    As a stay at home mom, I deal with my fair share of loneliness. There are times when I realize that I have spent multiple days without speaking to another adult .

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  14. Maine State Board of Education selects new leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Bangor Daily News

    A longtime Bangor lawyer will lead the state's top education advisory group, the Maine Department of Education announced Thursday. Martha Harris of Winterport will serve as chairwoman of the Maine State Board of Education .

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  15. LePage adminstration commissionrs getting pay raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    BUT DEMOCRATS ARE POINTING OUT THE PAY RAISE PROBABLY DOES NOT SIT WELL WITH THE AVERAGE MAINER. GOVERNOR LEPAGE REFUSED TO ENTERTAIN QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PAY RAISES HE APPROVED FOR ALMOST 50 TOP STAFFERS.

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  16. Jury: Mainer defamed orphanage founder with claims of abuseRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A federal jury has concluded that a Maine activist who publicized sexual abuse accusations against a Haiti orphanage founder defamed the man and a charity, awarding more than $14 million in damages. The jury ruled against Paul Kendrick on Thursday even though seven accusers testified that they were sexually abused by orphanage founder Michael Geilenfeld in Haiti.

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  17. Why are Maine drivers getting fewer speeding tickets?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Bangor Daily News

    The next time you curse under your breath at a Maine police officer who's pulled you over, you might want to think again. Officers have been handing out fewer speeding tickets over the past five years.

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  18. Jury considers defamation claim against Mainer who accused orphanage founder of molesting boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Star Tribune

    The lawyer for a Maine activist accused of defaming an orphanage founder in Haiti says jurors would have to discount the testimony of seven people alleging sexual abuse to award damages. But the lawyer for Michael Geilenfeld, the founder of St. Joseph's Home for Boys in Port au Prince, says activist Paul Kendrick is a cyberbully and vigilante who made reckless accusations that he likened to a Scud missile attack.

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  19. Sink into Mainers on the TitanicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Bangor Daily News

    Friday, July 31, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Searsport Middle and Elementary School students are taking a leap into the icy waters of the Atlantic for their debut performance of Mainers on the Titanic. This play has been adapted for the stage from the book with the same title by local author Mac Smith.

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  20. Governor LePage Provides Needed Funds to Non-Profit Community OrganizationsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has allocated State Contingent Account funds to several non-profit organizations, which will benefit thousands of Mainers. "Every year, I first prioritize any state emergency needs that arise during the beginning of the fiscal year.

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