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  1. Storm Blog: Maine shuts down as blizzard continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Sun Journal

    Updated 3:35 p.m.: The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday afternoon that post offices in the ZIP codes beginning with the 3 digits 044, 046 and 049 will be closing early. Alan Boucher uses a farm tractor to dig out of his driveway during a blizzard, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Freeport.

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  2. It's snowy - let's plan to go ice fishingRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Bangor Daily News

    So, a blizzard is raging outside, nearly two feet of wind-blown snow has already piled up, and I'm sitting here thinking about ice fishing? Mike Brissette of Vassalboro shows off a lake trout and a landlocked salmon he registered during the 52nd annual Schoodic Lake Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. This year's edition of the popular event will be held this weekend.

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  3. Winter storm warning in effect for much of Northeast days after earlier stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Newsday

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  4. Fluffy snow wallops Northeast, where a Stay homea is messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Plow trucks and shovelers attacked the latest storm in the Northeast on Monday, which immobilized millions of people as more snow piled on top of ever-growing snowbanks and whiteout conditions made roads unsafe. Winter storm warnings were in effect from upstate New York to Maine, where blizzard conditions and up to 2 feet of snow were possible.

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  5. A small start for revitalizing rural Maine: 'The belief that it is possible.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Bangor Daily News

    In 2009, with the help of grants, loans and crowdfunding, Amber Lambke bought the old Somerset County jail in Skowhegan for $65,000. Today, the restored jail is home to the Somerset Grist Mill, which produces stone-milled flour and rolled oats and distributes them across Maine as far south as New York City .

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  6. Storm Blog: Maine shuts down, warns drivers to say off roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Sun Journal

    Maine authorities say road conditions are bad enough to warrant staying off the highways so snowplow drivers can do their work. High winds are making for poor visibility on roads and blowing snow into the path of drivers.

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  7. How to avoid spot dirty tricks when buying a used carRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Bangor Daily News

    Buying a used car is one of the most stressful purchases a consumer can make. Here are some suggestions intended to ease the tension.

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  8. Storm Blog: Maine shuts down as snow, strong winds hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Sun Journal

    A powerful storm packing snow and wind has immobilized much of Maine, where authorities are advising residents stay home and be wary of strong winds that could be dangerous. The National Weather Service says parts of mid-coast and eastern Maine could get 2 feet of snow before it's all over.

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  9. Winter's biggest storm pummels Maine with snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Bangor Daily News

    Forecasters say this will be the biggest snowstorm we've seen so far this winter, and it's dumping plenty of fresh powder out there. Authorities advise you to stay home unless you must absolutely leave home.

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  10. All State of Maine Offices Closed on MondayRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | State of Maine

    "Travel conditions are expected to remain treacherous throughout Monday," said Governor LePage. "I encourage Mainers to stay off the roads and avoid traveling unless it is an absolute emergency.

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  11. A blizzard blast from Maine's pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Bangor Daily News

    It comes on the heels of another nasty storm that on Thursday dumped a foot or more of snow throughout much of the state. But snowstorms are a fact of life in Maine, and we've survived our share of nor'easters and blizzards.

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  12. Maine teachers blast LePage plan to delay education surtaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Lawmakers from two legislative committees got an earful Friday on the tax changes proposed in Gov. Paul LePage's $6.8 billion budget. There were strong feelings on both sides, and at times the hearing sounded like a replay of last fall's referendum campaign on Question 2, the question that would add a surtax of 3 percent on Maine households with incomes in excess of $200,000 a year.

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  13. OPINION | Nearly Half of Maine is in Danger of DiabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Bangor Daily News

    Does 48% scare you? Those are some pretty good bettin' odds. That's better than the overall odds at winning in Blackjack.

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  14. Hundreds gather at local mosque to write letters to lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | WVII

    On Friday a U.S. District Judge from Washington State temporarily blocked President Trump's travel ban on people from seven mainly Muslim countries. While it seems people will be able to travel, Mainers are still reacting and showing support for their neighbors.

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  15. Judge: Maine inmate held in solitary nearly 2 years was denied due process rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Bangor Daily News

    A Superior Court judge has sided with a Maine State Prison inmate who claimed his due process rights were violated when he was put in solitary confinement for nearly two years. Justice Michaela Murphy said now that Douglas Burr is back in general population, she is asking both sides to weigh in about whether he should still be entitled to any additional relief.

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  16. Bicycle Coalition of Maine hands out 2016 awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Bangor Daily News

    Six Maine residents and two organizations were honored recently by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine for their commitment to make Maine better for cycling and walking last year. "Each of these winners exemplifies what is best about cycling in Maine," Bicycle Coalition of Maine Executive Director Nancy Grant said in a press release.

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  17. 378 Deaths yet Maine is cutting addiction services and accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Bangor Daily News

    For the third straight year, overdose deaths in Maine have increased dramatically. An average of more than one death per day.

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  18. Smoke 'em if ya got 'em, as legalized marijuana takes holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | KRON 4

    The first tangible results of state voters' decision to legalize marijuana were felt as possession and home growth of marijuana became legal. Voters narrowly passed the ballot question in November, and the waiting period between the vote and legalization has expired.

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  19. Island life is hard enough without Maine regulators opposing deals to lower electricity costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Bangor Daily News

    On Jan. 18, the Maine Public Utilities Commission made a decision that raises critical questions about how rural communities across the state receive and pay for electricity. In a 2-1 vote, the commission denied Emera Maine's request to acquire the Swan's Island Electric Cooperative , a deal that would have provided more affordable electricity service to the Swan's Island and Frenchboro communities.

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  20. Jean Flahive, South Portland author, to write new picture book with Islandport PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Bangor Daily News

    Islandport Press is pleased to announce that it has signed South Portland author Jean Flahive and will publish her children's picture book, "The Old Mainer and the Sea," in October. In the book, written for children between the ages of four and eight, Eben goes out fishing one day, rowing six miles from his island home toward the harbor on the mainland, hauling in cod as he goes.

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