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  1. Maine Gov. to Be Rescued by RivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | TheDailyBeast.com

    It didn't take long for Republican Governor Paul LePage to start alienating his voters in Maine but he may be spared by a split in the liberal votes.

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  2. Eves' proposals would aid aging populationRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | SeacoastOnline

    Building more affordable housing for Maine seniors and boosting Medicaid reimbursements to home care workers were among several policy ideas rolled out by House Speaker Mark Eves on Wednesday.

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  3. Maine food stamps plan bashedRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | SeacoastOnline

    Advocates for the poor are urging Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration to scrap a plan that would require people to have a job to receive food stamps.

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  4. Concert~ The Mallet Broswith Openers Waylon Speed and O'Chang ComicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Capital Weekly

    Summer concert featuring The Mallett Brothers with opener Waylon Speed and pre-show by O'Chang Comics.

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  5. Mainers express concerns over SNAP benefit work requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    In the first public hearing since the Department of Health and Human Services announced the work requirements for SNAP benefits, Mainers from multiple agencies voiced their concerns.

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  6. Advocates decry LePage rule change that could kick 12,000 off food stampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Bangor Daily News

    A proposed rule change by Gov. Paul LePage that could see about 12,000 food stamp recipients lose eligibility for the program on Jan. 1 was decried by advocacy groups Tuesday during a public hearing held by the Department of Health and Human Services.

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  7. Lawmaker's proposals would aid aging populationRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | SeacoastOnline

    Building more affordable housing for Maine seniors and boosting Medicaid reimbursements to home care workers were among several policy ideas rolled out by House Speaker Mark Eves on Wednesday.

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  8. Your questions for the candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Herald Gazette

    We posed the question in an online poll asking what local residents would like to ask candidates running for office in November.

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  9. First PairingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Bangor Daily News

    I have been doing this for many years and bring a different look to Maine. That look is in pairing food and wine as a teacher and professional in the wine business.

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  10. How the Humane Society of the United States Could Win the Maine Bear Hunting BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Field & Stream

    Wayne Bosowicz remembers when black bears were so disdained in Maine that the state paid him to hunt down the "nuisance animals" with his hounds.

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  11. Is Fluoride in Private Wells Causing an IQ Decline?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Scientific American

    Locals call it the "Switzerland of Maine" for its breathtaking mountains and picturesque waters, yet Dedham is just one of a cadre of communities in The Pine Tree State where tap water may not be as safe as it appears.

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  12. Scammers push Maine consumers to buy bogus medical alert systemRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Scammers claiming to be representatives of AARP are fraudulently calling Maine residents trying to sell a medical alert system, the seniors' organization announced Wednesday.

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  13. Give Toxics the BootRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Earlier this year, firefighters in Augusta, Maine joined together at the Augusta firehouse to bring attention to the need for stricter regulations on flame retardants and other toxic chemicals that firefighters believe are causing cancer and other diseases.

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  14. Restorative Justice Project receives $10,000 grant from Elizabeth Anne Leach Charitable TrustRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Republican Journal

    The Restorative Justice Project of the Midcoast, which promotes fundamental change in the justice system and the schools, has received a $10,000 grant from the Elizabeth Ann Leach Charitable Trust.

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  15. Portland: Get Outside for the Last Gasps of Summer in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | Jaunted

    Maine may have a reputation for being cold most of the year, but The Pine Tree State is freakin' beautiful in its short summer.

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  16. $20 million question: What's really at stake if Riverview can't meet standards?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Much of the talk about the recertification of Riverview Psychiatric Center by the federal Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services focuses on the $20 million in annual federal funding that hinges on it, but advocates for mentally ill Mainers and the Department of Health and Human Services say far more is at stake than just money.

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  17. Shenna Bellows speaks to supporters after completing 350-mile walkRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | SeacoastOnline

    More than 100 local supporters, including members of a key Portsmouth Naval Shipyard union, were on hand Tuesday when Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows completed her 350-mile walk of Maine in Kittery.

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  18. Money for Maine: Federal aid and InvestmentsRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | Magic City Morning Star

    U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud today announced nearly $285,000 in federal aid to the workers from the Great Northern Paper Mill impacted by layoffs.

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  19. Maine records spike in diseases carried by ticks, not just LymeRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    An emerging infection carried by the same ticks that transmit Lyme disease has sickened a record number of Mainers this year, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  20. Christie: GOP governors to spend millions in MaineRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Just more than three months since his last visit, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie returned to Maine on Tuesday to help raise money for Gov. Paul LePage and predicted that the Republican Governors Association would spend millions of dollars in the state this fall to help LePage win a second term.

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