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  1. What's going on with your Maine ID? Legislators scrambleRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    State and federal representatives are scrambling to fix the situation, which stemmed from fears over a 12-year-old federal act that critics say would create a national database of personal information. But states are starting to comply with the law because starting this year, federal agencies aren't accepting driver's licenses that don't meet security standards.

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  2. Dems plan to troll Trump during his speech to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Thinker

    President Trump will address a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night and many are wondering how Democrats are going to respond. Recall that several Democrats boycotted the president's inauguration.

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  3. Collins, King, Pingree urge LePage to drop fight against North Woods monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Sun Journal

    In this Aug. 4, 2015, file photo, the Wassataquoik Stream flows through Township 3, Range 8, Maine, on land owned by environmentalist Roxanne Quimby, the founder of Burts Bees. Maine Gov. Paul LePage has asked Republican President Donald Trump to undo Democratic former President Barack Obama's designation of a national monument and give back the land that was donated for it.

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  4. Supporters of Planned Parenthood funding present 650 signatures to Poliquin's Bangor officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Bangor Daily News

    Andrea Irwin, executive director of the Mabel Wadsworth Center, speaks Thursday outside the office of U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin in support of continued funding for Planned Parenthood. Andrea Irwin, executive director of the Mabel Wadsworth Center, speaks Thursday outside the office of U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin in support of continued funding for Planned Parenthood.

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  5. Ground game Town hall meetings? Not so much for Republicans in Maine.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Boston.com

    ... to the Globe after repeated requests. Yesterday Poliquin was at Colby College with fellow US Representative Chellie Pingree, a Democrat, and attended a press conference for a local foundation seeking to help alleviate college debt . A Poliquin ...

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  6. Changes planned to foods' - sell-by' labelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The majority of Americans have no clear idea what "sell by" labels are trying to tell them. But after 40 years of letting us guess, the grocery industry has made moves to clear up the confusion.

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  7. Changes planned to the sell-by dates on foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | St. Petersburg Times

    The majority of Americans have no clear idea what "sell by" labels are trying to tell them. [Courtesy Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and National Resources Defense Council] The majority of Americans have no clear idea what "sell by" labels are trying to tell them.

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  8. Why industry experts are excited by a new food labelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Christian Science Monitor

    The new industry-wide action is the latest effort to tackle food waste, which is receiving increased attention from lawmakers and policy advocates across the country. Grocery shoppers browse the merchandise at a local grocery store in the Little Havana area of Miami in June 2015.

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  9. If youa ve ever agonized over expiration dates on groceries, get ready for a big reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Miami Herald

    The majority of Americans have no clear idea what "sell by" labels are trying to tell them. But after 40 years of letting us guess, the grocery industry has made moves to clear up the confusion.

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  10. The yeas and nays: How Maine's congressional representatives voted this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Along with roll call votes this week, the Senate also passed the Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act, to authorize the National Science Foundation to support entrepreneurial programs for women. The House also passed the Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act, to permit veterans to grant access to their records in the databases of the Veterans Benefits Administration to certain designated congressional employees.

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  11. Legislators & industry tackle food waste by easing donation guidelines & tightening expiry labelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | FoodNavigator

    Legislation aimed at redirecting food that would be wasted to hungry Americans would make it easier for stakeholders to donate food and reduce the risk that consumers prematurely throw away food that they erroneously believe has spoiled. The Food Donation Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill introduced in the House Feb. 7 by Reps.

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  12. You're about to see a big change to the sell-by dates on foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    The majority of Americans have no clear idea what "sell by" labels are trying to tell them. The majority of Americans have no clear idea what "sell by" labels are trying to tell them.

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  13. Changes planned to the sell-by dates on foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Fredericksburg.com

    The majority of Americans have no clear idea what "sell by" labels are trying to tell them. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and National Resources Defense Council The majority of Americans have no clear idea what "sell by" labels are trying to tell them.

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  14. 'Sell by' date on groceries may change if industry organizations get their wishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Dallas Morning News

    The majority of Americans have no clear idea what "sell by" labels are trying to tell them. But after 40 years of letting us guess, the grocery industry has made moves to clear up the confusion.

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  15. Morning Digest: Susan Collins and many others consider running to replace Paul LePageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Daily Kos

    Donald Trump has won the presidency after narrowly carrying a few states to put him above 270 electoral votes.But according... **NOTE: THE FORM LETTER IS BLANK. WE WILL ACHIEVE MAXIMUM IMPACT WITH UNIQUE LETTERS.

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  16. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017: Public radio in jeopardy, reject Pruitt nomination, adopt a petRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Bangor Daily News

    Our new administration has community and public radio in its sights , with a drive to defund the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and National Public Radio. This has been in the works for a long time, the far right chipping away at funding for non-commercial media.

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  17. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017: Keep the tipped wage, climate change is real, make national parks a priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Bangor Daily News

    On a recent morning, I spent some time writing emails to our representatives, urging them to not eliminate the tip credit . When the minimum wage referendum went to the ballot, I had no idea or understanding what tip credit was or how the absence of it would impact a major employer in our state - restaurants - and the people who depend on them for their livelihood.

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  18. Rep. Mark Sanford pushes for Real Id reform as privacy issues loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Washington Examiner

    The REAL ID Act, which was signed into law nearly 12 years ago, was a post-9/11 reform that sought to bring national standards to driver's licenses and has taken over a decade to be fully implemented. But one conservative lawmaker believes that what was viewed as a national security safeguard is now a privacy issue to millions of Americans, and one that will complicate their lives within the next year.

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  19. The yeas and nays: How Maine's congressional representatives voted this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Bangor Daily News

    In addition to roll call votes this week, the House also passed the Fort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act, to expand the boundary of Fort Frederica National Monument in Georgia, and the Email Privacy Act, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs. FLARING METHANE FROM FEDERAL OIL WELLS: The House has passed a resolution, sponsored by Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, stating disapproval of a Bureau of Land Management rule restricting the venting and flaring of methane from natural gas and oil wells on federal lands.

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  20. Take Donald Trump and ranked choice voting to court? BrilliantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Bangor Daily News

    You know what? People should stop suing President Trump. After all, he was duly elected and represents the will of the people.

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