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Saturday | Kennebec Journal

Maine Film Center honored for community service by Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce

Choosing the Maine Film Center to receive the Community Service Project of the Year award was easy for the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Maine, Waterville, ME

Saturday | Boston.com

Protecting your plants from spring frost and freeze

David Epstein has been a professional meteorologist and horticulturalist for three decades.

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Related Topix: Meteorology, Science, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Weather

Saturday | Bangor Daily News

Much Ado About Something: Celebrating Shakespeare's 450th Birthday

Union Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday May 7 at the Old Town House, Town House Road, just off Union Common.

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Related Topix: Maine, The Tempest, Drama Movies, Cornell University

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

YWCA to host Stand Against Racism April 25

One might suppose, when we have an African-American in the White House, that the dark days of racism are behind us.

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Related Topix: African-American, Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, Princeton, MA, Anna Maria College

Cape Cod Times

David Scudder: The finest kind

Scudder, whose family is well-known for operating local ferry and charter businesses, died Wednesday at 59 after a long illness.

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Related Topix: Hyannis, MA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Daschle, speaking at Colby, praises nation's health care progress

Staff photo by Michael G. Seamans Former U.S. senator and former majority leader Tom Daschle of South Dakota delivers the annual George Mitchell International Lecture at Colby College in Waterville on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Waterville, ME

NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Reassessing LBJ

HISTORY OFFERS a rough kind of justice. As the nation's current president and three of his predecessors gathered last week at the University of Texas for an LBJ Library conference celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, they confirmed what has been building for many years now: a thoroughly justified revival of Lyndon B.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Aker Shipyard: Management Focused On Capital Allocation And 30% Undervalued

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA owns and operates a shipyard in Philadelphia. The company constructs merchant vessels for operation in the U.S. Jones Act market .

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Capital Weekly

Leo T. Mills

USAF Maj. Leo T. Mills, 82, husband of Ann S. Mills, longtime residents of Lincolnville Beach, died peacefully in his home with loving family in attendance on March 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Bellaire, OH, Ohio University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

UC Davis history professor earns second Pulitzer

This undated image released by W. W. Norton & Company shows Alan Taylor, author of "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832."

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Related Topix: UC Davis, Virginia, University of Virginia

Kennebec Journal

Colby College library renovation raises ire of faculty

A tussle over a library renovation at Colby College has sparked a debate about the role physical books still play for library users in an increasingly digital world.

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Related Topix: Waterville, ME

Bangor Daily News

Mariah Smith - Dale Dutton

Daniel and Susan Smith of Northport are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Mariah Smith to Dale Dutton, son of David and Dalene Dutton of Morrill.

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Related Topix: Morrill, ME

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Students, residents pitch in to clean up Waterville's South End neighborhood

After a long winter, Sharon Latulippe, a resident of Grove Court, looked out her window at the melting snow and a pile of branches left over from numerous winter storms.

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Related Topix: Waterville, ME

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

UC Santa Cruz alumnus nominated to chair national organization

Santa Cruz >> President Obama announced this week his intent to nominate UC Santa Cruz alumnus William "Bro" Adams as chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Related Topix: UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, Colorado College

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Miami Herald

Obama to nominate new head of Humanities Endowment

The White House says President Barack Obama will nominate Colby College President William "Bro" Adams to be the next chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bucknell University

Commonweal

LBJ's Way

As the nation's current president and three of his predecessors gathered this week at the University of Texas for an LBJ Library conference celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act , they confirmed what has been building for many years now: a thoroughly justified revival of Lyndon B. Johnson's standing.

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Related Topix: US News, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Richmond woman files to run for Maine House

Elliott is seeking to fill the seat held by House Majority Leader Seth Berry, who cannot run for the seat because of term limits.

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Related Topix: Richmond, ME, Waterville, ME, Bradley University, University of Maine

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Plenty of questions remain about concussions, brain injury expert tells Colby

No matter what level of what sport you play, there is the potential for head injuries to occur anytime there is the possibility for contact.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Herald Gazette

Young receives Principal's Award

Waldoboro's Amanda Young of Warren, a senior at Medomak Valley High School, was recently selected by Principal Harold Wilson to receive the 2014 Principal's Award.

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Related Topix: Waldoboro, ME, Warren, ME, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Bangor Daily News

Cape Elizabeth judge wins award named for former federal bench colleague

U.S. District Judge D. Brock Hornby on Sunday received the Morton A. Brody Distinguished Judicial Service Award during an event at Colby College.

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Related Topix: Cape Elizabeth, ME, Canada, US News, First Circuit Court of Appeals

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