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4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

In keeping with the values of love, compassion and heart-blessing they talk about from sunup to sundown, the nation's conservative movement wants everyone to know that they have nothing against LGBT Americans.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Haynes Galleries presents "Roger Dale Brown: Painting Maine"

Plein-air artist Roger Dale Brown brings his signature style to Haynes Galleries in a midsummer show showcasing larger and smaller works in "Roger Dale Brown: Painting Maine."

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts

Mon Jul 28, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

With its close-knit communities and a practice of labeling non-natives as "from away," Mainers have a reputation for being insular.

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Related Topix: Maine Government, Immigration Reform, US Governors, Paul LePage, Family, Kids, Deval Patrick

ABC News

Immigration Debate Roils Politics in ... Maine?

In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.

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Related Topix: Maine Government, Immigration Reform, US Governors, Paul LePage, Deval Patrick

KAUZ

Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

The debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races - in Maine.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US Governors, Paul LePage

National Review Online

Molly Wharton: No More Free Lunch for Unemployed Mainers

On Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that childless "able-bodied" adults will have to fulfill work requirements in order to receive food stamps, according to the Portland Press Herald .

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Related Topix: Maine Government, US Governors, Paul LePage, Life, Food, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

The Miami Herald

Democratic chair: Maine's fall races a bellwether

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee says defeating Maine's governor is critical to the party's efforts to raise the minimum wage and expand residents' access to health care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, US Governors, Paul LePage, Social Security, Personal Finance

Capital Weekly

Maine memories topic of children's drawing workshop

Children will continue exploring Maine memories this summer at the weekly drawing classes led by Catinka Knoth at Rockland Public Library.

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Related Topix: Libraries

JD Supra

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, Healthcare Law, Law

Bangor Daily News

Police: Saco killings likely murder-suicide

State police said Monday that they suspect one of two adults found shot to death along with their three children Sunday was responsible for the killings.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Saco, ME, Newry, ME

Bangor Daily News

Two myths about older adults and addiction - and why Maine should care

Substance abuse is a major public health concern in Maine and the United States, affecting more than 23 million people nationwide and 80,091 in the state .

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Opinion

Bangor Daily News

Police: Saco killings likely murder-suicide

Bouquets and a stuffed dog lay in the mulch in front of the RiverView apartment complex in Saco Monday morning where a family of five was found shot to death inside on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Saco, ME, Newry, ME

Bangor Daily News

Franco-American fun to welcome all to World Acadian Congress

The World Acadian Congress is set to bloom with the theme "Acadia of the World. A New Acadia!" Aug. 8-24 all over northern Maine, Quebec and parts of New Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Madawaska, ME,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Independent

Family of five found shot dead inside a US apartment in suspected murder-suicide

Investigators said a gun was found near one of the bodies, and it appeared no one outside the family was responsible for the shootings Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Bangor Daily News

Truth & Reconciliation in Maine

Please join us in welcoming artist Robert Shetterly who will speak on his internationally acclaimed series of paintings, "Americans Who Tell The Truth" - a presentation and discussion about the injustices done to Wabanaki children in Maine, not in the distant past, but in our lifetime.

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SeacoastOnline

Leaders needed to enhance Maine's train service

Over the last 15 years, Maine has been a leader in bringing back passenger train travel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Barack Obama, US Governors, Paul LePage, South Portland, ME, Opinion

Bangor Daily News

Fisheries trail to encourage tourism, showcase Down East Maine's maritime heritage

Locavores who live in or visit the Pine Tree State can meander along the Maine Beer Trail , sipping their way from one microbrewery to the next.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Local Food, Agriculture, Science, Hancock County, ME, Cherryfield, ME, Penobscot, ME

SeacoastOnline

Battle for control of Maine Legislature heating up

The battle for control of the Maine House and Senate is shaping up as the parties put the final touches on their slate of candidates.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Paul LePage

Bangor Daily News

'Serving together makes us just that much stronger': 2 Maine...

Chief Warrant Officer Abel Gleason, a Blackhawk Helicopter pilot for the 126th Aviation Medevac unit in Bangor, took time during his 2012 deployment to Afghanistan to strike a pose his late grandfather Staff Sgt.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, Canaan, ME, Life, Veteran Affairs, US National Guard, US Military

Bangor Daily News

Prescription tracking at 10: Maine police, doctors, lawmakers...

"I remember the first day I took a Vicodin, to a tee," says the 44-year-old lobsterman from Brunswick.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), Drugs, Life, Veteran Affairs, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

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