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2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Maine native Matt Gagnon returns from DC to lead Maine Heritage Policy Center

A Hampden native, DC insider and political blogger who was named one of the top 10 communicators in politics is returning to Maine to be the new CEO of the Maine Heritage Policy Center.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hampden, ME, University of Maine, Moody, ME

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

3 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Harbor Park spruced up for 20th Maine encampment

Camden's Harbor park will be transported back in time Aug. 22-24 as the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Company B will set up an encampment, capping off a month-long celebration of Maine's contribution to the Union's victory in the Civil War.

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Related Topix: Camden, ME, Morrill, ME, Milo, ME, Piscataquis County, ME

5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Bath will leave vacated City Council seat open until November election

An initial version of the council's Aug. 13 meeting agenda included an item about appointment of a replacement to fill Lockwood's Ward 3 seat until after the election.

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9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Five Maine agricultural companies to share $471,571 in federal grants

Five Maine companies will share nearly half a million dollars in federal grants aimed at preserving rural jobs at companies that process or add to agricultural products.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Capital Weekly

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: Arts, Painting, Thomaston, ME

Bangor Daily News

Maine medical marijuana advocate objects to recreational...

At Lewiston City Hall, David Boyer , the political director for the Maine Marijuana Policy Project, turns in petitions to put a recreational marijuana question on the Lewiston ballot.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Maine Government, Lewiston, ME, South Portland, ME

WMTW-TV Auburn

Military surplus being used by Maine law enforcement

Maine law enforcement is getting surplus military equipment including armored vehicles, rifles and night-vision goggles.

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Related Topix: South Portland, ME, Portland, ME, Gorham, ME

FOX Carolina

Rat, man! Subway rat attack caught on video

An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife.

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Bangor Daily News

Penobscot Nation suing Maine to fight for namesake river

The Penobscot Nation is an Indian tribe that has occupied and cared for the Penobscot River since time immemorial.

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Related Topix: Penobscot, ME, Maine Government, Bangor, ME, Non-Profit, Opinion

Bangor Daily News

Camden man's account of bumpy trip on Route 15 wins 'Worst Road in Maine' contest

A Camden man who wrote a harrowing account of his trip along Route 15 from Blue Hill to Stonington this spring is the winner of the Worst Road in Maine contest, according to the Maine Better Transportation Association .

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Related Topix: Camden, ME, Blue Hill, ME, Hancock County, ME, Belfast, ME

Bangor Daily News

The most unique lobster dishes in Maine: 8 Dishes that shake, rattle and roll

Fresh lobster meat is seasoning and steamed in a tapioca dumpling for "great mouth feel," said Empire Chinese Kitchen co-owner Theresa Chan.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Kennebunk, ME, Duck, Meat, Sargentville, ME

Bangor Daily News

Tanya Emery to be honored by Girl Scouts of Maine

BANGOR, Maine - Girl Scouts of Maine will honor Tanya Emery with the 2014 Juliette Award at the Fifth Annual Pearls of Wisdom breakfast on Thursday, Girl Scouts of Maine established the Juliette Award to honor a woman who embodies the essence of Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of Girl Scouts of the USA.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, Brewer, ME

State of Maine

Governor To Celebrate Maine Farm Days

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, Governor Paul R. LePage will join hundreds of agriculture enthusiasts at Maine Farm Days in Clinton.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Governors, Paul LePage

WMTW-TV Auburn

Hometown Maine - Georgetown

In this week's Hometown Maine, WMTW News 8's Norm Karkos takes us to Georgetown, where the second oldest commissioned lighthouse in Maine still stands watch.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, ME, US Military, US Navy

Bangor Daily News

'The green looks like an elephant burial ground': Golfers identify Maine's 18 toughest holes

Kebo Valley Golf Club's hole number nine is seen at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor.

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Related Topix: Bar Harbor, ME, Orono, ME

Bangor Daily News

Museum display recalls Earhart's 1934 visit to Bangor

The Maine Air Museum announced that it is commemorating the 80th anniversary of the flying tour of Maine made in August 1934 by famed female aviator and pioneer Amelia Earhart.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, Waterville, ME

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Out of the dark and into the digital age

Rockport, Maine Media Workshops and College, Network Maine and GWI worked together during the past year to extend ultra-fast internet service to Rockport Village.

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Related Topix: Rockport, ME, Kittery, ME, Fort Kent, ME, Orono, ME, Old Town, ME, Opinion

Bangor Daily News

The top 10 movies with scenes filmed in Maine; did you know these actors worked here?

The following represents a list of the top 10 movies, in terms of their respective box office hauls, in which at least a portion of the filming was done in Maine.

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Related Topix: The Man Without a Face, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Bowdoin College, Deer-Isle, ME, Comedy Movies, Water

Bangor Daily News

What's in that weed? Maine patients deserve lab-tested products

Maine's Medical Marijuana Program was recently scored as the best program in the country in terms of patient access, regulation, and oversight by the national group Americans for Safe Access .

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law, E. Coli, Health

Insurance Journal West

Maine Officials Alert Consumers, Businesses to Flood-Damaged Autos

Maine Gov. Paul R. LePage and Maine Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa cautioned consumers and businesses that recent severe weather and flooding in Maine, throughout the Northeast and in other parts of the country increases the possibility of flood-damaged autos being offered for sale.

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Related Topix: Maine Government, Weather, US Governors, Paul LePage

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