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41 min ago | Sunherald.com

The nation's weather

A cold frontal boundary will extend from the central Plains to the eastern Great Lakes on Wednesday, while monsoonal thunderstorms will make a return to the Four Corners.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters

4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Bellows begins 350 mile "Walk with ME"

It's Monday night in Sherman, ME and Shenna Bellows is two days and 33 miles into the adventure of a lifetime: Walking 350 miles in 21 days , from the northern border town of Houlton to Kittery, at the southwestern corner of Maine.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Houlton, ME, Kittery, ME, Island Falls, ME

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Herald Gazette

As with the upcoming Beyond The Sea Book Festival, sometimes authors...

It was unforseeable that either author Dorothy Cannell or I would be living in Maine, yet such is the case, and events like the upcoming Book Festival at Beyond The Sea in Lincolnville Beach, give book lovers the unique opportunity to meet writers who have chosen Maine for either full time or seasonal residence.

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Bangor Daily News

Man accused of touring US hospitals, injuring himself to get painkillers, arrested in Maine

A man who intentionally injured himself and used at least 10 different aliases while trying to obtain painkillers at hospitals around the country was apprehended in Maine last week, according to local, state and federal officials.

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Related Topix: Fort Kent, ME, Bangor, ME, Caribou, ME

State of Maine

Governor LePage Urges Mainers to Ask Congress to Fix the Government Takeover of Health Care

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage issued a statement today about a ruling that would prevent the federal government from providing subsidies for health care insurance in dozens of states that use the federal insurance exchange, including Maine.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Paul LePage, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Michael Michaud, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Olympia Snowe

Bangor Daily News

Skowhegan man charged in central Maine copper thefts

Michael Grant was charged Monday with aggravated criminal mischief and felony theft in connection with copper thefts in Winslow, Waterville, Augusta, Farmingdale and Windsor, according to Winslow Police Chief Shawn O'Leary.

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Related Topix: Skowhegan, ME, Farmingdale, ME, Kennebec County, ME, Oakland, ME

Bangor Daily News

Poll of older Mainers shows concerns over ability to stay at home

A poll released today by the American Association of Retired Persons asked 2,000 Maine voters over the age of 50 about a number of issues affecting their lives and their choices of candidates for Maine State and Congressional elections.

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Related Topix: Maine Government

Bangor Daily News

Congress took impeachment seriously with Watergate

Bill Cohen served as an influential three-term U.S. senator, as well as secretary of defense, and is a respected global thinker.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, George Bush, US Politics, Barack Obama, Opinion

State of Maine

Maine Benefits From Multi-State Virtual Pet Sheltering Exercise

During disasters, emergency managers not only aim to protect the civilian population, but must also figure out how to protect animals and livestock within the affected area.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Kentucky

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Herald Gazette

My mistake, yes, you cannot vote here in Maine. Can't say I am unhappy with that news.

I don't do politics. Common sense dictates that if you want to keep a friend you don't discuss two topics with them: Religion and Politics.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, Social Security, Medicare, Personal Finance, Health

The Harbor Times Soup

The winner of the men's cheese roll at the eighth annual Maine Celtic ...

The winner of the men's cheese roll at the eighth annual Maine Celtic Celebration in Belfast Sunday, July 20, was Stephen Atkinson, of Australia, who was part of an international team with three other members from England and Scotland.

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Related Topix: Winslow, ME, Caribou, ME, Waterville, ME, World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England,

Bangor Daily News

Democratic Govs. Deval Patrick, Peter Shumlin stump for Michaud in southern Maine

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud strolls out of Portland's Cumberland Club Monday afternoon trailed by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Vermont Gov. Peter Schumlin.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Maine Government, Peter Shumlin, Portland, ME, US News

WMTW-TV Auburn

Mainers turn to NAMI for help

Recent changes in eligibility for MaineCare has not only impacted how some people access care for physical health issues, but also how people get mental health care.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

EMS1

Maine town may drop provider in EMS squabble

The decision last month by the town of Dresden to switch ambulance providers, using the city of Gardiner instead of a private company, might be causing another shake-up of rescue services in a neighboring town.

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Related Topix: Dresden, ME, Gardiner, ME, Richmond, ME, Topsham, ME, 9

Herald Gazette

Call for Earth-inspired art

Maine Coast Artist Gallery's upcoming exhibit "Inspired by the Earth" is accepting art works and fine crafts that are relating to nature; all media will be considered.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Herald Gazette

Free museum admission for cardholders

On the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders enjoy free admission to more than 150 museums, in 30 states, nationwide.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Maine town fights plan to use pipeline to export oil sands crude

Tank farms cluster in neighborhoods, by the park where families watch the movie "Frozen" on a summer night, next to schools and senior citizens apartment buildings.

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Related Topix: South Portland, ME, Sebago Lake, ME

Bangor Daily News

South Portland council should vote no on anti-oil sands ordinance

As president of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, I am pleased to be joined by Matt Marks, president of the Associated General Contractors of Maine; Brian Parke, president of the Maine Motor Transport Association; Hope Perkins, president of the Associated Builders and Contractors' Maine chapter; Jamie Py, president of the Maine Energy Marketers ... (more)

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Related Topix: South Portland, ME, Portland, ME, Opinion

Herald Gazette

Can you imagine being able to choose your pants for the day, based on ...

Maine Native, Author, Kelly Brooks-Bay, Book Signing her New Release, The Rainbow Pants at Beyond The Sea Book Festival At Lincolnville Beach, Sunday, July 27th, From 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Can you imagine being able to choose your pants for the day, based on how you feel? That is just what Peter T. Peacock has decided to do.

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Related Topix: University of Maine

Bangor Daily News

GOP ticket in Maine features conflicting views between moderate...

She's been endorsed by labor unions, a leading environmental organization, a national gay rights group and Maine's popular independent U.S. senator, Angus King.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Susan Collins, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Senator Angus King

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