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35 min ago | 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

Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | 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

Reuters

Maine Senator Angus King endorses independent for governor

Senator Angus King endorsed Maine's independent candidate for governor Eliot Cutler on Monday, a boost his supporters hope could change the dynamics of one of the country's most closely contested gubernatorial races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Tea Party, US Governors, Paul LePage, Chris Christie

Bangor Daily News

Maine unemployment rate holds steady at 5.5%

The preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 5.5 percent for July was unchanged from June and down from 6.7 percent one year ago.

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Related Topix: Cumberland County, ME, Washington County, ME

Alpha One

Paraplegic from Maine, burned by heated seat, blames GM

Emma Verrill didn't know that the heated seat in the back of her friend's Chevrolet Suburban had been turned on until she awoke the next day in 2012 to find a blister the size of her palm on her skin.

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Related Topix: Maine Government

Bangor Daily News

World Acadian Congress features smaller reunions, too

Do you wish you had gone to the World Acadian Congress in northern Maine and parts of Quebec and New Brunswick? The event is still going strong, with dozens of activities scheduled from now through Sunday, Aug. 24, and everyone is welcome.

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Related Topix: Van Buren, ME, Canada, World News, Fort Kent, ME,

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