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3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Clinton stumps on behalf of Michaud for Maine governor

Former President Bill Clinton, known for his engaging and energizing off-the-cuff speeches, lived up to expectations Tuesday at a rally in favor of Democratic nominee for Maine governor Mike Michaud.

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Related Topix: Michael Michaud, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Angus King, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Governors, Paul LePage

5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Maine has room for one or two more casinos, study suggests

A new study commissioned by the Legislature suggests the state could sustain another casino or two depending on the size and location.

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Related Topix: Aroostook County, ME, Lisbon, ME, us Travel, Travel

6 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Construction of early chimneys, fireplaces

The Thomaston Historical Society will feature an expert in the field of historic restoration Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

10 hrs ago | National Provisioner

Maine slaughterhouse recalls more than 25,000 pounds of beef

The Maine Department of Agriculture announced that Bubier Meats of Greene has issued a voluntary recall of 25,192 pounds of beef because the dorsal root ganglia may not have been completely removed.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Agriculture, Science, Mad Cow Disease, Health

11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Mainers listen to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis on Spotify more than anyone else

Back in February, we reported on this blog that Lamere had determined that, based on which bands were streamed in which states most significantly more than the national average, R.E.M. was what Business Insider at the time called Maine's "favorite band."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, R.E.M.

11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

UMaine-Augusta names former state Speaker of the House interim president

A former speaker of the Maine House of Representatives and official at the Department of Education under the Obama administration will become the interim president at the University of Maine at Augusta, University of Maine System Chancellor James Page announced on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: University of Maine at Augusta, National University, University of Southern Maine, University of Maine, University of Maine at Machias

13 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Maine Families visits Aldermere Farm

On Thursday, July 17th, children and parents from the Maine Families home visiting program of Knox, Lincoln and Sagadahoc counties were guests at Aldermere Farm in Rockport.

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Related Topix: Rockport, ME, Family, Kids, Agriculture, Science, University of Maine

13 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

UPC of Maine: 60th Anniversary, Pumpkins in the Park and a new CEO

UCP of Maine has a lot going on! Beside all the wonderful things we do for children and adults with disabilities, there is so much more.

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Related Topix: Washington County, ME

13 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

We have reason to celebrate Maine's public schools - and much to protect

Flynn Ross is associate professor of teacher education and coordinator of the Portland Extended Teacher Education Program at the University of Southern Maine.

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Related Topix: University of Southern Maine, Opinion

17 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

A Best Place to Work in Maine, Three Years Running

Allen Insurance and Financial was recently named one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Maine.

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21 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Their Opinion: National identity card a threat to our privacy

If the federal government can't get states to sign on to the Real ID law, it has only itself to blame.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Maine Government, Opinion

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Townhall

Behind the Sinking of the Lusitania

About how America became involved in certain wars, many conspiracy theories have been advanced -- and some have been proved correct.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Opinion

Bangor Daily News

Cod forsaking the Gulf of Maine

The prospects for restoring the cod population in the Gulf of Maine to a commercially sustainable level seem to be getting even more dismal than before.

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Bangor Daily News

Lobster industry grateful for 'normal' summer

A lobster fisherman gets ready to empty a bucket of bait into a box aboard the boat prior to unloading the day's catch at the Beals-Jonesport Co-Op in Jonesport.

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Related Topix: Beals, ME, Ellsworth, ME

Bangor Daily News

Missing Woodstock teen found safe

A 15-year-old girl reported missing over the weekend was found safe in Norway early Monday morning, according to police.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Push for higher minimum wage made at annual Labor Day barbecue

Union members and candidates came together for the annual barbecue, as the debate over the minimum wage takes center stage.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Unions celebrate Labor Day, rally for increased wages

Unions under the umbrella of the Central Maine Labor Council celebrated Labor Day on the Capitol Plaza.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage

Bangor Daily News

Maine lobster boat in rough seas

I always try to explain to people just how difficult it is working on a lobster boat, especially in rough weather.

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Bangor Daily News

County man charged after allegedly throwing rocks at officer, stealing police cruiser

A local man was unhurt but is facing several charges after he allegedly stole a local police cruiser and then crashed on a dirt road in nearby Chapman, according to police.

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The Jersey Journal

Weekend getaways: A tale of two cities in Maine

Maine isn't so much a state, as a state of mind. And while much of this gorgeous chunk of New England is wild and wooly - not to mention remote -- the south coast is close enough to deliver two very different experiences in a long weekend.

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Related Topix: Ogunquit, ME, York, ME, Kennebunkport, ME, Entertainment

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