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16 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Is Angus' endorsement a king's ransom or fool's gold?

Sen. Angus King with independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler on Monday in Bangor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Susan Collins, Republican, US Governors, George Bush, 2012 Presidential Election

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Gubernatorial candidates react to Old Town mill closure, show split on energy, jobs policies

Everyone, from Republican Gov. Paul LePage to the employees of Old Town Fuel & Fiber, expressed shock at Thursday's announcement that the mill has indefinitely ceased operations.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, Maine, Maine Government, Eliot, ME, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Federal judge sides with former Maine agriculture commissioner in...

A federal judge has ruled against a former dairy farmer, whose Dixmont operation was deemed one of the worst in the state, and in favor of the ex-state agriculture commissioner in a civil lawsuit, according to information filed on the court's electronic case filing system.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Hampden, ME, US Governors, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Washington Post predicts Poliquin victory; Collins picks up another labor union endorsement

BDN photo by Brian Feulner Republican Bruce Poliquin's campaign in the 2nd Congressional District got a boost Thursday when the Washington Post predicted that he has a 64 percent chance of winning the election against Democrat Emily Cain and independent Blaine Richardson.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, US Politics, US Governors, Big Ant Studios, AFL, Video Games, Clinton, ME, US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Bangor Daily News

For LePage, state-funded contingency account is personal charity fund

There's a truism in politics that the Legislature "controls the purse strings." It's a shorthand reference to the fact that if you want the state to spend money on something, you've got to go through the Legislature.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, New Gloucester, ME, Fort Fairfield, ME, Caribou, ME, Kittery, ME

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Sun Journal

Maine Senate confirms LePage's judicial nominees

The Democratic-controlled Senate on Thursday approved the nomination of Jeffery Hjelm to the Maine Supreme Court and Deputy Attorney General William Stokes to Superior Court.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maine, US News, US Senate, Maine Government, Senator Angus King, US Governors

Bangor Daily News

Kestrel CEO: Financing puzzle still coming together, not complete

Alan Klapmeier, CEO of the startup airplane manufacturer Kestrel said Wednesday the company has secured a new foreign investor that's put some employees back to work at its Brunswick Landing facility, but he declined to share many details.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Brunswick, ME, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Republicans field 150 candidates for 151 seats in Maine House, but Democrats say it won't be enough

With fewer than 100 days until Election Day, campaigns by legislative candidates are heating up and naturally, both Republicans and Democrats in Maine say the political winds will blow in their favor come Nov. 4. House Republican candidates gathered at the State House on Tuesday to highlight the fact that they have contenders in 150 of 151 House ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Maine, Maine Government, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US Governors, Barack Obama

Thu Jul 24, 2014

State of Maine

Judicial Committee Confirms Governor LePage Judicial Nominees

AUGUSTA – The Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary unanimously confirmed today nominees of Governor Paul R. LePage to the Maine courts.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, Maine, Maine Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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