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11 hrs ago | Politico

Food Freedom cause grows with help

Farmers should have the right to milk a cow and sell a gallon of that milk to their neighbors, argue libertarian supporters of the "food freedom" movement.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food Science, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican

16 hrs ago | Politico

Cattle ranching renaissance - Food freedom movement grows with help...

CATTLE RANCHING RENAISSANCE: "Cow-calf ranchers may be the last romantics of American agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Beef, Meat, Law, Healthcare Law, Food Science, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Representative Cory Gardner

Fri Apr 18, 2014

SeacoastOnline

York County launching $1M revolving loan program

A new $1 million revolving loan program will soon be offered to small and medium-sized businesses in York County, or for entrepreneurs just starting out.

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Related Topix: York County, ME, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Angus King, Biddeford, ME, Saco, ME

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Arts groups in Maine to receive $800,000-plus in grants

Maine Arts Commission will receive a $720,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant, and several Portland-area arts groups will receive a total of $107,500 in NEA grants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maine, National Endowment for the Arts, Charitable Organizations

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Herald Gazette

Oceanside student Congressional Art winner

U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree announced April 15 that Elena Laustsen, a junior at Oceanside High School East in Rockland, has won the 2014 Congressional Art Competition for Maine's First District with her color pencil drawing, "Salmon."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maine, us Travel, Travel, Rockland, ME, Photography, Arts, Gorham, ME

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Federal funding for Maine cold case squad could come from new Justice Department grants

Attorney General Janet Mills is working with Rep. Mike Michaud to find federal funding for the creation of a cold case squad in Maine aimed at solving more than 100 open homicide cases.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Susan Collins, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage, Medway, ME

Bangor Daily News

Federal funding for Maine cold case squad could come from new Justice Department grants

Attorney General Janet Mills is working with Rep. Mike Michaud to find federal funding for the creation of a cold case squad in Maine aimed at solving more than 100 open homicide cases.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Susan Collins, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage, Medway, ME

Sun Journal

Thousands in Bath cheer christening of 'most advanced Navy ship in the world'

A crowd estimated at nearly 6,000 cheered as the lead ship of a new class of destroyers - one that speakers said will be the most advanced in the world - was christened.

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Related Topix: Bath, ME, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

New US Navy destroyer Zumwalt christened in Maine

Zumwalt DDG 1000 the first Zumwalt Class Multi-Mission Destroyer is seen before its christening ceremony Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Angus King, US Military, US Navy, Bath, ME

Bangor Daily News

'I get up every morning and say how lucky I am': Rockport woman...

Lois Stackpole-Alley speaks with U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Rockland, last month concerning the Meals on Wheels program in the kitchen at the Methodist Conference Home in Rockland.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rockport, ME, Rockland, ME, Knox County, ME, Thomaston, ME

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

Michaud & Pingree Applaud Move toward New Rail Safety Rules

The Federal Railroad Administration announced plans today to develop a new rule that would require a minimum of two- person crews on crude oil trains and other crew size standards for freight and passenger rail operations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Canada

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sun Journal

Rangeley fire chief describes Lac-Megantic experience to Congress

Rangeley, Maine Fire Chief Tim Pellerin greets Sen. Susan Collins in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday before he testified in front of the U.S. Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee.

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Related Topix: Canada, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rangeley, ME, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Train Disaster

Politico

Vermont weighs need for legal defense fund - NIOSH: Report does not support faster line speeds

VERMONT WEIGHS NEED FOR LEGAL DEFENSE FUND: Lawmakers in Vermont could vote as early as today whether to include in their pending mandatory GMO labeling bill a provision to allow individuals to donate to a fund that would help pay for implementation and legal defense of the measure.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Representative Mike Pompeo, Republican, Agriculture, Science, Drink, Milk

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Pingree bill would let farm animals eat spent brewery grain

The legislation would create an exception to a federal proposal that was blasted by Maine brewers, farmers and Rep. Pingree.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Food and Drug Administration, Gorham, ME, Food Science

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Kennebec Journal

New PAC backed by unions will boost Michaud in 2014 Maine governor's race

A new political action committee set up to support Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud is backed by unions that funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars through another PAC in 2012 to alter Maine races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maine, Maine Government, Big Ant Studios, AFL, Video Games, US Governors, Paul LePage

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Maine man honors Revolutionary War ancestors

For Stephen Lyons, it started with bits of family history passed to him from his parents.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Angus King, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, US Military, US Marine Corps

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Politico

Dairy groups to FDA: Back off trans fats - Raw politics drive milk...

DAIRY GROUPS TO FDA: BACK OFF TRANS FATS: No matter what FDA does, it will never rid the American diet of all trans fat, Pro Ag's Helena Bottemiller Evich reports this morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Jared Polis, Marketing, Agriculture, Science

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Free Republic

Raw Milk Could Become Available Under Proposed Legislation

Congressman Thomas Massie , Congresswoman Chellie Pingree and a bipartisan coalition of 18 other lawmakers have introduced legislation to improve consumer food choices, including access to raw milk, and to protect local farmers from federal interference.

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Related Topix: Drink, Milk, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Marketing, Food Science

Politico

Hamburg reaffirms Fda Gmo-labeling position - More from House...

LABELING POSITION: "FDA will soon re-assert that it's unnecessary to mandate labels for foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said yesterday in a hearing on Capitol Hill."

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition, Sanford Bishop

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