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14 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Cutler stands by claim that Democrats wooed him

A York County Coast Star story stirred the political pot in Maine Friday, with independent candidate for governor Eliot Cutler standing by his claim that he was wooed by Democrats to be their candidate.

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Related Topix: US News, Michael Michaud, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, York County, ME, Kennebunkport, ME, US Governors, Paul LePage

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Veteran from Maine has change of heart on medal for courage under fire

On Oct. 15, 1970, in the steamy hot jungles of Vietnam, Pvt. Rob Jackson did something most soldiers probably would avoid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

Bangor Daily News

Stephen Colbert takes LePage's side (for laughs): 'Maine...

As you can see above, political humorist and faux conservative talk show host Stephen Colbert rushed to the defense of Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage - in his typical tongue-in-cheek, deadpan sarcastic way - during last night's episode of "The Colbert Report" on the cable channel Comedy Central.

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Related Topix: The Colbert Report, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Paul LePage

Wed Jul 23, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Sen. Angus King proposes study of York River

Legislation to provide federal funds for a comprehensive study of the York River has moved forward in the U.S. Senate, with a key committee vote on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, US House of Representatives, Democrat, York, ME

Bangor Daily News

MOFGA receives $1 million gift to help train more new farmers

A farming organization with a strong grassroots history announced Wednesday that it received a gift of $1 million to help support and train new farmers, the largest financial donation in its history.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME, Rockland, ME

Sun Jul 20, 2014

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, Susan Collins, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Senator Angus King, Maine

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

Restoring Funding for Tidal Power in Federal Spending Bill

Congressman Michael Michaud and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree helped restore $9 million in funding for a program that has already invested over $18 million in Maine tidal projects since 2008.

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Related Topix: Michael Michaud, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Alternative Energy, Tidal Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Department of Energy, Representative Suzanne Bonamici

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Pingree backs Democrats' push to overturn Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling

Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree announced Wednesday that she is backing a bill in Congress that would reverse last month's Hobby Lobby decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and bar employers from denying female employees reproductive health coverage.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Supreme Court, Women's Health, Health, Health Insurance

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Our waters are changing a " and not for the better

As is true for many Mainers, the ocean has played an important part of my life. Since moving to the state over 40 years ago from Minnesota - ya sure, you betcha! - I've lived on the island of North Haven in Penobscot Bay.

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Related Topix: Maine, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maine Government, Life, Food, Seafood, Opinion

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

8 Things You Need To Know on Friday, June 27

Gov. LePage announcing a major grant for an after school program, President Obama asking Congress for funds to arm Syrian rebels and cheaper IPhones at Walmart.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Lebanon, ME, Kittery, ME

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Roll Call

HOH: Utah Cherry Cobbler Wins Roll Call Taste of America for Second Time

Utah's cherry cobbler beat out seven other regional comfort foods in the final round of Iowa bacon , Illinois deep dish pizza , Maine's lobster roll, Maryland crab cakes, Kentucky fried chicken and North Carolina barbecue.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Illinois, Life, Food, Pizza, Bar-B-Q

Bangor Daily News

Maine launches initiative to combat ocean acidification; Pingree seeks similar federal effort

With more than $400 million at stake in terms of fishing income, Maine has decided to try to do something about ocean acidification.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maine, Friendship, ME

Bangor Daily News

Donald Sussman avoids affordable housing fee by building plush condos

Last week I received a copy of a letter from Portland Planning and Urban Development Director Jeff Levine to Tom Federle, an attorney who's represented billionaire financier and Maine media mogul S. Donald Sussman in his real estate "development" activities here.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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