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32 min ago | Bangor Daily News

Gena Canning named Girl Scouts of Maine's 2015 Woman of Distinction

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - Girl Scouts of Maine has announced that Gena Canning, managing partner at Pine State Trading Co., will be honored at the 18th annual Women of Distinction Gala on The Women of Distinction Gala is an annual event that celebrates women whose individual excellence and high levels of achievement distinguish them as outstanding ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, South Portland, ME, Portland, ME, Marketing

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Former Charlottean David Snepp helps Afghans resettle

A native Charlottean and former broadcaster, David Snepp has started a non-profit called Silk Road Leadership to help many Afghans resettle in the United States.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, George Allen, US Senate, Republican

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Republican Journal

Conservative to the Core - I was Tea Party before there was a Tea Party

My contumacious nature puts me in a perfect place to identify with the Tea Party.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, Tea Party, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Bangor Daily News

Cheryl Leeman for mayor?

I suspect we haven't seen the last of Cheryl Leeman, the Portland city councilor who's ending her three-decade run this year.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Home Listing, Home

Mon Aug 25, 2014

jdsupra.com

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, Maine Government

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Atlantic

Third Party Watch in Maine

In most states, third-party candidacies are pipe dreams. Maine is one of the rare states in which independent candidates can and do win.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Susan Collins, Republican, Journalism, US Governors, Paul LePage

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Jeffords remembered for fierce independence

For most of his career, Jim Jeffords was one of a now all-but-vanished breed - a moderate-to-liberal Northeast Republican who championed the environment, education and the rights of disabled Americans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors, Arlen Specter, George Bush

WAVE-TV Louisville

Jeffords remembered for fierce independence

The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters have again clashed with police in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Arlen Specter, US Senate, Republican, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Lincoln Chafee

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Tea party label irks 2nd District hopeful Poliquin

Two years ago, Bruce Poliquin kicked off his U.S. Senate campaign at a tea party event and courted voters within the ultraconservative movement.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, Maine, Barack Obama

SeacoastOnline

Can anyone cure D.C. gridlock?

Congress has left Washington for a five-week recess, and it's hard to see much difference.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, Personal Finance, Retirement, Senator Ted Cruz, Opinion

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Maine Technology Institute names state economic development official to be interim leader

Brian Whitney, director of business development and innovation for the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development, will serve as the acting director of the Maine Technology Institute, whose president, Bob Martin, was fired abruptly Thursday by Gov. Paul LePage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Washington Times

Maine tea party activist Andrew Ian Dodge dies

The Colby College graduate and Libertarian ran unsuccessfully in 2012 for the Senate seat being vacated by Olympia Snowe.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Angus King, Colby College

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