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8 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Shaheen endorsed by Shipyard's Metal Trades Council

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen picked up a key endorsement in her re-election bid for the U.S. Senate on Friday, when the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard's Metal Trades Council announced its support.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Politics, US News, Republican

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Canadian passengers in Atigun crash expected to recover

Mat-Su port draws LNG interest: An energy company focused on processing liquefied natural gas is looking to develop more than $600 million in LNG infrastructure at Port MacKenzie, Mat-Su Borough officials announced this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Air Accidents

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: LNG investors eyeing Port MacKenzie

Labor Day weekend expected to be chilly: The National Weather Service says near-freezing temperatures could be on the way for Southcentral Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Weather, Fairbanks, AK

Bangor Daily News

Collins, Bellows disagree on whether feds should legalize marijuana

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, doesn't support making marijuana legal for recreational use at the national level.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, Lewiston, ME

Politico

Nader hits Dems on minimum wage

The persistent past-presidential candidate on Thursday ripped into congressional Democrats' attempts to "play politics" on raising the wage to $10.10 an hour by not putting more muscle behind an obscure procedural tactic that could force a vote on raising the wage.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, Republican, Bob Corker

Bangor Daily News

What's the beef with unions?

Cynthia: In the spirit of Labor Day, Mike, I say we grill up some veggie burgers and talk about unions.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, US Governors, Paul LePage, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Maine

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Labor union endorsements for Collins bolster her identity as a rare kind of Republican

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and her 2014 Democratic opponent, Shenna Bellows. Reuters photo by Joshua Roberts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Kittery, ME, Maine

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, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe

Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Mary Burke keeps her lead on Scott Walker, but it's tight

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Representative Bruce Braley, Republican

Foster's Daily Democrat

Students encouraged to apply for Senate program

The United States Senate Youth Program has started its statewide selection process, and Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King are encouraging Maine high school students to apply.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, Education Etc., Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Wed Aug 27, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Gov. LePage to speak before York Rotary Club

The public is invited to hear Maine Gov. Paul LePage speak at the York Rotary Club on Friday, Sept.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, York, ME, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lewiston, ME

Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections ad roundup: DSCC puts an awesome spin on Terri Lynn Land's awful ad

The spot has a clip of Land's now-legendary " Really ?" ad, with Land declaring at the end, "Because as a woman, I may know more about women than [Democratic rival] Gary Peters."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Frank Guinta, Representative Steve Southerland, Representative Gary Peters, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

SeacoastOnline

Sen. Collins lobbies for funding for Sarah Long Bridge

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Friday she spoke personally to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx about the importance of funding for the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge replacement, just as the U.S. Department of Transportation gets ready to announce its next round of grants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Angus King, Representative Chellie Pingree, Portsmouth, NH

SeacoastOnline

Steve Burns named interim town manager

The Board of Selectmen on Monday unanimously voted to appoint Community Development Director Steve Burns as interim town manager until the position is filled.

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Related Topix: York, ME, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Social Software, South Berwick, ME, Berwick, ME, Dining

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

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BARD IS FACING aTWENTY ONEa COUNTS OF GROSS SEXUAL ASSAULT IN CONNECTION WITH INCIDENTS INVOLVING A FOUR YEAR OLD GIRL HE USED TO BABYSIT.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, University of Southern Maine

Bangor Daily News

Coast Guard rethinks launch of new foghorn system in Maine after complaints

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - U.S. Coast Guard officials may launch a statewide outreach effort after the installation of a new foghorn trigger system at Goat Island Light off Cape Porpoise caused a tempest of complaints.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Angus King, Representative Chellie Pingree, Maine

The Washington Post

In the Loop: A rich list

Earlier this month, we published a breakdown of which political party the richest person in each state supports, discovering that a majority are Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, New York, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Publishing, Media, Forbes, Representative Benjamin Quayle, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio

Bangor Daily News

Collins' 'traditional' statewide bus tour launches in Bangor to sounds of brass quartet

Senator Susan Collins waves to supporters as she leaves her campaign headquarters in Bangor to embark on her cross-state bus tour Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bangor, ME

Bangor Daily News

Why is Michaud looking for ways to cut veterans' benefits?

We are all well aware of Congressman Michael Michaud's career-long focus on veterans' issues.

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Related Topix: Michael Michaud, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Social Security, Personal Finance

Newswise

Joslin Supports Senators Collins and Shaheen's New Legislation to Extend Medicare Coverage for CGMs

Boston - August 25, 20214 - In a letter to United States Senators Susan Collins and Jeanne Shaheen , John L. Brooks III, President and CEO of Joslin Diabetes Center, expressed Joslin's strong support for legislation sponsored by the two senators that would extend Medicare coverage to include continuous glucose monitors .

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Medicine, Diabetes, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Republican

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