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12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

$7.50 is dumb, but $10.10 sounds sweet

Social work students from the University of Maine will be in Pickering Square on Wednesday, April 16th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm to gather sigantures on letters addressed to Senator Susan Collins to raise the current minimum wage from $7.50 to $10.10.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Tuesday, April 15, 2014: Climate change, civil rights, equal pay, bone marrow donations

Last month's UN climate change report, based on input from some 1,500 scientists from around the world, contains data about the alarming effect that human-caused carbon emissions are having upon our planet.

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

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, Representative Chellie Pingree, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage, Medway, ME

The Missoula Independent Online

Rockies Today, April 14

Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. U.S. senators have small brewers' back in FDA skirmish U.S. Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Charles E. Schumer are among the senators who are helping microbrewers fend off a regulation proposed by the Food and Drug Administration that would put an end to those ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Republican

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, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

New US Navy destroyer Zumwalt christened in Maine

The U.S. Navy on Saturday christened the first ship of its newest class of destroyers, a more than $3 billion, 610-foot-long warship sporting advanced technology and a stealthy shape designed to minimize its visibility on enemy radar and reduce the size of its crew.

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

Silicon Alley Insider

Why Senate Democrats Are In Trouble In One Simple Chart

And pundits are talking about how hard it will be to defend "Obamacare" on the campaign trail later this year.

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

Bangor Daily News

LePage appeals to federal government to find funding for new cold case homicide squad

Gov. Paul LePage on Friday requested that members of Maine's congressional delegation find funding for a law enforcement cold case squad focused on solving some 120 open homicide cases.

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

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Lincoln County News

Lincoln Academy Celebrates 'Historic Milestone'

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Cable-Burns Applied Technology and Engineering Center of Lincoln Academy, Friday, April 11, 2014.

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

Bangor Daily News

New EPA wood stove standards? Sure, but get them right

Smoke from forest fires in northwest Quebec in July created hazy conditions in northern Maine, obscuring hills looking westward over the St. John Valley.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, US Governors, Paul LePage, Opinion

Bangor Daily News

Obama nominates Maine DMR Commissioner to be commissioner of salmon conservation organization

President Obama has appointed Maine Department of Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher to serve as commissioner of the Council of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization.

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

CNN

2.8 Million and Climbing

America the beautiful.... home of the free, the brave and soon, the new class of homelessness, the long term unemployed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed, Democrat, Senator Rob Portman, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Lisa Murkowski, Senator Mark Kirk

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Bellows raises $433,000 for Senate bid

Democrat Shenna Bellows raised $433,000 for her U.S. Senate campaign during the first quarter of 2014, which is $100,000 more than during the first several months of her campaign but only half the amount raised by Republican Sen. Susan Collins.

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

Bangor Daily News

Beware the perils of fake bipartisanship

Not all bipartisanship is created equal: There's real bipartisanship and fake bipartisanship.

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

Roll Call

Reid: Recess Won't Start Until After Judicial Nomination Vote

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is in no mood to delay a scheduled confirmation vote for a Ninth Circuit judicial nominee - warning he'll keep the Senate in session Friday if Republicans don't consent to an earlier vote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Barack Obama, Republican, Lisa Murkowski

Bangor Daily News

Angus King toys with Democrats, Republicans

Here's what we know: Angus King is not going to change his stripes. The 70-year-old Maine independent - former governor, now senator - is who he is: pro-choice , pro-gay rights , pro-Obamacare .

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Widened road, new park planned for Wells

Construction got underway last week on a project to widen Mile Road at the Route 1 intersection and to landscape the grounds of the adjacent former convenience store property for use as a park.

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

ENR-Engineering News-Record

DOD's Proposed New BRAC Round Gets Chillly Reception in Senate

A Dept. of Defense fiscal 2015 budget proposal to launch a new base realignment and closure round has run into opposition on Capitol Hill.

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

Merced Sun-Star

Communities not prepared for risks of crude oil train derailments, Congress told

The hearing was only the second on Capitol Hill in recent weeks that sought the perspective of local officials.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Fire, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Canada, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rangeley, ME

Bangor Daily News

Rangeley fire chief tells Senate subcommittee people 'vaporized' in Quebec rail disaster

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: Train Disaster, Boat Disaster, Rangeley, ME, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Canada, Explosion

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