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4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Gifford's ice cream is a hit on Capitol Hill

Is ice cream made in Maine rich enough to sweeten the nasty gridlock on Capitol Hill? Gifford's Famous Ice Cream is giving it a spin.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Angus King, Life, Dessert, Food, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Ice Cream, Skowhegan, ME, Whole Foods Market

10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Bellows begins 350 mile "Walk with ME"

It's Monday night in Sherman, ME and Shenna Bellows is two days and 33 miles into the adventure of a lifetime: Walking 350 miles in 21 days , from the northern border town of Houlton to Kittery, at the southwestern corner of Maine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, Houlton, ME, Kittery, ME, Island Falls, ME

Mon Jul 21, 2014

USA Today

Want better governing? 63% say elect more women

There are 20 women serving in the U.S. Senate in the 113th Congress. Remember when Sen. Susan Collins and her sisters in the U.S. Senate helped shape the deal that ended last year's government shutdown? More than 6 in 10 adults, or 63%, believe the country would be better governed if there were more women in political office, according to a new ... (more)

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

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, Representative Chellie Pingree, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Senator Angus King, Maine

Business Insurance

Tracy Morgan crash prompts scrutiny of trucker safety rules

A Wal-Mart tractor-trailer whose allegedly fatigued driver hit a limousine last month, seriously injuring comedian Tracy Morgan and killing his friend, has brought fresh scrutiny of trucker safety as the industry tries to alter federal rules limiting drivers' time behind the wheel without rest.

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Related Topix: Truckers, Tracy Morgan, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Trucking, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Phone scam targets elderly

He was in trouble. Of course they would help him. Michael told the Spences he'd been gambling online.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Linda, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Republican

Fri Jul 18, 2014

San Diego Source

Impostor scams, elder fraud on the rise in San Diego

Never underestimate the mind of a person who is capable of committing financial fraud, especially when the targets of the devious deeds are unsuspecting senior citizens.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Bangor Daily News

Senate subcommittee recommends 2015 defense budget with $3.43 billion ...

The defense subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed the 2015 defense spending bill, which includes full funding of nearly $3.43 billion for the DDG-51 and DDG-1000 destroyer construction programs at Bath Iron Works.

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

Bangor Daily News

Susan Collins: Americans likely among casualties when Malaysian plane was shot down

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, a member of the Select Committee on Intelligence, joined CBS 13 News Live at 5 Thursday to talk about the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane shot down in Ukraine with 295 people on board.

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

Medical News

Senate Democrats fail to reverse Hobby Lobby decision

The bill, which would have restored employers' mandate to provide birth control to women, did not garner the necessary 60 votes.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Health

National Journal

Senate Candidate Walks the Talk in Maine

She has new Maine-made New Balance sneakers and a Maine-made L.L. Bean raincoat, and she will be led along the way by a pickup truck with a camper shell on the back that includes a restroom, food, and sleeping quarters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Maine, Retail, LL Bean, Apparel

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Bangor Daily News

C&L Aerospace unveils new $5 million Bangor headquarters expansion

C&L Aerospace CEO Chris Kilgour address the crowd during a press conference Thursday at the company'A's new $5 million headquarters expansion near the Bangor International Airport terminal.

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

The New Zealand Herald

Divided US backs training, arming Syrian rebels

Congress' deep reservations about President Barack Obama's push to train and arm vetted Syrian rebels were on full display Thursday as Democrats and Republicans on a Senate panel grudgingly backed the administration's plan.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Dick Durbin, Republican, Lindsey Graham

Bangor Daily News

Maine needs real tax cuts, not recycled gimmicks

Recently the conversation in the Maine gubernatorial race has returned to a familiar topic: taxes.

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

Northwest Progressive Institute

LIVE from Detroit: Making smart investments to build progressive power in 2014 & beyond

Good morning from Detroit! Today marks the first day of Netroots Nation, the ninth annual gathering of progressive activists from across the United States and beyond, which NPI has been sending staff and board members to for its entire history.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Foster's Daily Democrat

Leta s continue to honor Mainea s lighthouse heritage

Scattered throughout Maine's thousands of miles of jagged coastline are more than 60 lighthouses.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Capital Weekly

Signed, "Tealed," Delivered and How You Can Help in Less Than Two Minutes

In 2006, I learned that I carry the BRCA1 gene mutation which puts me at a higher risk for both breast and ovarian cancers .

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Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Genetics, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Sunherald.com

What you need to know about a grandparent scamsa

He was in trouble. Of course they would help him. Michael told the Spences he'd been gambling online.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Republican

SILive.com

Designate Aug. 7 'National Lighthouse Day," Schumer asks U.S. Senate

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, joined by two Senate colleagues from Maine -- Susan Collins and Angus King -- introduced a resolution Wednesday to designate August 7 "National Lighthouse and Lighthouse Preservation Day."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Angus King, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Bangor Daily News

Susan Collins is serious about truck safety on our highways

Chuck Trafton cleans the windshield on a truck at the pumps at Dysart's Truck Stop in Hermon.

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

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