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  1. GBCC names womena s hoop coachRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... Southern Maine CC, N.H. Technical Institute, Hampshire (Mass.) College, Central Maine CC, Eastern Maine CC, Maine-Augusta, Maine-Machias, Unity (Maine), St. Joseph's (Vt.) and Vermont Tech. Last year, former Portsmouth High School standout Susie ...

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  2. Eastgate House of Glory this Sunday Fe. 1st Augusta, MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Republican Journal

    Our monthly "Eastgate House of Glory" meets this Sunday, Feb. 1st, in Augusta. The Location is Hills Mansion 136 State Street.

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  3. Maine State Park Campground Reservations to Open Feb. 2 for Sebago...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | State of Maine

    Maine State Park Campground Reservations to Open Feb. 2 for Sebago Lake State Park, for all State Parks Feb. 9 AUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry's Bureau of Maine State Parks and Lands announced that campground reservations for the 2015 season will open for Sebago State Park on February 2, and for all other state parks February 9. "Maine State Parks provide many year-round opportunities to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends," said Governor Paul R. LePage.

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  4. Lillard named Special Olympics Global AmbassadorRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Blazers Edge

    Special Olympics on Tuesday announced a 46-day Flame of Hope relay that will help drive awareness leading up to the World Games in July. The Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America will have three routes -- beginning May 26 in Augusta, Maine; Washington, D.C.; and Miami.

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  5. Pair of lawmakers say community colleges should get same funding boost as UMaine systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Bangor Daily News

    Rep. Joyce Maker, R-Calais, is proposing additional funding for Maine's community colleges after Gov. Paul LePage flat-funded the seven-campus system in his two-year budget proposal. AUGUSTA, Maine - Two state lawmakers hope to assemble bipartisan support to ensure additional funding for Maine's community colleges after Gov. Paul LePage flat-funded the seven-campus system in his two-year budget proposal.

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  6. In Brief - Jaunary 27, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | FMQB

    ... co-host at WPWX -FM/Chicago and WVEE -FM/Atlanta. FMQB offers condolences to the family and friends of Oldies WCTB /Augusta, Maine midday host Mike West on his recent passing. West also spent many years doing nights at WTIC /Hartford.

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  7. Snowstorm blankets Maine; state government shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... while small bands of intense snowfall will increase those totals in localized areas. Photo: Robert F. Bukaty, AP AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Powerful winds and heavy snow swept through Maine on Tuesday, shutting down state offices and forcing thousands of ...

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  8. Maine-ly Harmony fundraiser offers singing Valentine'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Bangor Daily News

    Anne Danforth of Chelsea, Cathy Anderson of Jefferson, Sue Staples of Bangor and Jan Flowers of Winterport, singing as Heart 'n Soul, are ready to deliver Singing Valentines on Feb. 13 and 14. AUGUSTA, Maine - The ladies of Maine-ly Harmony's barbershop quartets are ready to brave the weather to seek out your loved one with a rose and a love song s in Building 205 at the Togus VA on Eastern Avenue in Augusta. The chorus and quartet members hail from all over Maine and enjoy performing for veterans, church and civic groups, residents of retirement and nursing homes, and all lovers of four-part harmony.

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  9. Lillard, Delle Donne in Special Olympics relayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | ESPN

    ... World Games in July. The Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America will have three routes -- beginning May 26 in Augusta, Maine, Washington, D.C., and Miami. The route will cover all states in the continental United States before converging in ...

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  10. As winter storm Juno wallops Maine, LePage declares state of emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Sun Journal

    AUGUSTA Maine Gov. Paul LePage urged residents to stay off the roads and hunker down Tuesday as winter storm Juno whipped across the state causing blizzard conditions and flooding along the coastline. Many schools and businesses had already decided to close on Tuesday and many cities and towns have banned on-street parking for the duration of the storm.

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  11. The latest on the Northeast snowstormRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | WTVC

    ... including public schools in Bangor, Biddeford, Falmouth and Saco. 2,000 pieces: The size of the puzzle lifelong Augusta, Maine, resident Heather Gluck has on hand to bide her time if power goes out. "If I have to do it by candlelight tonight, I ...

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  12. Copy Center Moves to Larger 25,000-Square-Foot Facility in Winthrop, ME, to Improve WorkflowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Printing Impressions

    The Copy Center, which offers design, printing and direct-mail services, in October moved from its location at 243 Western Ave. in Augusta, ME, to the former Fleury's building at 1921 Route 202 in Winthrop, ME. In the process it nearly tripled its space from 9,000 square feet to about 25,000.

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  13. Bernstein Shur Announces New Practice Group Leaders for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Knox, shareholder, was selected as chair of the firm's Legislative and Political Practice Group. Based in the firm's Augusta, Maine office, Knox serves on the firm's Board of Directors and focuses her practice on lobbying, campaign compliance and ...

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  14. How do you know they won't kill again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | CNN

    Chuck Petrucelly lives in a supervised apartment in Augusta, Maine, after 41 2 years of treatment. He killed his brother in 2008.

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  15. New market study, "Central Maine Power Company - Power - Deals and...Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | PR-inside.com

    ... a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy East Corporation. It was incorporated in the year 1899. CMP is headquartered in Augusta, Maine, the US. Central Maine Power Company - Power - Deals and Alliances Profile provides you comprehensive data and trend ...

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  16. Manufacturing, Composites, Boat BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Herald Gazette

    Southport Boats in Augusta Maine is hiring for positions in our composite fabrication, assembly and composite tooling departments. Demand for our high quality center console fishing boats continues to grow and we need to expand our team.

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  17. With no apparent shortfall, LePage uses health and human services budget as agent of changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Bangor Daily News

    Commissioner Mary Mayhew speaks at the opening of the new regional home for state Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Labor offices in South Portland on Jan. 5. Buy Photo AUGUSTA, Maine - Despite accounting for about half of the governor's proposed $6.3 billion two-year spending plan - and including provisions that immediately sparked controversy two years ago - the new budget proposal for the Maine Department of Health and Human Services has earned few remarks in Augusta. That's partly because Gov. Paul LePage's budget proposal also includes a monumental shift in state tax policy .

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  18. There's no answer sheet for questions about how LePage's tax...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Will Maine's nine town academies, private schools where at least 60 percent of students are local and publicly funded, be subject to Gov. Paul LePage's proposal to allow towns and cities to tax large nonprofit organizations? And if they are, does it make sense for a town to pay tuition for local students with one hand and collect a new property tax from the schools with the other? Even Suzan Beaudoin, the Maine Department of Education's director of school finance and operations, was stumped when asked that question Wednesday by Sen. James Hamper, R-Oxford, Senate chairman of the Appropriations Committee. "Oh, good question," she said.

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  19. Ascariasis in Humans and Pigs on Small-Scale Farms, Maine, USA, 2010 - "2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... and Stephen Sears Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Augusta, Maine, USA (L.A. Miller, K. Colby, S.E. Manning, S. Sears) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA ...

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  20. I haven't gotten a raise in yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | CNN

    ... who each hold jobs to help alleviate the costs of child care and commuting. Some people, like Derek Squires of Augusta, Maine, have received tiny raises that have been eaten up by higher health care costs. An accountant with a federal agency, ...

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