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  1. PHOTO: Sharon Wise, a Maine woman, thwarted the abduction of a young child in Maine.Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ABC News

    Sharon Wise, 65, was at the museum reception desk on Tuesday when she saw a man run over to a 2-year-old girl and start to pull her by her wrist, according to ABC News affiliate WMTW-TV in Augusta, Maine. "He grabbed a hold of the little girl and grabbed a hold of her wrist and he starts pulling her," Wise told WMTW-TV.

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  2. Natalie E. CohenRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... married Max Cohen in 1956 and resided in Bangor until 1976, where they had 2 daughters Gail and Ruth. They moved to Augusta where she worked as administrative support at Togus Hospital until her retirement in the early 90s. Natalie was survived by ...

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  3. Woman who foiled abduction was ready for a fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Greenwich Citizen

    This undated booking photo released by the Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset, Maine, shows James Cavallaro of Bath, arrested after he attempted to grab a 2-year-old girl at the Maine State Museum Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 in Augusta, Maine.

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  4. Maine licensing official calls privacy concerns over new medical...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - An official with the Department of Health and Human Services has reacted to privacy concerns raised by the Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine by accusing the group of "disseminating misinformation and unnecessarily creating fear." Dr. Dustin Sulak, one of the leading proponents of medical marijuana in Maine, said he wants proof his concerns are unfounded.

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  5. 13,000 T-Mobile cellphone customers in Maine eligible for part of $90 million national settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Some 13,000 Mainers who are former and current customers of cellphone carrier T-Mobile USA Inc. might be eligible for part of a $90 million settlement against the company for engaging in a practice known as "mobile cramming." Mobile cramming, according to a news release from Maine Attorney General Janet Mills, is when a telephone company charges customers for third-party services that the customers did not authorize.

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  6. Police: Maine museum receptionist foiled abductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Charlotte Observer

    AUGUSTA, Maine A Maine museum employee thwarted a man's attempt to grab a 2-year-old girl and leave the building, resulting in the man's arrest, police said Thursday. The girl was at the Maine State Museum on Tuesday with her grandmother, who had turned her back to hang up coats.

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  7. Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference Offers Many Opportunities to Earn Continuing Education CreditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PR Log

    Indoor Air Quality and energy efficiency professionals will have the opportunity to earn continuing education credits from a wide range of organizations. PRLog - Dec. 16, 2014 - AUGUSTA, Maine -- The 2015 Northeast IAQ and Energy Conference will provide attendees with one of the best opportunities to increase their knowledge and network with their peers in the coming year.

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  8. Democrats, Republicans ally to ensure Verso pays severance to Bucksport millworkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Bangor Daily News

    ... or Friday. Democrats and Republicans have allied to ensure Verso pays severance to millworkers by Jan. 8. Buy Photo AUGUSTA, Maine - State officials from across the political spectrum are lining up on the side of more than 500 workers at the Verso ...

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  9. United States v. McCORMICKRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | FindLaw

    ... On January 22, Eaton, accompanied by a minor identified as "C.P.," drove Post and the defendant to a CVS pharmacy in Augusta, Maine. While the others waited in the car, Post walked into the store and presented a note to staff members. The note ...

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  10. Lewiston OB/GYN Surrenders Medical LicenseRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | State of Maine

    ... Licensure in Medicine 137 State House Station Phone: (207)287-6930. Fax: (207) 287-6590. Tim.E.Terranova@maine.gov AUGUSTA, ME – Keng-cheong Leong, M.D., surrendered his medical license to the Board of Licensure in Medicine in a Consent ...

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  11. Biddeford Physician ReprimandedRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | State of Maine

    ... Licensure in Medicine 137 State House Station Phone: (207)287-6930. Fax: (207) 287-6590. Tim.E.Terranova@maine.gov AUGUSTA, ME – Nicholas G. Handanos, M.D., accepted two reprimands from the Board of Licensure in Medicine in a Consent ...

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  12. Attorney General Janet T. Mills Announces Multistate Settlement with Sirius XMRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | State of Maine

    Augusta, Maine – Attorney General Janet T. Mills, along with the attorneys general of 44 states and the District of Columbia, announced today that Sirius XM Radio Inc. of New York has agreed to pay $3.8 million to the states and to provide restitution to eligible consumers to resolve claims that the satellite radio company engaged in misleading advertising and billing practices.

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  13. Investigation into Senate District 25 election reveals 21 votes were...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Bangor Daily News

    Republican Cathy Manchester and Democrat Cathy Breen shake hands while former lawmaker Meredith Strang Burgess smiles at them before a committee hearing on the Senate District 25 ballot issue on Tuesday at the State House in Augusta. Buy Photo Republican Sen. Roger Katz of Augusta listens to testimony in a committee over the contested Senate District 25 race on Tuesday at the State House in Augusta.

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  14. Augusta Maine Bigfoot SightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Cryptomundo

    Michael interviews a witness that encounter a huge Bigfoot crossing the highway a few min's south of Augusta Maine in Jan. Many similarities can be found between this report and the Allagash Bigfoot encounter. About Craig Woolheater Co-founder of Cryptomundo in 2005.

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  15. High school juniors invited to enter writing contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine high school juniors are invited to submit entries for "A Journey Into Writing," the Maine Community College System's statewide writing contest. Entries will be accepted Students are encouraged to submit an original poem, short story, or essay of up to 1,500 words.

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  16. Women's Basketball Sets Sights on Fourth-Straight Win Sunday at 2 PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Maine Black Bears

    ... victory at Harvard. The Black Bears last defeated Harvard at home in 1988; a 89-77 victory in a contest played in Augusta, Maine. The Black Bears defeated Harvard in a true home game in 1984 by a score of 86-56, the first ever meeting in the series. ...

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  17. First Lady Ann LePage to Join the Wreaths Across America Convoy for the 4th Consecutive YearRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA, Maine – First Lady Ann LePage will join the Wreaths Across America annual convoy from Maine to Arlington National Cemetery, which begins at noon on Sunday, December 7 at the Bank of America building on Route 3 in Belfast. "Shortly after Paul took office, I adopted the Wreaths Across America mission statement as my driving force: to remember the fallen, honor those who serve and their families, and teach our children the value of freedom," LePage said.

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  18. New market study, "Central Maine Power Company - Alternative Energy - ...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | 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 - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances Profile provides you comprehensive ...

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  19. Landowners honored at annual recognition banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine- Seven Corporate and Private Landowners from across Maine were honored on October 21, 2014, as the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and the Maine Snowmobile Association recognized their generosity during the annual Landowner/Land User Recognition Banquet. These Landowners are exceptional partners to IF&W and user groups, and support the Maine tradition of recreating on their private property.

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  20. Building Science Professionals' Holiday Wish List - Attending the Ne Iaq & Energy ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | PR Log

    A gift that keeps giving for professional development and networking opportunities is the opportunity to attend the 2015 Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference. PRLog - Dec. 2, 2014 - AUGUSTA, Maine -- With the holidays just a short time away, many professionals involved with indoor air quality and energy efficiency have been busy getting ready for the holidays and buying gifts for family and friends.

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