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  1. Hermon wins fifth straight Class B cheering crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The Hermon High School cheerleading team competes in the State Class B Cheerleading Competition at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday. The Hawks cheerleaders won their fifth straight Class B state title.

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  2. Training incident at Fort Carson leaves 1 Soldier dead, 6 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... unresponsive in a vehicle at a training area on Wednesday. The Army lists Spc. Chapman's home town of record as Augusta, Maine. Although his unit affiliation was not released the Army indicated he had been an active-duty Soldier since January 2013, ...

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  3. Something borrowed, not much new: How LePage might succeed where past Maine tax reformers failedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Gov. Paul LePage celebrates while taking the stage at his second inaugural in Augusta on Jan. 7. Speaker of the House Mark Eves applauds. AUGUSTA, Maine - A conservative columnist in Forbes hailed it as the " most ambitious " proposal of the year, but here in Maine, when Gov. Paul LePage unveiled the comprehensive tax reform plan that is the cornerstone of his budget, many were left feeling a sense of deja vu.

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  4. LePage to take questions from residents on his tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Sun Journal

    Gov. Paul LePage is traveling to southern Maine next week to take questions from residents on his plan to overhaul the state's tax code. Republican Gov. Paul LePage delivers his inauguration address after taking the oath of office for his second term, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Maine.

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  5. Maine panel wants to borrow $3M to study ocean acidityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Nashua Telegraph

    AUGUSTA, Maine - A state panel wants permission to borrow $3 million so scientists can collect data about increasing ocean acidity along the Maine coast and its impact on key tourism drivers such as "the iconic lobster." "No one comes to the Maine coast to eat a chicken sandwich," said panel chair, state Rep. Michael G. Devin.

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  6. Maine to consider $3 million bond, other measures to combat shellfish-threatening ocean acidityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... the impact of ocean acidification on his operation and helped develop a state plan for combating the problem. AUGUSTA, Maine - Lawmakers on Thursday unveiled four bills related to efforts to slow the acidification of Maine's coastal waters, which ...

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  7. Document-shredding scandal spurs Maine lawmakers to seek uniform ethics code for state workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Republican Sen. Roger Katz of Augusta listens to testimony in a committee over the contested Senate District 25 race on Dec. 9, 2014, at the State House in Augusta. Buy Photo State Rep. Chuck Kruger, D-Thomaston, speaks to the Regional School Unit 13 Board on Jan. 3, 2013, at the Owls Head Central School.

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  8. Daily Brief: Dead mud, beer brotherhoods and Augusta, Maine's 'most dangerous' townRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Good morning from Augusta, where a busy day is brewing with morning House and Senate sessions followed by an afternoon of committee work. Many eyes will be cast toward the sea today with the release of a long-toiled-upon report about how ocean acidification is affecting the Gulf of Maine and what we should do about it.

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  9. Not all nonprofits are created equal in LePage's plan to tax themRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Gov. Paul LePage addresses the chamber during the 2015 State of the State address Tuesday at the State House in Augusta. AUGUSTA, Maine - Nearly a month after Gov. Paul LePage released his 2016-17 biennial budget proposal, lawmakers, lobbyists and the public are still working to understand some of the provisions it contains.

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  10. What LePage said and didn't say in the State of the StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Gov. Paul LePage addresses the chamber during the 2015 State of the State address Tuesday at the State House in Augusta. Buy Photo AUGUSTA, Maine - Gov. Paul LePage continued what has been an impassioned and articulate defense of his sweeping tax reform proposal Tuesday during his State of the State address, solidifying the notion that cutting taxes is how he hopes to define his second-term legacy.

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  11. State command sergeant major appointed for Maine Army GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Command Sgt. Maj. Scott M. Doyon has been appointed as the state command sergeant major for the Maine Army National Guard effective "Command Sgt.

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  12. Top Ten Reasons to Attend the 2015 Northeast IAQ & Energy ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | PR Log

    The Maine Indoor Air Quality Council invites professionals involved with indoor air quality and balancing energy efficiency to this important upcoming event. PRLog - Feb. 2, 2015 - AUGUSTA, Maine -- Professionals involved with indoor air quality and balancing energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings will converge in Portland, Maine on April 15th and 16th to attend the 2015 Northeast Indoor Air Quality & Energy Conference.

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  13. Here is the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... income tax and eliminate the estate tax. LePage's speech will begin at 7 p.m. before a joint legislative session. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's state parks will be open for campground reservations in February. Commissioner Walt Whitcomb says more ...

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  14. GBCC names womena s hoop coachRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | 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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  15. Eastgate House of Glory this Sunday Fe. 1st Augusta, MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | 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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  16. Maine State Park Campground Reservations to Open Feb. 2 for Sebago...Read the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | 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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  17. Lillard named Special Olympics Global AmbassadorRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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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  18. Pair of lawmakers say community colleges should get same funding boost as UMaine systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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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  19. In Brief - Jaunary 27, 2015Read the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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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  20. Snowstorm blankets Maine; state government shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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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