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  1. Minimum wage hike vs. 'right-to-work': Expect another stalemate in Maine LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Ramon Perez, 36, walks two miles to his job at Sam's Club in Augusta on Aug. 14, 2013. He makes about $11 per hour, more than the state minimum wage of $7.50, but less than the $17.15 calculated by the Maine Department of Labor in 2010 as a livable wage for a family of four.

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  2. In November 2014, the citizens of Maine approved a $7 million general ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Herald Gazette

    ... MarineJobsBond.DMR@Maine.gov or Maine Department of Marine Resources, Attn: Meredith Mendelson, 21 State House Sta., Augusta ME 04333.

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  3. Cheers! Maine panel backs bill to ensure fair pint of beerRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    ... ticket presales, trips, advance notice on upcoming 710 KNUS events, movie screening passes, giveaways and more! AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A bill seeking to crack down on "cheater pints" of beer has overcome its first hurdle in the Maine Legislature. The ...

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  4. Kepware Accepting Applications for 2015 School Grant ContestRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Freshnews

    ... in 2014 following Paine's correspondence with Jessica Walling, a fourth grade teacher from the Farrington School in Augusta, Maine. Walling's students could only utilize a shared lab of equipment for one hour a week and sign out laptops as they were ...

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  5. Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap Issues Alert to Corporations and...Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – Numerous Maine corporations have received mailings recently from a business operating under the name Maine Council for Corporations, whose address is usually listed as 126 Western Ave., #338, Augusta, ME 04330-7252. These unsolicited mailings include a form titled "2015 - Annual Records Solicitation Form" and an offer from the Maine Council for Corporations to prepare documents to compile annual corporate records, for a fee.

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  6. Why LePage faces daunting history in amending Maine's constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... was made: Gov. Paul LePage addresses the chamber during the 2015 State of the State address at the State House in Augusta on Feb. 3, 2015. Buy Photo AUGUSTA, Maine - When Maine governors first took office in the 1820s, they were elected for terms ...

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  7. Historic Maine lodge to become retreat for injured veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... by cosmetics pioneer, Elizabeth Arden. The lodge will be made into a retreat for combat-wounded disabled veterans. AUGUSTA, Maine - Members of the military wounded in combat, disabled veterans and their families soon will have a scenic retreat in ...

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  8. Republican lawmaker wants to repeal Maine's switchblade banRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Rep. Joel Stetkis, R-Canaan, displays a knife he purchased at a local hardware store on Monday in Augusta. Stetkis said the knife made by Milwaukee Tools is among those that could be deemed illegal by law enforcement under Maine law.

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  9. Third Day Announces Soul on Fire Tour and New AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Christ Community Music

    Four-time GRAMMY Award-winning band THIRD DAY will hit the road this spring to headline the SOUL ON FIRE TOUR , coinciding with the March 3 release of the band's new worship album, LEAD US BACK . The 20+ city spring leg kicks off March 5, in Boston following an album launch party at New York City's famed Beacon Theater on March 3, and will then move on to major U.S. markets such as Philadelphia, Tulsa, Dallas, Grand Rapids and more, before wrapping up on April 26 in Augusta, Maine.

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  10. Action Alert: Cuts to Maine SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Alpha One

    Tens of thousands of older adults need you to take action now! There is a public hearing on the Governor's proposal to significantly cut existing drug and health care benefits to nearly 40,000 very low income Maine seniors this Wednesday, March 4th at 1:00 at the Appropriations Committee, State House, Augusta, ME . There are several ways you can help defeat these cuts.

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

    Mar 1, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... parties, have signed onto his proposal. Officials have not yet scheduled a date for a public hearing on the bill. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A $13.5 million project to reconstruct the primary road in Ogunquit (oh-GUHNG'-kwit) and build two new bridges is ...

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  12. Hampden surges to second Class A boys basketball state championship in three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The Hampden Academy Broncos celebrate after winning the Class A state basketball championship game in Augusta on Saturday. Hampden Academy bested Portland High School 70-50.

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  13. Irving leads Lawrence past Thornton Academy for first Class A girls basketball state title since 1994Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Morgan Boudreau and Paige Belanger of the Lawrence High School Bulldogs celebrate after their win in the Class A state championship basketball game in Augusta on Saturday. Lawrence defeated Thornton Academy 50-43.

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  14. Blind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in the coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Lamar Daily News

    ... asked for the $100 reward money to go to the Fairbanks Animal Shelter Fund. Davis increased the donation to $250. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing. Just two days after a 75-vehicle pileup ...

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  15. EPPD officer struck by vehicle Saturday morning on I-10 EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | El Paso Times

    ... tailoring, while giving a contemporary edge to normally girly touches like bows, ruffles, lace and, yes, polka dots. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing. Just two days after a 75-vehicle ...

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  16. Femininity gets a rethink during Milan Fashion WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | El Paso Times

    ... tailoring, while giving a contemporary edge to normally girly touches like bows, ruffles, lace and, yes, polka dots. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing. Just two days after a 75-vehicle ...

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  17. Morocco reports six-fold spike in foreign filmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | El Paso Times

    ... tailoring, while giving a contemporary edge to normally girly touches like bows, ruffles, lace and, yes, polka dots. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing. Just two days after a 75-vehicle ...

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  18. Turkish author Yasar Kemal dead at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Fort Morgan Times

    ... a year," Kemal said. "I had pangs of conscience. 'You are a writer. You have to speak up,' I kept telling myself." AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing. Just two days after a 75-vehicle pileup ...

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  19. Lawmakers may end tax break on jet fuel, to Delta's dismayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... sponsor says Delta's CEO is pushing for tax increases for transportation but opposes losing the airline's benefit. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing. Just two days after a 75-vehicle pileup ...

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  20. Giant pile of metal' 70+ vehicles involved in Maine accidentRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. AUGUSTA, Maine -- More than 70 vehicles were involved in a major pileup on a snowy highway outside Bangor, Maine, on Wednesday, with at ...

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