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  1. August Programs for Job Seekers at the Lewiston CareerCenterRead the original story

    1 hr ago | State of Maine

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 29, 2014 Contact: Mary LaFontaine, Lewiston CareerCenter, 753-9094; Julie Rabinowitz, Department of Labor, 621-5009 LEWISTON –The Lewiston CareerCenter is offering free programs throughout August and will be offering a mini job fair on August 4. The job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the CareerCenter, 5 ... (more)

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  2. York selectmen's decision marks first significant setback in...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... the South Portland ballot and has until early next month to finish gathering the 859 names to secure a place on the Lewiston ballot . The Marijuana Policy Project also was one of the primary groups behind the successful campaign to pass an ordinance ...

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  3. Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

    Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks to the media at a homeless shelter Monday, July 28, 2014, in Lewiston, Maine.

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  4. AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDTRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... on-the-other-hand statements. No, it means backing up our words and showing solidarity with our friend." LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a ...

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  5. In Our Whitest State, Far From The Mexico Border, Immigration Becomes A Hot Political IssueRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WMAL-AM Washington

    ... dollars going there, there are eight Mainers not getting services," he said during a visit to a homeless shelter in Lewiston. "There's not an endless pot of money up there." LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from ...

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KATV Little Rock

    ... officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New... LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming ...

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  7. Little Caesars opens in BrewerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... pizza store on June 3 at the Brewer Shopping Center. His other stores are in Topsham, Bath, Augusta, Waterville, Lewiston and Auburn. Ronnie Miller, an employee at Little Caesars pizza store at the Brewer Shopping Center, which opened June 3, puts ...

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  8. LePage's bottom-of-the-pack economy offers little to brag aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... we're lagging far behind the rest of the nation. Some parts of the economy are doing well: For example, Portland, Lewiston and Bangor have been adding jobs; and unemployment for older workers (age 55-64) is under 4 percent . And because of these two ...

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  9. Maine Veterans are Leading From the FrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... in disasters. Others serve as passionate advocates. These veterans span across our state and join as one in Lewiston at Maine Veterans Community Service Projects. Veterans in Maine are some of our greatest advocates. They lead from the front by ...

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  10. 3,000 “Refugees” Being Relocated to Dover NHRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Free Republic

    ... to Dover from now until the community 'surrenders' and requests the flow to stop (similar to Manchester, NH and Lewiston, ME) but the government decides when enough is enough NOT the local community. The federal government would support these ...

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  11. Reality TV can't resist telling Maine storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Sun Journal

    Roland "Yummy" Raubeson, right, and his son, Mitchell, wait for Scot Hardy of New Hampshire to give them his address so the two stars of the History Channel's "Down East Dickering" could pick up an old lawn mower after Hardy recognized the duo at Forage Market in Lewiston.

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  12. Local students graduate from Bates CollegeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Jersey Journal

    ... 2010 graduate of Oratory Preparatory School. He graduated after majoring in East Asian studies at Bates. Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates is internationally recognized as a leading college of the liberal arts, attracting 2,000 students from across ...

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  13. Leully BoucherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    ... in St. Agatha, Maine, daughter of the late Josephel and Rosa (Labbe) Daigle. As a young woman, she had moved to Lewiston, Maine and worked at the New England Shipbuilding of South Portland, building Naval vessels during World War II. Her first son, ...

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  14. Diocese selling Catholic churches in Maine as attendance fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Sun Journal

    ... with declining church attendance and a surplus of under-utilized buildings. St. Patrick Church at 220 Bates St. in Lewiston was sold to a Virginia developer, who plans to convert it to a wedding and conference center. Parishes in the diocese have ...

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  15. Fact Check Update: is Lewiston, Maine Crime-Ridden since the 2001 arrival of Somali Immigrants?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Irregular Times

    ... I've also heard many derogatory comments about the supposed criminality of Somali immigrants who began arriving in Lewiston, Maine in the year 2001. Last year, I decided to check the claim that Somalis had brought crime to Lewiston against the ...

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  16. Psychic/Healing FairRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Bangor Daily News

    Psychic/Healing Fair: Community Awakening Holistic Fair, Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Ramada Inn, 490 Pleasant Street, Lewiston, Maine 10am to 4pm.

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  17. Enough is Enough: Caring for people in need is a two-way streetRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Twin City Times

    This week I ask the reader's indulgence. I had hoped to go on to another topic, but suddenly fortune shined on me which, in the words of a current asylum seeker living in Lewiston, certified the position of Governor Paul LePage and myself.

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  18. O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 ResultsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | GlobeNewswire

    ... center in Naperville, Illinois, will begin servicing stores during the third quarter and the relocation of our Lewiston, Maine, distribution center to a new, larger facility in Devens, Massachusetts, is on track to be completed by the end of this ...

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  19. Balloon Festival set for Aug. 15-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Twin City Times

    ... The 22nd annual Great Falls Balloon Festival, set for August 15 through 17 in Simard-Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston, will feature a pirate-themed weekend. Visitors and area residents will enjoy the sight of dozens of hot air balloons - including ...

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  20. Car catches fire on Turnpike in LewistonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Sun Journal

    A car fire in the northbound lanes of the Maine Turnpike is being put out at mile marker 81, according to the Maine Department of Transportation.

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