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  1. 2014 a big Lyme disease year in upper New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... said Sheila Pinette, director of the state's Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Photo: Victoria Arocho, AP PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Environmental factors and improved reporting methods led to another year of high Lyme disease totals in ...

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  2. Tipping Point closes in on US coastal cities. Nuisance flooding to become routine and cost trillionsRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Daily Kos

    ... significant damage to urban infrastructure and making some neighborhoods uninhabitable. NOAA Tide level gauges from Portland Maine to Freeport Texas, show that daily nuisance floods have increased dramatically and are rapidly accelerating. NOAA ...

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  3. Zendesk And The Art Of Trademark MaintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Forbes.com

    ... economics, entertainment, travel and mobile technology. I live near the appropriately-scaled metropolis of Portland, Maine, and participate in its innovation economy (more stories at liveworkportland.org . A more complete bio and samples of my ...

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  4. Saturday headlines from WMTW News 8Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... SHE IS BEING HELD AT THE CUMBERLAND COUNTY JAIL. THE RIDE-SHARING SERVICE aUBERa MAY SOON SEE SOME REGULATION IN PORTLAND. A CITY COMMITTEE HAS ASKED ITS ATTORNEY TO DRAFT AN ORDINANCE TO APPLY REGULATIONS TO UBER. THE SERVICE LAUNCHED IN GREATER ...

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  5. Red Claws win, Pirates lose on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    MILLER HAD 22. THE BEST TEAM IN THE D-LEAGUE IS IN THE RED CLAWS, BACK ON THE FLOOR TONIGHT HOSTING ERIE. WE HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO CONFIRM BUT WE KNOW SOMEONE AM HIS WIFE OR GIRLFRIEND, LIVES IN PORTLAND SO HE LIVES IN PORTLAND.

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  6. City of Portland considering regulating UberRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... FOR GROWTH BUT NEEDS TO BE FAIR. WE DO NOT KNOW AS WE SIT HERE TODAY HOW IT WILL WORK INSIDE THE CITY OF PORTLAND BUT I HOPE WE ARE OPEN TO A NEW WAY OF DOING IT. CITY ATTORNEYS ARE DRAFTING THE ORDINANCE RIGHT NOW AND THEY EXPECT TO PRESENT IT IN ...

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  7. Animal Welfare Society January EventsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... more information, call 985-3244 or see . AWS at the Portland Children's Museum - January 17 (Sat) - Join the Animal Welfare Society of West Kennebunk Humane Educator and a shelter pet at ...

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  8. Esteemed chef, new developers to give fresh start to Camden's Whitehall InnRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Massachusetts-based hotel development group Lark Hotels, which also owns the Pomegranate Inn in downtown Portland, the Captain Fairfield Inn in Kennebunkport and a number of properties in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, plans to give ...

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  9. As Muslims flee to Maine, she interprets their painRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Qamar Ahmed looks into the eyes of her client, a mother of five whose years in Baghdad haunt her sleep. She holds the woman's shoulder and speaks softly in Arabic as the two wait for an appointment at the Spurwink Psychiatric Clinic in downtown Portland, Maine.

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  10. Portland CareerCenter Job Fair on January 7Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | State of Maine

    At least 12 employers will be hiring at the Portland CareerCenter's mini Job Fair on Wednesday, January 7 from noon to 3 p.m. The CareerCenter is located at 185 Lancaster Street in Portland. "CareerCenters continue connecting employers and job seekers through monthly job fairs and recruiting events," said Governor Paul R. LePage.

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  11. STRIVE aims to turn around livesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    ... Regional Reentry Center in Belfast. The program would serve people up and down the coast, as well as in the Bangor, Portland, Augusta and Lewiston areas. Rodman helped found STRIVE 30 years ago in New York City's Harlem. The program has placed more ...

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  12. Smithers Group relocating some jobs to OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Plastics News

    Smithers Group will relocate its North American Information business unit from Portland, Maine, to Akron, Ohio, and as a result will move more than 20 jobs to Ohio over the next year. In phase one, a Don't worry, it's painless.

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  13. Smithers adding jobs in Akron: Local Business BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cleveland.com

    The Smithers Group announced this week it has plans to relocate its North American Information business unit from Portland, Maine, to Akron as part of a two-phase strategic growth initiative, according to a press release from the company. Twelve positions will move to the Akron area in phase one, with an additional new 10 jobs planned throughout the year.

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  14. John E. Felch Jr.: Strong public commitment needed to end homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Morning Call

    ... stabilize before they could maintain a home. Now we know that the reverse is true. Rigorous studies conducted from Portland, Maine, to Portland, Ore., show that getting even the most severely disabled people housed with rent subsidies and intensive ...

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  15. Boston Marathon bombing suspect appears in court as trial date approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UnionLeader.com

    ... Bureau about a Ruger gun used by Tsarnaev's brother that federal agents have traced to a drug ring in the Portland, Maine, area. Tsarnaev, 21, said little at the hearing. He was dressed in a dark sweater and shirt, his hair long, curly and tousled. ...

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  16. Hoops 8: Thursday December 18thRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ASSISTS THIS YEAR BUT WILL BE A FREE AGENT AT THE END OF THE SEASON. TO HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS, THE PORTLAND BOYS FACING RIVAL SOUTH PORTLAND.

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  17. Portland, Westbrook ask judge to make state pay overdue GA reimbursementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    The cities of Portland and Westbrook are asking a Superior Court judge to make the state pay more than $1.2 million worth of reimbursements for General Assistance spending while the cities challenge the state's decree that such aid not be given to some immigrants. The two cities, along with the Maine Municipal Association, filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services in July, asking the court to determine whether the state had the authority to issue the new rule prohibiting "undocumented immigrants" from receiving General Assistance.

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  18. Teen accused of sending threats to RSU 14 in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... RSU 14 school officials, causing the schools to close down for three days. At the Cumberland County Courthouse in Portland, Woodbury was taken back to the Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland. Also in attendance in the court were ...

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  19. Teen that allegedly threatened RSU 14 schools in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... DOWN SCHOOL FOR THREE DAYS, APPEARED IN COURT THIS AFTERNOON. JIM KEITHLEY IS LIGHT OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE IN PORTLAND WITH DETAILS. 16-YEAR-OLD JUSTIN WOODBERRY IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF FELONY TERRORIZING, ONE CHARGE FOR EACH OF THE E-MAILS ...

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  20. Portland task force considering creating oversight departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... WAS IN THE CAR. A TASK FORCE JOINED AFTER THE NOISE STREET FIRE IS EXPECTED TO OVERSEE RENTAL SAFETY THROUGHOUT PORTLAND. IT WILL REQUIRE LANDLORDS TO REGISTER WITH THE CITY, HIRE INSPECTORS, AND PROVIDE PROOF THEY COMPLY WITH SAFETY CODE. CITY ...

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