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  1. Comedienne's look at her life: Andrea Martin on battling bulimia, flying trapezeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Altoona Mirror

    ... keeps tubes of makeup forever. And there's one truly shocking confession: She's not Canadian. Martin was born in Portland, Maine, and fell in love with Canada during a visit in 1970. In her book, Martin, 67, talks about being on "SCTV" alongside the ...

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  2. Emergency plan on New England cod fish soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    ... The measures will apply to the current fishing year, which ends April 30. ... Subscribe or log in to read more  PORTLAND, Maine - The National Marine Fisheries Service expects to implement emergency measures in November aimed at stemming cod ...

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  3. Bellows criticizes Collins' role with government shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... OU'LL HAVE A CHANCE TO HEAR FROM BOTH CANDIDATES IN PERSON ON OUR LIVE DEBATE HERE ON WMTW ON OCTOBER 28TH. LIVE IN PORTLAND, KYLE JONES WMTW

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  4. Peterborough: Joining in songRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... Nation Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Boston this June, and heard about a Hymn Festival held in Portland, Maine. "I like pulling together people for anything that's fun in the area of the performing arts," said Fleming in a phone ...

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  5. Golden Gloves shifting to Thursday nightsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Home

    ... excellent trainer and coach and he's got some good fighters down there." Russo runs boxing shows in his hometown of Portland, Maine that he says regularly draw 3,600 people. "It can be done. The interest is there if you've got the local fighters," ...

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  6. Bank executive who charged $240,000 of champagne and lap dances on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... FAA Married father-of-three Jeffrey Burnham, 42, was sentenced on Wednesday to 18 months in prison at court in Portland, Maine A former TD Bank executive who used a company credit card to buy $240,000 in Champagne and lap dances at strip clubs to ...

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  7. Theatre preview: Mrs. Prickley is back in townRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    ... Fat Greek Wedding, reprising her role of Aunt Voula. A New Yorker of Armenian extraction, Martin is originally from Portland, Maine, which will surprise more than a few Canucks who consider her one of us - mainly because she's spent so much time ...

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  8. New England cod fishing restrictions debatedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    In this Nov. 15, 2013 file photo, fishermen Ed Stewart, left, and Tannis Goodsen mend groundfishing nets on Merrill Wharf in Portland, Maine. The nets will be used to catch ground fish such as haddock, flounder and cod.

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  9. Beacon Roofing Supply Announces Acquisition of Portland, ME-Based Applicators Sales & ServiceRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Applicators Sales & Service , a distributor of primarily residential roofing, siding, windows and related accessories with its headquarters in Portland, Maine. Founded in 1958 by David Koocher and Jerry Robinov, Applicators has remained owned by the Koocher and Robinov families with four branches in Maine , one in Salem, New Hampshire and annual sales of approximately $48 Million.

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  10. Bluestocking Film Series Issues Film Challenge to Celebrate 5th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The Portland, Maine-based Bluestocking Film Series is kicking off its fifth year of dedication to women in film on October 1 with a call for entries and a new film challenge. Filmmakers are invited to submit short films that feature complex female protagonists and pass the Bechdel Test .

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  11. Word from the Woods: Two-headed turtle, 'mountain lion' steal the showRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... to prove - or disprove - his case. Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting filed the lawsuit against MDIF&W on Tuesday in Portland. The lawsuit alleges that the department acted illegally in its campaign opposing the bear referendum. "The steep, rocky ...

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  12. Portland panel to consider stormwater fee before taking up city minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Councilor Nicholas Mavodones Jr., the committee chairman, on Monday said the panel of Councilors Jill Duson, Ed Suslovic and David Marshall will first consider a city plan to charge user fees based on a property's impervious surface to fund future storm-water infrastructure improvements. The proposed fee would assess $6 a month for each 1,200 square feet of pavement or other impervious surface on all properties in the city, including those that are publicly owned.

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  13. Software developer, Green party activist challenge Senate president in Portland raceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... be adapted here. A former math teacher who has also volunteered at the Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland, Doyle said he has reservations about legalizing marijuana. "My natural inclination is to put it off until we see how it ...

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  14. Homes of Peary, Perkins become national landmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... that the two sites are among nine that are joining more than 2,500 national historical landmarks nationwide. PORTLAND, Maine - (AP) -- The island home of arctic explorer Adm. Robert Peary and the homestead of labor leader Frances Perkins have been ...

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  15. Unedited videos of Mike Michaud taking questions at Preble Street Resource CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    Last Thursday, Sept. 25, Democratic candidate for Maine Governor and current U.S. Congressman Mike Michaud visited the Preble Street Resource Center and Oxford Street Homeless Shelter in Portland, Maine to take a tour; meet patrons, volunteers, and staff; and field a range of on the spot questions from a diverse audience of marginalized Mainers.

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  16. Green is the new red for Coke Life openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... sugar, the move from red to green could work, concurs Leeann Leahy, president of The Via Agency, an ad agency in Portland, Maine. "The benefit of the natural green really stands out in a category that's so blue, silver and red." Eiseman, executive ...

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  17. Fate of paper mills becoming political issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... INVESTORS... AND NOW TAXPAYERS ARE LEFT HOLDING THE BAG. WMTW NEWS EIGHT POLITICAL REPORTER PAUL MERRILL IS LIVE IN PORTLAND TO EXPLAIN HIS REASONING. CUTLER SAYS GOVERNOR LEPAGE AND LEGISLATORS PASSED LAWS TO ENABLE A SWEETHEART DEAL FOR CATE ...

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  18. Concerts coming to Thompson's PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    People interested in attending outdoor concerts will have another option in the future with the announcement on Tuesday that the State Theatre will bring concerts to Thompson's Point in Portland. THERE HAS BEEN TALK FOR YEARS ABOUT ADDING AN OUTDOOR CONCERT VENUE TO THE PORTLAND AREA.

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  19. Portland Pirates begin training campRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    HARD TO BELIEVE, BUT THE PORTLAND PIRATES SEASON OPENER IS JUST 11 DAYS AWAY. THE TEAM HAD IT'S FIRST OFFICIAL WORKOUTS ON THE ICE IN SACO TODAY.

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  20. Cruise ships sail into MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... THAN 11- THOUSAND-500 PASSENGERS FROM SEVEN DIFFERENT CRUISE SHIPS WILL VISIT PORTS ALONG THE COAST. THE CITY OF PORTLAND WILL HOST aTWOa SHIPS.. BRINGING IN MORE THAN 5-THOUSAND PASSENGERS. "Next year we are up 4 additional cruise ships, we're up ...

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