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  1. In Maine, Obama Talks Up Democratic Candidate a aa aMike MichaudRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | The Wall Street Journal

    PORTLAND, Maine-President Barack Obama continued his pre-election push to boost Democratic gubernatorial candidates, stumping Thursday in Maine for Mike Michaud , a congressman trying to unseat a Republican governor. At a rally in Portland, the president told the crowd that the governor's race "boils down to the simple question: Who's on your side?" Mr. Obama also plugged his own agenda, saying that Mr. Michaud would support a higher minimum wage, improved access to health care and equal pay for women.

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  2. Michaud, Obama rally Maine DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    WMTW News 8 at 11's Paul Merrill reports on President Obama's appearance in Portland on Thursday in support of Congressman Mike Michaud's campaign for governor. Former Senator George Mithcell also spoke to the crowd at the Portland Expo.

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  3. WMTW News 8 Friday morning HeadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... BEFORE FOUR O'CLOCK. PRESIDENT OBAMA WENT TO A PRIVATE FUNDRAISER, AND THEN ATTENDED A RALLY FOR MICHAUD AT THE PORTLAND EXPO. THE PRESIDENT DEPARTED MAINE SHORTLY AFTER THE RALLY ENDED. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US HERE ON NEWS-8 NOW. I'M STEVE MINICH. ...

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  4. Obama rallies Maine voters, avoids spat over EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KIII

    PORTLAND, Maine - President Barack Obama on Thursday rallied for a Democrat to become Maine's next governor while keeping his distance from the state's bubbling controversy over its Ebola policies and a nurse who has defied them. In a final-week burst of campaigning, Obama headlined a boisterous rally for Mike Michaud and other Maine Democrats on Tuesday's ballot.

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  5. Obama says Michaud will fight for 'ordinary Mainers' as governorRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Shenna Bellows, Democratic candidate challenging Republican Sen. Susan Collins for a U.S. Senate seat, speaks at a rally in Portland on Thursday night. Buy Photo Portland Mayor Michael Brennan urges a crowd at a rally in Portland on Thursday to vote for Mike Michaud so his city and the state can raise the minimum wage.

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  6. Obama campaigns in Maine, avoids spat over EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    President Barack Obama, left, is greeted by gubernatorial candidate Rep. Mike Michaud, D-Maine, during a campaign rally on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Portland, Maine. Photo: Evan Vucci, AP President Barack Obama waves after being introduced by gubernatorial candidate Rep. Mike Michaud, D-Maine, during a campaign rally on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Portland, Maine.

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  7. South Portland city council considers feasibility of solar farm on landfill siteRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... now that ReVision has the city's model set up. "Creating a solar PV array on the city's landfill would help South Portland meet its objectives for reducing the use of fossil fuels and limiting the release of greenhouse gas emissions," Haeuser wrote ...

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  8. Maine's 10 Big Money Elite Giving $3.95 Million to this Year's ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lincoln County News

    ... the top 10 are: No. 1: Donald Sussman , founder of hedge fund Paloma Partners, principal owner Maine Today Media (Portland Press Herald, Maine Sunday Telegram, Kennebec Journal, and Morning Sentinel), developer, North Haven: $2,971,741 No. 2. Ed ...

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  9. Ken Joyce talks about winning 4th world series championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    The Portland native will get a ring as he was a hitting coach for the Giants double-a team in Richmond. GIANTS TEAM IN RICHMOND.

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  10. Portland stays busy with absentee votingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Portland City Hall is set to stay open until 7 p.m. Thursday to allow people to vote by absentee ballot. The city clerk says her office has been busy dealing with voting, which is a little higher than the last gubernatorial election.

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  11. Thursday video headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... VOTERS CAST THEIR BALLOTS. SOME CANDIDATES ARE GETTING MAJOR ENDORSEMENTS... WMTW NEWS 8'S MORGAN STURDIVANT IS IN PORTLAND-- WHERE PRESIDENT OBAMA WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON. TAG SPEAKING OF ENDORSEMENTS, NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE IS COMING ...

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  12. Dresden teen who won first lady's challenge serves up healthy eating message on a plateRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Sienna Mazone , 13, of Dresden cooks with Portland chef Shannon Bard of Zapoteca as part of the Kids & Chefs Cook for Success program led by Michelle Obama's Let's Move! campaign. The pair are holding cooking demos to spread the word that healthy eating can taste good.

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  13. Maine Venture Fund's John Burns to Speak at November PubHubRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... class of flash data storage systems. These generous sponsors make PubHub possible each month: J.B. Brown & Sons, Portland Press Herald, Hall Internet Marketing, Blackstone Accelerates Growth, Winxnet, Time Warner Cable, and Harris Media Services. In ...

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  14. Officer Gives Honor Flight Vets the Royal TreatmentRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Watersblogged

    ... for his outstanding show of respect to veterans taking the Honor Flight out of the international airport in Portland, Maine where he works. The flight was donated and arranged by Honor Flight Maine, a regional hub of the Honor Flight Network. The ...

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  15. AAA tips for Halloween safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    PORTLAND, MAINE >> While Halloween has long been known as a holiday for children, millions of adults participate in the festivities with their own parties that often include alcohol. This year, with Halloween Friday night, AAA Northern New England reminds adults attending costume parties to select a designated sober driver prior to enjoying Halloween gatherings.

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  16. 5 Things To Do This Weekend, Oct. 31-Nov. 2: The bats have left the belltowerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Johnson at the Big Easy and, out at 4Points in Winterport, banjo wizard Hal Meyers. 2. It's equally crazy down in Portland town. It's probably easier to just list off all the Halloween options you've got. Port City Music Hall hosts an epic Clash of ...

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  17. Barack Obama, George Mitchell headlining Michaud campaign event Thursday in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Clinton and former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The steady flow of big-name Democrats into Portland and nearby communities seems designed to firm up support for Michaud in more progressive southern Maine, where voters are less ...

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  18. Cutler stays in, Angus switches: 5 ways to explain what's happened in the governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Eliot Cutler, independent candidate for governor said, at a Portland press conference on Wednesday, that he's aware the pols are not in his favor, and his supporters are free to vote for someone else, but he's not dropping out of the race. Buy Photo New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, background, listens to Maine Governor Paul Lepage in front of the Franco American Heritage Center in Lewiston, Maine on Tuesday afternoon after a fundraising luncheon in Lewiston.

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  19. 'A pathetic shadow of what a university should be': USM faculty,...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    University of Southern Maine student Meaghan LaSala, left, stands next to another supporter holding a sign on Wednesday at a news conference at the school's Portland campus, where students and faculty members protested layoffs there. "This university is just a pathetic shadow of what a university should be," said Susan Feiner, professor of economics and women and gender studies at USM.

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  20. High Point to perform 'Almost Maine'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advertiser News (South)

    ... developed at the Cape Cod Theater Project (Andy Polk, Artistic Director) in 2002 before its 2004 premier at the Portland Stage Company in Portland, Maine. "Almost, Maine" opened Off-Broadway Jan. 12, 2006, at the Daryl Roth Theatre in New York City ...

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