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  1. Wanted: 'Grow pair' who love children, life on the farmRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Sid Stutzman, sampled a few on the side. Last year, Sarah Smith, farmer and owner of Grassland Organic Farm in Skowhegan, found herself unexpectedly single; wrangling three kids ages 3, 6 and 9; and trying to manage the day-to-day of farm life. It ...

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  2. Effort to ban junk food buys with food stamps reignitedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... all seen these types of purchases occur - and it's unacceptable." Democratic House Majority Leader Jeff McCabe of Skowhegan is among the co-sponsors of Katz's bill, a proposal he describes as reasonable. "It's something that we hear time and time ...

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  3. Skowhegan board refuses to devalue paper millRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    A Skowhegan town board has rejected a request by the owners of the Sappi paper mill to lower the taxable value of the property. Sappi Fine Paper North America wanted to cut the property tax value of its mill by more than $137 million, which would have cost the town $2.3 million in revenue.

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  4. Portland's war on vaporRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    ... by Mayor Mike Brennan. A similar bill has been introduced at the state level by Democratic Rep. Jeff McCabe, of Skowhegan, who also deserves to be denounced and derided by rational adults and voted out of office at the earliest opportunity. ...

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  5. Maine, New Hampshire flood watch still in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... Rain might continue through early on Friday. There is a river flood warning for the Kennebec River in effect from Skowhegan to North Sidney and south to Augusta. Forecasters say the Kennebec will likely crest around daybreak on Wednesday. National ...

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  6. Medomak Boys Win Opening Track MeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Lincoln County News

    ... due to wet conditions. The Panthers scored 71 points, followed by Boothbay 66, Oceanside 54, MCI 53, Camden 44, Skowhegan 29, and Nokomis 11. Gavin Felch led the Panthers with a pair of first place finishes in the hurdling events. Felch won the 110 ...

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  7. Pounding rain keeps Maine, New Hampshire under flood watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... for potential flooding in some areas. There also is a river flood warning for the Kennebec River in effect from Skowhegan to North Sidney and south to Augusta, Kistner said. The Kennebec will likely crest around daybreak on Wednesday, he said. The ...

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  8. Burgess claims Pro Stock feature in Wiscasset Speedway openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Bangor Daily News

    ... was visiting Wiscasset, pole sitter Kris Watson of Hermon grabbed the checkered flag. Runner-up Chris Matchet of Skowhegan snuck into the lead briefly on a Lap 13 restart, but Watson surged back in front and was able to negotiate a handful of ...

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  9. Skowhegan Indians: What's in a NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Bangor Daily News

    ... High School, who have many students from the Penobscot Nation at Indian Island, have abandoned the name 'Indians'. Skowhegan Area High School is presently in the midst of such discussions. Drive through the middle of town and you are met by an ...

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  10. Messages from Beyond, Gallery Readings at Spirit-Filled Lakewood TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Bangor Daily News

    ... ings not guaranteed, depending on the size of audience and spirits available. Lakewood Theater is 6 miles north of Skowhegan, ME off Route 201. Doors open at 7:00 PM. For ticket information call Lakewood Theater (207)474-7176

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  11. Skowhegan CareerCenter to host Job Fair April 23Read the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | State of Maine

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 17, 2015 Contact: Anita Dunham, Skowhegan CareerCenter, 474-4950 Media Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, Department of Labor, 621-5009 SKOWHEGAN-The Skowhegan CareerCenter, located at 98 North Avenue, will host its Seasonal Job Fair on Thursday, April 23, from 3 to 6 p.m. The local hiring event can help job seekers whose search is in need of a boost and are you looking for a way to stand out to a potential employer. "Seasonal jobs are a good way to build skills and improve your career prospects," said Governor Paul R. LePage.

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  12. Cleveland Stanley 'Stan' DeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Bangor Daily News

    Cleveland Stanley "Stan" Dean, 93, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015, in Skowhegan. Stan was born March 26, 1922, in Madison, to Cleveland J. and Mabel Dean.

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  13. March Workshops at the Skowhegan CareerCenterRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | State of Maine

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 15, 2015 Contact: Anita Dunham, Skowhegan CareerCenter, 474-4950 Media Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, Department of Labor, 621-5009 SKOWHEGAN-Maine CareerCenters bring job seekers and employers together. For those who are looking to make a change in careers or get a new job, the Skowhegan CareerCenter will be offering a variety of programs for job seekers in May. "For Maine to be competitive with other states, we need a skilled, prepared workforce," said Governor Paul R. LePage.

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  14. Central Maine-Midcoast Red Cross 'Real Heroes' to be honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Bangor Daily News

    ... having difficult in the water. Pillsbury was out running when she heard cries for help from the Swinging Bridge in Skowhegan. Upon arrival, she saw the man, drifting toward a dam. Grabbing a life vest from a nearby boat, Pillsbury swam to the man ...

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  15. Maine considers bill that would ban vaping in public placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Sun Journal

    ... doesn't produce smoke, using the devices is legal in places where smoking is prohibited. Rep. Jeff McCabe of Skowhegan, the Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, has introduced a bill, LD 1108 , to ban vaping in all the same places from ...

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  16. Maine tribes want Skowhegan H.S. to drop Indians as nicknameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Sun Journal

    Ten people representing four Maine Indian tribes have met with a Skowhegan school panel to urge its members to drop Indians as the local high school's mascot. Members of the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Maliseet and Micmac tribes went before the education policy program committee Monday night to say that using Indian nicknames and images belittles and stereotypes Native Americans.

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  17. Mascot meeting, flight fright: 8 things to know TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Some lawmakers pushing for CPR training in high schools, Skowhegan's controversial mascot and frightening moments aboard an Alaska Airlines flight. Here are the 8 things to know for Tuesday, April 14. KEN: SEE GUYS TOMORROW MORNING.

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  18. Tuesday video headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    aFOURa MAINE NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES ARE ASKING THE SKOWHEGAN SCHOOL DISTRICT TO aSTOPa USING THE NICKNAME "INDIANS" THEY MET WITH BOARD MEMBERS LAST NIGHT. THE SYMBOL HAS BEEN A PART OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SINCE THE 1930S... TRIBE LEADERS SAY THEY ...

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  19. Skowhegan committee hears mascot concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Members of a Skowhegan school subcommittee heard concerns from Native American leaders about the Skowhegan High School Indian mascot, but took no vote on Monday night. The school board will have the subcommittee report back about the meeting.

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  20. Native American leaders speak about Skowhegan mascotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    A group of Maine tribal leaders and a subcommittee of the Skowhegan school board met Monday night to discuss the mascot of Skowhegan High School. No action was taken during the meeting.

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