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  1. Maine soldier takes bullet to chest to save fellow solidersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... to use his body to protect his fellow soldiers from enemy fire in Afghanistan. WMTW News 8's Paul Merrill reports. A MAINE SOLDIER WHO RAN UNARMED INTO ENEMY FIRE IN AFGHANISTAN THREE YEARS AGO RECEIVED A SPECIAL HONOR IN PORTLAND TODAY. THE ARMY ...

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  2. Cutler tax plan targets Maine tourist dollarsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | SeacoastOnline

    Independent candidate for governor Eliot Cutler said Wednesday the tax reform package he released this week is "the right way for Maine to go" and will bring the state a prosperity it has not known in a long time.

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  3. Earth Day Card Brook Clean-Up April 26thRead the original story

    19 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... lots, roofs, and roads along High Street. The brook recently became classified as an impaired water body by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. Volunteers are encouraged to wear sturdy shoes and work gloves. Trash bags, disposable ...

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  4. Fort Knox and Observatory Open for School VacationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Ride an elevator to the top of the world's tallest bridge observatory open to the public in the world and then explore Maine's most impressive seacoast Fort at the Penobscot Narrows observatory and Fort Knox. Ride the observatory elevator up 420' ...

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  5. Eliot Cutler's plan overhauls aid to towns and cities. The result is lower property taxes for youRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    One of the most pervasive policy challenges in Maine is relieving the burden of property taxes while still supporting the services we expect in our schools and communities.

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  6. Boothbay man accused of driving drunk after rolling pickup on TurnpikeRead the original story

    20 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    A Boothbay man was charged with drunk driving after the pickup truck he was driving rolled off the Maine Turnpike on Friday night, state police said.

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  7. Maine OKs gambling studyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | SeacoastOnline

    A Maine legislative panel has approved a bill to have the state study the market potential for building more casinos in Maine.

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  8. Mainers competing in Boston MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... MORE THAN LAST YEAR AND IT'S THE SECOND- BIGGEST FIELD IN RACE HISTORY. 260 OF THOSE REGISTERED RUNNERS ARE FROM MAINE. AMONG THEM IS RANDOLPH NATIVE SETH HASTY... HE SAYS HE WASN'T A RUNNER AND DREADED EVEN GOING A MILE WHILE HE WAS ON THE GARDINER ...

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  9. In new ad, Poliquin changes birthplace from Waterville to Oakland.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    In the first ad to air in the 2nd Congressional District race to replace U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, the spot for former State Treasurer Bruce Poliquin opens with a narrator saying, "He was born and raised here, in Maine."

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  10. 8 Things You Need To Know on Monday, April 21Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Thousands of runners are getting ready to take back the finish line at this year's running of the Boston Marathon and Maine Forest Rangers say fire danger is high all across the state.

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  11. Monday video headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... WITH MORE ON MAINERS TAKING PART. FOREST RANGERS ARE WARNING PEOPLE THAT THE FIRE DANGER IS HIGH ACROSS SOUTHERN MAINE. THAT WAS EVIDENT AS CREWS HAD TO PUT OUT SEVERAL BRUSH FIRES OVER THE WEEKEND, INCLUDING THIS ONE IN ALFRED. CREWS ALSO BATTLED ...

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  12. Wire fraud trial begins Monday for man imprisoned for deaths in gunpowder plant blastRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... black powder ammunition for muzzleloading guns to the former rail terminal building. In August of that year, the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development approved a $301,500 Business Assistance grant for the facility, according to the ...

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  13. Sports Watch: Lewis named rookie of the weekRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Meghan Lewis of South Berwick, Maine, a freshman goalie on the Wheelock College women's lacrosse team, was named rookie of the week in the NECC for the second time this season.

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  14. Between the lines with Barbara RossRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... authors every November. She and her husband make their home in Somerville, Massachusetts. Boiled Over is the second Maine Clam Bake Mystery following Clammed Up (2013), which was nominated for both an Agatha Award and an RT Times Reviewer's Choice ...

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  15. Odyssey of the Mind teams head to world finalsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

    ... side are not scary but nice, and in fact, make yummy sky pies, according to local coordinator Michele Freitag. YORK, Maine - Five teams from York will be among 22 statewide heading to Iowa at the end of May to compete in the world finals of Odyssey ...

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  16. Our Father/Mother God has no pleasure in deathRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    ... magazines at The Christian Science Reading Room, street level below church auditorium, 1 Central Street, Camden, Maine. Young people up to the age of 20 are welcome. Childcare is available for those too young for Sunday school. Students learn the ...

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  17. Maine filmmakers Q&A at StrandRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., will screen "Beneath the Harvest Sky," the new film by Maine directors Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly, beginning Saturday, May 3; a post-screening discussion with the filmmakers will follow the Sunday, May 4, shows at 2 and 5:30 p.m. The Bar Harbor-based directors chose to premiere their new film in Maine prior to ... (more)

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  18. Free museum admission for cardholdersRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... to more than 150 museums, in 30 states, nationwide. The Farnsworth Art Museum is the only participating museum in Maine. Customers must present their Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit cards and a valid photo ID to gain free general ...

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  19. Sochi to Plymouth, curling's the hottest thing on iceRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    ... at Waterville Valley Resort before taking his current job running the PSU arena, Gyger hosted teams from the Belfast (Maine) Curling Club for a Scottish games event. "To this day, that was the most fun I've ever had on the ice," he said. So when he ...

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  20. Massachusetts Legislature: Expensive, not overly productiveRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... lature, we tend to have now two," Ubertaccio said. Elsewhere in New England, legislators can and do move more swiftly. Maine passed 40 percent of its 3,757 proposed bills in the last three years. In

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