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  1. A domestic violence survivor explains why she didn't leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... the serious issues facing our state. Share your email and learn more. MaineFocus Project Team 491 Main Street Bangor, Maine 04401 E-mail: mainefocus@bangordailynews.com Twitter: @bdnmainefocus Toll-free in Maine 1-800-432-7964

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  2. Maine Wood 2016' call for entriesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Herald Gazette

    The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship has put out a statewide call for entries for the fifth juried "Maine Wood" biennial. The exhibition, which takes place in the center's Messler Gallery from Jan. 22 through April 6, will once again showcase the breadth, creativity and excellence of wood craftsmanship in the state of Maine.

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  3. Search continues for Edgecomb woman missing since FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... is described as a white female, five feet seven inches tall, weighing 193 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. The Maine Warden Service, Maine Marine Patrol, Maine State Police and Lincoln County Search and Rescue are assisting with the search ...

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  4. Students Opting Out of Common Core TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Skanner

    ... to about 1.1 million students who did take the tests in New York. Considerable resistance also has been reported in Maine, New Mexico, Oregon and Pennsylvania, and more is likely as many states administer the tests in public schools for the first ...

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  5. Instead of jail, try these 3 ways of tackling Maine's drug problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... work that addresses the root of their substance abuse. After I wrote an article on current legislation related to Maine's addiction epidemic, the question was posed: What should be done? I was quite sure I knew where to begin. I was going to open ...

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  6. Author Captures Spirit of Small Town Maine in I.Am.MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Jeremy Flagg, a native of Maine released his second book, "I.Am.Maine: Stories of Small Town Maine" on Amazon. His book focuses on capturing the spirit of Maine through short tales spun from memories in a community located in the Penquis Region.

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  7. More Mainers are rising above middle class, but that's not as good as it soundsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Last week we reported that you need to earn $31K and $93K a year to be "middle class" in Maine - that is to say, earning somewhere between 67 percent and 200 percent of the state's median income. And the number of households considered "middle class" is shrinking.

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  8. Volunteers from St. Margaret's Episcopal Church in Belfast this week...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... the church's year-long anniversary celebration. At least 50 members of the church, including some who winter outside Maine, donated funds to purchase books for the project, Griffith said. In total, church volunteers delivered 108 books to the ...

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  9. Elderly couple hospitalized following Richmond crashRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    A Richmond couple was taken to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston Saturday morning after their car crashed into a small brook on Brown Road. Gilbert Tarbox, 84, was taken by LifeFlight of Maine to the Lewiston hospital and his wife, Ruby Tarbox, 78, was taken by ambulance, Richmond Police Sgt.

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  10. Bill would mandate CPR and AED training for studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Students would have to learn how to perform CPR and how to use automated external defibrillators under a bill Maine lawmakers are considering this session. Rep. Matt Pouliot's bill would require public schools to offer AED and hands-only CPR training.

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  11. Home repair scam artists grow more deviousRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Holmes told me, "they would hire the first person off the street who said, 'something's wrong with your house.'" Under Maine law, door-to-door salespeople must be licensed. Always ask to see the license of anyone who knocks on your door offering to ...

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  12. To Galway, with loveRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... sunlight. For the Irish, that long gray damp is as trying as our long icy winter, and that is the difference. Here in Maine when if finally gets damp I rejoice, in Ireland I just wondered if my clothes would ever dry, and why there were mushrooms ...

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

    8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... are definitely some weighty issues to flesh out.. All mascots do not reach the same level of ire. Three schools in Maine have dropped the name 'Redskins'. Word meanings do change over time and a number view the term 'Redskin' as a derogatory, racial ...

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  14. MidCoast Mobile Veterinary ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    Horse & Hound Veterinary Services is a mobile mixed animal practice serving the cats, dogs, and horses of the Midcoast Maine area. We offer wellness exams, illness work-ups; in-house blood work; x-rays; elective surgeries i.e. cat & dog spay and neuter surgeries; tumor removals; dental cleanings; vaccinations; quill removals; laceration repairs; ear treatments and nail trims.

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  15. Rockport | $8,000,000Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    ... The possibilities abound with Brewster Point - take advantage of this-once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The coast of Maine is such a wonderful place to live. I feel fortunate to have landed in the Camden area and established a successful real estate ...

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  16. Despite CDC vacancies, Maine is prepared for health emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    It is exceedingly frustrating and unfair to Maine residents that several Maine media organizations continue to portray the staffing of key positions at the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention as the sole determinant of the state's ability to handle an outbreak of disease or a public health emergency. Most recently, Dr. Peter Millard was interviewed by the Bangor Daily News and was quoted as saying Maine's level of preparedness is "terrible."

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  17. Maine's political heavyweights: Paul LePage vs. Janet MillsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine - Republican Gov. Paul LePage and Democratic Attorney General Janet Mills have been at odds for more than two years, and their stormy relationship is often the trigger for debates about crucial statewide issues such as fighting child abuse and expanding Medicaid. Unfortunately for Maine, the fight has resulted in tangible consequences across the population such as positions being left unfilled and stalled efforts to make government function better.

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  18. Plant this with that: The science and folklore of companion plantingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Lois Labbe, share tips on starting and keeping a garden at Snakeroot Organic Farm in Pittsfield recently. PITTSFIELD, Maine - In Iroquois legend, three sisters - namely corn, beans and squash - are inseparable, growing and thriving together. But ...

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  19. Belfast | $350,000Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    ... Jim lives in Owls Head with his wife and young son. He also loves old movies, jazz music, fine dining and enjoying all Maine has to offer with his family. No matter what the time of year Jim can suggest a great day trip or weekend. "The thing I love ...

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  20. Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    ... to about 1.1 million students who did take the tests in New York. Considerable resistance also has been reported in Maine, New Mexico, Oregon and Pennsylvania, and more is likely as many states administer the tests in public schools for the first ...

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