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  1. Lawmakers hone focus on 'glaring loophole' in Maine clean elections lawRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Sun Journal

    A bipartisan group of state lawmakers continues to hone its focus on reforming the Maine Clean Election Act in an effort to keep those running for state office from forming and managing political action committees. The system is ripe for corruption and fraught with ethical pitfalls because candidates accept donations for their leadership PACs from individuals, private businesses and even industry lobbyists, according to lawmakers seeking the reforms.

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  2. Elizabeth Moss Galleries showing "Float: Stephen Walsh," and "Outside/In: Jerry Weiss,Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    Elizabeth Moss Galleries in Falmouth is showing "Float: Stephen Walsh," and "Outside/In: Jerry Weiss," through May 2. Walsh's large brightly colored abstract work moves energetically between drawing and painting, eluding to architectural elements, maps, floating sculptural forms, and spatial ambiguity. Stephen received his BFA with a concentration in painting graduating Magna Cum Laude from The University of Southern Maine.

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  3. Collins weighs in on Maine Guard controversy, run for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    U.S. Sen. Susan Collins delivers the annual Margaret Chase Smith Public Affairs Lecture Tuesday at the University of Maine in Orono. Buy Photo U.S. Sen. Susan Collins delivers the annual Margaret Chase Smith Public Affairs Lecture Tuesday at the University of Maine in Orono.

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  4. Text of Collins' March 31 address at UMaineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    "Thank you, President [Susan] Hunter. I'm honored to give the Margaret Chase Smith Lecture at a time that we celebrate the University of Maine's 150th anniversary.

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  5. NH man who traveled to Maine to assault 13-year-old girl gets 40 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    A New Hampshire man was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court to three years and four months in federal prison for traveling to Maine last year to sexually assault a 13-year-old girl. In addition to prison time, Amodio was sentenced to five years of supervised release.

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  6. Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap to mark Donate Life Month at statehouseRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – In recognition of Donate Life Month, Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap will be joining Gov. Paul LePage and others on Friday to promote Maine's organ donor registry. "To give the gift of life is a decision we can all make before that moment of unexpected disaster," said Dunlap.

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  7. Maine Awarded Funding for Library-driven Science Literacy ProjectRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | State of Maine

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services has approved a $493,770 National Leadership grant proposal by the Maine State Library and Brunswick-based nonprofit Cornerstones of Science to support the development of an emerging vision of public libraries as community science centers. This project draws upon six state library agencies, science-based companies, public libraries, the formal and informal science communities' expertise and commitment providing matching funds from our partners of $623,523 putting the value of this grant at $1,117,293.

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  8. DHHS Chief Criticizes Democrats for Rejecting ReformsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – Maine Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew on Tuesday called on members of the Legislature's Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee to reject the recommendations of Health and Human Services Committee lawmakers who, largely along party lines, rejected Governor Paul LePage's DHHS spending reform proposals Members of the HHS Committee voted late Monday on the 2016-2017 budget proposals related to DHHS. They are set to report back to the budget-writing AFA Committee Tuesday with the results of their votes.

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  9. Prom Dresses from New York have Arrived at Maine Coast WeddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Republican Journal

    We are happy to share that a new selection of prom dresses have arrived from our top designers in New York. We have a fabulous variety of dresses in stock.

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  10. Camden man gets four months in jail for crashing boat he tookRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... concurrent sentence for tampering with a witness, related to the boat incident. According to an affidavit filed by the Maine Marine Patrol, a 34-foot powerboat was found with significant damage tied to a dock in front of the Waterfront Restaurant in ...

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  11. Thoreau scholar caps Winter LyceumRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... throughout the country in the 1800s. Judd is the Col. James C. McBride Professor of History at the University of Maine, Orono, where he has taught for more than 30 years. His primary field of interest is U.S. environmental history, particularly of ...

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  12. Juke Rockets record CD at Time OutRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... that honor the original artists with their own tunes, written by band members and cohorts. They have twice represented Maine at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tenn. The band features Carlene Thornton on lead vocals; Ron Casillo on ...

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  13. Rockland | $229,000Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    In desirable Pen Bay Acres, this welcoming 4 bdrm, 2 bath home is turn key ready. Meticulously kept with many features including large master bdrm with 2nd story balcony, formal dining room, great kitchen with pantry, large in town corner lot, close to all city amenities! Bobbi is a Maine native who joined Coldwell Banker SoundVest Properties in 2004.

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  14. Tuesday Evening headlines from WMTW News 8Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    YOU'RE WATCHING MAINE'S TOTAL WEATHER AND NEWS, I'M TRACY SABOL AND, I'M STEVE MINICH... A 14-YEAR OLD STUDENT AT WISCASSET HIGH SCHOOL IS FACING DRUG TRAFFICING CHARGES.. POLICE SAY THEY FOUND THE DRUGS INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED IN PLASTIC BAGS WITH PRICES MARKED ON THE OUTSIDE - INSIDE THE BOYS BACK PACK.

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  15. See the UMaine basketball shots nominated as America East plays of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    A game-winning shot by the University of Maine's Zarko Valjarevic has been nominated for the America East Conference's men's plays of the year, and a spin move to the basket by Maine's Sigi Koizar has been nominated as one of the league's women's plays of the year. Valjarevic hit a baseline buzzer-beating jumper to give Maine an 82-81 win over Wagner on Dec. 2, 2014, at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

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  16. University of Maine at Fort Kent inducts four into Athletic Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The University of Maine at Fort Kent inducted Darryl Peary, John Murphy, Michael Hart and Whitney Sinclair into its Athletic Hall of Fame during a recent ceremony on campus. Peary was a four-year starter in basketball and soccer.

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  17. 'People have lost their sense of sin': Catholics in Maine cope with internal, external changesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... as the languages were dominant in the working-class community. The same was true in other cities and towns across Maine, from the St. John Valley to Biddeford. Today, Lewiston is home to the last regular French-language Mass in Maine, celebrated at ...

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  18. Spring Cleaning is a State of MindRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... memory lapses and how to use your physical energy well. I have a degree in Home Economics from the University of Maine. I live in Coopers Mills, about 14 miles east of Augusta. I have been married for almost 48 years to my husband, Chuck Vaughan. ...

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  19. Elaine (Sheridan) MichaudRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... . In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in support of Ralph Michaud and his family, 281 Center Dr., Orrington, Maine 04474.

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  20. Rodney J. RushRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Rodney J. Rush of Pittson died March 28, 2015. He was born October 06, 1958, in Houlton, Maine, beloved son of Frances M. Rush and Keith G. Melvin.

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