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  1. NPR's Morning Edition gives LePage a big wet oneRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Listening to a piece on NPR this morning , I was gobsmacked at the big wet kiss they gave Gov. LePage of Maine. With the polls showing a very close two-person race between LePage and Mike Michaud, LePage's best chance is a good showing by independent Eliot Cutler siphoning votes from Michaud.

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  2. In ongoing efforts to provide the latest information to healthcare...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    In ongoing efforts to provide the latest information to healthcare providers and Maine citizens regarding guideline updates and developments regarding preparedness and response to potential suspected cases of Ebola, the Maine Center for Disease Control announced the launch of a new website, www.maine.gov/ebola . The pages for healthcare providers offer the latest in U.S. CDC guidance on a variety of topics and will serve as a repository of information for those organizations and their staff as well as first responders.

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  3. Forbes Under 30 Social Media RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I am the homepage editor and cover whatever crosses my keyboard. Before joining Forbes, I wrote for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Daily and POLITICO.

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  4. Maine CDC Launches Website That Focuses on EbolaRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | State of Maine

    In ongoing efforts to provide the latest information to healthcare providers and Maine citizens regarding guideline updates and developments regarding preparedness and response to potential suspected cases of Ebola, the Maine Center for Disease Control announced the launch of a new website, http://www.maine.gov/ebola AUGUSTA – In ongoing efforts to provide the latest information to healthcare providers and Maine citizens regarding guideline updates and developments regarding preparedness and response to potential suspected cases of Ebola, the Maine Center for Disease Control announced the launch of a new website, http://www.maine.gov/ebola .

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  5. A vast forthright-wing conspiracy? Mike and Cynthia make their election predictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Mike: Well, Cynthia, we have 11 days until the election. Time to make some predictions! Care to add a wager as well? Cynthia: I'm game! Twenty bucks says national Republican hysteria about ebola will shine a light on how utterly unprepared and ill-equipped the Maine CDC is to handle any crisis, let alone an epidemic.

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  6. $1.6M spent on bear hunt ballot question TV adsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nashua Telegraph

    The two groups fighting over a ballot measure in Maine that would ban the use of dogs, bait and traps for bear hunting have spent $1.6 million to run television advertisements, according to information released Thursday by the Center for Public Integrity. The pro-ban group Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting has spent $860,500 to run nearly 2,200 ads, according to the group's analysis of Kantar Media/CMAG research, which tracks political advertising.

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  7. Re: Too much information leads to voter overloadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Harbor Times Soup

    With only weeks to go before the mid-term elections, voters are being bombarded with facts, figures and multitudes of opposing viewpoints. As I see it, this can lead to voter overload.

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  8. Maine Reforms, Cuts Medicaid RollsRead the original story

    Thursday | The Heartland Institute

    While most states are either deciding whether to expand Medicaid or whether it was a good idea to have already done so, the state of Maine stands out by continuing to offer health care to the poorest citizens while paring back on the state's risk of future financial meltdown caused by unsustainable enrollment growth. Key to the reforms is reduced eligibility for MaineCare, as the joint state-federal Medicaid program is known in the Pine Tree State, eliminating from the rolls many of those who are able to receive subsidies for coverage through the federal health exchange established under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it is more often called.

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  9. 'It's not what people think of when they think of Maine':...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    A film team for Al Jazeera AmericaA''s A'"Fault LinesA'" documentary series visited Portland to tape an ambulance team that responds to an opioid-related call nearly every day. When Sebastian Walker traveled to Maine in August to document the drug abuse epidemic, he already knew some sobering statistics.

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  10. Report: Maine made little progress to improve education in past yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    Chris Hall of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce speaks next to Yellow Light Breen Bangor Savings Bank at a press conference in Portland on Thursday as Educate Maine released its "Education Indicators for Maine" report. Buy Photo Detailed charts were propped up in the room in Portland on Thursday where Educate Maine released its "Education Indicators for Maine" report.

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  11. Steel-Pro Earns Safety AwardRead the original story

    Thursday | State of Maine

    Commissioner of Labor Jeanne Paquette announced that Steel-Pro, Inc., in Rockland has earned the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program Award in recognition of its rigorous safety achievement program. Steel-Pro is a custom manufacturer of ASME pressure vessels, biopharmaceutical equipment, modular skids, vacuum chambers, storage tanks and other custom designed equipment and stainless steel applications.

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  12. Students pick LePage for second term in mock electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    If were up to the roughly 12,000 students from across the state who participated in this year's mock election, Republican Gov. Paul LePage would be sent back to the Blaine House for another four years. According to results tallied Wednesday evening , 38.5 percent of students chose the incumbent governor, while 35.9 percent chose his Democratic rival, U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud.

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  13. $1.6M spent on TV ads on bear hunting ballot questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sun Journal

    The two groups fighting over a contentious ballot measure in Maine that would ban the use of dogs, bait and traps for bear hunting have spent $1.6 million so far to run television advertisements, according to information the Center for Public Integrity released on Thursday. The pro-ban group Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting has spent $860,500 to run nearly 2,200 ads, according to the group's analysis of Kantar Media/CMAG research, which tracks political advertising.

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  14. "As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Capital Weekly

    "As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it.

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  15. Judge: Maine wildlife department can campaign on bear hunting questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sun Journal

    The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife may advocate for the defeat of a ballot question that asks voters to change the way bears are hunted in Maine, a Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday. Superior Court Justice Joyce Wheeler rejected an injunction request filed by Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting.

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  16. Lincolnville | $250,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Republican Journal

    Rare year round home on Megunticook Lake. Move in ready with furnishings and dock included.

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  17. KeepME Home initiative prepares Maine for the futureRead the original story

    Thursday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Ensuring that Maine seniors can live out their retirement years in the comfort of their home or remain in their community is a serious challenge to our state. Without a clear plan, our seniors face many uncertainties in their retirement.

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  18. Court: Maine agency can campaign against bear voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Bennington Banner

    A Portland judge says the state's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife can use its resources to campaign against a statewide referendum to ban certain bear-hunting tactics. The Portland Press Herald reports Justice Joyce Wheeler ruled Wednesday that Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting failed to demonstrate the department's opposition to ban caused "irreparable injury."

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  19. George and Barbara Bush endorse Maine governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    Maine Gov. Paul LePage was given the seal of approval by two of his state's best-known summertime residents: George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara. The 41st president and first lady sent out a statement Wednesday endorsing LePage, who is running neck-and-neck with Democrat Mike Michaud.

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  20. 7 to Save' list includes town halls, school houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Nashua Telegraph

    New Hampshire fire officials say the body of a 60-year-old man was found after a fire in a Manchester apartment. Fire officials say they don't know whether the man died before the fire started or whether he died as a result of the fire.

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