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  1. Republicans field 150 candidates for 151 seats in Maine House, but Democrats say it won't be enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    With fewer than 100 days until Election Day, campaigns by legislative candidates are heating up and naturally, both Republicans and Democrats in Maine say the political winds will blow in their favor come Nov. 4. House Republican candidates gathered at the State House on Tuesday to highlight the fact that they have contenders in 150 of 151 House ... (more)

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  2. Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks to the media at a homeless shelter Monday, July 28, 2014, in Lewiston, Maine.

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  3. Shenna Bellows shares stories of struggling Mainers during Bangor stop on walking campaign tourRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows spoke in front of Bangor's Paul Bunyan while making a campaign stop in Bangor on Tuesday as part of her campaign trek across Maine.

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  4. Mainers save millions through Affordable Care ActRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported Tuesday that Maine has saved $34,937,539 on prescription drugs as a result of the Affordable Care Act.

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  5. Dozens call on Maine to regulate chemicals found in plastic household productsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    More than 70 people called on the LePage administration Tuesday to require disclosure of potentially dangerous chemicals commonly found in consumer products.

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  6. Why clean elections offer a democratic alternative to our dangerous politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Recent Supreme Court decisions, such as Citizens United and McCutcheon , make it imperative that we limit the ability of the wealthiest citizens and large corporations to exert disproportionate control over our politics.

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  7. In Our Whitest State, Far From The Mexico Border, Immigration Becomes A Hot Political IssueRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | WMAL-AM Washington

    In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.

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  8. For the love of Beach RosesRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Beach roses.... people either love these indigenous flowering blossoms, or despise their invasive nature.

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  9. Molly Wharton: No More Free Lunch for Unemployed MainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | National Review Online

    On Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that childless "able-bodied" adults will have to fulfill work requirements in order to receive food stamps, according to the Portland Press Herald .

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  10. Two myths about older adults and addiction - and why Maine should careRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangor Daily News

    Substance abuse is a major public health concern in Maine and the United States, affecting more than 23 million people nationwide and 80,091 in the state .

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  11. New regulations rankle lobstermenRead the original story

    Sunday | Cape Cod Times

    Outer Cape lobster fishermen say that new federal regulations protecting whales don't just threaten their livelihood, they threaten their lives.

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  12. Maine Food Strategy looking to connect state's producers with consumersRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Sun Journal

    There is a conversation starting in Maine about how the state can help feed itself and the rest of the world and organizers are inviting everyone to the table.

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  13. Open Farm SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Farms across Maine are opening their barn doors and giving Mainers an up close and personal look at where much of Maine's food comes from.

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  14. Wording for bear referendum doesn't tell allRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Bangor Daily News

    The wording for the bear referendum, which will be Question 1 on the Nov. 4 ballot in Maine, appears simple enough.

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  15. Immigration stirs debate in Maine governor's raceRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | SeacoastOnline

    The debate over immigration is raging in the three-person race for governor in Maine, far from where an influx of central American youth is crossing the nation's southern border.

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  16. Eastport Arts Center announces new Development DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Bangor Daily News

    The Eastport Arts Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Deborah A. Smith as part-time Development Director.

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  17. Immigration becomes an issue in Maine governor's raceRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Sun Journal

    The debate over immigration is raging in the three-person race for governor in Maine, far from where an influx of central American youth is crossing the nation's southern border.

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  18. Move to Maine and You'll Never Wanna LeaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Boston.com

    Gallup polled residents from all 50 states and asked them if they desired to move to a different state.

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  19. Reality TV can't resist telling Maine storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Sun Journal

    Roland "Yummy" Raubeson, right, and his son, Mitchell, wait for Scot Hardy of New Hampshire to give them his address so the two stars of the History Channel's "Down East Dickering" could pick up an old lawn mower after Hardy recognized the duo at Forage Market in Lewiston.

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  20. The camera's on us: Reality TV turns the spotlight on Maine, its peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine Game Wardens featured in the Animal Planet TV show "North Woods Law" pose for a photo in front of the Maine Warden Service mobile command vehicle on April 5, 2012.

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