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  1. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Lincoln County News

    The travel agency Village Travel has moved from owner Ruth Etheridge's Round Pond home to an office in the Damariscotta Center building. Thursday, January 22, 2015 Alna game designer Aaron Weissblum has two new word games available as apps for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.

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  2. Former prison captain not guilty of assault on inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Herald Gazette

    A former Maine State Prison captain, accused of assaulting an inmate more than two years ago during a holiday event, was acquitted by a jury Jan.23 following a three-day trial. The defendant, David J. Cutler, 56, of Appleton said after the verdict was read he did not want to make a comment on the case, but did say he was going home to be with his family.

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  3. LePage urges Maine real estate group to support his tax, welfare and government reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Bangor Daily News

    Gov. Paul LePage took twice his allotted 15 minutes Thursday to make a case for his proposed budget and for shrinking and consolidating local government in a speech to about 750 real estate and local planning officials. In what could have been a preview for LePage's Feb. 3 State of the State address, he set out three top priorities - continued welfare reform, energy reform and tax reform - and ventured into a range of other topics, including education and law enforcement, most of which related to the governor's view on a need for changes in the relationship between state and local government.

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  4. Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | JD Supra

    Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. This week, Governor LePage officially notified the Legislature that he has nominated Richard Rosen as Commissioner of the Department of Administrative and Financial Services and Dr. Joseph Fitzpatrick as Commissioner of the Department of Corrections.

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  5. Newcastle, MERead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Lincoln County News

    The travel agency Village Travel has moved from owner Ruth Etheridge's Round Pond home to an office in the Damariscotta Center building. Thursday, January 22, 2015 Alna game designer Aaron Weissblum has two new word games available as apps for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.

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  6. Maine Labor Commissioner Expresses Opposition to OSHA Safety Program ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Insurance Journal West

    Maine's Commissioner of Labor Jeanne Paquette said Wednesday that the Maine Department of Labor is opposed to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's changes to the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program award . Maine Gov. Paul R. LePage expressed his support Paquette's decision to oppose these changes.

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  7. From away? Free hugs from Paul LePage. Or, how to really attract people to MaineRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Bangor Daily News

    The same is true of people, so instead of marginalizing those "from away," shouldn't Maine be embracing people who choose this state to live in, work and raise a family? Cynthia: I'll cut to the chaff. Mainers - especially Republicans - must stop trumpeting only what's native, white, rural and north of Augusta.

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  8. Policy StudiesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | InsiderOnline

    Virginia has the potential to play an important role in North American energy development by being a connection between domestic energy production and exports to European/Asian markets through its ports. The Port of Virginia is one of two East Coast ports equipped for the large ships which pass through the expanded Panama Canal.

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  9. Poliquin's vote for anti-abortion measure prompts disagreement over Maine valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Sun Journal

    U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin solidified his position as the only anti-abortion member of Maine's congressional delegation Thursday when he cast his first vote against abortion on the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.

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  10. Generation West Virginia to host Day at the Legislature January 28thRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Huntington News

    Join West Virginia's young professionals and leaders at the Capitol on January 28th in exploring policy issues important to attracting and retaining the next generation of West Virginians and discussing ideas for advancing the state's communities and economy. As 2014 came to a close, the Annual National Movers study announced that more residents are leaving West Virginia than are moving in.

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  11. Cutler and Williams testify in prison assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Capital Weekly

    The defendant and the reported victim in a prison assault case both testified Jan. 22 as the trial continued into a second day. The former Maine State Prison captain, David J. Cutler, accused of assaulting Renardo Williams, an inmate, said Williams was behaving aggressively toward him, causing the use of physical force to subdue him.

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  12. PUC nominee Carlie McLean gets energy committee endorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Sun Journal

    LePage picked McLean to fill the seat that's being vacated by PUC Chairman Thomas Welch, who resigned before his term was supposed to end in 2017. McLean has served as the governor's general counsel since 2013.

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  13. Hands Off Uber, PortlandRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | InsiderOnline

    If city officials have their way, Uber will be hit with many requirements and fees, and will be forced to pay the city of Portland. These costs will undoubtedly be passed along to consumers in the form of higher rates, fewer drivers, and less competition and growth.

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  14. What you love about MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine Focus and the University of Maine Humanities Center asked you to celebrate Maine's sense of place and submit a digital postcard of your Maine culture. You sent in lots of images and stories of Maine.

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  15. Ranked-choice voting advocates aiming for 2016 Maine ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Sun Journal

    A group that wants to implement ranked-choice voting in Maine elections plans to wait until 2016 to put its proposal before voters. The Committee for Ranked-Choice Voting had been considering filing signatures to force a referendum this November, but it now wants more time to educate voters on the proposal's merits, said former independent Sen. Richard Woodbury, who is helping to lead the effort.

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  16. No Idle Hands' explores prison wood workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Herald Gazette

    The Maine Department of Corrections has released "No Idle Hands," a 15-minute video profile of Maine Prison System's signature Wood Products Industry. Prisoners have been working with wood in Maine's correctional facilities since 1828.

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  17. Greater Portland CareerCenter Opens its Doors on January 26Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | State of Maine

    Located in the new State Offices building with DHHS, the facility will better connect people looking for work and help those seeking a way out of generational poverty PORTLAND-The Portland CareerCenter on Lancaster Street is moving to the new State Offices building, co-located with DHHS and the Bureau of Veterans Services, at 151 Jetport Boulevard, Portland on Monday, January 26. Now known as the Greater Portland CareerCenter, the facility will open at 8 a.m. to offer employment services to Maine citizens eager to get back into the workforce and hiring employers. "This building consolidates these agencies under one roof and provides Mainers with easily accessible resources and services to help them succeed," said Governor LePage.

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  18. PTC tells the story of 'Guys on Ice;' offers free show for displaced Bucksport millworkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Bangor Daily News

    The thing about the new musical, "Guys on Ice," which has its Maine premiere at the Penobscot Theatre Company next weekend, is that it's anything but your typical musical theatre show. Yes, there's singing and dancing.

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  19. Letters, Jan. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Herald Gazette

    In his support for Gov. [Paul] LePages' initiatives, Dale Landrith Sr 's Another View column takes aim at middle- and working-class Mainers. Truth be told, I rarely find the Another View column to be anything more than a bunch of dogma that often mimics the talking heads on Fox News.

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  20. No to middle school project I write in protest of the new middle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Capital Weekly

    I write in protest of the new middle school building proposed by the SAD 28 Board. In these days of tightening budgets, the taxpayers of Camden can ill afford another rise in their property taxes to pay for a new building many would deem totally unnecessary.

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