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  1. HSUS Attempts to Buy Election to Further Radical Agenda in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AmmoLand

    The effort to ban Maine's most effective bear hunting methods is being financed and controlled by one Washington D.C. special interest group, the Humane Society of the United States . HSUS, along with its lobbying arm, the Humane Society Legislative Fund , have pumped more than $2 million into a ballot campaign committee ironically called Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting.

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  2. Maine Rep. Larry Lockman Finds It's Hard to Live Down Pro-Rape CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    A state lawmaker in Maine is having a hard election season after some comments he made about rape decades ago resurfaced. "If a woman has the right to abortion, why shouldn't a man be free to use his superior strength to force himself on a woman?" asked Rep. Larry Lockman in 1990.

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  3. USM professor named to Maine State Museum CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangor Daily News

    Libby Bischof, USM associate professor of history in the Department of History and Political Science, under the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences , has been appointed by Gov. Paul LePage to join the 15-member commission, which has oversight of the museum's policies and operations. Bischof, who specializes in Maine and American history and the history of photography, is the first USM professor to be named to the commission, which was established in 1965, according to museum officials.

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  4. Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014: Bear hunting, Joe Baldacci, Emily CainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangor Daily News

    Our family met Emily Cain a few years ago, and we've been fortunate enough to become friends with her and her husband. If you've ever met Cain, you know what you see is what you get.

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  5. Savoring autumn's splendor in WestbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Day

    DaRell Johnson, 15, of Waterford, looks out at a salt marsh while participating in a group autumn foliage tour Sunday at the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge in Westbrook. Westbrook - A dozen or so people gathered Sunday afternoon for a chilly walk through the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, kicking up a carpet of crunchy brown and yellow leaves as they followed tour guides Kris Vagos and Shaun Roche.

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  6. House Majority Leader campaigns for Poliquin in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy traveled to Maine on Sunday for a fundraiser for Republican 2nd Congressional District candidate Bruce Poliquin. "New York seems like a very good state for us.

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  7. Savoring autumn's splendorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Day

    A dozen or so people gathered Sunday afternoon for a chilly walk through the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, kicking up a carpet of crunchy brown and yellow leaves as they followed tour guides Kris Vagos and Shaun Roche. "I think Connecticut definitely beats out Maine" in terms of fall color, said Vagos, a native Mainer, before leading the group into the woods.

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  8. 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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  9. Maine State Prison inmate dies of natural causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bangor Daily News

    Steven Holloway, 51, of Cumberland County died of cancer, according to Maine Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland. The state police and the medical examiner's office were notified and investigated the death, as is policy of the Maine Department of Corrections and the attorney general's office.

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  10. Think About Your Health When You Vote in NovemberRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Common Dreams

    Elections matter. And when it comes to health care, the upcoming election on Nov. 4 will matter a lot.

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  11. Berman & Simmons law firm turns 100, hires two new lawyers this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Bangor Daily News

    Only a handful of firms in the state have achieved this milestone. It reflects the strength of the relationships between the firm, its clients and community, and the ability of Berman & Simmons to consistently excel during a century of change.

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  12. Maine deserves elections about competing ideas, not strategic votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Bangor Daily News

    While the gubernatorial candidates work to get their message out, discuss their policy differences and otherwise run a campaign, the media and general public are more interested in polling results than policy results. While 61 percent of Mainers voted against Gov. Paul LePage last election cycle, a three-way race meant that less than 40 percent of the vote carried the election - and the policies of the state ever since.

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  13. Worried about Ebola? Grab a bar of soapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Bangor Daily News

    The diagnosis of Ebola in the U.S. has put the nation on edge. Missteps by the Texas hospital that treated him have eroded many Americans' confidence in the country's ability to prevent an outbreak.

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  14. 58 Rabbitt Farm RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Well maintained 3 bedroom cape on a quiet road. Several raised flower beds waiting for your green thumb! Home has had an energy audit with measures taken to ensure this home is efficiently heated.

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  15. Under crush of negative ads, undecided voters in Maine's 2nd District appear key to electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Bangor Daily News

    The first thing that comes to Don Terrell's mind when asked about Maine's 2nd Congressional District election, a tight race that has heated up over the past two weeks, is the series of attack ads on his television. "Everything's so negative," said Terrell, a Steuben resident, while standing outside the Shop 'n' Save here on a recent Sunday.

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  16. LSC Awards Nearly $3.5 Million in Technology Grants to Legal Aid OrganizationsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | PressReleasePoint

    The Legal Services Corporation today released a list of 38 projects nationwide that will receive Technology Initiative Grant funding in 2014. The grants will support a variety of initiatives, including user-friendly online tools for women veterans, mobile delivery of legal services for clients using text messaging, and video-conferencing technology that reaches low-income clients in rural areas.

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  17. 2014 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Harbor Times Soup

    We've all been overwhelmed by the flood of campaign ads invading our homes over our TV's, like the wildly colored leaves falling off the trees. They've taken on a life of their own.

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  18. The Myth Of Susan CollinsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Crooks and Liars

    The myth of Susan Collins' moderation is vast and overhyped. She doesn't deserve six more years so please welcome and support Shenna Bellows, a true progressive for the Senate in Maine.

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

    Friday Oct 17 | Capital Weekly

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

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  20. Technical.ly Takes Over Philadelphia To Encourage InnovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | 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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