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  1. 5 things to know about 2nd open enrollment periodRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The enrollment period on the federal health care exchange ends Feb. 15. During the first enrollment session from October 2013 through March, more than 44,000 Mainers signed up for coverage on the exchange, nearly double the target set by the federal government. Now, the groups that will help Maine residents sign up for coverage hope to repeat that success.

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  2. Two groups in Maine push for pot referendums in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    TECHNIQUE HE SAW A DOCTOR USE TO ALLEVIATE BALLOCH OBLIGATIONS. HE IS BEING HELD ON $500 BAIL.

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  3. Maine People's Alliance to push for state minimum wage increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Sun Journal

    A left-leaning group that advocates for the impoverished and poor in Maine will push state lawmakers for a minimum-wage hike again in 2015, organizers said Wednesday. The Maine People's Alliance announced Wednesday it would host a news conference to discuss a new report, "Equity in the Balance," which details the wages of Maine workers.

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  4. Maine People's Alliance to push for state minimum wage hike, conservatives say, 'no thanks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Sun Journal

    A left-leaning group that advocates for the impoverished and poor in Maine will again push state lawmakers for a minimum-wage hike in 2015, organizers said Thursday. The Maine People's Alliance announced Wednesday it would host a press conference to discuss a new report, "Equity in the Balance," published by the Alliance for a Just Society that details the wages of Maine workers.

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  5. Subscribe To Our Top Stories Newsletter For Curated ContentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | 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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  6. N.H. conference includes Maine speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Maine Speaker of the House Mark Eves was one of the participants in a three-state conference on aging and the economy on Tuesday in New Hampshire. He talked about his proposals to create affordable housing for seniors in the state.

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  7. Second legalized marijuana group forms in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Sun Journal

    A second group has formed with the intention of asking Maine voters to legalize recreational use of marijuana, raising questions about whether the two initiatives might spur the incoming Legislature to pre-empt them and write its own law to send to referendum. Paul McCarrier, formerly the legislative liaison for Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine, has long been a leading voice in Maine against prior legalization proposals that he said failed to reflect the best interests of the state and the existing medical marijuana community.

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  8. Everyday Mainers, Governor LePage and Political CorrectnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Bangor Daily News

    The strong re-election numbers for Governor Paul LePage stunned a lot of people who honestly should not have been surprised. Congressman Mike Michaud was never a great Representative, but just another entrenched incumbent who somehow kept winning while everyone in America hates Congress.

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  9. Rudman Winchell hires new attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Bangor Daily News

    Rudman Winchell, Counselors at Law in Bangor is pleased to announce that attorney Joy A. Trueworthy is joining the firm. Joy will work primarily with Attorney Jane Skelton at the Maine Elder Law Firm, an affiliate of Rudman Winchell located in Bangor.

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  10. And the most stolen vehicles in Maine in 2013 wereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Bangor Daily News

    In a state where Subarus are seemingly everywhere , and where a mythical boundary - reportedly somewhere along I-295N - called the "Volvo Line" may exist, pickup trucks remain the vehicle of choice for most Mainers. Ford pickups, specifically.

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  11. Second group forms to push 2016 marijuana legalization referendum in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Bangor Daily News

    Paul McCarrier, formerly the legislative liaison for Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine, has long been a leading voice in Maine against prior legalization proposals that he said failed to reflect the best interests of the state and the existing medical marijuana community. McCarrier said he will file paperwork with the Maine Ethics Commission on Tuesday to form the Legalize Maine Political Action Committee with the goal of collecting enough petition signatures to put the question to Maine voters in a 2016 statewide referendum.

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  12. Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014: Helping neighbors, deportation, GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Bangor Daily News

    Area Interfaith Outreach food pantry and emergency assistance is facing a sharp rise in the numbers of families coming for help from all over Knox County. Formerly we served about 30 families per day; now it's over 50. Clients tell us they have to choose: Heat or medicine, rent or food.

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  13. 'Stop calling me Ebola nurse', says Kaci HickoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies An American health worker who tested negative for Ebola after working in west Africa has spoken out against being branded "Ebola nurse" - and accused politicians of exploiting her for their own gain.

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  14. Federal appeals court rejects LePage administration attempt to trim Medicaid rollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Bangor Daily News

    About 6,000 19- and 20-year-old low-income Mainers will continue to receive health insurance coverage under MaineCare, the state's Medicaid program, following a federal court ruling against Gov. Paul LePage's administration on Monday. Monday's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit echoed previous rulings by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services that Maine cannot drop Medicaid coverage for 19- and 20-year-olds whose individual or family incomes fall below 156 percent of federal poverty guidelines.

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  15. Orlando native was best friend to many peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A "trickster" to his grandchildren and mentor who "broke the code of life," Orlando native Clarence Amory Johnson II died of cancer Nov. 13 adamant about one particular handling of his affairs in the hereafter. "He said, 'Here's what I want for sure:'" said his wife, Alice.

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  16. 4 Roadblocks to Agile Development and How to Overcome ThemRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Government Technology

    Bill Haight, CIO of Salt Lake City, said he's experimenting with agile, hoping to find a more fluid approach to software development -- but he sees some barriers. Maine CIO Jim Smith has managed software development projects for 35 years, mostly in Fortune 500 companies.

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  17. Forbes Under 30 Summit Attendees Share Their Career Mistakes And How To Avoid ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Forbes.com

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  18. Payday lender warns of debt collection scam targeting MainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Bangor Daily News

    The payday lender Advance America issued a warning to Maine residents about a phone scam apparently using the company's name. The lender does not operate in Maine, but said that scammers have called Maine residents in recent weeks claiming that they have been pre-approved for an Advance America loan that requires a "processing fee" or "good-faith deposit," which can be made with a prepaid debit card or wire transfer.

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  19. "Warm Coats for Senior Citizens" ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Each winter, older Mainers struggle to stay warm. During the month of November Spectrum Generations Coastal and Knox Community Centers will be collecting gently used winter coats to help older Mainers in need.

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  20. FORBES Twitter Chat: Maggie McGrath On The College Scholarships You Never Knew ExistedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Forbes.com

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