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  1. Maine Department of Corrections Launches a New Search ServiceRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2012 | State of Maine

    The 'Adult Prisoner & Probationer Search Service' is a new online service that is now available from Maine.gov and the Department of Corrections homepage . The Department of Corrections developed this online service as a free and convenient way for users to search for information about adult prisoners* and adult probationers** within the State Corrections system .

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  2. Governor Meets with Democrat Leaders to Discuss Budget OptionsRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2013 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage met Wednesday with Legislative leaders from both sides of the aisle to inform them of the Administration's serious concerns about the State's obligation to pay its bills for the remainder of the fiscal year, which ends July 1. The Governor met with Democratic leaders Senate President Justin Alfond and House Speaker Mark Eves and Republican leaders Michael Thibodeau and Alex Willette. Governor LePage advised Senator Alfond and Representative Eves that the Administration has proposed a bill to address fiscal year 2013 budget separate from the upcoming two-year budget.

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  3. An Order Updating the State of Maine Emergency Response and Disaster Assistance TeamsRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2011 | State of Maine

    WHEREAS, prevention of damage, injury, and loss of life or property, and providing assistance to individuals and businesses after events that cause these losses is among the highest priorities of state government; WHEREAS, the State of Maine, pursuant to 37B MRSA, Chapter 13, 15, and 19, is required to have emergency preparedness plans for all potential hazards – natural, technological, and human-caused – and to plan for and coordinate assistance operations after disasters; WHEREAS, pursuant to 37B MRSA, Chapter 13, the Maine Emergency Management Agency is charged with the responsibility of preparing and maintaining the State of Maine Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan ; and a.

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  4. Stephen King: 'Man up and apologize,' govRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Maine author Stephen King, who has set many of his horror novels in his home state, is demanding an apology from the state's governor, Gov. Paul LePage. The ongoing feud between the two Mainers is escalating to pop-star proportions.

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  5. Media Advisory: Governor Will Highlight Budget Proposal to Combat Mainea s Drug ProblemRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | State of Maine

    In the biennial budget now being considered by legislators, Governor Paul R. LePage has included funding for four new District Court Judges within the Judicial Branch, seven Investigative Agents in the Department of Public Safety and four Assistant Attorney General positions within the Office of the Attorney General. The budget initiative provides Maine with additional resources to combat the State's growing drug problem.

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  6. Daily Brief: Blitz to raise minimum wage takes off today at the State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Bangor Daily News

    Good morning and welcome to your Monday Daily Brief. It's minimum wage day in Augusta and if you need a sound track, check out this old, 47-second, three-word song from They Might Be Giants.

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  7. Introducing Homestead, a new BDN section about the life you're livingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Bangor Daily News

    What makes Maine different? We asked ourselves this question a lot last year at the Bangor Daily News. The outdoors lifestyle from hiking and paddling to "hook and bullet" endeavors does, for sure.

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  8. Why Stephen King needs to wait his turnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Bangor Daily News

    For anyone who's had their head under a rock for the past several days- King's remark was in response to false claims made by the governor in his weekly radio address on Wednesday. LePage accused King, who owns property in Florida, of moving to the Sunshine State to avoid paying income taxes to the state of Maine.

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  9. Mainers brave cold weather, biting winds for maple SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Nearly a hundred Maine maple syrup farms opened their businesses to the public for Maine Maple Sunday. With temperatures in the teens in central Maine, some of the farms saw little to no sap running for the statewide event.

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  10. Infighting on Maine marijuana law as push starts for a voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Sun Journal

    Two sparring pro-marijuana groups are gearing up for spring petition drives that would ask residents whether to make pot legal for recreational use. Veterans of other states' legalization drives - both failed and successful - said the conflict underscores one of the growing pains of the pro-marijuana movement: Divergent pro-pot forces don't always get along.

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  11. Health beat: St. Paul firefighter seek to limit coatings linked to cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Star Tribune

    When relatives say Tom Dickinson gave his life to firefighting, they don't just mean 40 years in the Minneapolis Fire Department, including 15 as chief. They believe the stomach cancer that killed him two years ago, at age 78, resulted in part from the chemicals he breathed in during fires.

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  12. Legislature putting Mainers back into the citizen initiative processRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Bangor Daily News

    Following the second bear referendum in 10 years, both initiated by a wealthy national organization, the Humane Society of the United States, sportsmen's groups arrived at this year's legislative session determined to bring more integrity to the citizen initiative process and to make sure ballot initiatives were really coming from Maine citizens. And so far, so good.

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  13. Stephen King to Maine Guv: 'Man Up and Apologize' for Claiming I Don't Pay My TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Mediaite.com

    Governor Paul LePage implied that I don't pay my taxes. I do. Every cent. I think he needs to man up and apologize.

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  14. Alfond: LePage's call to tax nonprofits 'doesn't work for most of Maine'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Bangor Daily News

    The Maine Senate's top Democrat said he doesn't think Republican Gov. Paul LePage's plan to allow municipalities to tax certain nonprofits is going to make the final cut. Under LePage's proposal, nonprofits with more than $500,000 worth of property could be taxed by municipalities at 50 percent of their assessed value.

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  15. Help bring health care to ALL MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Bangor Daily News

    Next Wednesday, March 25th, we have an opportunity to speak directly to select members of our state legislature about making health care affordable and accessible by everyone in Maine. The Insurance and Financial Services Committee is inviting public testimony on two new bills that would pave the way to state-wide coverage for all Mainers.

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  16. SFX America Earns Safety AwardRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | State of Maine

    Commissioner of Labor Jeanne Paquette announced that SFX America in Portland has earned the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program Award in recognition of its rigorous safety achievement program. SFX America is a Maine-based corporation that specializes in high-efficiency production, secure fulfillment programs and streamlined outsourced services.

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  17. Netflix's New Series 'Bloodline' Is One Of Its Best And Darkest ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | 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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  18. How to prevent your dream business from becoming a nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Bangor Daily News

    No one sets out to start a business that will fail. Yet too often, new business owners make fatal mistakes that could have been avoided.

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  19. Atlantic Boat Company Earns Safety AwardRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | State of Maine

    Commissioner of Labor Jeanne Paquette announced that Atlantic Boat Company in Brooklin has earned the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program Award in recognition of its rigorous safety achievement program. Atlantic Boat Company is family owned business and builders of Duffy and BHM commercial boats and yachts.

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  20. #ME-GOV Paul LePage Forgets Wife's 2nd Florida Home While Attacking Other Mainers For Having SameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Daily Kos

    Forty-six years ago Democratic Governor Ken Curtis championed a controversial state income tax. So it began; Mainer's paychecks were raided to pay for bigger government.

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