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  1. Maine utility regulators to reconsider 2 wind power projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    State utility regulators decided Wednesday to reconsider agreements with two companies planning to develop wind power projects in Maine, despite widespread criticism from industry officials who said doing so would be inappropriate and set a dangerous precedent. The three-member Public Utilities Commission voted 2-1 in favor of reopening negotiations for the Weaver and Highland Wind projects after granting them initial approval in December.

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  2. From mining to maple syrup, a busy day at the Maine legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    I got my exercise today. A hearing by the Environment and Natural Resources Committee on the DEP's proposed mining rules kicked off on the second floor of the State Office Building at 9 am and lasted all day.

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  3. Burstein to serve on HIV Advisory CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Herald Gazette

    Rep. Christine Burstein, D-Lincolnville, will serve on the statewide committee that advises policymakers on HIV- and AIDS-related issues in Maine. Burstein was appointed by Speaker of the House Mark Eves this week as one of only two legislative members of the advisory committee.

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  4. on the MeritsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Lincoln County News

    Governor Paul LePage laid out a convincing case for his proposed budget in Waldoboro last Wednesday. Granted, he had a receptive audience in the form of the Lincoln County Republican Committee, but it was still an impressive performance given the budget's complexity.

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  5. Ahead of winter storm, Georgia delays woman's executionRead the original story

    Wednesday | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Investigators say natural gas leaking from an underground main traveled into a New Jersey house, built up in its basement and exploded when it came in contact with an open flame from an appliance in the house. The... Investigators say natural gas leaking from an underground main traveled into a New Jersey house, built up in its basement and exploded when it came in contact with an open flame from an appliance in the house.

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  6. FORBES Twitter Chat: Bruce Upbin And Thomas Fox-Brewster On Mobile SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  7. Daily Brief: Are Obama and LePage veto soulmates?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    Good morning from Augusta, where everyone today is turning their attention to faraway Bald Mountain, more than 200 miles north in the heart of Aroostook County. It's far removed from the State House, but the mountain - said to contain vast deposits of copper and zinc - has been the focus of lawmakers for the past three years.

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  8. Poll Shows that Maine Voters Want Sen. King to Block Funding for...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Freshnews

    A new statewide poll of likely Maine voters finds that they overwhelmingly oppose President Obama's abuse of executive power to grant amnesty to millions of illegal aliens in the U.S. Mainers oppose the president's plan by a 68% to 25% margin. The statewide poll of likely Maine voters was conducted February 20-22 by Zogby Analytics on behalf of the Federation for American Immigration Reform .

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  9. Data helps explain why Maine weather is so unpredictableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    WMTW News 8's Chief Meteorologist Roger Griswold explains data and findings about the level of weather predictability here in Maine, and in major cities across America. WE WILL TAKE A TOTAL LOOK AT THE FORECAST COMING UP IN JUST A FEW MINUTES.

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

    Tuesday Feb 24 | 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, Maine schools were out on vacation and the Legislature followed suit.

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  11. Judge overturns Maine law allowing prescription drug importsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Bangor Daily News

    A federal judge has overturned Maine's first-in-the-nation law allowing residents to purchase medication by mail from other countries. U.S. Chief District Judge Nancy Torresen's ruling Monday comes more than a year after several Maine pharmacy groups filed suit against the state over the 2013 law, arguing it jeopardizes the safety of the nation's prescription drug supply and opens the door to counterfeit and tainted medications.

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  12. Business groups: Sales tax hike puts Maine at disadvantageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sun Journal

    The Legislature's budget negotiators wrapped up their fourth and final day of public hearings on Gov. Paul LePage's massive tax reform plan Monday with a parade of business interests pleading to be exempted from the governor's expanded, increased sales tax. Many goods and nearly all services in Maine are exempt from sales tax, a situation that for years has raised questions about fairness.

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  13. Mary Mayhew: On nursing homes, Gov. Hassan can learn from Maine 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | UnionLeader.com

    Bad news travels fast, and it didn't take us in Maine long to learn of New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan's decision to pull $7 million from the state's nursing homes, without warning, to help fill a budget shortfall caused in large part by the governor's decision to expand Medicaid to able-bodied adults under Obamacare.

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  14. Sales tax hike puts Maine at disadvantage, business groups complainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Bangor Daily News

    The Legislature's budget negotiators wrapped up their fourth and final day of public hearings on Gov. Paul LePage's massive tax reform plan Monday with a parade of business interests pleading to be exempted from the governor's expanded, increased sales tax. Many goods and nearly all services in Maine are exempt from sales tax, a situation that for years has raised questions about fairness.

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  15. LePage announces judicial reappointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Bangor Daily News

    "As governor, I have the utmost respect and have been impressed with the high quality work of the judicial branch," LePage said. "In choosing judges, my focus is on the qualifications, demeanor and integrity of the candidates, not politics.

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  16. Fourth annual Hancock County food drive kicks off Feb. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Bangor Daily News

    The fourth annual Hancock County Food Drive kicks off Saturday, Feb. 28, and it comes at a very opportune time. More than 44 percent of Hancock County children qualified for reduced school lunches in 2014 but hunger doesn't go away at the end of the school day.

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  17. Governor LePage Announces Judicial Re-AppointmentsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today announced the re-appointments of four seated members of the District, Superior and Supreme Courts. Governor LePage re-nominated Richard Mulhern and Patricia Worth to District Court, Mary Michaela Murphy to Superior Court and Ellen Ann Gorman to Supreme Court.

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  18. Man who inspired true-crime 'Blind Faith' novel, film diesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | KAUZ

    In a city where the voters like tough-talking politicians, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's pugnacious style is being put to the test Tuesday as he tries to win a second term without having to go through a runoff. In a city where the voters like tough-talking politicians, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's pugnacious style is being put to the test Tuesday as he tries to win a second term without having to go through a runoff.

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  19. Voters have clear choices in special election for Rockland-area House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Bangor Daily News

    The four candidates for a House seat representing Rockland and Owls Head have different opinions on Gov. Paul LePage's proposed state budget. A special election is scheduled for Tuesday, March 10, to fill the vacancy created when Democratic Rep. Elizabeth Dickerson of Rockland resigned last month, one month after being sworn into a second term.

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  20. 10 reasons the history of lynching matters in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Bangor Daily News

    Lynching is an ugly word. Billie Holiday sang about " black bodies swinging in the southern breeze ."

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