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  1. Governor's Address: Democrats stifle the voice of the Maine peopleRead the original story

    Yesterday | Twin City Times

    I have a simple question for the Maine people: Would you like to eliminate the income tax and put $1.2 billion back into your paychecks? Unfortunately, you won't get the chance to answer that question. Democrats in Augusta have denied you, the Maine people, the opportunity to be heard on this important issue.

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  2. Enough is Enough: Bike lanes draw more interest than city budgetRead the original story

    Yesterday | Twin City Times

    ... served as a "thank you" to those who believe and have invested in this section of the city. Title 29A, the section of Maine State Law governing the operation of motor vehicles, allows bicycles on a public way, making them subject to the same rules ...

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  3. Rockefeller to mark 100th birthday with land gift in MaineRead the original story

    Yesterday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The oldest member of the Rockefeller family is giving a gift as part of his 100th birthday celebration: 1,000 acres of land including streams, trails and carriage roads abutting Acadia National Park. David Rockefeller, the retired CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank and grandson of oil tycoon John Rockefeller Sr., is transferring family property at Little Long Pond in Seal Harbor to the Mount Desert Island & Garden Preserve, describing it as a "gift to all the people of Maine."

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  4. Harness at Hadlock hits another home runRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HarnessLink.com

    ... to a crowd of more than 6,000 spectators on Wednesday (May 20). The event was a collaboration of efforts from the Maine Harness Racing Promotion Board, Scarborough Downs, Maine Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association, Hollywood Casino Hotel & ...

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  5. Lawsuit charges school board for breach of contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Weekly Packet

    Former teacher Laura Johns filed a lawsuit on April 1 in Maine Superior Court charging the School Board of Brooksville with breach of contract. She seeks judgment in "such amount as shall appear just and proper," for lost income and benefits, plus interest and legal costs.

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  6. Maine CDC Offers Tips to Avoid Carbon Monoxide PoisoningRead the original story

    Yesterday | State of Maine

    As Mainers head to camps, pull out their grills, and put boats in the water for the first time this season, health officials of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention have issued an advisory to raise awareness of the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning and how best to prevent it. AUGUSTA – As Mainers head to camps, pull out their grills, and put boats in the water for the first time this season, health officials of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention have issued an advisory to raise awareness of the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning and how best to prevent it.

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  7. Does GOP budget divide signal 'lame duck' status for LePage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    ... on his proposals to eliminate the income tax on military pensions, and appear to meet him halfway on a proposal to end Maine's inheritance or estate tax by phasing it out over two years, there is little else in the proposal that looks much like what ...

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  8. Important Information Required To Conduct Rabies Test on AnimalsRead the original story

    Wednesday | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – As the weather warms and more wild animals come out of the woods, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reminds Mainers that the Health and Environmental Testing Laboratory only tests animals for rabies, and certain information is required to be provided along with the animal for the test to be conducted. "On occasion over the years, there have been deceased animals dropped off at the laboratory after hours with no information," said Ken Pote, Director of the HETL.

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  9. Resources for Job SeekersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Gazette

    The Camden Public Library, 55 Main St., will host an informational event for job seekers in Knox County. Kevin Connors, CareerCenter consultant for the Maine Department of Labor, and Richard Sterrs, business services representative for Goodwill Workforce Solutions, will present the resources and job-related training opportunities available to area job seekers.

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  10. Quarry Hill to use music to help dementia patients regain memoriesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Herald Gazette

    Imagine living in a darkened room with no windows and no doors. That's how some have described the day-to-day existence of the 5 million Americans - some 37,000 in Maine alone - who are coping with Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia.

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  11. Our Top Tips for Midcoast Maine Pet OwnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Gazette

    Are you new to the area or a first time pet owner? Our goal at PenBay Vet's is to help you be the best pet owner possible. READ PBVA'S TOP TIPS FOR MIDCOAST MAINE PET OWNERS: 1. Protect your dog from Lyme Disease.

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  12. Open water swim clinic to help LifeFlight swimmers prepare May 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Gazette

    ... which will be added to the fleet over the next year. This specialized piece of equipment is used to safely transport Maine's tiniest patients, preemies and newborn infants. The clinic will be led by Shannon Thompson, an avid open water swimmer, ...

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  13. McLean to play Lobster FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Gazette

    Songwriter Hall of Famer Don McLean, who lives in Camden, will play the Saturday night show at the 68th Maine Lobster Festival on the waterfront at Harbor Park. Maine songwriter Amy Allen will open the show.

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  14. Maine House honors elder statesman from FriendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Gazette

    On Wednesday, May 6, the Maine House of Representatives hosted Welcome Back Day for all those former members of the Maine Legislature who served their state. Friendship's Sherman Baird was honored with a standing ovation by the House, recognizing him as the elder statesman of that body.

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  15. "Hidden Coast of Maine" Author TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Gazette

    Ken Textor shares his guided tour of the Maine coast at Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. Free, Friends-sponsored event.

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  16. Midcoast art showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Gazette

    Threshold," a painting by Janice Anthony of Jackson, is in "Masterworks from the International Guild of Realism" at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport, La.; and will travel to the Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala, Fla., and the Albany Art Museum in Albany, Ga. "Threshold" developed from sketches around local lakes and the landscape of the Maine wilderness.

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  17. Hope | $65,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Gazette

    ... of people working together to make the experience as rewarding and positive as possible." Having spent summers in Maine as a child I knew I would return to the area. I knew I wanted a simpler way of living; a place to raise a family and actively ...

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  18. 'I Am a Soldier' ('Je suis un soldat'): Cannes ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    French director Laurent Lariviere's feature-length debut, screened in Cannes' Un Certain Regard sidebar, tells the story of a woman who finds work as a dog trafficker. In his feature-length debut, I Am a Soldier , director Laurent Lariviere takes an extraordinary subject, dog trafficking in Europe, and works it into a film of disappointing ordinariness.

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  19. Biddeford begins sex offender restrictions; South Portland marks 1 yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... offender will not be living, overlooking, if you will, schools or parks," he said. Representatives from the ACLU of Maine, who have criticized similar ordinances, were not available Wednesday. They previously told WMTW News 8 that the ordinances ...

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  20. Governor LePage Designates $10,000 to Easter Seals of Mainea s Military and Veterans Services ProgramRead the original story

    Yesterday | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – In an effort to help meet the physical and mental health needs Maine veterans and their families, Governor Paul R. LePage has designated $10,000 from the Governor's Contingency Fund to support Easter Seals of Maine's Military and Veterans Services program. Thousands of injured military service members are returning home with hopes of successfully transitioning to civilian life.

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