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Pat Callaghan - "A Call To Serve"

Pat Callaghan - "A Call To Serve"Bill Cohen and George Mitchell are two of the most important Maine public figures from the past 50 years.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Senator apologizes on the floor for Facebook posts

Senator apologizes on the floor for Facebook postsState Senator Michael Willette apologized for Facebook posts that were critical of President Obama and Muslims.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Phil and Ethan talk Rockland election and Sen. Willette's FB post

Phil and Ethan talk Rockland election and Sen. Willette's FB postPhil Harriman and Ethan Strimling join NEWS CENTER's Jackie Ward and Sharon Rose Vaznis to talk more about Rockland's special election and thoughts on Senator Mike Willette's ISIS Facebook post.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Democrat wins House District 93 seat in special election

Democrat wins House District 93 seat in special electionThe special election was needed because the previous representative resigned in early January, just months after election.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Land conservation groups want bonds released

Land conservation groups want bonds releasedOne of Maine's largest land conservation groups is calling on Gov. Paul LePage to release money for more than 30 land projects.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Transportation committee hears two bills backing rail expansion

Transportation committee hears two bills backing rail expansionThe Transportation Committee on Tuesday heard testimony on two bills that work to expand rail service through Maine.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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State Senator apologizes for Facebook post tying Obama's family to ISIS

State Senator apologizes for Facebook post tying Obama's family to ISISIn Michael Willette's apology Monday, he said it was an "error in judgment."
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Lawmakers looking more conservative in Maine State House

Lawmakers looking more conservative in Maine State HouseBetween a gun rights bill and cell phone use bill, Maine lawmakers are looking more conservative this year.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Maine Senate votes down bill to name official state dog

Maine Senate votes down bill to name official state dogThe bill to name the Labrador retriever Maine's official dog will now go before the House of Representatives.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Legislators and activists push for minimum wage increase

Legislators and activists push for minimum wage increaseA legislator from Auburn proposed raising Maine's minimum wage to $12 per hour.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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New legislative effort to target chemicals that pose risk

New legislative effort to target chemicals that pose riskThe group said Maine DEP has ignored the scientific evidence and not listed those chemicals.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Maine DOT says it needs extra $70M a year for bridges

Maine DOT says it needs extra $70M a year for bridgesMaine is short of money to keep up with bridge replacement.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Governor wants military retirees to have tax-free pensions

Governor wants military retirees to have tax-free pensionsThe governor has said eliminating the income tax on military pensions will bring more people to Maine.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Welfare cuts for asylum-seekers spark debate in Augusta

Welfare cuts for asylum-seekers spark debate in AugustaMaine is one of only five states that provides food benefits to asylum-seekers.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Public health workers protest cuts to Healthy Maine Partnerships

Public health workers protest cuts to Healthy Maine PartnershipsThe governor wants primary care doctors to lead the charge in smoking prevention and cessation efforts.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Governor and Attorney General in new dispute

Governor and Attorney General in new disputeAttorney General Janet Mills said a court settlement requires her to control money
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Bill would ban cell phone use while driving

Bill would ban cell phone use while drivingSupporters said it's the next logical step in tackling distracted driving.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Bill aims to criminalize revenge porn

Bill aims to criminalize revenge pornRevenge porn exposes photos that were intended to be privately shared between consenting adults on public websites.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Voter ID brought back to the Leguislature

Voter ID brought back to the LeguislatureAfter several years absence, another Voter ID measure is proposed in the Maine Legislature.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Governor's anti-porn policy raises questions

Governor's anti-porn policy raises questionsThe governor's office said state agencies have not consistently enforced the existing policy on pornography.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Lawmakers consider new plan for school make up days

Lawmakers consider new plan for school make up daysUnder Maine law, students must have 175 school days each year.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Judge: Maine prescription import law violates federal law

Judge: Maine prescription import law violates federal lawThe law is aimed at lowering the cost of prescription medications.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Lawmaker proposes bill for hunters in October

Lawmaker proposes bill for hunters in OctoberA Maine lawmaker wants hunters to be able to swap their hunter orange gear for pink during the month of October.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Panel rejects bill naming Labrador as Maine state dog

Panel rejects bill naming Labrador as Maine state dogSeveral members of the committee expressed concern over the Legislature picking favorites.
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  • 1 month ago
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Bill would allow friends to access overdose antidote

Bill would allow friends to access overdose antidoteA proposal would allow friends of addicts to be prescribed overdose antidote.
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  • 1 month ago
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Sen. King reflects on Senate, upcoming votes at Husson

Sen. King reflects on Senate, upcoming votes at HussonSen. King talked about state of Senate and foreign policy in Bangor.
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  • 1 month ago
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Cities and towns protest revenue sharing cut

Cities and towns protest revenue sharing cutA proposal to eliminate municipal revenue sharing drew a big crowd at Legislative hearing.
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  • 1 month ago