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Hillary Clinton visits NH for campaign stop

Hillary Clinton visits NH for campaign stopHillary Clinton is already visiting the early caucus states to drum up support.
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  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
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Maine Sunday Telegram's investigation into pay day at the mill

Maine Sunday Telegram's investigation into pay day at the millMaine Sunday Telegram's investigation into pay day at the mill
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  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
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Protections proposed for pregnant inmates and juvenile defendants

Protections proposed for pregnant inmates and juvenile defendantsTwo bills want to remove the shackling of juvenile defendants and pregnant inmates.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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LePage brings tax plan to Ellsworth

LePage brings tax plan to EllsworthGov. Paul LePage held a town hall meeting on his tax plan in Ellsworth.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Bill would increase access to solar power

Bill would increase access to solar powerThe bill would reduce the payback period for solar projects and increase the number of households that can share a solar system.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Bill supports medical marijuana in school

Bill supports medical marijuana in schoolThe bill would allow medical marijuana in a non-smoking form on school grounds.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Study recommends expanding gaming to Southern Maine

Study recommends expanding gaming to Southern MaineLawmakers use recent study to push for a resort-style gaming facility in Southern Maine.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Governor targets Democratic tax plan

Governor targets Democratic tax planGov. Paul LePage said the Democratic tax cut plan would "keep Maine people poor."
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Maine senator to withdraw religious objections bill

Maine senator to withdraw religious objections billSimilar bills sparked fierce criticism, boycotts and protests in Indiana and Arkansas.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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New GMO bill would require labels without other states

New GMO bill would require labels without other statesThe bill has a bipartisan group of supporters who say consumers have a right to know what's in their food.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Party leaders say there is room for compromise in tax debate

Party leaders say there is room for compromise in tax debateWith competing tax plans facing the Legislature, party leaders said there will be time to negotiate a compromise budget.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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President Obama discusses how tax policies would affect Maine

President Obama discusses how tax policies would affect MaineIn an interview with NEWS CENTER, President Obama explained how his tax and budget plan will help Maine.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Bill would require CPR certification for high school students

Bill would require CPR certification for high school studentsIf the bill passes, students could take advantage of a free, 20 minute training course on the American Heart Association's website.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Poliquin, Cain preview campaign finance figures

Poliquin, Cain preview campaign finance figuresSecond District congressional candidates previewed their first quarter campaign finance figures.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Poliquin to report raising more than $700K in first quarter

Poliquin to report raising more than $700K in first quarterU.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin has raised more than $700,000 to support his re-election bid.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Democrats unveil tax & budget "counter proposal"

Democrats unveil tax & budget "counter proposal"Democratic leaders unveiled their own budget and tax plan, to compete against Gov. Paul LePage's plan.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Crowd fills State House for hearing on "Constitutional Carry"

Crowd fills State House for hearing on "Constitutional Carry"Most police agencies are opposed to the bill, but the State Police surprised some people and came out in support of it.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Tax committee split on Gov. LePage plan

Tax committee split on Gov. LePage planThe Legislature's Taxation Committee agreed on some parts of the governor's big tax reform plan.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Maine governor vetoes bill ensuring fair pint of beer

Maine governor vetoes bill ensuring fair pint of beerGov. LePage said he doesn't believe the answer to every problem is more government.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Rally in Augusta raises awareness for Penobscot River battle

Rally in Augusta raises awareness for Penobscot River battleThe Alliance for the Common Good is working to raise awareness about a battle between the state and Penobscot Nation.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Governor rolls out new welfare plan

Governor rolls out new welfare planThe governor renewed effort to tighten welfare laws, while Democrats said they want to work with him.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Bill would add 5 disorders to list of newborn tests

Bill would add 5 disorders to list of newborn testsA bill that would add five disorders to a list of newborn screenings in Maine has received bipartisan support.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Rep. Poliquin on first months in office

Rep. Poliquin on first months in officeHe's barely been in office for three months, but his competitor is already looking at 2016.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Later high school start time proposed by lawmaker

Later high school start time proposed by lawmakerAccording to the American Academy of Pediatrics, teens' sleep cycles can prevent them from falling asleep before 11 p.m.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Former mayor escorted out of LePage town hall

Former mayor escorted out of LePage town hallFormer Biddeford Mayor Joanne Twomey got into a heated argument with Gov. Paul LePage Thursday night.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Democrats & Republicans file bills to fix Efficiency ME issue

Democrats & Republicans file bills to fix Efficiency ME issueThe Democrats and Republicans have different ideas about how to fix the funding issue for Efficiency Maine.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Bill crafted to curb violence at Riverview Psychiatric Center

Bill crafted to curb violence at Riverview Psychiatric CenterLawmakers are considering a bill to set up mental health evaluation units at county jails.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago