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Maine Senators Split on Budget Measure

Maine Senators Split on Budget Measure

| September 27, 2013

(AP) – Maine’s U.S. senators were split on a measure to keep government operating past Tuesday. Republican Susan Collins opposed the measure which, if approved in the House, will avoid a threatened government shutdown. Independent Angus King supported the measure. It passed the Senate 54-44 Friday afternoon but faces an uncertain future in the House […]

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Governor Says He’ll Shave His Head

Governor Says He’ll Shave His Head

| September 27, 2013

Gov. Paul LePage says he’ll shave his head if Maine state employees and retirees raise $350,000 this year for charity. The Republican governor made the remark on Friday during a kick-off event at the State House for the 34th annual Maine State Employees’ Combined Charitable Appeal. LePage says he was upping “the ante” after Department […]

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Gaming Commission in Favor of Expanded Gambling

Gaming Commission in Favor of Expanded Gambling

| September 27, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A special study group is recommending to Maine lawmakers that gambling in the state be expanded. The Gaming Commission voted 10-8 in favor of the recommendation on Friday. It was brought forward by hospitality industry representatives and tribal leaders on the commission, who have long wanted casinos. It urges the Veterans […]

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Potato-Bacon Pierogi with Sage Butter

Potato-Bacon Pierogi with Sage Butter

| September 26, 2013

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT   Potato-Bacon Pierogi with Sage Butter Pierogi may also be filled with cooked shredded cabbage, sausage, cheeses, or even fruit fillings. Ingredients Makes about 2½ dozen   1 large egg, lightly beaten     ½ cup, plus 2 tablespoons, sour cream, plus more for garnish       Kosher salt […]

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National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month

| September 26, 2013

September is National Recovery Month; a month that’s recognized across the country as an effort to raise public awareness of addiction treatment and mental health services that can help people struggling with substance abuse. Substance abuse affects a user in both a physiological and psychological capacity. Fighting off a chemical dependence is not easy, but it’s […]

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