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Maine Voters to Decide Close 3-way Governor’s Race

| November 4, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Gov. Paul LePage is hoping to fend off a challenge from Democrat Mike Michaud to win another four years in the Blaine House. As residents enter the voting booths Tuesday, LePage and Michaud are locked in a tight race with independent Eliot Cutler trailing in third. On Monday, the three […]

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Powerful Storm Lashes Maine with Wind and Snow

| November 3, 2014

(AP) Thousands of Mainers are in the dark following a powerful storm that lashed the state with strong winds and heavy snow. Gov. Paul LePage issued an emergency proclamation Sunday allowing utility crews to stay on the road for longer hours to help repair lines and restore power. Utility officials say the restoration efforts will […]

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Angie’s List- Is Your Oven Ready for the Holiday Rush?

| October 31, 2014

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and you may be preparing your home for family and friends. You’re cleaning and decorating and going over grocery lists and meal plans. But don’t overlook one very important element that could cause a Turkey Day disaster. In today’s Angie’s List report, is your oven ready for the holiday rush? Appliance […]

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Health Care Professionals Back Quarantined Nurse

| October 31, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A group of Maine health professionals is criticizing the state’s protocols for health care professionals who’ve treated Ebola patients. The group wrote in a letter Thursday that health officials have 40 years of experience with Ebola and should base health care decisions on established science. They say the science backs up […]

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Showdown Imminent Over Nurse’s Quarantine in Maine

| October 30, 2014

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) – State officials are seeking a judge’s permission to require quarantine for a nurse who’s vowed to defy Maine’s request for self-isolation after treating Ebola patients in West Africa. Officials say state police plan to follow Kaci Hickox and monitor her interactions, but troopers cannot detain her unless a judge signs […]

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