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Gabby Giffords Ad to Benefit Senator Susan Collins

| October 7, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) – Gabby Giffords is running a new television advertising campaign to benefit U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine in her bid for re-election. Collins is one of just two Republicans nationwide to get the backing of the former Democratic Arizona congresswoman’s political action committee. The group, Americans for Responsible Solutions, is dedicated to […]

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Governor Candidates to Square Off in First Debate

| October 6, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The three candidates for Maine governor are preparing for their first debate this week. The first of five scheduled debates is Wednesday at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. It will be moderated by Christopher Hall, CEO of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce. Republican Gov. Paul LePage had […]

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NMCC and UMPI Host 1st Annual Food Fight for Hunger

| October 3, 2014

Two County educational institutions challenged each other to their 1st Annual Food Fight… no, not that kind of food fight! It’s a healthy competition, fighting a nationwide issue that hits close to home. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos explains…. ” We’ve collected food before, but never reached out to another organization to say we challenge […]

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Waldoboro Woman Faces Cocaine Trafficking Charge

| October 3, 2014

WALDOBORO, Maine (AP) – Police have arrested a Lincoln County woman they say was behind a large-scale cocaine trafficking operation. Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, said agents from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested 41-year-old Regina Bowman at her Waldoboro home on Wednesday evening. After obtaining a search warrant, drug […]

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Maine Clerks Prepare for Onslaught of Ballots

| October 2, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s town clerks are preparing for an onslaught of absentee ballots, and the failure of an early voting proposal in the Legislature means there’s little hope for relief anytime soon. The number of absentee ballots requested in Maine has swelled, with more than 150,000 absentee ballots being returned to municipalities during […]

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