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UMaine Football Aims to Break Flannel World Record

| November 22, 2014

  ORONO, Maine (AP) – The University of Maine is calling on football fans to don their finest flannel apparel this weekend to break a world record. At Saturday’s game against the University of New Hampshire, the UMaine Black Bears are hoping to break the Guinness world record for the most people wearing plaid or […]

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Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine

| November 21, 2014

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) – A New Mexico woman’s missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery. The female kitten, named Spice, was turned into the Animal Refuge League in Westbrook earlier this month by a man who found her inside a duffel bag outside […]

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White House Indicates Obama Would Veto Pipeline bill

| November 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is indicating that President Barack Obama would veto legislation approving the Keystone X-L oil pipeline. The Senate has scheduled a vote later today on whether to advance the measure. Sixty votes are needed, and supporters are nearly there. A spokesman today says Obama doesn’t support the legislation, because it’s […]

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Mainers begin choosing health care exchange plans

| November 15, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine residents seeking health coverage can begin enrolling in plans on the federally-run exchange. The three-month open enrollment period begins Saturday. Maine consumers will have more options this year with the arrival of Harvard Pilgrim on the exchange. The Massachusetts-based nonprofit is joining Maine Community Health Options and Anthem Blue Cross […]

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Good Year for Squash

| November 15, 2014

Squash Squash and More Squash, this is why the MicMac Farm Store has stayed open two extra weeks this year. “We usually close around Halloween but this year because we have an abundance of squash. We like to get it and feed the people and get rid of it while making a little money at […]

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