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Maine Group Gives Grades On Conservation Issues

| August 29, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A conservation group in Maine is handing out grades to lawmakers for their votes in the Legislature. Maine Conservation Voters unveile A conservation group in Maine is handing out grades to lawmakers for their votes in the Legislature. Maine Conservation Voters unveiled its 2014 environmental scorecard on Thursday. Lawmakers were graded […]

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Women’s Clinic Opens at Augusta VA Facility

| July 1, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A new clinic for women veterans has opened at the VA Maine Healthcare Systems-Togus in Augusta. U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud were among the dignitaries who attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday. The number of women served by Togus and other VA hospitals has been increasing, and the […]

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Maine Welcomes Home Guard Unit From Afghanistan

| July 1, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – All of the Maine Army National Guard members who deployed to Afghanistan in August are back home. About 1,000 family members and supporters welcomed more than 150 members of the 133rd Engineer Battalion back to U.S. soil at the Augusta Armory Tuesday. Another 13 who deployed were greeted in a ceremony […]

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Seattle Man Sentenced in Maine’s Oldest Cold Case

| June 30, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A homeless Seattle man will serve 20 years in prison in connection with a 1976 Maine killing. Gary Raub was arrested in 2012 in connection with the stabbing death of 70-year-old Blanche Kimball in her Augusta home. He initially pleaded not guilty, but changed to a guilty plea on Friday and […]

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Maine Soldiers Returning Home

| June 26, 2014

On Friday, June 27, a small group of 133rd Soldiers from the 1035th Survey and Design Team Battalion are expected to arrive home after a year- long deployment to Afghanistan.  They will be welcomed by friends and family at a public ceremony. The Soldiers are expected to arrive by bus at the Augusta Armory on […]

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