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LePage Campaign Faces Small Fine

| June 9, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s campaign is facing fines for failing to report some contributions on time. The Maine ethics commission is seeking $210 from the Republican governor’s re-election team for missing reporting deadlines. The campaign failed to file two reports of contributions exceeding $1,000 within 24 hours, as required. Chief political […]

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Former ACLU Director to Challenge Collins

| October 23, 2013

ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) – The former executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has formally launched her campaign for U.S. Senate. Shenna Bellows, who’s seeking the Democratic Party nomination to challenge three-term Republican Susan Collins, told supporters Wednesday in Ellsworth that the nation needs more “courage and honesty” in Washington. She held […]

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Congressional Campaign Fundraising

| October 15, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine congressional candidates are reporting raising more than $400,000 from July through September for their 2nd Congressional District campaigns. In quarterly finance reports filed Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission, Democratic state Sen. Emily Cain of Orono reported raising more than $75,000 for the quarter, while fellow Democratic Sen. Troy Jackson […]

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Getting the Message Across

| May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

A nationwide effort is trying to reduce the number of underage drinkers and alcohol-related crashes. It kicked off last month and we’re already seeing some scary statistics. Aroostook County is one of four places that is taking part in the Underage Drinking, Adult Consequences campaign. It’s a program aimed to make adults and adolescents think […]

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