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Maine CDC Investigation

Maine CDC Investigation

| December 12, 2013

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A government oversight report says that Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials ordered staff to destroy documents regarding grants for health programs. The Office of Program Evaluation & Government Accountability report presented to lawmakers Thursday says that MCDC developed some documents in response to open-records requests because “relevant […]

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Lawsuit Settled in Egg Operation Case

Lawsuit Settled in Egg Operation Case

| October 16, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – There’s been a settlement in a lawsuit by a former plant manager against Austin “Jack” DeCoster over his egg operations in Maine. Homero Ramirez, who was born in Mexico and lives in Lewiston, contended DeCoster discriminated based on age, race and national origin. The lawsuit also claimed violations of the Americans […]

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NMMC One of 8 State Hospitals Suing DHHS Secretary

NMMC One of 8 State Hospitals Suing DHHS Secretary

| August 14, 2013

Fort Kent’s Northern Maine Medical Center is one of eight hospitals in the state involved in a lawsuit against the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. It all has to do with a reimbursement dispute between the hospitals and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that’s been going on for years. […]

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N.B. Farmer Sues Canadian Government

N.B. Farmer Sues Canadian Government

| May 9, 2013

Its been more than a year since a New Brunswick potato farmer was jailed in a Lebanon, accused of KNOWINGLY exporting rotten produce to Algeria. And although he’s home, his ordeal is far from over. As a lengthy lawsuit and court battle with the Canadian government has been launched.  HENK TEPPER, is back home in […]

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