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Question 1: Explained

| October 31, 2014

Do you want to ban the use of bait, dogs, or traps in bear hunting except to protect property, public safety, or for research? That’s the question Mainers will be answering at the polls on Tuesday. A YES vote would mean trapping, baiting, and hounding will be used ONLY for a dangerous bear or a […]

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Equality Group Not Making Political Endorsement in Senate Race

| August 29, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A leading advocacy group for gay, lesbian and transgender people in Maine will not make an endorsement in this year’s U.S. Senate race in the state. The race between incumbent Republican A leading advocacy group for gay, lesbian and transgender people in Maine will not make an endorsement in this year’s […]

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Beef Recall In Maine

| August 29, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Maine company is recalling more than 25,000 pounds of beef dating to last November for failure to remove tissues that could potentially allow transmission of mad cow disease. State officials announced Friday that Bubier Meats of Greene is recalling fresh beef because the dorsal root ganglia may not have been […]

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Wind Farms Still Energizing Maine Economy…New Proposal for Another In Maine

| August 28, 2014

Bingham, ME: (AP) A proposal to build what would be Maine’s largest energy-generating wind farm has received preliminary approval from state environmental regulators. The Department of Environmental Protection’s draft decision, issued Wednesday by Commissioner Patricia Aho, means the department could issue a final decision as early as Sept. 5. The deadline is Sept. 8. Blue […]

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Medical Monday 8.4.14: Ebola Causing Global Distress

| August 7, 2014

The World Health Organization reports the death toll continues to rise in Western Africa from the ebola virus. More than 800 people have died in the past week in parts of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Two American aid workers have contracted the disease. One was flown back to the states for treatment. That […]

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