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Collins Files Nominating Papers

Collins Files Nominating Papers

| March 6, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Republican Sen. Susan Collins, who’s seeking a fourth term, has filed her nominating petitions with Maine elections officials. Major party candidates for U.S. Senate are required to file 2,000 certified signatures by March 17, 2014. By submitting hers on Thursday, Collins beat Democrat Shenna Bellows to qualify for the ballot. In […]

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Conservative to Challenge Collins in Maine Primary

Conservative to Challenge Collins in Maine Primary

| December 2, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Sen. Susan Collins won’t be unopposed on the primary ballot. The head of a group that opposed same-sex marriage in Maine says he will offer a conservative voice in the GOP primary. Erick Bennett, director of the Maine Equal Rights Center, said he was filing his paperwork Monday. Bennett accused […]

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Maine Senators Split on Budget Measure

Maine Senators Split on Budget Measure

| September 27, 2013

(AP) – Maine’s U.S. senators were split on a measure to keep government operating past Tuesday. Republican Susan Collins opposed the measure which, if approved in the House, will avoid a threatened government shutdown. Independent Angus King supported the measure. It passed the Senate 54-44 Friday afternoon but faces an uncertain future in the House […]

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2013 Can-Am Sled Dog Races

2013 Can-Am Sled Dog Races

| March 4, 2013

Northern Maine’s biggest athletic event – the 2013 Can-Am International Sled Dog races took place in Fort Kent this weekend. An event that’s not only exciting to watch – it also provides a huge economic boost to the St John Valley. Katie Zarrilli has more

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Potato Blossom Festival Parade is Full of Fun

Potato Blossom Festival Parade is Full of Fun

| July 21, 2012

Maine politicians joined the clowns, beauty queens and many others today for the annual Potato Blossom Festival parade in Fort Fairfield.  News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli has details on all the fun.

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