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June 24, 2017

Comments Off on Monday, June 26, 2017: Do right by our kids, time for common-sense gun control, trees in wrong places

Monday, June 26, 2017: Do right by our kids, time for common-sense gun control, trees in wrong places

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June 24, 2017

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How Trump’s threats have struck fear in a Portland immigrant trying to make good

“So many people just have this mindset that if someone is an illegal immigrant they’ve done something bad. Instead of making assumptions, [I wanted them to] hear the story from someone who’s lived it.”

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June 24, 2017

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Smoking has become a habit of the poor, raising the importance of public health work in Maine

There’s good news about smoking rates in Maine and the U.S. Overall, they have dropped significantly over recent decades. Except among the poor.

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June 24, 2017

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NBC’s NY television reporter Gabe Pressman dies at 93

Gabe Pressman, a veteran reporter for NBC’s New York television affiliate and a pioneer of broadcast journalism who worked in the medium for more than 60 years, died at the age of 93, WNBC said on Friday.

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June 24, 2017

Comments Off on Big sandwich and delectable dessert a wonderful vacation starter

Big sandwich and delectable dessert a wonderful vacation starter

At the urging of my wife, we went back to one of our new favorite restaurants in the first hours of our vacation week. We both enjoyed Baharat the last time we were there, but I was excited to delve further into their menu this time and already had some …

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June 24, 2017

Comments Off on Growing gap between rich, middle class as populism flops

Growing gap between rich, middle class as populism flops

The income gap between the rich and everybody else is behind the growth of populism in the U.S. and Europe, according to new political analyses. On one side are the rich and on the other is the middle class.  The poor rarely are mentioned these days, either because it is …

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June 24, 2017

Comments Off on Northern Maine beef farmers want to get their meat on local dinner plates

Northern Maine beef farmers want to get their meat on local dinner plates

For the last three years the couple — former Nebraska ranchers — has been growing a herd of prime black angus cattle on their New Canada Aroostook Beef Company farm just south of Fort Kent.

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June 24, 2017

Comments Off on Fishermen, regulators disagree over cause of Brunswick fish kill

Fishermen, regulators disagree over cause of Brunswick fish kill

Local fishermen are battling what they say was a raft of misinformation put forth by the state about how and why those pogies were dumped from a local fishing vessel on June 6.

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June 23, 2017

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Friday’s golf results

Golf HOLE-IN-ONE Kyle McDonald Kyle McDonald of Albion used a pitching wedge to record his first career hole-in-one on the 145-yard par 3 ninth hole at Country View Golf  Course in Brooks on Thursday. His shot was witnessed by Ted McDonald, Clair McDonald and Thayer McDonald.    LOCAL At Pine …

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June 23, 2017

Comments Off on Friday’s golf results

Friday’s golf results

Golf HOLE-IN-ONE Kyle McDonald Kyle McDonald of Albion used a pitching wedge to record his first career hole-in-one on the 145-yard par 3 ninth hole at Country View Golf  Course in Brooks on Thursday. His shot was witnessed by Ted McDonald, Clair McDonald and Thayer McDonald.    LOCAL At Pine …

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