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We would like to have a job: Stress increases for laid-off Great Northern Paper mill workers EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine As the owners of a local paper mill negotiate with their electricity supplier on a revenue-sharing agreement and ponder whether to move forward with plans to develop a $140 million pellet mill with a $16 million state bond, some of
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Feds wont seize Township 37 marijuana farm land if owner pays $1.55 million BANGOR, Maine Township 37, where the state’s most sophisticated outdoor pot farm was discovered in September 2009, will not go on the federal auction block if its owner, Haynes Timberland Inc., pays a $1.55 million cash forfeiture instead. Two other
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Much Ado About Something: Celebrating Shakespeares 450th Birthday Wednesday, May 7, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Old Town House, Town House Rd, Union, ME For more information: 207-785-5444; unionhistoricalsociety.org Union Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday May 7 at the Old Town House, Town Hou
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Threats of ice jam floods are down, but some flood warnings remain FORT KENT, Maine Rivers in southern Maine are free of ice and the ice is moving out of northern waterways, according to the most recent reports from the National Weather Service offices in Gray and Caribou. But that does mean an end to flood watches? A fl
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Greenbush woman admits to stealing more than $3,400 from postal funds to pay taxes BANGOR, Maine A Greenbush woman waived indictment Friday and pleaded guilty to one count of misappropriation of postal funds while working as a relief postmaster in her hometown. Nichole M. Dumond, 33, stole more than $3,400 to deal with her “ongoin
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Easter Countdown Tomorrow the Easter Bunny will come. Here are some strategies for welcoming the bunny and getting to Monday with no (weight-related) regrets! Eat normally today. Eating light today is planning to overeat tomorrow. Plan for moderation and flexible restrain
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Checks and balances are misused, paralyze government The checks and balances in the U.S. Constitution and state constitutions are among the most valued and unique features of American government. But their misuse now causes government gridlock. The Founding Fathers rejected the British system where power wa
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Record Store Day Danby Flashback: A cartoon from 2012, celebrating Record Store Day. The cartoon was drawn around the time of the passing of Dick Clark. Today, April 19, 2014, is Record Store Day. Go buy some vinyl!
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Family of South Korea ferry victims give DNA swabs to help identify dead JINDO Relatives of some of the more than 200 children missing in a sunken South Korean ferry offered DNA swabs on Saturday to help identify the dead as a rescue turned into a mission to recover the vessel and the bodies of those on board. The Sewol, carry
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75 years after Grapes of Wrath, we need a Ma Joad in Washington After its publication 75 years ago this month, The Grapes of Wrath became instantly renowned for its depiction of Depression-era poverty and homelessness; for the debate over whether John Steinbeck wrote truthfully about Californias miserable migrant camp
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