Friday 19th January, 2018

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LePage says feds block a ban on food stamps for junk food

Republican Gov. Paul LePage says the Trump administration is blocking his latest effort to prevent the use of food stamps to purchase soda and candy. ...


Stephen King To Help Bookstore Owner Who Lost Collection

BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Stephen King says he wants to help a Maine bookstore owner who lost thousands of dollars' worth of rare books, including ...


Maine sees fewer opioid prescription claims under law

Maine is seeing a drop in opioid prescriptions as it's rolled out a 2016 prescription monitoring law that's been hailed as one of the nation's toughest...


Judge: Blood test improperly obtained from lobster captain

A federal judge has ruled that a blood test that showed a boat captain had ingested opioids will be inadmissible as evidence during the manslaughter trial...


CMP seeking to recoup part of storm costs from ratepayers

HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) -- Maine's largest electricity utility said the unprecedented October wind storm caused $69 million in damage to the power grid....


CareerCenters to Modernize Model

The Maine Department of Labor';s Bureau of Employment Services announced today that it will be accelerating its commitment to improving Maine';s CareerCenter delivery system in 201


3 survive after snowmobile plunges into icy pond

The Maine Warden Service says 43-year-old Eli Strauss, of Mount Desert Island, was using a snowmobile Wednesday night on Long Pond to pull his 12-year-old ...


Police: Sex offender broke no laws by photographing kids

reports Augusta police have received numerous calls about a man taking photographs of children and posting them to an online photo management and display site. ...


Maine is out of the running for Amazon's 2nd headquarters

In Maine, Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority in Brunswick and the town of Scarborough relied on New England's charm, affordable real estate and incentives. All told, ...


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Darkest Hour
A few years ago, Ian Mortimer wrote a blog post for The Guardian titled 'œTen of the Worst Years in British History.' This list of uniquely awful 12-month periods included 1348, when the Black Death finally arrived on British shores, ...

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Venetian Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas

In the middle of the Strip, and opposite the Mirage and Treasure Island is the Venetian, adjacent to its sister hotel The Pilazzo. I ...

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