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The Hendersonville Times-News
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) � Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) � Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) � Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) � Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
KHQ Spokane / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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ABC Montana
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
ABC Montana / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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KTVN Reno
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) � Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) � Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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WALB Albany
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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Salon.com
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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ABC News
As Nominee Faces Heat, Maine Governor Picks Himself InsteadThe famously pugnacious Republican governor made the announcement Thursday at a
As Nominee Faces Heat, Maine Governor Picks Himself Instead
ABC News / Posted yesterday
The famously pugnacious Republican governor made the announcement Thursday at a Chamber of Commerce breakfast that he planned to circumvent confirmation hearings amid an ongoing feud with the Legislature, most recently a recent spat over... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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Naples Daily News
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself insteadAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down
As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead. The famously pugnacious... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
LePage names himself Education CommissionerLEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- On Thursday, during the Lewiston Auburn Chambe
LePage names himself Education Commissioner
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- On Thursday, during the Lewiston Auburn Chamber of Commerce's monthly breakfast, Governor LePage said he would name himself as the state's commissioner for the Department of Education. "The Democrats said they were... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
LePage names himself Education CommissionerLEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- On Thursday, during the Lewiston Auburn Chambe
LePage names himself Education Commissioner
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- On Thursday, during the Lewiston Auburn Chamber of Commerce's monthly breakfast, Governor LePage said he would name himself as the state's commissioner for the Department of Education. "The Democrats said they were... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Transgender rules key to fate of LePage’s education chief pickAUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage’s nominee for education commissioner has rece
Transgender rules key to fate of LePage’s education chief pick
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage’s nominee for education commissioner has received a unanimous endorsement from the State Board of Education but could face challenges when his nomination reaches the Legislature. LePage nominated William Beardsley... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Education leader nominee to be vetted by LegislatureAUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage’s nominee for education commissioner has rece
Education leader nominee to be vetted by Legislature
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage’s nominee for education commissioner has received a unanimous endorsement from the State Board of Education but could face challenges when his nomination reaches the Legislature. LePage nominated William Beardsley... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Conflict erupts over how Maine should deal with transgender studentsAUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Human Rights Commission last month issued guidelines
Conflict erupts over how Maine should deal with transgender students
Bangor Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Human Rights Commission last month issued guidelines for public schools to use when dealing with students who identify as transgender. But Gov. Paul LePage’s administration did not allow the rights commission, working with... Read more

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