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Bangor Daily News
Maine senator endorses Republican Carly Fiorina for presidentLEWISTON, Maine — State Sen. Amy Volk, R-Scarborough, on Wednesday endorsed Rep
Maine senator endorses Republican Carly Fiorina for president
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
LEWISTON, Maine — State Sen. Amy Volk, R-Scarborough, on Wednesday endorsed Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina on the eve of Fiorina’s scheduled visit to Maine. Fiorina is making several private Maine appearances Thursday, including a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Burglar takes plea deal in western Niagara crime spreeLOCKPORT – A man who was charged with four burglaries in two days in western Ni
Burglar takes plea deal in western Niagara crime spree
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 hours ago
LOCKPORT – A man who was charged with four burglaries in two days in western Niagara County last year accepted a plea offer Wednesday in Niagara County Court. Joseph J. Trusello, 26, of North Sixth Street, Lewiston, pleaded guilty to two counts of... Read more
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WMTW Portland
New app makes it easier to catch school busA new app created by a Portland software developer is making it easier to help
New app makes it easier to catch school bus
WMTW Portland / Posted 3 hours ago
A new app created by a Portland software developer is making it easier to help parents make sure their kids catch the bus in time. "I would get up super early to make sure I made it to the bus, and I had a lot of anxiety about am I going to miss the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Leaders named for the Sisters of St. Francis at Stella NiagaraLEWISTON – Sister Edith Wyss was elected Provincial Minister of the 22nd Provin
Leaders named for the Sisters of St. Francis at Stella Niagara
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 hours ago
LEWISTON – Sister Edith Wyss was elected Provincial Minister of the 22nd Provincial Chapter of the Sisters of St. Francis Holy Name Province of Stella Niagara. The leadership elections of the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Reclassification, timing rule among key changes in Maine high school footballChange seems inevitable in high school football, and this year the biggest chan
Reclassification, timing rule among key changes in Maine high school football
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
Change seems inevitable in high school football, and this year the biggest changes include reclassification, running time and the geographic descriptions of each division. That latter change means that East becomes North and West becomes South. For... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine GOP fundraiser targets Hillary ClintonLEWISTON, Maine — The Maine Republican Party this week touted details from a do
Maine GOP fundraiser targets Hillary Clinton
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
LEWISTON, Maine — The Maine Republican Party this week touted details from a door-to-door survey to suggest that support for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential frontrunner, is weak among swing voters in the Pine Tree... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fight between tribes and farmers over Northern California’s waterFish vs. farmers. Tribes vs. agribusiness. It might seem easy, summarizing the
Fight between tribes and farmers over Northern California’s water
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 hours ago
Fish vs. farmers. Tribes vs. agribusiness. It might seem easy, summarizing the conflict over the Trinity River in Northern California. But amid record drought, this long-running and singular battle has become a case study about the difficulties in... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
CP catches up with newly arrived novelist Ryan BlacketterRyan Blacketter has spent most of his life in the Pacific Northwest, in Oregon
CP catches up with newly arrived novelist Ryan Blacketter
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 13 hours ago
Ryan Blacketter has spent most of his life in the Pacific Northwest, in Oregon and Idaho, but never much felt like he belonged there. “I’m from Boise, and I go back to there every once in a while … but culturally it’s not really my thing,” he says.... Read more
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The Alpena News
JAMES ALAN SMITHEMJim was born June 7, 1950, to Harry and Marijane (Lankin) Smithem in Farmington
JAMES ALAN SMITHEM
The Alpena News / Posted 18 hours ago
Jim was born June 7, 1950, to Harry and Marijane (Lankin) Smithem in Farmington Hills, Mich. He attended Farmington High School and went on to receive a bachelor's degree from Eastern Michigan University. Jim was a licensed builder for over 40 years... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Four groups apply to open Maine charter schools in 2016AUGUSTA, Maine — Four groups have submitted applications to start Maine’s next
Four groups apply to open Maine charter schools in 2016
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
AUGUSTA, Maine — Four groups have submitted applications to start Maine’s next charter schools and now will work with the state to determine whether they’ll be allowed to welcome students next year. Tuesday was the application deadline for charter... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cosmo “Corky” J. Fratello, leader in opththalmic fieldMarch 29, 1926 – Aug. 29, 2015 Cosmo “Corky” J. Fratello of the Town of Niagar
Cosmo “Corky” J. Fratello, leader in opththalmic field
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
March 29, 1926 – Aug. 29, 2015 Cosmo “Corky” J. Fratello of the Town of Niagara, a leader in the ophthalmic field, died Saturday at Mount St. Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston. He was 89. Mr. Fratello attended local schools and graduated from the former... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Man accused of leading Topsham police on chase while huffingTOPSHAM, Maine — A man accused of leading police on a chase also is accused of
Man accused of leading Topsham police on chase while huffing
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
TOPSHAM, Maine — A man accused of leading police on a chase also is accused of “huffing” behind the wheel. Topsham police say they chased the driver on Interstate 295 and when they stopped him they found a six-pack of keyboard cleaner next to him.... Read more
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The MidWeek
SMS names third quarter honor rollSYCAMORE – The following students were named to the honor roll at Sycamore Midd
SMS names third quarter honor roll
The MidWeek / Posted yesterday
SYCAMORE – The following students were named to the honor roll at Sycamore Middle School for the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year. Eighth grade: Brock Russell Alexander, Kailee Renae Aluli, Alexis Nicole Anderson, Nicole Lynn Anderson,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Oxford Networks gets OK to purchase NH Internet, data center companyPORTLAND, Maine — State and federal regulators have approved letting Lewiston-b
Oxford Networks gets OK to purchase NH Internet, data center company
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
PORTLAND, Maine — State and federal regulators have approved letting Lewiston-based Oxford Networks purchase the New Hampshire Internet and data center company Bayring Communications, for an undisclosed price. The purchase combines 2,000 miles of... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Life Care Centers Of America Bestows 2015 Awards For Excellence Machelle Harris, Chairman’s Award winner Life Care Centers of America bestow
Life Care Centers Of America Bestows 2015 Awards For Excellence
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
Machelle Harris, Chairman’s Award winner Life Care Centers of America bestowed this year’s awards for excellence in an array of presentations Monday evening, Aug. 24, at its... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Florida golfer wins Sunbelt event at Hickory StickKevin Johnson of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., won his second consecutive Sunbelt S
Florida golfer wins Sunbelt event at Hickory Stick
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Kevin Johnson of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., won his second consecutive Sunbelt Senior Tour championship on Monday at Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Club in Lewiston. Johnson shot a 70 on Monday, finishing with a three-day score of 204. He edged Clark... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Androscoggin County program lets nonviolent offenders do community serviceLEWISTON, Maine — The Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Department announced on Mon
Androscoggin County program lets nonviolent offenders do community service
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
LEWISTON, Maine — The Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Department announced on Monday another successfully completed Alternative Sentencing Program. The most recent session, which ended on Aug. 21, was done in conjunction with the Lewiston School... Read more
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The Buffalo News
National Fuel obtains compressor site option in PendletonPENDLETON – National Fuel announced Monday that it has acquired an option to bu
National Fuel obtains compressor site option in Pendleton
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
PENDLETON – National Fuel announced Monday that it has acquired an option to buy 20 acres of land on Killian Road, now owned by the Tonawanda Sportsmen’s Club, as a site for the powerful compressor it needs to build as part of a pipeline... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fishing Line: Striped bass plentiful in the north DeltaHere are the best places to fish in the Sacramento region, Northern California
Fishing Line: Striped bass plentiful in the north Delta
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
Here are the best places to fish in the Sacramento region, Northern California and beyond for the week of Aug. 31, 2015. TOP PICKS A huge school of striped bass has moved into the north Delta, and the linesides are scattered from Light 55 to the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
2015 Prep Kickoff: Twin Valley League PreviewTWIN VALLEY LEAGUE PREVIEW CENTRALIA PANTHERS Coach: Larry Glatczak (10th yea
2015 Prep Kickoff: Twin Valley League Preview
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
TWIN VALLEY LEAGUE PREVIEW CENTRALIA PANTHERS Coach: Larry Glatczak (10th year). Postseason: lost in 3A second round. Returning starters: Offense (4), Defense (4). Top returners: Peyton Deters, OL/DE, 6-2, 190, Sr.; Braden Deters, QB/FS, 5-10,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
State police report weekend DWI and drug arrestsThree were charged in weekend drug and drunken driving arrests by New York stat
State police report weekend DWI and drug arrests
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Three were charged in weekend drug and drunken driving arrests by New York state police. Jason B. McTigue, 28, of Cambria was stopped by troopers for speeding Friday on Hyde Park Boulevard in Niagara Falls. McTigue, who was riding a motorcycle, was... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Advance ride tickets available for Niagara County Peach FestivalLEWISTON – The Niagara County Peach Festival will offer advance ride tickets th
Advance ride tickets available for Niagara County Peach Festival
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
LEWISTON – The Niagara County Peach Festival will offer advance ride tickets through Sept. 11 at dozens of restaurants, banks, businesses and Tops grocery stores in Lewiston, Youngstown and Niagara Falls. This year’s festival will be held on Sept.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Museums caught in middle of state budget showdownThe signs all over the Illinois Artisans gallery in the State of Illinois build
Museums caught in middle of state budget showdown
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The signs all over the Illinois Artisans gallery in the State of Illinois building this week were not exactly conducive to commerce: "In preparation for the closure of the Illinois State Museum, Illinois Artisan objects are being returned to the... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
University of Idaho research building halfway completeConstruction is about halfway done at the University of Idaho's new research fa
University of Idaho research building halfway complete
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Construction is about halfway done at the University of Idaho's new research facility after officials spent nearly a decade planning the project. The Lewiston Tribune reports construction on the $49-million facility at the Moscow campus began last... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Lewiston-Auburn ground zero in war against lead poisoningLast in a four-part series The Senate Subcommittee on Public Health had travel
Lewiston-Auburn ground zero in war against lead poisoning
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Last in a four-part series The Senate Subcommittee on Public Health had traveled to Maine to examine, Collins said, “the serious impact” of lead poisoning on children. At the time, childhood lead poisoning was on its way to becoming an old and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Somalis go from homeless to homes poisoned with leadIn 2000 and 2001, Somali refugees poured into Lewiston. And while they found a
Somalis go from homeless to homes poisoned with lead
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
In 2000 and 2001, Somali refugees poured into Lewiston. And while they found a home there, they also found trouble. “The initial crisis was getting people off the streets, off of homelessness, into homes,” Fatuma Hussein, head of United Somali Women... Read more
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Slate
The Rise of the Viral ObituaryArts, entertainment, and more. The death of an elderly former housewife normal
The Rise of the Viral Obituary
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
Arts, entertainment, and more. The death of an elderly former housewife normally does not make the news beyond her hometown. But when Dorothy McElhaney died on Aug. 8 at age 104, her obituary in the Richmond Times-Dispatch demanded attention. “It... Read more
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ABC Montana
High winds and dust hit the regionUpdate 6:00 p.m.: Washington DOT says Highway 2 has reopened Saturday evening.
High winds and dust hit the region
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
Update 6:00 p.m.: Washington DOT says Highway 2 has reopened Saturday evening. It was closed for a few hours Saturday because of dust storm conditions. Update 3:35 p.m.: Washington DOT reports U.S. Highway 2 is closed from milepost 199, eight miles... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Clean up from wind destruction continues across Inland NorthwestClean up from the destruction caused by Saturday's winds continues in the Inlan
Clean up from wind destruction continues across Inland Northwest
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Clean up from the destruction caused by Saturday's winds continues in the Inland Northwest. As of Sunday evening, hundreds of homes in the Lewiston and Clarkston area remain without power. Meanwhile in Spokane, a downed tree blocks west 14th at south... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Class BWho’s who: There are 17 teams placed into two six-team divisions and one with f
Class B
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Who’s who: There are 17 teams placed into two six-team divisions and one with five. The six-team West consists of Cheektowaga, Burgard, Newfane, Lewiston-Porter, Maryvale, Tonawanda. The six-team East features East Aurora, Depew,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Widewaters restaurant project prompts finger-pointing in LockportLOCKPORT – The former owner of the Widewaters Drive-In restaurant contended las
Widewaters restaurant project prompts finger-pointing in Lockport
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
LOCKPORT – The former owner of the Widewaters Drive-In restaurant contended last week that the new owners aren’t telling the truth about the conditions left by a 2013 flash flood. Martin A. Oliveri also contended that the City of Lockport had a plan... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Niagara County real estate transactionsCAMBRIA • Carriage Lane, Dawn Baker to Rac Closing Services Llc, $140,500. •
Niagara County real estate transactions
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
CAMBRIA • Carriage Lane, Dawn Baker to Rac Closing Services Llc, $140,500. • Carriage Lane, Rac Closing Services Llc to Neil J. Hamilton, $140,500. LEWISTON • Mountain View Drive, Elizabeth Waters; William Waters to Dominic H. Saraceno,... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Erik Meyer Leads SaberCats to First Arena Bowl Since 2007 Erik Meyer earned MVP honors and led San Jose to its first Arena Bowl Title s
Erik Meyer Leads SaberCats to First Arena Bowl Since 2007
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
Erik Meyer earned MVP honors and led San Jose to its first Arena Bowl Title since 2007. For the first time since 2007, the San Jose... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Upper Peninsula high school composite football scheduleThursday, August 27 Alpena at Escanaba (8) Brimley at Engadine (8) Charleton
Upper Peninsula high school composite football schedule
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Thursday, August 27 Alpena at Escanaba (8) Brimley at Engadine (8) Charleton Heston Academy at North Central (8) Pickford at Ewen-Trout Creek Friday, August 28 Gladstone at Gwinn West DePere, Wis., at Kingsford Marquette at Traverse City St.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Niagara Q&A: Art teacher adds color to village storefrontWILSON – Colorful, quirky and fresh, Wilson’s new laundromat doesn’t hang its w
Niagara Q&A: Art teacher adds color to village storefront
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
WILSON – Colorful, quirky and fresh, Wilson’s new laundromat doesn’t hang its wash to dry, but it does hang art to share. Step inside the Wilson Village Launderette at 235 Young St. and you’ll see that the new nautical blue walls are lined with... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lewiston Arts Cafe mixes music and poetry with a coffeehouse vibeLEWISTON – The Lewiston Council on the Arts and Just Buffalo Literary Center ar
Lewiston Arts Cafe mixes music and poetry with a coffeehouse vibe
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
LEWISTON – The Lewiston Council on the Arts and Just Buffalo Literary Center are teaming up to present some of the area’s finest musicians and poets in the Lewiston Arts Cafe series. At 7 p.m. Sept. 8, poet Livio Farallo and musician Darryl Tonemah... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
High winds and dust hit the regionUpdate 6:00 p.m.: Washington DOT says Highway 2 has reopened Saturday evening.
High winds and dust hit the region
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
Update 6:00 p.m.: Washington DOT says Highway 2 has reopened Saturday evening. It was closed for a few hours Saturday because of dust storm conditions. Update 3:35 p.m.: Washington DOT reports U.S. Highway 2 is closed from milepost 199, eight miles... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Weather Authority Alert: High winds and dust hit the regionUpdate 3:35 p.m.: Washington DOT reports U.S. Highway 2 is closed from milepost
Weather Authority Alert: High winds and dust hit the region
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
Update 3:35 p.m.: Washington DOT reports U.S. Highway 2 is closed from milepost 199, eight miles east of Coulee City, to milepost 207 due to dust storms and poor visibility. Update 12:45 p.m: Washington DOT reports Interstate 90 is closed in both... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Power lines, trees down in dangerous dust stormTrees came down and brought power lines with them all across the Inland Northwe
Power lines, trees down in dangerous dust storm
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
Trees came down and brought power lines with them all across the Inland Northwest Saturday, as a dangerous dust storm rolled through the region. Winds picked up just after 10 am and continued to escalate with gusts reported at more than 60 miles an... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Editorial: Judge’s water ruling comes as sweet reliefThe Times-Standard Some good news this week: A judge stood up for Klamath Rive
Editorial: Judge’s water ruling comes as sweet relief
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
The Times-Standard Some good news this week: A judge stood up for Klamath River salmon and North Coast tribes — and against the legal predations of Central Valley interests. U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill of the Eastern District of... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Friday Night ScoreboardHere are Friday's results from across KELOLAND. High School Football Aberdeen
Friday Night Scoreboard
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 4 days ago
Here are Friday's results from across KELOLAND. High School Football Aberdeen Roncalli 30, Redfield/Doland 0 Alcester-Hudson 42, Viborg-Hurley 16 Andes Central/Dakota Christian 44, Tripp-Delmont/Armour 20 Arlington/Lake Preston 42, Elkton-Lake... Read more
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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
Prep Football: Week 2 ScoresCreated: 08/28/2015 11:30 PM KSTP.com WEEK TWO PREP FOOTBALLSCORES: Ada-Borup
Prep Football: Week 2 Scores
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted 4 days ago
Created: 08/28/2015 11:30 PM KSTP.com WEEK TWO PREP FOOTBALLSCORES: Ada-Borup 42, Northern Freeze 6 Adrian 20, Lakeview 14 Aitkin 36, Duluth Denfeld 21 Albany 38, St. Cloud Cathedral 7 Annandale 26, Holy Family Catholic 15 Barnesville 38,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
High school soccer teams begin seasonHigh school’s fall season crept into the end of summer on Friday, as a couple o
High school soccer teams begin season
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
High school’s fall season crept into the end of summer on Friday, as a couple of special soccer events took place. Lewiston-Porter and Hamburg took in the Coaches vs. Cancer ECIC/NFL Challenge, and they couldn’t come up with a winner in the season... Read more
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Salon.com
A Tea Party hero comes undone: Why Paul LePage’s days may finally be numberedThis article originally appeared on Maine’s angriest white guy, Tea Party Repu
A Tea Party hero comes undone: Why Paul LePage’s days may finally be numbered
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
This article originally appeared on Maine’s angriest white guy, Tea Party Republican Gov. Paul LePage, may have finally crossed a legal line when he told a charter school to withdraw a job offer to a top Democratic political opponent or else lose a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UNCW women's soccer earns first victoryUNCW Press Release NORFOLK, Virginia – Led by a pair of first half goals by ju
UNCW women's soccer earns first victory
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
UNCW Press Release NORFOLK, Virginia – Led by a pair of first half goals by junior Kennedy Ulrich (Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada) and senior Stephanie Bronson (Leesville H.S./Raleigh, N.C.), UNCW (1-2-0) got out to an early two-goal lead and held... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Building, vegetation fire reported in LewistonLEWISTON, California - Flames have burned down a building and spread into the v
Building, vegetation fire reported in Lewiston
The Record Searchlight / Posted 5 days ago
LEWISTON, California - Flames have burned down a building and spread into the vegetation on Viola Drive in central Lewiston this evening. The fire, which is just off of Lewiston Road, is spotting, per firefighters at scene. It was reported at around... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Kibbie Dome Becomes Home for Idaho HS Football Coeur d'Alene vs. Skyline is one of six high school football games this week
Kibbie Dome Becomes Home for Idaho HS Football
KHQ Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
Coeur d'Alene vs. Skyline is one of six high school football games this week at the Kibbie Dome. While SWX plans to broadcast Friday night's high school football game between Lakeland and Lewiston,... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Into The Ark out on tour in their vanWELSH two-man band Dane Lloyd and Taylor Jones are Into The Ark include a date
Into The Ark out on tour in their van
Forres Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
WELSH two-man band Dane Lloyd and Taylor Jones are Into The Ark include a date at The Loch Ness Inn in Lewiston, Drumnadrochit tomorrow (Friday) on the Scottish arm of their current tour. The two - who come from Blackwood - are managed by Gun... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Voting Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies At 104Amelia Boynton Robinson, who was often called the matriarch of the voting right
Voting Rights Activist Amelia Boynton Robinson Dies At 104
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 6 days ago
Amelia Boynton Robinson, who was often called the matriarch of the voting rights movement, passed away yesterday at 104-years-old. Though Boynton Robinson was most known for the iconic picture of her beaten, gassed and unconscious on the ground... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Firefighters at scene of mobile home fire in LewistonLEWISTON, Maine — Lewiston firefighters are on the scene of what they say is a
Firefighters at scene of mobile home fire in Lewiston
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
LEWISTON, Maine — Lewiston firefighters are on the scene of what they say is a fully involved structure fire. It happened just before 8 a.m. on No Name Pond Road. Mutual aid is being called in to help. CBS 13 has a crew headed to the scene and will... Read more
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