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San Antonio Express-News
As region ages, service demands expected to risemillion Americans, one in every five, will be 65 years old and older, twice the
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
million Americans, one in every five, will be 65 years old and older, twice the number in 2000, according to the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging. That will create a more taxing demand for services, the organization says, a demand... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Maine needs more school bus driversOAKLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — The school year is just around the corner, and m
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 3 days ago
OAKLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — The school year is just around the corner, and many school districts are facing a bus driver shortage. "I think there are a few districts out there that don't have enough drivers to start the school year," said Lennie... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Maine needs more school bus driversOAKLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — The school year is just around the corner, and m
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
OAKLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — The school year is just around the corner, and many school districts are facing a bus driver shortage. "I think there are a few districts out there that don't have enough drivers to start the school year," said Lennie... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Former BDN editor Woodward, Ellsworth publisher Baker to enter MPA Hall of FameA former executive editor of the Bangor Daily News and the longtime owner and p
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
A former executive editor of the Bangor Daily News and the longtime owner and publisher of two of Maine’s top weekly newspapers will enter the Maine Press Association Hall of Fame in October. Mark Woodward and Alan Baker were selected this month by... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Editorials from around New Yorkcountry, and that fact holds the key to a solution. Decades of research has sho
Lake Placid News / Posted 3 days ago
country, and that fact holds the key to a solution. Decades of research has shown that inmates who participate in prison education programs — even if they fail to earn degrees — are far more likely to stay out of prison once they are freed. That... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
LePage’s pay raise offer sways biggest state union to accept ‘right to work’ contract languageGov. Paul LePage used the lure of higher wage increases for members of Maine’s
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Gov. Paul LePage used the lure of higher wage increases for members of Maine’s largest state workers union to win a key concession in his campaign to weaken the clout of organized labor. In exchange for a 6 percent pay increase over the next two... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes - Aug. 13Julie Olson, Internal Medicine at the Essentia Health St. Joseph's—Brainerd Cli
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
Julie Olson, Internal Medicine at the Essentia Health St. Joseph's—Brainerd Clinic; Lynn Pender, registered nurse, Diabetes Education at the Essentia Health St. Joseph's—Brainerd Clinic; Dr. Pamela Rice — OB/GYN at the Essentia Health—Baxter... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
This Maine family shares their Alzheimer’s story to help otherscause of dementia. The number of cases could rise as high as 16 million by the
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
cause of dementia. The number of cases could rise as high as 16 million by the year 2050, according to the Alzheimer’s Association, which predicts that this year Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia will cost the nation $259 billion. In... Read more
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FOX News
Conservatives and moderates: It's time to stop giving to your alma materof what they once were. And if you’re a college graduate, that probably include
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
of what they once were. And if you’re a college graduate, that probably includes your alma mater. A survey by the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA found that a staggering 60 percent of university professors identified as “liberal” or... Read more
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The Washington Times
States raise tobacco buying age to 21Wednesday making her state the fifth to increase the legal age for cigarette an
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
Wednesday making her state the fifth to increase the legal age for cigarette and vaping purchases from 18 to 21. A Maine bill became law last week after the Legislature overrode a veto by Gov. Paul LePage, a Republican. Mr. LePage was... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Can marijuana rescue coal country?overdose deaths from other drugs, including heroin, according to a 2014 study i
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
overdose deaths from other drugs, including heroin, according to a 2014 study in JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association. A 2015 pilot study by Yasmin Hurd at the Behavioral Health System's Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai found... Read more
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Lowell Sun
From Lowell to Lawrence and back, congresswoman made an impactlearned that Niki Tsongas would not seek re-election to Congress. Whether it wa
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
learned that Niki Tsongas would not seek re-election to Congress. Whether it was city officials, state representatives, education leaders or those in the business community, people from all over were dreading the day she leaves office. Tsongas... Read more
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Market Watch
How to get free money from the governmentto a clerical error or companies having an old address on file. Visit unclaimed
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
to a clerical error or companies having an old address on file. Visit unclaimed.org, a site affiliated with the National Association of State Treasurers, to find out if you have money waiting to be claimed. During the 2017 fiscal year, West... Read more
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Lowell Sun
From Lowell to Lawrence and back, Tsongas made an impactlearned that Niki Tsongas would not seek re-election to Congress. Whether it wa
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
learned that Niki Tsongas would not seek re-election to Congress. Whether it was city officials, state representatives, education leaders or those in the business community, people from all over were dreading the day she leaves office. Tsongas... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community CalendarBrush. Info: www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/Brush. 6:30 p.m. Log Lane Village Board
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 11 days ago
Brush. Info: www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/Brush. 6:30 p.m. Log Lane Village Board of Trustees regular meeting, Town Hall, 109 Maine St., Log Lane Village. Info: 970-867-8027. 7 p.m. Wiggins Town Council regular meeting, 7 p.m. Wiggins Town Hall. 7... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Pike Enters $121K Lead Paint SettlementDeLauro’s office said last year. During Barack Obama’s presidency, the regiona
New Haven Independent / Posted 12 days ago
DeLauro’s office said last year. During Barack Obama’s presidency, the regional office devoted extra resources to public education, inspections and enforcement in Nashua, N.H.; Lewiston and Auburn, Maine; and New Haven, where concentrations... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Wild & Scenic Film Festival planned in Garbervilleat the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Garberville next weekend. courtesy of Jam
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 14 days ago
at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Garberville next weekend. courtesy of James “Q” Martin A chameleon, red wolves, a Maine wilderness guide and Humboldt County’s own Eel River will be showcased in the Lost Coast Interpretive Association’s... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Health Mobile Sitescollar workers at higher odds of death from ALS, Parkinson's Typically, better
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 20 days ago
collar workers at higher odds of death from ALS, Parkinson's Typically, better-paying jobs and those that require higher education are thought more desirable, but a new study suggests white collar workers have a higher risk of death from two... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community Calendarat Morgan County Fairgrounds, Brush. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jackson Lake Car Show &
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 22 days ago
at Morgan County Fairgrounds, Brush. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jackson Lake Car Show & Craft Fair, at Jackson Lake Private Owners Association Clubhouse, at 25402 MCR 3 in Weldona. The show is not affiliated with Jackson Lake State Park. 11 a.m. to noon.... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The 18 lost years of a Maine man imprisoned with addictionor the circumspection he developed with the passage of time. He is here despit
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
or the circumspection he developed with the passage of time. He is here despite spending a total of 18 years in various Maine prisons and jails in the 1990s and 2000s for more than 25 nonviolent felonies fueled by alcohol and drugs. Sitting at a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Learning music late in life could prolong brain healthForget whatever you may have heard about old dogs learning new tricks. Research
Bangor Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
Forget whatever you may have heard about old dogs learning new tricks. Researchers at the University of Maine are teaching a group of older Mainers who have little or no previous training to read music and play a musical instrument. And, so far,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The 18 lost years of a Maine man imprisoned for his addictionor the circumspection he developed with the passage of time. He is here despit
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
or the circumspection he developed with the passage of time. He is here despite spending a total of 18 years in various Maine prisons and jails in the 1990s and 2000s for more than 25 nonviolent felonies fueled by alcohol and drugs. Sitting at a... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community CalendarSgt. Doug Schossow. 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Yoga class, at Pop Up Community Center,
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 25 days ago
Sgt. Doug Schossow. 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Yoga class, at Pop Up Community Center, 218 Main St., Fort Morgan. Free. 6 p.m. Association for Children with Disabilities. Anyone interested in joining the group should send a letter to Association for... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
List of Area Recreation Groups for Monday, July 24, 2017Beach News-Journal. Featured this week is the list of 194 recreational groups i
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
Beach News-Journal. Featured this week is the list of 194 recreational groups in Volusia and Flagler counties. 1. American Association of University Women: Provides scholarships to area women that are high school graduates. The AAUW was organized... Read more

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