BIDDEFORD, Maine | George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine

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BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush is being treated at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford. Continue reading BIDDEFORD, Maine | George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine at STL.News.

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BIDDEFORD, Maine | George H.W. Bush released from Maine hospital

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BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has left a Maine hospital after more than a week of treatment for low blood pressure and fatigue. Continue reading BIDDEFORD, Maine | George H.W. Bush released from Maine hospital at STL.News.

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KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine | George H.W. Bush arrives in Maine for summer

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KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — His home on the rocky coast is former President George H.W. Continue reading KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine | George H.W. Bush arrives in Maine for summer at STL.News. Bush arrives Kennebunkport Maine for summer The nation 41st president TodayNews

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AUGUSTA, Maine | AP EXPLAINS: What does ranked-choice voting mean for Maine?

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Republicans and Democrats wrestled Tuesday with new ballots that let them rank some candidates for the first time. Maine became the first state to adopt a system called ranked-choice voting, which made its statewide debut in the primary election.

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Maine | Democratic socialists stepping up in races across US

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PORTLAND, Maine — A week ago, Maine Democrat Zak Ringelstein wasn’t quite ready to consider himself a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, even if he appreciated the organization’s values and endorsement in his bid to become a U.S.

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LEWISTON, Maine | Random fundraisers could dine with Patrick Dempsey

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LEWISTON, Maine — Actor Patrick Dempsey is offering to have lunch with five, randomly selected individuals who raise money for families affected by cancer. Continue reading LEWISTON, Maine | Random fundraisers could dine with Patrick Dempsey at STL.News. General Actor Patrick Dempsey could dine Dempsey Challenge families affected Journal reports LEWISTON maine maine news Patrick Dempsey Random fundraisers TodayNews

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PORTLAND, Maine | Maine lawmakers to Trump: No taxes on China seafood imports

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Congressional members are urging President Donald Trump’s administration not to place tariffs on seafood imports from China because it could hurt the state’s lobster industry.

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LEWISTON, Maine | Actor Patrick Dempsey warns of online scam soliciting money

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LEWISTON, Maine— Actor Patrick Dempsey says someone is impersonating him online and asking his fans to give money to either him or his Maine-based nonprofit. Continue reading LEWISTON, Maine | Actor Patrick Dempsey warns of online scam soliciting money at STL.News.

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PORTLAND, Maine  | Democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump

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PORTLAND, Maine — Last Friday, Maine Democrat Zak Ringelstein wasn’t ready to consider himself a formal member of the Democratic Socialists of America, even if he appreciated the organization’s values and endorsement in his bid to become a United States senator.

AUGUSTA, Maine | Maine names Janet Mills as Democratic gubernatorial primary winner in nation’s biggest test of ranked-choice voting

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine names Janet Mills as Democratic gubernatorial primary winner in nation’s biggest test of ranked-choice voting. Continue reading AUGUSTA, Maine | Maine names Janet Mills as Democratic gubernatorial primary winner in nation’s biggest test of ranked-choice voting at STL.News. Politics Augusta Democratic gubernatorial primary winner maine Maine names Janet Mills TodayNews

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Catering and Innovation – Main Event

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Nancy Goodman and Joel Thevoz, the married business partners at Main Event Caterers in Arlington, Virginia have created an aquaponics system for growing vegetables and raising fish – in their warehouse!

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The Latest: Businessman wins Maine GOP governor nomination

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Republican businessman Shawn Moody has won Tuesday’s ranked-choice voting primary in the race to succeed Maine’s firebrand Gov. Continue reading The Latest: Businessman wins Maine GOP governor nomination at STL.News.

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KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine | Former President George HW Bush hospitalized, misses parade

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KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — The hospitalization of former President George H.W. Continue reading KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine | Former President George HW Bush hospitalized, misses parade at STL.News. Gen Kennebunkport maine Pacific Ocean President George H.W.

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PORTLAND, Maine | Top court: Social media posts violate no-contact order

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PORTLAND, Maine — Social media posts can represent a violation of a protection order, the state’s highest court ruled on Tuesday, affirming the conviction of a man who made threats on Facebook.

PORTLAND, Maine | Rapper buys every seat in house, takes strangers to movies

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PORTLAND, Maine — A Maine rapper surprised moviegoers with free tickets to a sci-fi satire movie. showing of the movie “Sorry to Bother You” at the Nickelodeon in Portland, Maine, on Saturday.

PORTLAND, Maine | Pop artist Robert Indiana’s cause of death ‘undetermined’

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PORTLAND, Maine — A medical examiner has been unable to determine the cause of pop artist Robert Indiana’s death, but a spokesman says the death was not suspicious. Indiana died May 19 at age 89 at his Vinalhaven Island home 15 miles (24 kilometers) off the Coast of Maine. Continue reading PORTLAND, Maine | Pop artist Robert Indiana’s cause of death ‘undetermined’ at STL.News.

PORTLAND, Maine | Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A buyer with a penchant for vintage denim has plunked down nearly $100,000 for a pair of truly vintage jeans that come from the American Old West. Continue reading PORTLAND, Maine | Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K at STL.News.

PORTLAND, Maine | US imported more seafood in 2017 than any prior year

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The United States imported more seafood last year than at any point in its history, and the nation’s trade deficit in the sector is growing, federal data show. Continue reading PORTLAND, Maine | US imported more seafood in 2017 than any prior year at STL.News.

PORTLAND, Maine | Report: Trump commission did not find widespread voter fraud

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PORTLAND, Maine — The now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration uncovered no evidence to support claims of widespread voter fraud, according to an analysis of administration documents released Friday. Continue reading PORTLAND, Maine | Report: Trump commission did not find widespread voter fraud at STL.News.

NEWCASTLE, Maine | Like a fish out of water: Barrels of bait spill on highway

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NEWCASTLE, Maine — There are plenty of fish in the sea — and almost as many on a Maine highway. Continue reading NEWCASTLE, Maine | Like a fish out of water: Barrels of bait spill on highway at STL.News.

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PORTLAND, Maine | Lobster industry fears weaker shells, but evidence is mixed

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — More people outside the U.S. Continue reading PORTLAND, Maine | Lobster industry fears weaker shells, but evidence is mixed at STL.News. General American lobster England tradition maine portland Scientific evidence TodayNews

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine | Former President George H.W. Bush celebrates 94th birthday

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KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine— Former President George H.W. Bush is celebrating his 94th birthday in Maine. Continue reading KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine | Former President George H.W.

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PORTLAND, Maine | For Robert Indiana, ‘LOVE’ was a complicated relationship

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s “LOVE” series, died at his secluded island home off the Maine coast having never found the type of lasting love that was celebrated by thousands through his iconic work.

SANFORD, Maine | Car careens onto field during boys’ baseball game, killing 1

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SANFORD, Maine (AP) — Police say a car careened onto a Maine field during a boys’ baseball game, striking and killing a man. The car at one point struck a closed gate, sped toward the main gate and struck Parkhurst before speeding from the scene. Continue reading SANFORD, Maine | Car careens onto field during boys’ baseball game, killing 1 at STL.News. General baseball game Car careens Goodall Park maine SANFORD TodayNews West Newfield

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Maine Principals Adopt Policy for Transgender Athletes

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Maine became the fourth state to approve a program that allows transgender high school student-athletes to play for sports teams that match their gender identity. The post Maine Principals Adopt Policy for Transgender Athletes appeared first on Associations Now

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PHILADELPHIA  | Water main break floods downtown Philly streets

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PHILADELPHIA — A large water main break has flooded a number of streets in downtown Philadelphia. There was no immediate word on the cause of the water main break. Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Water main break floods downtown Philly streets at STL.News. The break happened before 4 a.m. Tuesday, and a number of center city streets have been closed. There are reports of power outages.

PHNOM PEHN, Cambodia | Cambodians vote in polls with main opposition party silenced

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PHNOM PEHN, Cambodia — With the main opposition silenced, Cambodians were voting in an election Sunday virtually certain to return to office Prime Minister Hun Sen and his party who have been in power for more than three decades.

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Maine Tourism Association Grapples With Employee Theft

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The potential for embezzlement threatens many organizations , and in the case of one association in Maine, it will likely lead to jail time for a former employee. The post Maine Tourism Association Grapples With Employee Theft appeared first on Associations Now

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Maine Nonprofits Say Property Tax Proposal Would Jeopardize Programs, Services

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Looking for ways to bring in new revenue, Maine Gov. Last year, before releasing his biennial budget proposal, Maine Gov. At a town hall meeting on Wednesday , LePage said the proposal is part of a necessary plan to make Maine more prosperous.

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SUN PRAIRIE, Wis.  | Explosion rocks Wisconsin town after natural gas main struck

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SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — An explosion rocked a Wisconsin community after a contractor struck a natural gas main in a downtown area filled with bars and other businesses, injuring two firefighters and a police officer, authorities said.

Maine Group Takes on Governor’s “Misleading” Comment About Nonprofits

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“The work that nonprofits do in Maine is critical,” he wrote in the questionnaire. “These nonprofit organizations are comprised of amazing volunteers, supporters, and staff that provide exceptional services and programs to the people of Maine.” A Contradiction?

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PORTLAND, Maine | China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms

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PORTLAND, Maine — A set of retaliatory tariffs released by China on Friday includes a plan to tax American lobster exports, potentially jeopardizing one of the biggest markets for the premium seafood.

ALFRED, Maine | Man run down, 50 years after killing girl in hit-and-run

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ALFRED, Maine — A woman with a history of drunken driving convictions drove her car onto a baseball field in Maine during a game, striking and killing a Vietnam War veteran who confessed five years ago to killing a 4-year-old girl in an alcohol-fueled 1968 hit-and-run, police said.

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WASHINGTON | In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

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Continue reading WASHINGTON | In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion at STL.News. WASHINGTON (AP) — The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington, D.C.’s

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VINALHAVEN, Maine | Robert Indiana, known for his LOVE series, has died at 89

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VINALHAVEN, Maine—Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, has died at his island home off the coast of Maine. Continue reading VINALHAVEN, Maine | Robert Indiana, known for his LOVE series, has died at 89 at STL.News.

Main Thing, Engagement & Problem Solving: Key Ideas for Association Executives

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Remember Stephen Covery’s “ The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing ”?). Today’s association executives face a myriad of problems. Changing demographics. Increasing competition. Defining income sources. Adapting to diverse media and technology.

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Maine Lobstermen Soften Shell of Longstanding Antitrust Regulations

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The Maine Lobstermen’s Association says a decades-old consent decree regulating the group is out-of-date and limits the group’s ability to advocate for its members. The regulations that manage Maine’s iconic lobster industry.

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Maine Associations Join Forces Under Management Company

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The Maine Innkeepers Association and the Maine Restaurant Association are streamlining their efforts by starting a company to jointly manage the groups. When the longtime head of the Maine Restaurant Association (MRA) decided to retire later this year, it meant the group would face a leadership gap. The post Maine Associations Join Forces Under Management Company appeared first on Associations Now

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Small Towns, Big Gesture: Bar Associations Push Law Students Back to Main Street

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New Association To Serve As Voice For ‘Main Street’ Investment Banks

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The American Securities Association formed late last month to serve as a voice and leadership platform for the investment banks, broker dealers, banks, and wealth managers that serve “Main Street.”.

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