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The LePage administration says it’s overhauling the way the state treats in-home child care businesses because it wants to reverse a long-term decline in their numbers.
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DHHS is paying more for child care — after saying it wasn’t allowed to

In addition, it wants to eliminate a number of rights parents are currently guaranteed, such as the right to visit their children at any time during the day and the right to be informed of any licensing deficiencies.
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Digging into tradition with bean-hole beans

“Fire, coals and cast iron or earthenware pots. It’s a pretty easy way to cook a whole bunch of food for a whole bunch of people. And relative to a can of beans, they taste very much better.”

Lincoln man dies while working with explosives in his basement

The man died in the basement of his home, where neighbors and family members said he had been experimenting with explosives in recent months.

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Josh Parda, a volunteer with Comins Hall, feeds the fire as he prepares to make bean-hole beans early Friday morning in Eddington. Parda is one of a group of volunteers who organize suppers, pie and bean sales and other events to generate income for the upkeep of the building that was built in 1878.
VIDEO

Digging into tradition with bean-hole beans

“Fire, coals and cast iron or earthenware pots. It’s a pretty easy way to cook a whole bunch of food for a whole bunch of people. And relative to a can of beans, they taste very much better.”

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