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Gov. Paul LePage smiles in Augusta after swearing in House members, Dec. 3, 2014.
VIDEO | POLL QUESTION

LePage says he’ll speak for Maine education department

“I will be the commissioner,” LePage said.
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Steep challenges, big rewards mark road to late-in-life college degree

“Instructors love them,” Lori Wingo said of the adult learners. “They come to class prepared, they participate, they ask questions.”
GEORGE'S OUTDOOR NEWS
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That stocked fish you caught may have cost $50

The budget of DIF&W’s Fisheries Division is roughly $4 million, so our stocked fishery is gobbling up 75 percent of the entire fisheries division budget.
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LePage uses word you can’t say in class to school legislators — again

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Daily Brief: We’ll see how this plays out.

Quizzes

Children walk as the sun sets in Kabul city December 9, 2012.

Quiz: How much do you know about the cultures of Maine immigrants?

Let’s see if you are familiar with these cultural aspects of Somalia, Iraq, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Afghanistan and Iran.

Events

WEST OF THE FIELDS

New music including Junior Boys, Massive Attack, Porches and Holy Ghost! on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

New tracks from Chairlift, School Of Seven Bells and Wild Nothing premiered on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back at the year 1979, one of the most fruitful ever for alternative rock, punk and New Wave.

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