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High school students and school staff interact during the event One Life Project - Youth Voice at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Sept. 20.

Maine teens shared these raw, powerful ideas to prevent addiction

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“Our generation is dealing with these issues firsthand, so we should have a say in the decisions that will be made.”
Susanne Ward, owner of Rock City Coffee Roasters and Rock City Cafe, is looking forward to transitioning the company's business model to that of an employee-owned cooperative. Kevin Malmstrom, the head coffee roaster, will be one of the owners when the transition is complete by the end of this year or the beginning of 2017. &quotI feel really good about it," Ward said. &quotI think it's the best solution I can come up with."
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Baristas to business owners: Maine entrepreneur to sign company over to employees

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When the ink is finally dry on the legal paperwork for the new corporation and the deal is done, the two Rock City coffee businesses will join a growing number of Maine companies that have moved to an employee-owned model.
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Giant clammers come to life outside a Portland bar

Artist Susan Bartlett Rice of Walpole started the project — commissioned by the building owner — more than a week ago. This morning, she said, if the weather stays nice, she should finish by the end of the week.
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LePage's drug arrest photo binder undermines 90 percent black, Hispanic claim

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More than half of the photographs filling a binder that Gov. Paul LePage cited as supporting a …
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How closing camp stirs old memories

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Susanne Ward, owner of Rock City Coffee Roasters and Rock City Cafe, is looking forward to transitioning the company's business model to that of an employee-owned cooperative. Kevin Malmstrom, the head coffee roaster, will be one of the owners when the transition is complete by the end of this year or the beginning of 2017. "I feel really good about it," Ward said. "I think it's the best solution I can come up with."
Homestead

Baristas to business owners: Maine entrepreneur to sign company over to employees

When the ink is finally dry on the legal paperwork for the new corporation and the deal is done, the two Rock City coffee businesses will join a growing number of Maine companies that have moved to an employee-owned model.

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One of the bulidings of the Maine Military Authority on the grounds of the former Loring Air Force Base in Limestone.

LePage halts contract for Maine Military Authority in Limestone

A contract executed by the Maine Military Authority was halted by Gov. Paul LePage today after he announced that it had been underbid, a move that he said resulted in unexpected costs to taxpayers while also threatening jobs at the Aroostook County facility.

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