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People tour the Advanced Structures and Composites Center during a press event at the University of Maine in Orono.  Maine is among the leading states utilizing clean energy, according to a report released Dec. 8, 2014, by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Decreased funds for research and development squeezes Maine universities

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University spending on research and development rose by less than half a percent nationally in fiscal year 2013, according to data released earlier this month …
Maine Attorney General Janet Mills.

AG Mills orders wind power opposition group to replace leaders or disband

PORTLAND | The statewide wind power opposition group Friends of Maine Mountains will have to shut down if it can’t restructure its five-member board …

Windham man allegedly sold cyanide to British man for $250 per gram

A Windham man faces life in prison if convicted of selling potassium …
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ROOTED IN ME (blog)

A native Californian learns about Maine winter the hard way

Over the last two years I’ve learned I’m “from away.” I was born in the …
FAMILY TIES

Castine talk to cover old Maine newspapers

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March is a great month to dig into local historical and genealogical research, according to …

7-month sentence for child sex assaults spurs midcoast movement

APPLETON | A seven-month jail sentence imposed this week for a man convicted of …

Eddington leaders support state’s I-395, Route 9 connector road

When selectmen got to the agenda item Tuesday about a resolve opposing …
NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY (blog)

Income gap grows as unions decline

To judge from the news, you might think that organized labor was alive and well. …

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