May 27, 2018
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What were the top stories for Maine in 2009?

Here are some that come to mind, but reader suggestions are welcomed: Maine’s state budget woes worsened this year as the national economy bottomed out; the recession’s effect on Maine; state voters repealed a landmark same-sex marriage law; initiatives to limit state and local government revenues were defeated at the polls; the H1N1 flu; the drop in heating fuel and gasoline prices; FairPoint’s take-over of Verizon’s landlines and its subsequent bankruptcy filing; and the rise of wind power projects.

Extra credit: what will the top story of 2010 be?

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