In Focus: Wind power, LePage and osprey

Posted May 09, 2013, at 11:21 a.m.
The University of Maine in Orono unveiled the base for its 1/8-scale wind turbine which will be floated down the Penobscot River and out to the Gulf of Maine, where it will become the first floating wind turbine off the coast of the U.S.
The University of Maine in Orono unveiled the base for its 1/8-scale wind turbine which will be floated down the Penobscot River and out to the Gulf of Maine, where it will become the first floating wind turbine off the coast of the U.S. Buy Photo
Katherine Higgins, 14, of Dixmont with the poster she entered in the Law Day essay and art contest. Higgins' work was the winner in the art category.
Katherine Higgins, 14, of Dixmont with the poster she entered in the Law Day essay and art contest. Higgins' work was the winner in the art category. Buy Photo
Hampden Academy's Andrew Knight makes the catch at first base to get out Mt. Blue's Jacob Barker on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Carter F. McCall | BDN
Hampden Academy's Andrew Knight makes the catch at first base to get out Mt. Blue's Jacob Barker on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Buy Photo
Gov. Paul LePage (right) looks on as Chris Hall, CEO of the Portland Regional Chamber, asks the audience at the chamber's monthly Eggs & Issues event on May 8, 2013, if they support the governor's plan to pay 39 Maine hospitals the $484 million they're owed in reimbursements for providing Medicaid services to patients. The majority of the audience raised their hand.
Whit Richardson | BDN
Gov. Paul LePage (right) looks on as Chris Hall, CEO of the Portland Regional Chamber, asks the audience at the chamber's monthly Eggs & Issues event on May 8, 2013, if they support the governor's plan to pay 39 Maine hospitals the $484 million they're owed in reimbursements for providing Medicaid services to patients. The majority of the audience raised their hand. Buy Photo
An osprey does a little nest-building near Searsport recently.
Dave Small
An osprey does a little nest-building near Searsport recently.

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