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Maine Pike Loses Bid to Stop DEP Hearing on York Toll Plaza Relocation reports, “The commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Protection nixed a request by the Maine Turnpike Authority to stop an upcoming DEP hearing on the York toll plaza relocation project.” The post Maine Pike Loses Bid to Stop DEP Hearing on York Toll Plaza Relocation appeared first on Toll Roads News.

Disney's 'Miracle' Star Michael Mantenuto Dead at 35 from Suicide, Says Coroner (UPDATE)

18 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Michael Mantenuto -- who played Jack O'Callahan in Disney's "Miracle" -- killed himself Monday in Washington State. The actor, a former University of Maine hockey player, was found dead by police in Des Moines. WA. The coroner tells TMZ... Michael…

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

21 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… What/Who Made Trump Look Like An Even Bigger Fool This Month Syria Twitter His son His wife Lollipops Susan Rice Tax marchers Science marchers Mar-A-Lago's kitchen "This gentleman" U.S. District Judge William H. Show More Summary

Maine House says lobstering day should be extended in fall

The Maine House of Representatives has decided the fishing day should get longer for the state's lobstermen in the fall. The House on Tuesday approved a bill to extend the … Click to Continue »

HRC in Maine for Congressional Recess

Post submitted by Lindsey Clark, HRC Senior Regional Field Organizer To help fight a wave of hate and misinformation at the state and federal level, HRC spent last week on the ground in Maine for the Congressional recess. I spent the...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE … Headlines You Won’t Read Today Mexico agrees to pay for wall Bill O'Reilly accepts new position as war correspondent Public demands Social Security benefit cuts & increase in retirement, Medicare eligibility...Show More Summary

Lawmakers consider ballot initiatives, clean elections

Lawmakers are considering bills to change the way that citizen initiatives get on the ballot. Republicans like Gov. Paul LePage argue Maine's constitution and state law allow millions of out-of-state … Click to Continue »

Venezuelan Crude Sales to the US Down in March

Venezuelan crude oil sales to the United States declined in March for the third month in a row this year to 651,710 barrels per day due to falling exports of main grade Merey, according to Thomson Reuters trade flows data. Venezuela's crude output fell in 2016 to its lowest level in 23 years.

Water under Oroville spillway probably caused February collapse, state consultants say

Official reports released Monday say the catastrophic damage to Oroville Dam’s main spillway probably stemmed from swift water flows under the concrete chute, which was cracked and of uneven thickness. The observations, contained in consultants’ reports prepared for the state Department of Water...

Florida Forever bill could impact Lake O reservoir plan

A bill that looks to "un-muddy" the mission of the state's main environmental land acquisition program could potentially impact the proposed plan for an Everglades reservoir. Republican Rep. Matt Caldwell's … Click to Continue »

Libya's warring sides reach diplomatic breakthrough in Rome

Compromise is brokered between presidents of house of representatives and state council after years of fighting Rome has brokered a diplomatic breakthrough in Libya that has the potential to bring the two main warring sides together in a new political agreement after years of division, fighting and economic misery. Show More Summary

Overseas Voters Kick Off Crucial French Presidential Election

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

PARIS/PAPEETE, French Polynesia, April 22 (Reuters) - French overseas territories and French residents in the United States and Canada began voting on Saturday in France ’s presidential election, a day before the main first-round of a poll that could change the global political landscape. Show More Summary

French overseas territories kick off key presidential vote

French overseas territories and residents in some U.S. states such as Hawaii began voting on Saturday in the French presidential election, a day ahead of a main first-round vote that could change the global political landscape.

Overseas voters kick off crucial French presidential election

PARIS/PAPEETE, French Polynesia (Reuters) - French overseas territories and residents in some U.S. states such as Hawaii began voting on Saturday in the French presidential election, a day ahead of a main first-round vote that could change the global political landscape.

IS claims deadly attack on FSB office in Russia

The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack Friday on an office of Russia's main domestic intelligence agency, the FSB, in the country's far east, a US-based monitoring group said. Amaq News Agency,...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Resistance FRIDAY!

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE … Late Night Snark: Ferretface Has Left the Building Edition "Bill O'Reilly has been fired by Fox News. … Fox issued an official statement on O'Reilly's dismissal, saying: 'By ratings standards, Bill O'Reilly is one of the most accomplished TV personalities in the history of cable news.' By rating standards, he is. Show More Summary

Rise of the independents?

Angus King Jr., senator from the great state of Maine, is a sensible fellow who walks around the nation’s capital with a perpetually perplexed look. One assumes he’s deciding which of America’s two major political parties is vexing him more on any given day. Usually, it’s Republicans, though not always. King ran for Senate in […]

BLS: March Unemployment Rates in Arkansas, Colorado, Maine and Oregon at New Series Lows

From the BLS: Regional and State Employment and Unemployment SummaryUnemployment rates were lower in March in 17 states and stable in 33 states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Eighteen states had jobless rate decreases from a year earlier, and 32 states and the District had little or no change. Show More Summary

Some lawmakers want more oversight over state contacts

Legislators want to reform how Maine approves hundreds of thousands of dollars in state contracts. Democrats are sponsoring bills that would create ways to review state contracts and evaluate whether … Click to Continue »

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE … "He's the gift that keeps on giving" Karma has collected. Mighty Peabody-not-winning, war-not-corresponding, walking bag of bullshit Bill O'Reilly has finally met his Loofah loo. Apparently Fox News has its limits: $13 million in payouts to settle sexual harassment lawsuits is where they draw the line. Show More Summary

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