Friday, December 6, 2013
On a day of protests in 200 cities, a report says the state’s minimum wage is far short of a livable level.
Report finds highest number of Maine jobs available in health care, social work
Maine's poorest county has struggled for years, and some wonder whether the FreeME proposal from the Maine Heritage Policy Center is the answer to overcoming poverty and boosting population.
From The Guardian: State conservative groups plan US-wide assault on education, health and tax
The state is investigating the data breach by contractor JPMorgan Chase, which waited nearly three months to notify officials.
Advocates meet in Canada to advance a plan for the ‘hotel’ passenger service, which would include stops in Portland and elsewhere in Maine.
In a hockey game, this would be known as getting blindsided.
Civic center attracts would-be trustees, controversy
The prison controversy led to policy changes and a ‘teachable moment’ for prison personnel.
Prison captain fired, but later reinstated, after pepper spraying inmate
Fifteen-year-old Abigail Hernandez of North Conway was last seen Oct. 9 after leaving high school.
Missing N.H. teen was in contact with mother
The group approves draft legislation allowing up to 5,000 video slot machines and 150 table games.
An investigation looks into whether proper permits were acquired; Portland’s barge has the city’s OK for construction work.
An investigation determined the bullet that killed the moose came from the officer’s gun and the shooting was unintentional.
But his opponents and a transportation industry expert see sobering challenges, not just business opportunities as the ice cap melts and Arctic shipping lanes open.
Artists were equally drawn to the man and to what he stood for.
Strong under the boards and from the outside, the Rangers seem poised to contend for the title.
Mary Mayhew should have announced plans to fix a broken ride system and a botched Portland office relocation process.
Some want a bold approach, others moderate, but all want it to be positive.
Hard work for low pay in fast food? Mainers know feeling well
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