Maine Things Considered

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Most Recent Episodes

Maine Things Considered 09/03/2015

Federal Judge Orders Plan to Clean Up Mercury in Penobscot River; Leon Gorman, Who Transformed LL Bean Into International Retail Gaint, Dies at 80; Hiking Pressure on Appalachian Trail Prompts Reassessment of Trail's End at Mount Katahdin

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Maine Things Considered 09/02/2015

Biddeford Council Votes to Retain Police Chief as Alleged Abuse Victims Vow to Fight on; Maryland Congressman Pitches New Approach to Campaign Finance Reform at Stops in Maine; Maine Clam Farming Experiment Aims to Protect Resource from Green Crab Invasion

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Maine Things Considered 09/01/2015

LePage Asks Maine Delegation to Intervene in Tribal Waters Dispute with Feds; Gulf of Maine's Cashes Ledge: Efforts to Extend Federal Protections Rankles Fishing Industry; UMaine Farmington Ranks High in 'Best Bang for Buck' College Survey

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Maine Things Considered 08/31/2015

LePage Proposes Creation of New Public Defender System in Maine; UMaine System Seeks to Serve More Locally-Grown Foods; Scientists Battle to Save Maine's Eelgrass from Destructive Invasive Crab

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Maine Things Considered 08/28/2015

Desperate Maine Opiate Addicts Face Long Waits and Few Options for Treatment; Maine's Hidden Public Health Crisis: Suicide; Maine's High Vaccination Rate Applauded, but Experts say Job Not Done

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Maine Things Considered 08/27/2015

Biddeford Residents Vow to Pursue Allegations of Sex Abuse in Civil Court; Effort to Overturn Bill Allowing GA for Asylum Seekers Appears Stalled; Maine Farmers Sail to New Markets the Old-Fashioned Way

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Maine Things Considered 08/26/2015

Drug Summit: Maine to Create Special Unit to Combat Flow of Opiates; Maine Green Party Opens Some Primaries to All Independent Voters; Exhibit Honors 'America's Youngest Ambassador' on 30th Anniversary of Her Death

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Maine Things Considered 08/25/2015

Maine Delegation Wants Action on Social Security Disability Backlog; Maine Painter and Artists' Champion Tom Crotty Dies at 80; King Drug Forum Participants Call for Expanding Access to Treatment

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Maine Things Considered 08212015

Defendant in Saco Supermarket Slaying Held Without Bail; Learning What it's Really Like to Live With Dementia: Virtual Tour a Revelation; Relentless Monitoring Gives Scarborough's Endangered Piping Plovers a Boost

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Maine Things Considered - 08-20-2015

Shock Ripples Through Jay Region as Verso Cuts 300 Jobs at Androscoggin Mill; Maine AG: Heroin and Fentanyl OD Deaths Continue Troubling Rise; Survey of Workers Raises Concerns About Riverview Staffing

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