Maine Things Considered

Maine Things Considered

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Maine Things Considered is a comprehensive summary of Maine news and issues, produced by the award winning news staff at the member supported Maine Public Broadcasting Network. It airs live weekday evenings between 4 and 6:30 pm. Online at news.mpbn.netMore from Maine Things Considered »

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Maine Things Considered 03/05/2015

LePage Plan to Cut Reimbursement for Mental Health Services Meets Resistance; Proposal Seeks Clear Language Allowing Maine Parents to Opt Kids Out of Standardized Testing; Heavy Winter Snow Has Maine Bracing for Spring Floods; Maine Bill Aims to Prevent Sale of Animals Bred in 'Puppy Mills'

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Maine Things Considered 03/04/2015

Bill Would Allow Mainers to Carry Concealed Weapons Without Special Permit; Years in a Homeless Shelter, Despite Thousands in the Bank: One Man's Story; Growing Need Prompts Maine Med to Open Gender Clinic

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Maine Things Considered 03/03/2015

Opponents Pack Hearing on LePage's Plan to Cut General Assistance; DOT: Maine Falling Behind on Bridge Repair and Replacement; Alone on an Island: Extreme Weather Strands Maine Scientist

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Maine Things Considered 03/02/2015

Who Should Oversee Maine's Public Lands? Critics Take Aim at Gov's Plan; In Settlement with AG, Maine Anti-Wind Group Must Reform; UMaine Report: More Intense Precipitation, Rising Seas in Maine's Future; Renewed Battle Underway Over Tobacco Settlement Funds

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Maine Things Considered 02/27/2015

LePage Administration's Plan to Expand Gambling Meets Legislative Resistance; Portland Officials Defend Handling of General Assistance Funds; From Razors to Lasers: Bates Professor Traces Roots of Hair Removal

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Maine Things Considered 02/26/2015

LePage vs. Mills: Maine High Court Hears Arguments in Dispute; Maine Advocates Cheer Coverage of CT Scans for Lung Cancer, but Some Question Policy; Bill Would Ease Development Restrictions Around Vernal Pools

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Maine Things Considered 02/25/2015

Maine Utility Regulators Decide to Reconsider Two Wind Power Projects; Maine Schools Struggle with How to Make up for Flurry of Lost 'Snow Days'; Bed-Sharing With Infants: Despite State Warning, Some Maine Parents Defend Practice

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Maine Things Considered 02/24/2015

Federal Judge Deals Blow to Maine Law Allowing Prescription Drug Imports; Homeless, with Money in the Bank: Advocates Weigh in on Audit Fracas; Served on a Jury Lately? Maine Bills Seek to Hike Compensation

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Maine Things Considered 02/23/2015

Maine FairPoint Workers Head Back to Jobs on Wednesday; Opponents Blast LePage's Plan to Hike and Expand Sales Tax; Effort Underway to Change Charter School Funding in Maine

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Maine Things Considered 2/20/2015

Education Association, LePage Administration at Odds Over Budget; Maine Commission Could Reopen Energy Proposals, But Critics Say LePage is Meddling; While Maine Mussel Fisherman Struggle, Farmers 'Continue to Grow'

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