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Most Recent Episodes

Maine Things Considered 08/03/2015

Maine Ends Budget Year With $59 Million Surplus; Congested Turnpike Indicates Maine on Road to Economic Recovery; Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan Wins Praise in Maine

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Maine Things Considered 7/31/2015

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in LePage Veto Dispute; Bill Would Make Asylum Seekers Wait Less Before Working; Auburn Mill to Become Medical Facility for Chinese Tourists

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Maine Things Considered 7/29/2015

Lawmakers Request Probe in 2nd Alleged LePage Funding Threat; Maine Health Care Professionals Celebrate Medicare's 50th Birthday; Linguist: Local Maine Dialects Here to Stay

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Maine Things Considered 7/28/2015

Group Launches to Support Campaign Finance Ballot Question; Free Summer Food Programs Looking to Increase Participation; Salt Alumni Concerned about Maine College of Art Merger

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Maine Things Considered 7/27/2015

Has LePage Squandered His Political Capital?; Group Wants UMaine System to Buy More Maine-Grown Produce; Maine Groups Working to Preserve Land Likely to be Climate-Change Resilient

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Maine Things Considered 7/24/15

LePage Accused of Threatening Group to Fire Director in 2013; Groups Back Legislative Leadership in LePage Veto Dispute; Focus Shifts to Police Response in Aroostook County Killings, Kidnapping

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Maine Things Considered 07/23/2015

Jury Awards Orphanage Founder and Charity $14.5 Million in Damages in Defamation Case; LePage Administration Raises Come Under Fire from Democrats; Whitewater Regatta Focuses Spotlight on Penobscot River Restoration

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Maine Things Considered 07/22/2015

Woman Blames Police for Failing to Protect Family in Aroostook County Crime Rampage; Mystery of Woman's Disappearance on Appalachian Trail in Maine Still Unsolved; Crime Down in Maine by Double Digits, Despite Drug Trafficking Problems; Maine Delegation: Thawing Relationship With Cuba Opens Trade Opportunities

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Maine Things Considered 07/21/2015

Maine High Court Denies Dechaine's Request for a New Trial; Saddleback Resort's Woes Generate Worry in Rangeley Region; Portland Voters to Consider $15 Minimum Wage Proposal, as Current Ordinance Delayed

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Maine Things Considered 07/20/2015

Court Documents: Man Charged in Violent Crime Spree Confesses; Report: Zumwalt 'Teething Problems' Affecting BIW's Competitiveness; Maine Delegation Divided on Solutions to Looming Highway Funding Stalemate; UMaine System Reports $16 Million Operating Loss

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