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 03/27/2015

Maine National Guard Unit's Deployment Canceled Amid Mission Uncertainty; Maine Cancer Hotline: A New Resource for Those With Nowhere to Turn; Floating Mission Brings Ray of Sun to Maine's Island Communities

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Maine Things Considered 03262015

Abortion Opponents Object to Bill Aimed at Expanding Access to Reproductive Car; Ohio Governor in Maine to Tout Controversial Path to Balanced Federal Budget; Portland Students Connect with Film About Immigrant Teens

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Maine Things Considered 03/25/2015

Willette Resigns Chairmanship Amid Furor Over Facebook Posts; Willette's Hometown Constituents Divided Over Controversial Facebook Posts; When Police Confront the Mentally Ill: Maine Bill Would Mandate Special Training

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Maine Things Considered 03/24/2015

Maine Governor Relieves Adjutant General of His Command; Maine Bills Aim to Regulate Use of Drones; Maine Voters Could Face Two Marijuana Legalization Initiatives on 2016 Ballot

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Maine Things Considered 03/23/2015

Minimum Wage Hike Supporters Pack State House Hearing; Maine Seniors Fear Hunger in Wake of Cuts to Meals Program; Portland Food Retailers Gear Up for 5-Cent Plastic Bag Fee

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Maine Things Considered 3/20/2015

Lawmakers Resist Adding Drug Enforcement Agents, Judges, Prosecutors; Senator Who Posted Offensive Messages Won't Meet with NAACP if Democrats at Table; Portland Woman Nominated for 'Outstanding Baker' James Beard Award

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Maine Things Considered 3/19/2015

GOP Leader Wants Controversial PUC Decision Overturned; LePage Seeks to Remove Cap on Maine Hydropower; Flood Potential Could Grow as Cold Prevents Melting in Maine; Biddeford Woman Accidentally Gets Over 300 Confidential Credit Reports

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Maine Things Considered 3/18/2015

Taxes, Revenue Sharing Spur Continued Debate on LePage's Budget; Should Maine Give Standardized Tests to Kids Starting in Kindergarten?; PUC Spokesman Defends Controversial Efficiency Maine Funding Cut; Maine Mayors Group Issues Report Calling for More High-Speed Broadband Access

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Maine Things Considered 3/17/2015

PUC Votes to Slash Funding for Energy Efficiency Programs; Maine Tourist Destinations Anxious Over Federal Visa Holdup; Bill Would Ease Fear for Maine Doctors Treating Lyme with Long-Term Antibiotics; Iceland, US Officials Unveil Ocean Business Incubator at Portland Event

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Maine Things Considered 3/16/2015

Homeless Advocates Seek Additional Funding for Maine Shelters; Do Maine Term Limits Weaken or Strengthen Legislature?; Students Applaud University of Maine System Tuition Freeze; Demand for Local Food Booming - But Can We Grow Enough Farmers?

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