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Most Recent Episodes

Maine Things Considered 05/22/2015

Maine Panel Endorses Bill Requiring Doctor Sign-Offs on Vaccination Opt-Outs; State Budget Writers Reject Governor's Plan to Reorganize AG Department; A Look Back at the Muhammad Ali - Sonny Liston Fight in Lewiston, 50 Years Later

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Maine Things Considered 05/21/2015

Cummings to Take Reins at USM as Appointed President Backs Out; Maine PUC Decision Sends $38 Million Efficiency Trust "Fix" Problem Back to Lawmakers; Awash in Paperwork, Maine Doctors Abandon Conventional Treatment Model

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Maine Things Considered 05/19/2015

Maine Governor Proposes Major Changes to State Constitution; It Takes a Veteran to Know a Veteran: Maine Vet to Vet Program Changing Lives; Program That Alerts Maine Doctors to Drug Arrests at Risk of Closing

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Maine Things Considered 5/18/15

LePage Proposal to Test Welfare Recipients for Drugs Draws Opposition; Bill Would Increase Funding for Job Training; Hyde School Pulls Team from MPA Over Allegations of Racial Slurs

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Maine Things Considered 5/15/15

FairPoint to Lay Off More Than 200 in Northern New England; Legislature Hears Testimony on End-of-Life Bill; GOP Forwards New Budget Plan - Instead of Rallying Behind LePage's; Drug Deaths Continue to Grow in Maine

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Maine Things Considered 5/14/15

LePage Wants Energy Policy Changes; Bill Aims to Protect Elderly from Exploitation; Has Portland Become Too Hip?

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Maine Things Considered 05/13/2015

Abortion-Related Bills Draw Fire from Maine Women's Groups; LePage Presses for Easing Energy Regulations in House Committee Testimony; Administrators Praise Maine's Strong Showing in Top High Schools List

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Maine Things Considered 05/12/2015

Maine Lawmakers Join to Address 'Welfare Cliff'; Maine Bill Would Give Tribal Courts Jurisdiction in Some Domestic Violence Cases; Elective Amputation: Pushing the Limits When Your Legs Don't Work

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Maine Things Considered 05/11/2015

Bills to Tighten Maine's Vaccination Exemption Rules Meet Resistence; Maine Lawmakers Seek Solution to Jail-Funding Stalemate; Bill Would Ease Requirements for 'Proficiency Based' HIgh School Diplomas

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Maine Things Considered 05/08/2015

LePage Proposes Expansion of Services at State Psychiatric Hospital; Skowhegan School Board Votes to Keep 'Indians' Nickname, Disappointing Tribes; UMaine's Liberal Arts Grads Take Uncertain Future in Stride

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