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Bangs Island Mussels worker Jon Gorman sets juvenile mussels onto a rope that will be their home for the next year as they grow to market size. Fred Bever/Maine Public Radio hide caption

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Sen. Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine, walks through the Capitol with colleagues in early December. Aaron P. Bernstein/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Rosemary Warnock, a registered nurse at Maine Health, exits the Merrill Auditorium voting station in Portland, Maine, early Tuesday. She said she was motivated to vote for Medicaid expansion. Ben McCanna/Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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After Maine Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion, Governor Raises Objections

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Kathleen Phelps, who lacks health insurance, speaks in favor of expanding Medicaid at a news conference in Portland, Maine on Oct. 13, 2016. Patty Wight/Maine Public Radio hide caption

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Do Laptops Help Learning? A Look At The Only Statewide School Laptop Program

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Maine's lobster fleet has a growing number of women who, like Sadie Samuels, are running their own boats, and busting stereotypes along the way. Murray Carpenter for NPR hide caption

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More Women Move Into Maine's Rough And Risky World Of Lobstering

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The Maine Legislature established a high-risk pool for insuring patients with expensive medical conditions, partly funded with a surcharge on all policyholders in the state. J. Stephen Conn/Flickr hide caption

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Secret To Maine's Touted High-Risk Pool? Enough Money

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Workers' gear hangs inside Lobster Trap's facility in Steuben, Maine. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Maine's Immigrants Boost Workforce Of Whitest, Oldest State In U.S.

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Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback opposes legislative efforts to expand the state's Medicaid program. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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With Obamacare Here to Stay, Some States Revive Medicaid Expansion

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French clubs like this one have become de facto support groups for African immigrants in Lewiston, Maine. Susan Sharon/MPBN hide caption

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In Maine, A Common Language Connects French Canadians, African Immigrants

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A woman walks in whiteout conditions in Boston on Thursday. Sunday's forecast promises similarly daunting conditions, as a winter storm bears down on the Northeast. Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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