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Navy abandons plan to fix nuclear sub burned in Maine - Press Herald

Navy abandons plan to fix nuclear sub burned in Maine
Press Herald
The Navy estimated it would take an additional $390 million in Fiscal Year 2014 to repair the Miami, a nuclear-powered submarine severely damaged at the Maine shipyard in 2012. As a result, the submarine will be permanently removed from service and the

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Maine island named one of world's best - Press Herald

Maine island named one of world's best
Press Herald
MOUNT DESERT ISLAND — Maine's largest island and an island to the north are receiving accolades from an international travel magazine that rates them as two of the world's best island destinations, ranking alongside such exotic getaways as Nantucket,

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WEX shelves expansion, relocation plans - Press Herald

WEX shelves expansion, relocation plans
Press Herald
WEX, a credit-card payment processing company, had been exploring expansion opportunities in Maine, including in Portland and South Portland, that would have more than doubled the size of its current headquarters in South Portland. WEX spokesperson

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Hazardous materials common on Maine railroads - MiamiHerald.com

Hazardous materials common on Maine railroads
MiamiHerald.com
PORTLAND, Maine — The runaway oil train that caused explosions and fires that killed 47 people in a Quebec town underscored the dangers of transporting hazardous materials via rail. But there are other materials as dangerous as oil that are shipped

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Time Warner customers lose Showtime, other premium channels - Press Herald

Time Warner customers lose Showtime, other premium channels
Press Herald
The channels were blacked out on Time Warner systems nationally, including Maine, beginning Friday. Time Warner is also blacking out CBS-owned broadcast channels – which air CBS programming – in eight major cities. Portland's CBS affiliate, WGME-13,

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Maine Supreme Court rejects third appeal by Jason Twardus - Press Herald

Maine Supreme Court rejects third appeal by Jason Twardus
Press Herald
PORTLAND — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has denied an appeal by Jason Twardus, who is serving a 38-year prison sentence for the murder of his former fiancee in 2007, rejecting his request for a new trial or acquittal on grounds that new evidence

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Maine Senate candidate defends Speedo dance video - Press Herald

Maine Senate candidate defends Speedo dance video
Press Herald
Eric Brakey, a New Gloucester resident and Republican who recently announced his candidacy for state Senate District 15, said a video circulating on the conservative website As Maine Goes and criticized by some activists was an outtake of a commercial

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Go For the Food: Portland, Maine's Duckfat - San Francisco Chronicle

Go For the Food: Portland, Maine's Duckfat
San Francisco Chronicle
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Go for the lobster. Stay for the duck fat. Because culinary excursionists undoubtedly are drawn to Maine for a taste of the state's signature crustacean. And they won't be disappointed. But once you've had your fill of butter

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Go For the Food: Portland, Maine's Duckfat - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Go For the Food: Portland, Maine's Duckfat
Seattle Post Intelligencer
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Go for the lobster. Stay for the duck fat. Because culinary excursionists undoubtedly are drawn to Maine for a taste of the state's signature crustacean. And they won't be disappointed. But once you've had your fill of butter

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PORTLAND, Maine — Go for the lobster. Stay for the duck fat. - Huffington Post

PORTLAND, Maine — Go for the lobster. Stay for the duck fat.
Huffington Post
PORTLAND, Maine — Go for the lobster. Stay for the duck fat. Because culinary excursionists undoubtedly are drawn to Maine for a taste of the state's signature crustacean. And they won't be disappointed. But once you've had your fill of butter

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