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Maine Asylum-Seeker Fights For His Right To Poetry - WCLK


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Maine Asylum-Seeker Fights For His Right To Poetry
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Allan Monga had never given much thought to poetry before last summer, when he arrived in Maine as an asylum-seeker from Zambia. At the time, he was almost completely alone, living at a teen shelter in Portland and nervous about speaking with anyone in
Student from Zambia fights to compete in US poetry contestWashington Post

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Maine judge questions how banning asylum seeker from poetry contest serves 'national interest' - Bangor Daily News


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Maine judge questions how banning asylum seeker from poetry contest serves ‘national interest’
Bangor Daily News
A Maine federal court judge peppered an attorney for the National Endowment for the Arts with questions at a hearing Wednesday over a Portland immigrant’s exclusion from a poetry contest. Allan Monga, 17, of Westbrook, won the Poetry Out Loud contest
Maine Asylum-Seeker Fights For His Right To PoetryWCLK
Student from Zambia fights to compete in US poetry contestAlton Telegraph

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Maine judge questions how banning asylum seeker from poetry contest serves 'national interest' - Bangor Daily News


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Maine judge questions how banning asylum seeker from poetry contest serves ‘national interest’
Bangor Daily News
A Maine federal court judge peppered an attorney for the National Endowment for the Arts with questions at a hearing Wednesday over a Portland immigrant’s exclusion from a poetry contest. Allan Monga, 17, of Westbrook, won the Poetry Out Loud contest
Student From Zambia Fights to Compete in US Poetry ContestU.S. News & World Report

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Maine man succumbs to injuries from weekend car crash - Bangor Daily News

Maine man succumbs to injuries from weekend car crash
Bangor Daily News
A 25-year-old driver who crashed into a stone wall on Congress Street in Portland on Sunday has died from his injuries, a city official said Wednesday. Soungha Sok of Westbrook died Wednesday morning in Portland’s Maine Medical Center three days after

      

Genius + Jazz right here in Portland Maine - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Genius + Jazz right here in Portland Maine
NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
It’s an ambitious lift that they do. Micromasse is a 3 piece ensemble featuring a Hammond C3 organ, guitar & drums. Which doesn’t sound like much, but then you watch Peter Dugas playing his Hammond and you are instantly reminded of the old grainy black

      

A heartfelt farewell to veteran reporter Chris Rose - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ


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A heartfelt farewell to veteran reporter Chris Rose
NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
There have been countless stories told over the last 30 years on the Maine airwaves. Chris recalls a memorable encounter with Bill Clinton right after he became “The Comeback Kid” in the 1992 New Hampshire Primary. And there was the time Robin Williams

      

The best towns and small cities in the US: Portland, Maine - The Guardian


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The best towns and small cities in the US: Portland, Maine
The Guardian
Maine has long been a summer destination for vacationing Americans, thanks to its coastline, campsites and range of outdoor activities but you’ll find Portlanders out every weekend in the winter, too. Mostly, that’s on their way to eat, as the

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Maine judge to weigh asylum seeker's suit over exclusion from national poetry competition - Bangor Daily News


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Maine judge to weigh asylum seeker’s suit over exclusion from national poetry competition
Bangor Daily News
A federal judge will hear arguments Wednesday in Portland in a lawsuit that pits an immigrant high school student who won a statewide poetry contest against the government-funded organization that sponsors the program. Last month, Allan Monga, 17, of

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Maine judge to weigh asylum seeker's suit over exclusion from national poetry competition - Bangor Daily News


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Maine judge to weigh asylum seeker’s suit over exclusion from national poetry competition
Bangor Daily News
A federal judge will hear arguments Wednesday in Portland in a lawsuit that pits an immigrant high school student who won a statewide poetry contest against the government-funded organization that sponsors the program. Last month, Allan Monga, 17, of

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Barbara Bush remembered in Maine for her love of literacy - Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News


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Barbara Bush remembered in Maine for her love of literacy
Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Former first lady Barbara Bush is being remembered in Maine for her promotion of literacy, her welcoming ways and her sense of humor. Bush was the wife of former President George H.W. Bush and the mother of former President
Barbara Bush remembered by Maine leaders for devotion to health care, literacyBangor Daily News
Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92Business Insider

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