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Portland's marijuana ordinance takes effect Friday - Press Herald

Portland's marijuana ordinance takes effect Friday
Press Herald
At 6:30 p.m. on Thursday evening, the Portland Greens will hold an informal panel discussion in the State of Maine room at City Hall to clear the air about what the ordinance says and how it interacts with state and federal laws, which prohibit

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Maine man pleads guilty in NY to drug smuggling - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Maine man pleads guilty in NY to drug smuggling
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
PORTLAND, Maine — The former owner of a live music venue in Portland, Maine, has pleaded guilty to his role in smuggling nearly 170 pounds of cocaine from California to Vermont. Robert Evon, former owner of the Port City Music Hall, pleaded guilty

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Maine man pleads guilty in NY to drug smuggling - Fresno Bee

Maine man pleads guilty in NY to drug smuggling
Fresno Bee
PORTLAND, Maine — The former owner of a live music venue in Portland, Maine, has pleaded guilty to his role in smuggling nearly 170 pounds of cocaine from California to Vermont. Robert Evon, former owner of the Port City Music Hall, pleaded guilty
Former Port City Music Hall owner pleads guilty in NY to smuggling cocaine in Bangor Daily News
Ex-owner of Port City Music Hall pleads guilty in cocaine conspiracyKennebec Journal

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Maine DHHS chief warns Portland business leaders about Medicaid spending - Kennebec Journal

Maine DHHS chief warns Portland business leaders about Medicaid spending
Kennebec Journal
Paul LePage's health and human services chief met with Portland area business leaders Wednesday to advocate against expanding Maine's Medicaid program through the federal health care law. click image to enlarge. Mary Mayhew, commissioner of the
Maine's human services chief argues for 'person-based' welfare reform, against Bangor Daily News
Maine lawmakers, advocates oppose DHHS office moveBoston.com
Maine Health Official Makes Case Against ExpansionMPBN News
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Regulators shut down Gulf of Maine shrimp fishery, say stock has 'collapsed' - Bangor Daily News

Regulators shut down Gulf of Maine shrimp fishery, say stock has 'collapsed'
Bangor Daily News
PORTLAND, Maine — Northeastern regulators shut down the Gulf of Maine shrimp fishery for the first time in 35 years Tuesday afternoon, worried by reports of what researchers called a fully “collapsed” stock that could be driven to near extinction with
Regulators scrap 2014 shrimp season in Gulf of MaineWCSH-TV

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Disability Reinsurance Management Services Joins Council For Disability ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Disability Reinsurance Management Services Joins Council For Disability
PR Newswire (press release)
PORTLAND, Maine, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Disability Reinsurance Management Services (Disability RMS) today announced it has joined the Council for Disability Awareness (CDA) as the first reinsurer to become part of the national

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Maine DHHS chief warns Portland business leaders about Medicaid spending - Press Herald

Maine DHHS chief warns Portland business leaders about Medicaid spending
Press Herald
Paul LePage's health and human services chief met with Portland area business leaders Wednesday to advocate against expanding Maine's Medicaid program through the federal health care law. Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner
The Universal Notebook: LePage, party of 1The Forecaster

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Ex-owner of Port City Music Hall pleads guilty in cocaine conspiracy - Press Herald

Ex-owner of Port City Music Hall pleads guilty in cocaine conspiracy
Press Herald
Evon lived in Portland prior to his arrest on July 31 and ran the nightclub in Portland until he sold the business earlier this year, but he was never accused of any cocaine smuggling in Maine in connection with the case. As part of a plea deal, Evon

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Tim Horton's closes shop in Skowhegan - Press Herald

Tim Horton's closes shop in Skowhegan
Press Herald
16, leaving 27 company shops remaining in Maine, including two in South Portland, one in Waterville and others in Augusta, the Lewiston-Auburn area, Newport and Bangor. “What comes with growth, also comes with closings,” Burton said. “There may be
Tim Hortons Skowhegan shop closing no indication of larger problems for chain Morning Sentinel

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Maine mom needs gifts for son with PTSD and ADHD - Press Herald

Maine mom needs gifts for son with PTSD and ADHD
Press Herald
The Portland Press Herald Toy Fund aims to provide toys for 7,000 children in Cumberland, York, Sagadahoc, Lincoln and Knox counties. Applications are being accepted and readers of the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram are once again

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