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Bill Nemitz
Columnist Bill Nemitz climbs stairs at the St. Elijah monastery on Dec. 24, 2004 in Mosul, Iraq. Satellite imagery shows Islamic State militants destroyed the ancient site.

Bill Nemitz: Faith endures among ruins of a razed monastery

The Islamic State destroyed St. Elijah's in Mosul, but not the ideals that built it 1,400 years ago.

Capitol Ticker
Matthew Gagnon of the Maine Heritage Policy Center talks about the 2016 Maine Piglet Book during a news conference Thursday at the State House Welcome Center in Augusta. In a news release, the policy center said that the booklet “highlights the rampant and appalling examples of the abuse of taxpayer dollars that big government doesn’t want you to know about.”

‘Piglet Book’ reports Maine government spending is ‘far larger than it should be’

The Maine Heritage Policy Center cites examples of ‘wasted tax dollars’ in the first book since 2012.

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