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    February 28, 2013

    At Colby, Gloria Steinem encourages activism

    'We can't lose sight of how much there is to do,' she says at an event promoting multiculturalism.

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    February 28, 2013

    Maine’s slice of the sequester pie: Just how bad will it taste?

    Schools, airports and border crossings are among areas targeted by the automatic federal budget cuts.

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    February 28, 2013

    NHL: Bruins top Senators in overtime

    BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron scored the winning goal with 1:21 left in overtime after a replay review, lifting the surging Boston Bruins to a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.

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    February 28, 2013

    Morning Sentinel area police log, Feb. 28, 2013

    Waterville police Wednesday night responded to Little Caesar’s Pizza at 371 Main St. for a report of a vehicle accident with personal injury.

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    February 28, 2013

    Gloria Steinem speaks at Colby, encourages activism

    WATERVILLE — Gloria Steinem — journalist, women’s rights activist and co-founder of Ms. magazine — spoke Thursday night at Colby College on what it means to be an activist, on the same day Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act.

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    February 28, 2013

    Augusta officials taking time to consider hiring downtown manager

    AUGUSTA -- City officials told downtown revitalization advocates they'll need at least a month to determine whether the city will commit $25,000 a year to help hire a full-time downtown manager.

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    February 28, 2013

    SNAPSHOT: Work and play

    Isaiah Chase chucks a snowball Tuesday for his hound at his family's farm in Whitefield. Chase had just finished retrieving hay for the herd of cows and feeding his pair of pulling steers with the dog.

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    February 28, 2013

    Conference Thursday to focus on problem gambling

    Casinos are relatively new to Maine, but state officials are drawing attention to an issue that often goes hand-in-hand with expansion of gaming opportunities: problem gambling.

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    February 28, 2013

    Embden weighs budget increase at Town Meeting Saturday

    EMBDEN -- Voters will decide on the future of the Embden Community Center and whether to use money from the town's surplus account to finish funding a series of capital improvements when they gather Saturday for the annual town meeting.

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    February 28, 2013

    Maine schools, Homeland Security expected to feel impact of failed federal budget

    WASHINGTON -- The Senate failed Thursday to prevent across-the-board federal budget cuts that almost everyone said should be avoided, but it is unclear what effect they will have in Maine.

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