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  • March 6, 2012

    Ads removed, but Limbaugh remains

    PORTLAND — At least one Maine company has removed its ads from the Rush Limbaugh show on WGAN radio in response to the talk show host’s comments last week about a woman who testified before Congress in favor of health insurance coverage for contraceptives, but the station’s general manager said the show will stay on the air.

  • March 4, 2012

    Academic decathlon about more than books

    PORTLAND — Sophie Salomon gets more out of the Academic Decathlon than an immersion in books.

  • March 4, 2012

    Students tested in ‘quiz’

    PORTLAND — Sophie Salomon gets more out of the Academic Decathlon than an immersion in books.

  • March 3, 2012

    Retirement touches off political frenzy in Maine

    PORTLAND — When the week started, Peter Chandler, chief of staff to Rep. Mike Michaud, figured he had a pretty good idea how the next five days would go.

  • March 2, 2012

    Four big-name Maine Republicans express interest in U.S. Senate race

    Maine Attorney General Bill Schneider announced late Friday he’d compete for Olympia Snowe’s U.S. Senate seat. Earlier Friday, State Treasurer Bruce Poliquin, Maine Secretary of State Charles Summers and ex-Maine Senate President Rick Bennett also take out nomination papers.

  • March 1, 2012

    CAMPAIGN AIR FILLED WITH HATS

    That loud rumble you heard Wednesday was Maine’s political landscape undergoing a once-in-a-generation shakeup.

  • March 1, 2012

    Snowe decision sets off free-for-all

    That loud rumble you heard Wednesday was Maine’s political landscape undergoing a once-in-a-generation shakeup.

  • February 29, 2012

    Baldacci joins scramble after Snowe decision

    Former Gov. John E. Baldacci, a Democrat, has taken out nomination papers for the U.S. Senate, joining the scramble among candidates for the U.S. Senate and House.

  • February 29, 2012

    Baldacci, Michaud, Pingree take out papers for Senate seat

    U.S. Reps. Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree, and former Gov. John Baldacci took steps Wednesday to enter the race for Olympia Snowe’s senate seat. Former Gov. Angus King may also jump into the fray.

  • February 29, 2012

    L.L. Bean CEO loses lawsuit in dispute with neighbors

    Chris McCormick, the head of “the store that knows the outdoors,” has lost another lawsuit in a dispute with his neighbors over how they get to the outdoors.