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  • Published
    April 2, 2011

    Mural ‘travesty’ has deepened political rifts

    What is the value of history? My students often ask that question. History has no real value for them until they are directly affected, possibly experiencing various aspects of our great Constitution or in discovering their roots. Those who immerse themselves in the Great American Story will realize the nation has some sordid chapters about […]

  • Published
    April 2, 2011

    Private groups monitor their own smoking policy

    Rep. Anna Blodgett, D-Augusta, has proposed L.D. 1230 to Sen. Earl McCormick, R-West Gardiner, chairman of the Health and Human Services committee, which will prohibit smoking inside private clubs unless they construct a special hermetically sealed room. Without substantial budgets, these clubs will be forced to go non-smoking. This will diminish the number of contributing […]

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