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Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday.

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… What Obama Did In The Middle of the Night  October, 2009 x x YouTube Video - I'll keep this short. Donald Trump is a malignant narcissist, a gaslighter and a heartless moron. And he can go to hell. Cheers and Jeers starts below the fold...

- Daily Kos - US

Mainers Celebrate 45th Anniversary of Clean Water Act.

Natural Resources Council of MaineToday on the banks of the Androscoggin, once labeled the most polluted river in America, a diverse group of Mainers described the importance of the Clean Water Act. The Act became law on October 18, 1972, when Congress voted to override President Nixon's veto of the bill. This landmark law ...

- Common Dreams - US

Lawyers drop out of landlord's appeal in fire that killed 6.

Lawyers for a Portland, Maine, landlord convicted of code violations following the city's deadliest fire in decades have dropped out of the case.

- FOX News - US

Trial witness says he lied to police about teen's 1989 death.

A key witness says he lied during the 1992 trial of a man who spent 27 years in prison in Maine for a murder conviction in the killing of his teenage girlfriend.

- FOX News - US

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday.

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Energize An Ally Three Allies Tuesday A quick request for anyone who goes golfing with Trump today: could you please inform him that there are historically-awful wildfires raging in northern California right now, and he might want to take a moment between the 18th green and the time he ...

- Daily Kos - US

Roofers in Maine stop work to respect national anthem, flag.

Three Maine roofers put their hammers down and stood up to show respect for the national anthem on Saturday, in the process unknowingly posing for a photo that's been used to symbolize one side of the contentious nationwide debate about "The Star-Spangled Banner."

- FOX News - US

Moderate Republicans push for restoring health care subsidy.

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, among other moderate Republicans, search for a bipartisan path forward on health care after President Trump abruptly halted federal payments to insurers.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

News24.com | #News24 ICYMI: Caster Semenya shines on Destiny Mag cover; Drama in Henri Van Breda case And State Capture is word of the year.

ANC Youth League leader Collen Maine says people can't expect him to be like Julius Malema, Judge asks if he should recuse himself from the Henri Van Breda case and another emotional day unfolds at the Life Esidimeni hearings.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Maine: People can't expect me to be like Malema.

Beleaguered ANC Youth League leader Collen Maine says those who are critical of his style of leadership are confused by the different approaches to leading an organisation.

- News24.com - ZA

In Maine, Medicaid Expansion Goes Before Voters.

As the Trump administration takes steps to weaken provisions of the Affordable Care Act, voters in Maine are being asked whether the state should embrace Medicaid expansion, a central plank of the law.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Cheers and Jeers: Monday.

Hispanic Federation Fund for Puerto Rico Relief Link - From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Monday Morning Myths The Affordable Care Act was rammed through Congress in a frantic rush without any input from Republicans. Americans pay more in taxes than any country in the world, the rich won't benefit most from the Republican tax ...

- Daily Kos - US

News24.com | Collen Maine: ANC under attack from internal and external forces

ANC Youth League president Collen Maine says even though the mother body is being attacked from "internal and external" forces, it will not collapse.

- News24.com - ZA

History and tech co-exist at Navy's oldest public shipyard

KITTERY, Maine — The nation's four public shipyards from Maine to Hawaii are each more than a century old and showing their age. The Government Accountability Office said in a report that all of them need substantial improvements to…

- Billings Gazette - US

History and tech co-exist at Navy's oldest public shipyard

The nation's four public shipyards from Maine to Hawaii are each more than a century old and showing their age. The Government Accountability Office said in a report that all of them need substantial improvements to keep up on the repair and overhaul ships.

- Stars and Stripes - US

News24.com | 'Maine belongs in an old age home' - ANCYL member calls for leader's removal

An ANC Youth League member has called for the removal of the young lions president Collen Maine, claiming he is too old to lead.

- News24.com - ZA

Hole the size of Maine opens up in Antarctic ice

In 1974, a 250,000 square kilometer hole opened in the same location

- CBS NEWS - US

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Resistance FRIDAY!

Hispanic Federation Fund for Puerto Rico Relief Link - From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… 7 Handy Ways to Start the Weekend 1. Bourbon Highball  Mix two ounces of bourbon with your choice of ginger ale, club soda or water. Add lemon peel and ice cubes. Stir while grinning at growing potential for Republican midterm ...

- Daily Kos - US

Susan Collins's near-retirement speaks directly to the frustrations of Washington

It should have been an easy decision to stay in the Senate, where the Maine Republican is an influential voice of moderation.

- Washington Post - US

Collins declines run for Maine governor

Collins' decision preserves her role as a key moderate and swing vote in the Senate.

- POLITICO - US

GOP's Susan Collins to stay in Senate, ditches governor run

ROCKPORT, Maine — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins announced Friday that she's staying out of the Maine governor's race because she believes she can do more good for the state by staying in Washington.

- Billings Gazette - US

The Latest: US Sen. Angus King: Collins is putting Maine 1st

ROCKPORT, Maine — The Latest on Susan Collins' decision on whether to run for governor :

- Billings Gazette - US

The Latest: US Sen. Angus King: Collins is putting Maine 1st

- Townhall.com - US

Susan Collins is going to stay in the Senate and not run for governor of Maine

Alex Wong/Getty Images - U.S. Senator Susan Collins of Maine, a moderate Republican who helped block her party's efforts to repeal Obamacare this year, said on Friday that she would not run for governor of her state next year, keeping her focus on Washington. The four-term incumbent for weeks had flirted publicly with the ...

- Business Insider - US

Maine Republican who stood up to Trump to stay in US Senate

U.S. Senator Susan Collins of Maine, a moderate Republican who helped block her party's efforts to repeal Obamacare this year, said on Friday that she would not run for governor of her state next year, keeping her focus on Washington. The four-term incumbent for weeks had flirted publicly with...

- The Raw Story - US

Republican U.S. senator from Maine who stood up to Trump to reveal plans

- Townhall.com - US

Sen. Collins of Maine to announce governor's race decision

Republican Sen. Susan Collins will end more than a year of speculation about her political future when she announces on Friday whether she is going to run for governor of … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Sen. Collins of Maine to announce governor's race decision

ROCKPORT, Maine — Republican Sen. Susan Collins will end more than a year of speculation about her political future when she announces on Friday whether she is going to run for governor of her home state of Maine or…

- Billings Gazette - US

2 boys get probation for fire that destroyed mill building

Two of three boys charged with setting a fire that destroyed an abandoned mill in Maine have pleaded guilty to reduced charges.

- FOX News - US

Trump Threatens to Censor Cable News, Maine-Size Hole in Antarctic Ice, Bernie Sanders to Open Women's Convention: A.M. Links

"The government ... does not have the right to rummage through the information contained on DreamHost's website and discover the identity of, or access communications by, individuals not participating in alleged criminal activity, particularly those persons who were engaging in protected First Amendment activities," ruled ...

- Reason.com - US

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

Hispanic Federation Fund for Puerto Rico Relief Link - From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Items Sought for Netroots Nation Fall Auction After putting on a rave-reviewed convention in Atlanta this year, the Netroots Nation organizers are kicking off the countdown to #NN18 in New Orleans with their now-legendary Netroots ...

- Daily Kos - US

Reading the genetic signature of the sea scallop

Scallops are one of the most profitable fisheries in Maine, with a statewide value of nearly $7 million in 2016. The scallop fishery is also one of the most local, with small "day boats" staying close to shore.

- PhysOrg - NL

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

Hispanic Federation Fund for Puerto Rico Relief Link - From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Not A Good Time to be a Closet Door Today is the 29th National Coming Out Day, an annual event designed "to promote a safe world for LGBT individuals to live truthfully and openly." The classic Keith Haring logo. I officially kicked ...

- Daily Kos - US

Stolen 'Superman' surfboard comes home 36 years later

For Superman, the trip from Miami Beach to Maine and back, would have been made in a bound. For Bud Gardner's "Superman" surfboard, it took 36 years.         

- USA TODAY - US

Scientists can't explain why a giant hole the size of Maine just opened up in Antarctica

A mysterious hole the size of Maine has opened up in Antarctica, stumping scientists who have no clue how it formed, Motherboard reports. "It looks like you just punched a hole in the ice," explained University of Toronto Mississauga professor Kent Moore. Called a "polynya" — an area of open ocean water in the midst of ...

- The Week - US

Trump critic Sen. Susan Collins to announce Friday if she'll run for Maine governor

Sen. Susan Collins' office says she'll make an announcement on Friday about whether she'll run for governor of Maine.The moderate Republican was first elected in ...

- The Japan Times - JP

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