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Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME) Co-sponsors Congressional Bill to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree has joined the effort to pass a bill that would allow states to set marijuana policies without federal interference. The law would end marijuana prohibition and start regulating marijuana like alcohol at the federal level.

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Maine Bars Will Be Able to Open at 6am This Sunday on St. Patrick’s Day

Gov. Paul LePage is signing the bill to allow bars to open and serve alcohol a few hours earlier when St. Patrick's Day falls on a Sunday. That is what happens this weekend. Sunday is March 17th and that is St. Paddy’s Day.

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Harold Clements, Getty Images

2000 Canadian Cyclists May Not Make it to Maine for Summer Trip This Year

Two thousand Canadian cyclists who planned to spend a week pedaling around central Maine this summer with a Canadian bike touring group won’t be coming after all. That is unless someone can help out right way with their U.S. customs issues.

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Turner Man Denying His Virgin Mary Candy Is A Hoax

A few days ago I wrote a story about the Duguay family from Turner, who had found an image of the Virgin Mary in a box of Dots that they had bought at an Auburn Rite Aid. A website, CorporateMal.com is skeptical of the Duguay's find, comparing the photo to a small Virgin Mary candy mold sold on eBay by A World of Moulds in the United Kingdom.

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Turner Couple Find The ‘Virgin Mary’ In A Package Of Dots Candy

You've seen the stories of people finding religious images in some of the strangest things. I remember an old clip from the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, where an older lady had a potato chip collection of several images. Something similar to that has happened to a couple in Turner, Maine.

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Matt Cardy, Getty Images

Bill to Ban State from Buying Bottled Water Being Considered by Lawmakers

Rep. Brian Jones of Freedom and a handful of environmental advocates are supporting a law that would prohibit state and local governments from buying bottled water. They feel the move would save the state thousands of dollars and put Maine into a leadership role in the effort to reduce waste from bottled water. However, there are some concerns.

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What’s the Happiest State in America (According to Twitter)?

Do you need to be cheered up? There's one place in the US that can turn that frown upside down faster than any other.

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Rumford NewPage Paper Mill Laying Off Workers

Officials at the NewPage Paper Mill in Rumford announced yesterday that about 45 workers will be laid off. The layoffs will begin at the end of the month and continue through April.

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Mainers Will Not Have to Show I.D. to Use Food Stamps Card

Mainers who use food stamp benefits cards will not have to show photo IDs when they buy groceries. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said “no" a request by Gov. Paul LePage's administration to require photo ID.  The Department of Agriculture said that would infringe on card holders' rights and would not fight fraud.  

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More Cruise Ship Passengers Coming To Maine In 2013

Cruise ships have been in the news recently. Fortunately this disabled cruise ship has been towed safely to Mobile, Alabama. Despite the recent negative news about cruise ships, Cruise Maine, a Windham-based organization that promotes Maine ports to the cruise ship industry, estimates a 17 percent increase in passengers visiting Maine in 2013.

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