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Former President Bill Clinton Coming to Portland to Campaign for Rep. Mike Michaud

Bill Clinton will be campaigning in Maine for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud.

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Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images

Question Of The Day: Do You Support Fees For Plastic Bags?

The Portland City Council will be voting tonight on two ordinances that have plenty of people talking. One would charge five cents for disposable bags at stores that sell food. The second one would ban plastic foam containers, also known as Styrofoam.

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Kim Reinick, Thinkstock

Federal Court Strikes Down Portland’s Ban on Panhandling in Medians: Do You Agree?

A federal judge ruled on Wednesday, that Portland's six-month-old ban on loitering and panhandling in street medians is unconstitutional. The city's ordinance took effect in August 2013 and prohibited people from sitting or standing in street medians, whether to ask for money or not.

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Portland Considering 10 Cent Shopping Bag Fee: What Do You Think?

Portland shoppers might be paying to use plastic or paper bags to carry groceries out of supermarkets and convenience stores in Portland. Those in favor of the ordinance want to see a reduction in single-use plastic grocery bags, hoping a per-bag fee will encourage shoppers in Portland to switch to use reusable totes.

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Justin Moore Coming to Bangor AND Portland! Get Off the Beaten Path!

Maybe I'm a little behind the times but we 'JUST' found out about it!

Justin Moore's 'Off the Beaten Path' tour is coming to Maine...TWICE!

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David McNeese, Getty Images

Amtrak Downeaster Portland-To-Brunswick Ridership Is Above Projections

It's been just over a year since the Amtrak Downeaster expanded service northward from Portland to include stops in Freeport and Brunswick. The expanded route started service on November 1, 2012.

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Brett Eldredge in Portland Next Thursday and We Have Your Tickets!

He started a few years with a minor hit called 'Raymond' that I absolutely LOVED!

Now with his #1 hit 'Don't Ya', Brett is hitting his stride with country music fans!

Would YOU like to see him in concert. You can!

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Cooking Channel’s ‘Eat St.’ is coming to Portland to Film Maine’s Food Trucks

I am thinking I may need a road trip to Portland this weekend!  The Cooking Channel has a show called ‘Eat St.’  It is a show about street foods, like food trucks. Yum! This would be fun to watch them

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America’s Snobbiest Cities: Portland is Number 18

Readers of 'Travel and Leisure' magazine have come up with their list of the snobbiest cities in America. San Francisco came in #1, followed by New York City and Boston. Portland was #18.

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Passenger Train Supporters To Discuss Portland To Auburn Service

Supporters of an effort to resurrect passenger train service between Portland and Auburn will be unveiling details of their plan this Friday at a forum at the University of Southern Maine.

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