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Shenna Bellows planning to walk 350 Miles for campaign

Shenna Bellows planning to walk 350 Miles for campaign

Shenna Bellows, a candidate in the upcoming elections aiming to unseat Republican Sen. Susan Collins, has said that she is planning to walk across Maine for campaigning.

Bellows will walk into Lewiston on 4 August, 2014 if her walk goes as per plan. She announced during a press conference on Friday that she will walk across the state. She is planning to visit a total of 63 communities as she walks 350 miles. She said that she is planning to act as a voice for the working class.

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Woman facing charges of domestic violence, arrested on Wednesday

Woman facing charges of domestic violence, arrested on Wednesday

A woman from Carmel in the state of Maine has been taken into custody on Wednesday and is now facing charges linked to domestic violence.

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Peace camps held in U.S with Middle East teenagers

Peace camps held in U.S with Middle East teenagers

Thanks to `Seeds of Peace', as teenagers from Israelis and Palestinians have been able to develop a very unlikely friendship with each other.

`Seeds of Peace' is a lakeside camp in rural Otisfield, Maine, happening in the U. S. that is having participants from these two countries - that have been at war for more than 20 years.

The teenagers from both the countries face similar situations when it comes to the fear of the violence raging overseas at their hometowns.

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Maine’s Public Schools Need to Bring a Change in Approach

Maine’s Public Schools Need to Bring a Change in Approach

An administrator in Maine's public schools for 27 years has figured out from his observations that parent's education, especially of mother, plays a big role in a student's success or failure in school. Also, attitude of parents towards their own school experiences and the extent up to which they are involved in their children's education hold significant importance for their child's academic future.

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A glance at money earned and taxes paid by Maine candidates for governor

A glance at money earned and taxes paid by Maine candidates for governor

Maine has three major candidates for the post of governor, Republican incumbent Governor Paul LePage, Democrat 2nd District U. S. Rep. Mike Michaud, and independent candidate Eliot Cutler. There are some interesting facts about their earnings and the taxes they pay. Let's have a look at those facts.

Incumbent Governor LePage's re-election campaign revealed that he pays no property taxes in Maine, though he pays around $2,500 for the property he owns in Florida. His annual property tax in Florida is nearly $800 more than the state's median property tax.

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Racism suspected in Tribal Conflict in Maine

Racism suspected in Tribal Conflict in Maine

Some locals have suggested that racism might have played a part in the decision by the lawmakers in the state of Maine to limit Passamaquoddy Tribe's jurisdiction over elvers fishing. The decision also violated e Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act by acting without the tribe's consent.

A high level Commission has said in a report that Maine Legislature did not adhere to amendment process set forth in the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act as it passed the laws on saltwater fishery matters without obtaining consent from the Passamaquoddy Tribe in 1998, 2013 and 2014.

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Belfast to host Maine Celtic Celebration soon

Belfast to host Maine Celtic Celebration soon

The city of Belfast is gearing up to host this year's Maine Celtic Celebration featuring music, Highland Games, cheese roll and more.

The volunteers and fans of Celtic music are preparing for the eighth annual festival. This year's festival will feature Fodhla, a trio of top East Coast Irish musicians; Coig, a five-person Cape Breton music and dance group as well as Cillian Vallely and Ryan McGiver.

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