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Robert Ransley faces child porn charges

Robert Ransley faces child porn charges

Robert Ransley, a 58 year old artist from Maine, is facing child pornography after his computer was seized by the police officials.

Police officials said that Newcastle's Ransley was arrested at his home at 324 Mill Road on Wednesday. The artist was arrested by Special Agent Justin Kittredge, according to the Maine Department of Public Safety.

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Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, Dreamers and Doers Gather to Discuss Maine’s Economic Future

Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, Dreamers and Doers Gather to Discuss Maine’s Eco

Maine's economic future was discussed by more than 150 small business owners, entrepreneurs, dreamers and doers on Chebeague Islandlast Saturday. They all were brought together by the Island Institute and many concerned people living on the island.

The talks will continue at a Summit on Maine's Next Economy starting on September 26. The summit will be organized by Envision Maine and several other organizations and sponsors.

National Republican groups target Maine Legislature

National Republican groups target Maine Legislature

Two national Republican groups seeking GOP control announced on Thursday that the Maine House of Representatives as well as Senate would be among their top targets.

In a conference call, the Republican Legislative Campaign Committee and the Republican State Leadership Committee said that the Maine House of Representatives and Senate were among their "Sweet 16" targets, where they were seeing good chances to gain majorities in the November ballot.

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Merrill Couple arrested overillegal meth lab

Merrill Couple arrested overillegal meth lab

A couple in the state of Maine has been arrested relating to a discovery of a methamphetamine lab in Aroostook County town of Merrill.

The two were arrested on Tuesday on charges that they owned the methamphetamine lab that was discovered in Merrill. Micah Lawlor, 38, has been charged with two counts of methamphetamine trafficking. He and his girlfriend, Jessica Tremblay, 26, have been charged with burglary, theft and criminal trespass

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Maine Dermatologist to release Skin Care Products

Maine Dermatologist to release Skin Care Products

Dr. Michael Taylor, an experienced dermatologist in Maine, is working is release his own set of skin care products in the market.Dr.Taylor has been participating in the annual skin cancer screenings for the public for over two decades.

He also performed screenings for the Maine Fisherman's Forum. He said that there several sunscreens and moisturizers on the market but none of the products meet all the five essential criteria, which are effective, cosmetically acceptable, as natural as possible, SPF 30 and gentle enough for sensitive skin.

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Maine environmental board allows Dragon Cement to release more mercury into air

Maine environmental board allows Dragon Cement to release more mercury into air

Environment groups are concerned over the Maine environmental board's permission to the Dragon Cement plant increase production at the cost of environment.

The Department of Environmental Protection's Bureau of Air Quality voted unanimously yesterday to allow Thomaston-based Dragon Cement plant to operate under federal emissions standards that will allow the plant release 68 per cent more mercury into the air as production increases.

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Supporters and opponents of bear-hunting ban spending big amounts on campaigns

Supporters and opponents of bear-hunting ban spending big amounts on campaigns

Supporters as well as opponents of a campaign for Maine's vote on bear-baiting are raising and spending big amounts of money leading up to a November referendum.

Voters across the state are debating over whether the state should put a ban on the use of bait, snare traps and dogs for hunting bears.

While opponents of the ban on the use of such methods for bear-hunting have already committed nearly $625,000 in adverting buys; supporters of the ban have so far committed more than $1 million.

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