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Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.

08/01/2014

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Good Question Bonus: Email(s), Bodies Of Water, Deer Crossings & Men’s Coats

Thanks to everyone who sent in Good Question suggestions this week! Please keep them coming! In the meantime, I wanted to answer a few that didn’t make air. Rosy has a question I’ve never thought about before: Why do people put an “s” on the end of email, as in emails? We don’t say we are going to pick up our snail mails from the post office. Good point, Rosy. I looked up the definition of email in the dictionary and found three definitions – two for nouns and one for a verb.

09/27/2013

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Change Proposed In Critical Habit For Lynx In US

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing a revision in the critical habitat designation for a species of lynx listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

09/25/2013

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MN Man Wins 250-Mile Sled Dog Race In Maine, Again

A Minnesota man has won a 250-mile sled dog race through the wilds of northern Maine for the second straight year.

03/04/2013

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Maine Snowmobile Parade Falls Short Of Minn. Record

Riders didn’t let the massive snowstorm stop a snowmobile parade in Maine on Saturday, but the bad weather meant the effort fell far short of breaking the record.

02/09/2013

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Minn. Duluth Loses To Maine At Florida Classic, 1-0

Ryan Lomberg’s first career goal in the second period was the game-winner as Maine beat Minnesota-Duluth 1-0 Friday in the semifinal of the Florida College Classic men’s hockey tournament.

12/28/2012

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Gay Marriage Advocates Call On Obama’s Support

A gay rights group on Monday urged President Barack Obama to speak in support of same-sex marriage in Maine and three other states that have ballot initiatives on it next month.

10/15/2012

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HRC Donates To States’ Gay Marriage Campaigns

The Human Rights Campaign is donating $225,000 to Mainers United for Marriage as part of its national campaign in support of gay marriage.

10/12/2012

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Minnesota-Duluth Rallies To Beat Maine 5-2

Jack Connolly, Caleb Herbert and Jake Hendrickson scored second-period goals as defending national champion Minnesota-Duluth rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 5-2 win over Maine on Saturday in the Northeast Regional.

03/24/2012

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Bruising Gay-Marriage Showdowns In MN, Other States

Foes and supporters of same-sex marriage are gearing up for five costly and bruising statewide showdowns in the coming months on an issue that evenly divides Americans.

03/08/2012

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Maine GOP Chairman Say Romney Wins Caucuses

Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster says Mitt Romney has won the Maine caucuses by a slim margin, giving him a much needed boost following losses in three other contests in the past week.

02/11/2012

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Romney, Paul In 2-Man Race Saturday In Maine Vote

Mitt Romney hoped to reinvigorate his presidential prospects with a victory in Maine’s GOP caucuses Saturday while Ron Paul reached for his first triumph in what shaped up as a two-man race because neither Newt Gingrich nor Rick Santorum actively competed in the state .

02/11/2012

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Paul Says He Has No Intention Of Dropping Out

Ron Paul said Saturday the Republican presidential race has “a ways to go” and he doesn’t intend to get out or get behind another candidate anytime soon.

01/28/2012

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Lawmaker: Land O’ Lakes, DeCoster In Negotiations

A Maine lawmaker says New England’s largest egg producer is in negotiations to sell its operations to Minnesota-based Land o’ Lakes.

06/10/2011

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