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Slime time

Nasty presidential races are nothing new.

We already know about politicians’ capacity for coarse behavior. But how low can the press go?


By ADAM REILLY  |  February 20, 2008

Portland scene report: June 22, 2007

Folks watching the Sox game on Thursday the 14th heard a take from the Small Boy Petes, during a highlight montage.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 20, 2007
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Who wants to be Tony Millionaire?

Tony Millionaire’s working habits are monastic.
Drunk on cheap beer and india ink, a Gloucester artist’s creatures are ready for their close-up
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 12, 2006
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Giving up

Lobbyists in the Maine State House outnumber legislators and do everything from write laws to raise political-campaign funds, so regulating lobbyists has long been a progressive priority.
What’s the matter with Maine   progressives?
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  March 02, 2006