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Bragdon vs. Trevorrow, Greens, District 120

Charles Bragdon and Anna Trevorrow vie in the East End legislative race
Primary 2010
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 21, 2010
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New skills for the new job market

Your name here
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By DAVID KISH  |  April 23, 2010

Relentlessly ringing freedom

Amid relentless bell-ringing (“Let freedom ring!” chanted the enthusiasts as they deprived passersby of their hearing and sanity), the Tea Party came to Portland last week to greet President Barack Obama.
Northern New England’s Tea Partiers go local
By JEFF INGLIS  |  April 09, 2010
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Course correction

So it unfolded on Facebook, the story of this down-on-his-luck recent graduate in possession of a bachelor’s degree in the liberal arts from a respected area school.
Out of school and out of work? Don’t enroll in a grad program just yet — adult-education coures could do (and land you) the job.
By VANESSA CZARNECKI  |  October 16, 2009

Sins and promises

Let's suppose you wanted Maine's next governor to be somebody who'd create jobs.
Keeping tabs on the tweets of gubernatorial twits
By AL DIAMON  |  September 11, 2009
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Living beyond their means?

I'm at Bond on a Thursday night, and it's simmering with testosterone and possibility. Spaghetti-legged cocktail waitresses coo at businessmen. Tables spill forth with bejeweled women speaking too loudly and young couples sipping Champagne. 
The go-go '80s have receded into the oh-no aughties, but not everyone has gotten the memo.
By KARA BASKIN  |  June 19, 2009


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Having it Both Ways

 For years, Democratic Governor John Baldacci, governors before him, and many legislators have made job creation their loudest mantra. “Jobs!” echoes under Augusta’s State House dome as the rationale for cutting taxes and expenses (services) and increasi
Should we blame Baldacci now?
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  June 05, 2009

Political sucker punches

David S. Bernstein’s story about Governor Deval Patrick  is an example of going for the easy political jab rather than providing thoughtful analysis.
Letters to the Boston editor, April 10, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  April 10, 2009

Human-rights campaigner to tour Maine

On the heels of news that Maine's unemployment rate is on the rise (2600 jobs were lost here in February), the state will host one of the nation's most powerful speakers on economic human rights this week.
Ending poverty
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 01, 2009
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Red all over

If there's one group of professionals whose job insecurity rivals that of the Detroit auto worker, it's the men and women who make America's newspapers.
The Globe needs 50 buyout volunteers. So far, few are cooperating — and that likely means bloodshed on Morrissey Boulevard.
By ADAM REILLY  |  February 25, 2009
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What's wrong with Augusta?

Charlie Colgan couldn't predict a recession if its arrival was signaled by warning lights and sirens.
Whatever it is, it isn't new. Things were just as screwed up a decade ago — in the opposite direction
By AL DIAMON  |  January 28, 2009


Carcieri pushes for Medicaid waiver

With the impact disputed, Carcieri pushes for his Medicaid waiver.
Talking Politics
By IAN DONNIS  |  January 15, 2009

With the impact disputed, Carcieri pushes for his Medicaid waiver

There's a certain audacity to Governor Carcieri's drive to put a global Medicaid waiver in place in Rhode Island.
Talking Politics
By IAN DONNIS  |  January 14, 2009

Former editorial writer says his last column got spiked

An unidentified editorial writer was among those laid off when the Providence Journal eliminated 30 news jobs in October.
As The ProJo Turns
By IAN DONNIS  |  December 03, 2008
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The stupid economy


Career counselors lose jobs
By LORI SHAPIRO  |  December 03, 2008
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Maine House candidates

As with the candidates for Maine Senate, we compiled some biographical information on each candidate and then asked each person what they would take action on right up front, if they were elected.
Who wants to go to Augusta?
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 29, 2008


Barbarisi assigned to the Sox; more changes coming

In a locally unorthodox move, the Providence Journal is reassigning Dan Barbarisi, its well-regarded Providence City Hall reporter, to cover the Red Sox.  
As The ProJo Turns
By IAN DONNIS  |  October 09, 2008

Journal job cuts: Practical or self-destructive?

When John Hill sought his first mortgage as a young reporter, his banker told him, “Oh, you’ll be fine — you work at the Journal .”  
As The ProJo Turns
By IAN DONNIS  |  October 02, 2008

In crisis, there is opportunity

The news about the news business is bleak.
Jobs are out there, even with the Internet remaking the media business
By A.J. PACITTI  |  August 27, 2008
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Buyout falls short of goal; questions remain

Twenty-two Providence Journal employees, 12 in news and 10 in advertising, have taken the company up on its latest buyout.
As The ProJo Turns
By IAN DONNIS  |  August 27, 2008
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Paper chase

On the face of it, this isn’t a great time to study journalism.
The counterintuitive, durable case for journalism education
By ADAM REILLY  |  August 20, 2008


Herald or harbinger?

Those of us fascinated by the rapidly deflating balloon that is the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram have had a lot to chew over from a lot of sources lately.
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  July 02, 2008

Arts slashed at the University of Rhode Island

On Tuesday, the University of Rhode Island informed Judith Tolnick Champa, who runs the URI Fine Arts Center Galleries, and Roxana Tourigny, who runs the school’s “Great Performances” program, that they will be laid off, effective July 4, and that the ga
Shockwaves hit the arts community
By GREG COOK  |  June 06, 2008

Ten-5 plan for Providence City Council sparks sharp debate

Critics react to the plan to reformulate the Providence City Council.
Ten-5 plan for Providence City Council sparks sharp debate
By IAN DONNIS  |  May 21, 2008
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Jobs with a future

A fifth/a quarter/a third of all jobs that people will be doing in 15/20/25 years have yet to be conceived, or the job you’re doing now won’t exist in 20 years, or not in the way you do it now.
With the job market in flux, how can colleges prepare students for any career?
By F.S. WOLFE  |  April 28, 2008
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Whither Joyce Kulhawik?

Veteran arts-and-entertainment anchor Joyce Kulhawik is the last of her kind, at the station and in Boston.
Boston TV kills A&E coverage
By SEAN KERRIGAN  |  April 09, 2008


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Staying focused

If current PPH newshounds don't stay sharp, they might as well be writing on the wall.
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  April 09, 2008
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Fishing for filmmakers

When you can make Shreveport look like Bridgton for less money, what’s the bottom-line allure of filming in Maine?
Maine struggles to attract the movie industry
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 02, 2008
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Extreme makeover: Globe edition

Earlier this week, in an e-mail to the Boston Globe newsroom, editor Marty Baron announced the imminent departure of three key employees.

Now more than ever, this is Marty Baron’s newspaper


By ADAM REILLY  |  March 12, 2008

Read the runes

As a user of the special collections at the Boston Public Library, I have been appalled at the light coverage of key service desks necessitated by staff cuts over the past several years.
Letters to the Boston editor, March 7, 2008
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  March 05, 2008