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You’re free of parental rules! But still, go to sleep

\Want to know one way to avoid, or at least diminish, these undesirable outcomes?
 Bedtime matters
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 12, 2013
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Heading for health

According to massage therapist Mea Tavares, I have a lot of air in my system.
Alternative-medicine providers forge new paths to survive the tight economy
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  December 17, 2010

Your phone needs this list

You need phone numbers. Your cell phone needs programming. Spend a few minutes now, and reap the rewards all year long.
Emergency contacts
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 27, 2010
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‘Junk Food’ Improvement

Portland native and healthful-cookie entrepreneur Laura Trice has based her career on building a better sweet tooth.
Don’t give up the sweets
By SARA DONNELLY  |  May 14, 2010
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Portland’s wishes for 2010

Ah, these fresh moments of the new year, when our hopes and resolutions are unsullied by the rough ravages of time, politics, and the Maine winter.
New Year’s resolutions
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 01, 2010
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Band-Aid for expensive healthcare

Until there's a real solution, use these free and discounted medical services
Until there's a real solution, use these free and discounted medical services
By TANYA WHITON  |  October 23, 2009


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Hot exotic adventure tonight!

Unless you're a vegetarian or fried-pigskin-intolerant, I have an adventure for you. It requires about three hours. It's exotic, but does not require calling the phone numbers on the next few pages. Depending on who you are, it requires little or a lot
Shave cabbage, rub pork ribs, peel yuca, and more
By LINDSAY STERLING  |  August 28, 2009
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Movies are moving, hot dogs are hopping, Binga's is burning

Even as the temperatures drop and we head into hibernation mode for winter, Portland's drinking, dining, nightlife, and shopping scenes continue to evolve. Here's a round-up of comings and goings.
Venue watch
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 26, 2008

Letters to the Portland editor, September 23, 2008

I am an 18-year sufferer of Lyme disease, whose life was saved by treatment by International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society doctors.
Too serious to ignore
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  |  September 25, 2008
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Once bitten

Does chronic Lyme disease exist? If so, how is it treated? If not, what’s making so many people so very sick?
The fight over what is — and what is not — Lyme disease
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 17, 2008
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Hate-crime victim needs help, justice

In response to a hate crime and the serious injuries inflicted on its victim over the weekend, there will be a concert at 9 pm Friday at the Asylum.
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By JEFF INGLIS AND DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 10, 2008


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Portland hopes to bridge cultural divides

This February marked the six-year anniversary of journalist Daniel Pearl’s horrifying death at the hands of Islamist extremists.
Open-door policy
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 02, 2008

PR exec questions ethics

Maine Public Relations Council members who attended a recent professional development session were stymied by a story you published this month.
Letters to the Portland editor: February 29, 2008
By LETTERS TO THE PORTLAND EDITOR  |  February 27, 2008
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Who killed Edward Okeny?

When members of Portland’s Sudanese community gathered at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on November 16 to lay to rest 26-year-old Edward Okeny, the church was filled with more than just their collective grief.
Portland police ignore a stone-cold mystery
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  December 05, 2007
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What’s wrong with healthcare in Maine?

When it comes to individuals’ health, the numbers don’t tell the whole story.
Just about everything. A “poor” woman and a “middle-class” man tell you why
By JEFF INGLIS, SAM PFEIFLE, AND CAITLIN SHETTERLY  |  July 25, 2007
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Employing Mr. Roboto

A wave of new workers is infiltrating Maine’s job market, and employers are more than happy to accommodate them.
Domo arigato
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  July 26, 2006


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Green machine

Green gubernatorial candidate Pat LaMarche has run unsuccessfully for the seat before, but this year, against a weakened Democrat and a crop of relatively unknown Republicans, could LaMarche, ahem, actually win?
LaMarche's likeability
By SARA DONNELLY  |  June 07, 2006
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Hot and bothered

I believe President George Bush V when he says we don’t really need the polar ice sheets anyway.
How could another century of global warming change Portland? Here’s a hint — sell your skis
By SARA DONNELLY  |  May 31, 2006

Portland scene report, April 21, 2006

Sparks the Rescue, Headstart!, and Jdwalker poised for new releases; Ocean begins nationwide tour.
 
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 19, 2006