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Mark Lawrence talks about Caring Unlimited DV report


In this week's paper, I have a story about a new Caring Unlimited report that shed lights on what happens in the courtroom during domestic...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  March 10, 2010
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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

Evil urges

Let’s talk about extremists.
Politics and other mistakes.
By AL DIAMON  |  June 18, 2008

Kooks on parade

Don’t vote for kooks.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  June 04, 2008

Defined by struggle

For the next two months, our entertainment options are limited to reality shows, hockey, or politics.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  February 13, 2008
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D.C. wannabes

Already some candidates have come and gone, but the field remains wide open as candidates prepare for the June 2008 primaries.
Twelve people want to represent you in Washington; we explain who they are as the winnowing begins
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 26, 2007


It won’t be soon before long

What Strimling is doing in delaying his entry into the race may be on the high end of coy and the low end of ethical, but it’s dead center on traditional.  
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  September 26, 2007

This could be a possibility

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column about Democratic state Senator Ethan Strimling of Portland and his plans to run for the 1st Congressional District seat in 2008 (see "Scary Guy," December 15).
 Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  December 27, 2006

Letters to the Portland editor: December 22, 2006

What about York County?

By LETTERS TO THE PORTLAND EDITOR  |  December 20, 2006
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Stopping abuse

It’s not dramatic, and it’s nothing like Law and Order: SVU .
 Is the justice system working for Maine’s domestic-violence victims?
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 01, 1900