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Young energy

"I think we had a major impact on the thinking going on in the Legislature," says Rob Brown, executive director of Opportunity Maine, the non-profit that previously focused on keeping young, educated Mainers in the state, which submitted its own energy-
Galvanizing the troops around efficiency
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 22, 2009
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The Express

Ernie Davis may be the greatest running back never to play in the NFL.  
Football bio-pic offers a reflection on our not-so-proud past
By TOM MEEK  |  October 09, 2008
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Now's the time

Opportunity Maine is that rare type of public policy — one that enjoys true bipartisan support, and one that is expected to actually work.
A primer on Opportunity Maine
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  August 27, 2008
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Versioning

It’s been three years since Autechre’s Untilted , and it feels longer.
Autechre loosen up
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  April 08, 2008
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The Left is reorganizing

This spring, after a vicious internecine battle, two of the state’s most successful liberal political-action groups collapsed: the Maine Citizen Leadership Fund (MCLF) and the closely allied Dirigo Alliance.
Progressives take a page from the Right
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  July 12, 2006
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Sticking it to political reformers

State House Dems don't get mad, they get even.
Power play gives State House Democrats control of 'nonpartisan' activist group
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  January 12, 2006