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One toke over the line

Next session, the Maine Legislature will consider a bill that follows the leads of the states of Washington and Colorado in legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
Politics + Other Mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  November 30, 2012

No protests for second showing of inmate’s paintings

Members of the Portland Victory Garden Project say the  police protests that caused the University of Southern Maine to close “Can’t Jail the Spirit: Art by Political Prisoner Tom Manning and Others”  have backfired by spreading the show’s ideas.
Censored art
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  October 18, 2006

Prisoners of politics

The giant sucking sound that all of Southern Maine heard coming from Forest Avenue last week was not some accidental draining of a huge milk tank at Oakhurst Dairy, but the integrity and independence of Maine’s largest public university going down the to
After organizing an exhibit to spark debate, USM closes it when the talk gets too tough
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  September 14, 2006

Liberals collapse

Could a compromise have been reached, or would Manning's art have come down regardless?
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  September 12, 2006