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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
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Hey guv: stop slashing!

It seems as if there’s no light at the end of the state’s gloomy fiscal tunnel.
State budget cuts just make the recession worse
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  December 31, 2008

Portland scene report: October 17, 2008

We already told you the October 18 show at the Station with Alias Grace would be their last. One more reason to go: Free disc for everyone who shows.  
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 16, 2008

Bright lights of America

Once, I was even called a New York Yankees fan.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  April 30, 2008
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US Rep. Allen to protestors: go directly to jail

With Allen challenging Collins, Branson wondered aloud how long Anderson’s favors would continue.
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  October 03, 2007
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Earth, Air, Fire, and Water

It’s going to take more than screwing in a few compact fluorescent light bulbs to make a dent in the state’s energy use.
Can Maine’s alternative-energy sources save the day?
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 19, 2007


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Starry nights

About two weeks ago, you could have caught New York-based jazz trumpeter Russ Johnson at Carnegie Hall with sax player Lee Konitz.
New York’s finest jazz musicians come to Farmington
By REID HANSEN  |  July 03, 2007
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Glue at SPACE Gallery

I arrived at SPACE Gallery just in time to have missed Prolyphic’s set.
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By SONYA TOMLINSON  |  September 20, 2006

Growing Maine culture

A look back at the highlights of the decade
A look back at the highlights of the decade
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  January 01, 1900