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News United States » Maine: How a High School Soccer Team United a Racially Divided Town

News channel or source: https://www.si.com/soccer/2018/02/23/one-goal-amy-bass-book-excerpt-somali-immigrants-lewiston-maine-soccer
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

ONE GOAL tells the inspiring story of a city and its high school soccer team—the Blue Devils of Lewiston, Maine—and how their quest for a state championship title united a city that ... mill town in one of the whitest states in America, and racial ...

News United States » Maine: Our View: Projects put new spin on Maine’s old industries

News channel or source: https://www.pressherald.com/2018/02/23/our-view-projects-put-new-spin-on-maines-old-industries/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Cross-laminated timber, which can reduce construction time, has been used for some time in Europe, but is in its infancy here in the United States. Gov. LePage calls it the “next evolution” in Maine’s forest products industry. A market is developing ...

News United States » Maine: The United States Of Self-Image: Where People Feel The Sexiest

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/priceonomics/2018/02/23/the-united-states-of-sex-and-self-image/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

We posed the question “Do you consider yourself sexy?” The consensus: In some states (Maine), the “yes” responses were as low as 6%; in others, like Florida, it topped 30%. Taking a look at the states with the highest and lowest rates of “yes ...

News United States » Maine: AG Mills: Fentanyl invaded Maine and deaths surged

News channel or source: http://www.fosters.com/news/20180223/ag-mills-fentanyl-invaded-maine-and-deaths-surged
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

AUGUSTA, Maine — Attorney General Janet Mills said illegal fentanyl ... Illegal fentanyl is said to be manufactured in China and shipped from other countries into the United States, Mills said. Drug traffickers often lace heroin with fentanyl and ...

News United States » Maine: Fentanyl drives 11% increase in Maine's drug overdose deaths

News channel or source: http://www.mainebiz.biz/article/20180223/NEWS01/180229964/fentanyl-drives-11%89-increase-in-maine's-drug-overdose-deaths
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Illicit fentanyl and its analogs are manufactured in labs in China and often shipped into the United States through other countries and into Maine through Massachusetts and other states. Traffickers often lace heroin with fentanyl and sell fentanyl as ...

News United States » Maine: How Maine climate activists found their power potential by moving past one-off protests

News channel or source: https://wagingnonviolence.org/feature/maine-climate-activists-find-power-potential/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Polls consistently show a large majority of Americans think that the United States is going in the wrong direction, and politicians’ ratings are in the toilet. When Maine activists reveal that Central Maine Power is in bed with the politicians ...

News United States » Maine: “The ‘Problem’ of Blackness in the Revolutionary United States” at this week’s Socialist and Marxist Studies Series

News channel or source: https://mainecampus.com/2018/02/the-problem-of-blackness-in-the-revolutionary-united-states-at-this-weeks-socialist-and-marxist-studies-series/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

University of Maine history professor Liam Riordan gave this week ... Riordan’s lecture was titled, “The ‘Problem’ of Blackness in the Revolutionary United States.” “Liam [Riordan] is the strongest promoter of humanity on campus and throughout ...

News United States » Maine: ‘The United States is under attack.’ Russia likely to hit midterms

News channel or source: https://www.federaltimes.com/congress/2018/02/13/the-united-states-is-under-attack-russia-likely-to-hit-midterms/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

... attack by entities that are using cyber to penetrate virtually every major action that takes place in the United States.” Maine Independent Sen. Angus King, who has pressed two administrations to define a cyber strategy, fumed late in the hearing ...

News United States » Maine: Financial security: Best (and worst) states to grow old in

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/retirement/2018/02/14/financial-security-best-worst-states-grow-old/316107002/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

There are also 13 hospitals per 100,000 residents age 65 and over in Maine, more per capita than the United States as a whole. Pct. of pop. age 65 and up: 15.0% (14th lowest) 65 and over poverty rate: 7.8% (15th lowest) 65 and over bachelor’s deg.