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Hickox To Be Advocate For Health Workers

A Maine nurse who battled politicians over her quarantine after she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa said she will continue speaking out on behalf of public health workers.

11/10/2014

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Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine With Bike Ride

Practically daring Maine health authorities to go to court to have her confined, nurse and University of Texas at Arlington alum, Kaci Hickox went out on a bike ride Thursday in defiance of the state’s voluntary quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.

10/30/2014

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Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.

08/01/2014

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Bush Bash: Ex-President Marks 90th Birthday With Skydiving

Former President George H.W. Bush is celebrating his 90th birthday at his family’s seaside retreat in Maine, where’s spent his summers since he was a boy.

06/12/2014

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Texans Among Winners In Moose Hunting Lottery

The state of Maine has selected the winners of more than 4,000 moose hunting permits and several Texans will be going after the big game.

06/17/2013

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Former President George H.W. Bush Turns 89

Happy birthday to former President George H.W. Bush. He turned 89 on Wednesday. The 41st president, in recent years, has marked his birthday with stunts such as skydiving.

06/12/2013

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Documentary On Elder Bush Premieres On Maine Coast

Former President George H.W. Bush says it’s a good thing his mother wasn’t around for the premiere of an HBO documentary about his life.

06/12/2012

Former U.S. President George Bush attends an event on October 31, 2009. (credit: DAVID GANNON/AFP/Getty Images)

Bush Documentary Premieres On Maine Coast

HBO’s new documentary on President George H.W. Bush is having its premiere on the Maine coast, which plays a prominent role in the life of the nation’s 41st president.

06/12/2012

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Peace Index: Texas 20 Percent More Peaceful Since 1991

According to results from a nonpartisan research institute, Texas remains among the nation’s least peaceful states. But it’s making strides –– slowly.

04/24/2012

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Armey Has Tough Words For Romney & Gingrich

This past Sunday, former House Majority Leader Dick Armey of Arlington had some harsh words for Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich.

02/06/2012

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Texas Mom Gets 45 Years In Jail For Killing Son

A Texas woman who suffocated her 6-year-old son in New Hampshire and left his body along a dirt road in Maine has been sentenced to 45 years in prison.

01/13/2012

Julianne McCrery is seen in court.

Mom Pleads Guilty Of Killing Son In New Hampshire

A Texas woman has pleaded guilty to killing her 6-year-old son in New Hampshire and disposing of his body in rural Maine.

11/04/2011

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