Maine is for… maniacs?

Virginia is for lovers. Now there’s a state slogan that works its magic to lure tourists. “Live Free or Die” is in another category altogether—a state slogan with attitude. There is even a state with the slogan, “Great Potatoes,” which I am happy to report is not the Pine Tree state’s slogan, not that we

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Poking the climate beast–scientific doubt and certainty

When President Obama visited drought-stricken California a few weeks ago, he suggested, “A changing climate means that weather-related disasters like droughts, wildfires, storms, floods are potentially going to be costlier and they’re going to be harsher.” Obama’s California visit provoked furious criticism from his political opponents like Republican Rep. Devin Nunes of Fresno who said,

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Growing a taste for yellow tail

PORT CLYDE — Last week, a pick up truck backed up to Port Clyde Fresh Catch’s processing facility where a group of students from the Herring Gut Learning Center eagerly waited. In the back of the truck were the 150 pounds of just-harvested California yellowtail or amberjack, which the students were ready to unload. California

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