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2014-07-15 23:01:09

Harbor Village Florida comments on CDC study which indicates that Maine has the highest number of opiate prescription users. USA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 As reported by the Portland Press Herald in the article Maine Leads Nation in Rate of Long-Term Opiate Prescriptions, CDC Says (7/3), a recent study has found that the state of Maine currently owns the lead in the amount of high-dosage prescription pain opiate prescriptions. CDC experts believe that this piece of information is a sign to...

2014-07-10 23:08:29

High school students get unique hands-on experiences at UNE's high-tech Oral Health Center in this not-so-traditional summer camp in Maine. Portland, ME (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Maine’s shortage of dentists, especially in rural areas, is expected to grow over the next 10 years as many dentists retire. To inspire the next generation of dental professionals, the University of New England (UNE) is hosting its fourth annual “Dental Careers Exploration Camp” for high school students on...

2014-07-10 12:32:15

ATLANTA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations that August 11 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Maine as a result of excessive precipitation from May 1 through Sept. 30, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The loans are available in...

2014-07-10 12:27:43

Controversial musician is the face of cruel and unsporting practices PORTLAND, Maine, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting released a video highlighting the controversial background of Ted Nugent, the celebrity spokesman of opponents to fair chase bear hunting in Maine and poster child for the cruel and unsporting practices of bear baiting, hounding and trapping. Nugent recently spoke out against the ballot measure in a Bangor Daily News piece, and falsely stated that...

2014-07-08 23:15:36

The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) has taken action to grant full accreditation status to Husson University’s School of Pharmacy. Combined with accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the Husson University School of Pharmacy holds the highest levels of accreditation available to educational institutions with professional pharmacy degree programs. Bangor, Maine (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy...

2014-07-07 23:03:15

Diversified Communications announced the acquisition of Expo Management in the United Kingdom. Portland, Maine, USA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Diversified Communications announced the acquisition of Expo Management in the United Kingdom. Expo Management organizes three market leading events in the UK – the biennial Euro Bus Expo, Coach and Bus Live, and Best of Britain & Ireland. The twenty year old, privately owned company also publishes leading trade magazines – Route One and Coach...

2014-07-07 08:23:46

Projects would boost capacity; improve access to new renewable generation. NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maine's two largest utilities have agreed to jointly develop electric transmission projects to enhance the strength and capacity of the state's bulk power grid and improve access for new generation resources. Emera Maine and Central Maine Power (CMP) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for joint project development which identified a number...

2014-07-02 15:13:09

University of Southampton One in three severely affected adults with ME in England have no access to local specialist services, new research has shown. Published in the British Medical Journal Open, the research by the University of Southampton reveals NICE guidelines, which say severely affected patients with ME, otherwise known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), should have access to specialist care, are not being met by many NHS Trusts across England. Over a third of specialist...

2014-06-27 23:09:16

Spurwink is pleased to announce it has met the 10% private sector match requirement ($1.2 million) to become an official grantee of the U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation (i3) program. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Spurwink is pleased to announce it has met the 10% private sector match requirement ($1.2 million) to become an official grantee of the U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation (i3) program. In November 2013, the state’s leading...

2014-06-27 08:20:44

2014 Ford Taurus highlights benefits of EcoBoost technology WISCASSET, Maine, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Joined by the Ford Mustang among the longest running nameplates in the entire automotive industry, the 2014 Ford Taurus continues to thrive as the brand's flagship sedan. As the unofficial face of the Ford lineup, the Ford Taurus continues to grab the attention of Maine car shoppers with sophisticated styling and uncompromising performance. Photo -...


Latest Maine Reference Libraries

Acadia National Park
2013-03-04 09:12:06

Acadia National Park is located in the United States, in the state of Maine. It holds most of Mount Desert Island and the islands associated with it along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Created in 1919, this park is the oldest National Park that occurs east of the Mississippi River and was known as Lafayette National Park until 1929. The land encompassed by the park was originally inhabited by the Wabanaki people. When Samuel de Champlain saw the area in 1604, he described it as holding...

Weather Reference Library
2012-09-03 16:05:23

Brunswick Maine, located in the Northeastern part of the United States, has a wide array of weather patterns from colder winters and mild summers due to the Atlantic Ocean impacts. Here is a look at what the climate is for the region during the year. Temperatures for Brunswick Maine: January and February are the coldest two months for the region with high temps in the 30’s and overnight lows dropping into the teens. In March the temps warm to the 40’s during the day and 20’s in the...

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2011-04-11 13:06:23

Chris Cassidy Chris Cassidy is a NASA astronaut and a Navy SEAL. He was born Christopher John Cassidy on January 4, 1970 in Salem, Massachusetts. He graduated from York High School, in York, Maine, and then subsequently also graduated from the Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1989. He received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1993 and a Master's degree in Ocean engineering from MIT in 2000. Cassidy graduated from BUD/S Class 192,...

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2007-10-29 10:56:38

The Maine Coon, known for its intelligence and playful nature is one of the oldest natural breeds of cat in North America. As one of the largest breeds of domestic cat, it is often called the "gentle giant". The North American Maine Coon originated in New England, where it was one of the few breeds of cat that survived the harsh New England winters. As only the strongest cats survived, the Maine Coon developed into a rugged, large cat with a thick coat and frame through natural selection....

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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.