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Susan Sharon

Susan Sharon appears in the following:

In The Maine Woods, A Towering Giant Could Help Save Chestnuts

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Hardly anyone roasts American chestnuts over an open fire anymore: A blight all but wiped out the trees they grow on. Now the discovery of a soaring survivor could aid efforts to breed a hardier tree.

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When The Wild Gets Crowded: Appalachian Trail's Celebrity Climbs

Monday, September 07, 2015

The increasing popularity of the trail is raising concerns at Baxter State Park in Maine, where thru-hikers often complete their arduous journeys with a celebratory climb up Mount Katahdin.

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As Heroin Addiction Grows, Maine Focuses On Drug Enforcement

Saturday, August 29, 2015

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Longtime Church Organist Keeps Traditional Hymns Alive

Sunday, January 18, 2015

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Maine City Council Votes To Keep Tar Sands Out Of Its Port

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

South Portland, Maine, has blocked crude oil from being loaded onto ships at its port. Environmentalists are cheering, but the Portland Montreal Pipeline Corp. says the ban won't hold up in court.

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In Maine, A Gay Candidate With An Uneven Record On LGBT Rights

Monday, July 07, 2014

The state could elect the nation's first openly gay governor this fall. But Mike Michaud only recently came out, and some question whether he deserves the backing of Maine's largest gay rights group.

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Risks Of Popular Anxiety Drugs Often Overshadowed

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Benzodiazepines like Xanax and Valium are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the U.S. Patients and addicts often mix them with prescription painkillers โ€” sometimes to deadly effect.

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It's Proven To Save Lives, So Why Is Maine Opposed To Narcan?

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Dr. Lynn Ouellette, a psychiatrist from Brunswick, Maine, asks herself "What if?" a lot these days. What if they had found her son just a few minutes earlier? What if they had gotten him to the hospital sooner?

What if they'd had the overdose antidote Narcan in the house?

"What ...

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Portland's Pot Vote Could Make It A Gateway City For Maine

Sunday, November 10, 2013

It's been a big year in the marijuana legalization movement. Not only did Colorado and Washington voters make marijuana legal last November, but this week Coloradans approved a ballot measure to tax marijuana sales.

Also this week, Michigan voters in three cities removed penalties for possession. And in Portland, Maine, ...

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Maine Town To Vote On Key Tar Sands Ordinance

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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Repeat Fires Put Maine Apartment Dwellers On Edge

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

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Maine, Tribes Seek 'Truth And Reconciliation'

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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Mitt Romney Edges Ron Paul For Maine Victory

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Bu the GOP presidential hopeful walked away without delegates in the nonbinding caucuses and tallied fewer votes in the state than he did four years ago. This time, he barely beat rival Ron Paul.

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Lobstermen Aren't Convinced New Rope Will Protect Whales

Sunday, April 12, 2009

This past week, a hump back whale's visit to New York Harbor raised concern among environmentalists, who were worried the mammal might crash into a boat. The whale has since returned to open sea, just as lobstermen are preparing to set their traps for spring. ...

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