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Meet Maine’s Independent Candidate for Governor, Sam Hunkler

Meet Maine’s Independent Candidate for Governor, Sam Hunkler

Sam Hunkler, a family doctor from Beals, has qualified to be on the November ballot as an independent candidate for Governor.

Hunkler, who prefers to be called Sam rather than Dr. Hunkler, grew up in a small town in Ohio, the seventh son of a telephone repairman. He first came to Maine while he was still in high school, to visit his brother who was serving at Loring Air Base. After college Sam served in the Peace Corps in Kenya, where he met his wife Kelly, a Mainer…

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Vintage Basketball : Camden Hills Boys vs. Mt View December 2003

Vintage Basketball : Camden Hills Boys vs. Mt View December 2003

Watch this Vintage Basketball game between the Windjammer of Camden Hills and the Mustangs of Mt. View. This game was played at Camden Hills Regional High School in Rockport in December of 2002. The starters for Camden Hills were Ben Draper, Tom Dennon, Tim Stammen, Ryan Fitzgerald, and Jamie Davis. The starters for Mt. View were Roy Goodall, Steve Miles, Anthony Greenlaw, Ben Ward, and Keith Jones. The broadcasters were Charlie Crockett and Don Palmer.

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Peter Zeihan — Russia: Prepping for the Next War

Peter Zeihan — Russia: Prepping for the Next War

If you care at all about where the world is heading, this video is well worth watching.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has given another of his…heavy-on-the-revisionist-history speeches. This time, he categorized the Great Northern War–the 18th century conflict that saw the Tsardom of Russia successfully challenge Sweden for Baltic superiority–as one where Russia “reclaimed” such territories as Estonia and Latvia. As with Moscow’s claims that places like Ukraine have always been a part of Russia, this is just simply not true.

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Joe Steinberger — WRFR

Joe Steinberger — WRFR

Unfortunately, I think that sometimes people are more programmed to be critical instead of praising. I want to thank Joe Steinberger and Stephen Carroll for creating WRFR. This station represents the best of who we, as a community, are. We respect all points of view and debate them respectfully. WRFR is a wonderful addition to our community. It is my hope that we will be able maintain and improve upon the great foundation that they have provided.

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Arturo, Dean of Beggars, RIP

Arturo, Dean of Beggars, RIP

By Glen Birbeck The news that Arturo had died reached me last week. He was found along the road between Malacatos and Vilcabamba in southern Ecuador. I knew him and didn't know him. He was a beggar. When I lived in Vilcabamba I thought of him as the dean of beggars....

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