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What is a Mainer? A "Mainer" is someone who was born in the state of Maine, live in Maine, or for whom Maine is a significant part of their identity.
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Meet Cynthia Peters, a chemical research associate who put her career on hold to be a stay at home mom to two young boys. Cynthia represented Maine this August at the Mrs. America pageant. Click to read more...
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Meet Lori Voornas, Jeff Parsons and Kylie Queen, they are the co-hosts of the WJBQ 97.9 "Q Morning Show" by Townsquare Media. They are on the air Monday through Friday 5:30am-10am and Saturday 6am-10am. Tune in to start your day off with a laugh!
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Meet Stewart Smith, a legend in the photography industry with over 20 years of experience. His work has been published in numerous national publications. Although his studio is based here in Maine. He is available to travel worldwide. He has worked with some of the biggest celebrities all around the world. He is very passionate about what he does and who he does it with. His number one goal is to bring happiness to anyone who steps in front of his lens and provide them with a great experience.
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Meet Zachary Fowler, the winner of History Channel's hit TV series, Alone, Season 3. Fowler was chosen to be one of ten survivalists to make the show out of 5,000 applications. These hardcore survivalists are given ten survival items and dropped into the middle of Patagonia to see how long they can survive. The person who lasts the longest wins $500,000.
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Meet Marisa Butler, Former Miss Maine USA (2016), academic and athlete. Marisa was born in Portland Maine, and lived in the beautiful town of Standish her whole life. Marisa talks about her accomplishments, what she loves about Maine and what she wishes would change. Other articles featured in this edition are: Presque Isle, 5 Amazing Superfoods, Bixby Company, Where to find tacos, Five Fifty-Five restaurant and others.
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Meet Karen Lancaster Morrill, an Assistant City Clerk for the city of South Portland, Maine since 1997. She loves her job and helping Mainers. This edition also features articles about; the benefits of drinking water, Coffee by Design, Oarweed Restaurant, Castine, Maine Lighthouses and more.
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Meet Marc Breton, a retired entrepreneur, musician and meat cutter. He worked 46 years at Shaw's Supermarket and is now enjoying the finer days of retirement. Marc takes us on a journey through his life of being rock star, inventor, investor, and family man. This is one of those interviews you won't want to miss!
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Meet Candice, a loving wife and proud mother of a very active 4-year old boy. She is an Administrative Supervisor for the Kennebunk Police Department and represents the department as the appointed Court Officer. Candice was awarded the "Great Person of 2015 award" by the Kennebunk Post. She is a valuable member of our community and a native born Mainer.
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Visit Maine

Maine’s location in the far northeast corner of the United States makes it seem remote to many people. But Maine offers many reasons to visit, from its role in U.S. history to its rugged natural beauty. Plenty of people have found reason to visit the Pine Tree State. The Maine Office of Tourism reports that from June to September of 2010, an estimated 9.5 million people made an overnight visit in the state, and 13.5 million people made day visits.