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State Workers Protest 

Hundreds of state employees set up a tent city across from the state house on Wednesday, in a political standoff with Maine leaders.The governor has ordered cuts that will affect as many as 10,000 state workers.About 150 of them rallied and marched to the governor’s mansion Wednesday.They say the Baldacci administration has attacked their benefits and their bargaining powers.We’re told governor Baldacci was not there at the time.The Maine state employees association is in the middle of negotiations for a two-year contract. It expires at the end of June.