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Maine Logger Withdraws Name from Labor Commission Consideration 

A member of a prominent logging family has withdrawn her name from consideration for Maine Labor Commissioner.Governor Lepage says Cheryl Russell told him business matters requiring her attention prevent her from serving in his cabinet.Russell worked for years as business manager for her family’s logging business, Hanington Brothers with operations in Aroostook, Washington and Penobscot Counties.She’s owner and president of Competitive Edge Consulting which is based in Lincoln and once served as Executive Director of the American Loggers Council.