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Take a background of Whig conservatism and combine it with the impetuous "be first at any cost" philosophy of a brash young newcomer to the field, and you have a picture of Maine's largest daily newspaper, The Bangor Daily News.
There was nothing in the docile and precise beginning of the Bangor Daily Whig on July 1, 1834 that gave any hint it was destined some day to become the greatest newspaper in its state and attract national journalistic attention.
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