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Maine lobstermen seemed a likely group to sign up for health care coverage under President Obama’s landmark law.

baby fishermanThey face such job hazards as getting tangled in traps and dragged into the ocean. Ever present is the possibility of injury from the physically demanding labor. And in a field made up of independent contractors, there are no companies providing insurance, so many are uninsured. So over the past several months, advocates set about educating lobstermen and their families about the law, listening to their concerns and signing up hundreds of the 5,000 or so lobstermen,,, Read more here portlandpress  08:03