The U.S. Supreme Court granted a temporary stay of execution for a Georgia inmate whose attorneys argue that the 59-year-old black man’s death sentence was tainted by a juror’s racial bias.
[img_assist|nid=1176016|title=|desc= SENATE HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR, AND PENSIONS COMMITTEE Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., accompanied by the committee’s ranking member Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington during the committee’s executive session to discuss the nomination of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
DEAR ABBY: My son and his live-in girlfriend were expecting a baby. My daughter planned the shower, and it was a wonderful eight months of excitement. I was included in the ultrasounds and all information, and we were all anticipating the big day.
Let me start off by saying that I have never smoked marijuana. I thought the referendum last November to legalize smoking weed was a bad idea and should have been defeated at the voting booth.
In 1779, John Adams was named by Congress to negotiate the Revolutionary War’s peace terms with Britain.
In 1854, the first great disaster involving an Atlantic Ocean passenger vessel occurred when the steamship SS Arctic sank off Newfoundland; of the more than 400 people on board, only 86 survived.
It’s over. And it’s not over.
ALFRED (AP) — State police say an 81-year-old man was killed when his moped was struck by a car in Alfred.
‘Rampant immorality’ of Public Officials
The huge and growing number of illegal aliens within our country threatens virtually every aspect of American life as we know it.
As we’ve heard, California is on the verge of officially becoming a sanctuary state (they already grant licenses to drive, practice law, etc. to illegal aliens).
CARIBOU (AP) — Northern Maine has recorded a fourth consecutive day of 80-degree weather, something that a weather forecaster describes as “unprecedented.”
The National Weather Service says the temperature hit 88 degrees on Tuesday for a second consecutive day in Caribou.
FARMINGTON (AP) — A murder trial is underway in Farmington for a Maine man charged with killing another man in a dispute over a drug debt.
The lead prosecutor told jurors that 25-year-old Timothy Danforth of Wilton killed a man in June 2016 over a $200 bag of marijuana.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A former Maine corrections officer who prosecutors say shot and wounded another corrections officer in June has been formally charged.
PORTLAND (AP) — The Maine Department of Marine Resources says it’s monitoring a large, unusual bloom of phytoplankton in the Casco Bay area.
The department says the bloom isn’t a threat to human health, unlike other toxic blooms it typically monitors. The species is called Karenia mikimotoi and it can have harmful effects on fish, shellfish and other marine life.
AUGUSTA (AP) — A legislative panel is gathering input on plans to double the recreational marijuana sales tax to 20 percent and allow for pot drive-thru's and home delivery of pot.
The Legislature’s Joint Select Committee on Marijuana Legalization Implementation held a Tuesday hearing on an omnibus bill that tweaks the voter approved recreational marijuana law.
WALLAGRASS (AP) — Authorities say a 92-year-old ATV operator in Maine has died after attempting to haul a trailer with a large log down a hill.
Maine game wardens say Gerard Belanger, of Wallagrass, had been cutting wood with his son on his woodlot Monday. Belanger was trying to move logs from the woodlot to a log pile behind his home
Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday he’s disappointed Sen. Susan Collins has announced her intention to vote against a health care overhaul backed by members of her own party.