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Military seeks limits on fixing child sex assaults

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
BY JUSTIN PRITCHARD and REESE DUNKLIN The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

U.S. military officials have sought to ward off congressional efforts to address child-on-child sexual assaults on bases, even as they disclose that the problem is larger than previously acknowledged.

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Springsteen escorts Van Zandt into Hall of Fame

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
The Associated Press

ASBURY PARK, N.J.

Oh what a night: Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons were inducted Sunday into the New Jersey Hall of Fame, but it was Bruce Springsteen who stole what could have been Meryl Streep’s show.

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Evelyn M. Desmond

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57

WEST BATH — Evelyn M. (White) Desmond, 93, passed away on December 31, 2017. A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Calvary Cemetery in Bath. www.desmondfuneralhomes.com

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Sudoku

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
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Tri-State Lotteries

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57

Friday
Mega Millions: 4-5-10-12-18
Megaball: 21 Megaplier: 4
Gimme 5: 5-7-8-25-30
Day Pick 3: 4-7-7
Day Pick 4: 7-5-2-1
Evening Pick 3: 9-3-2
Evening Pick 4: 8-3-4-2
Saturday
Powerball:
14-29-36-57-61 (17)
Megabucks Plus:
1-8-15-17-25 (5)
Lotto America: 8-15-18-32-45
(1)
Day Pick 3: 6-3-7
Day Pick 4: 6-3-2-2

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Cryptoquote

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
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Crossword

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
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Dear Abby

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend’s best friend asked if we could drive an hour to visit them and their children on Saturday. I’ve met her twice, and we have chatted a bit online. I have met her fiance only once.

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Accomplishments of the last session

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
BY JAY MCCREIGHT

At the foundation of our ability to work, start a family, pursue educational goals, create a business, or retire, is access to affordable health care. Economic security and health care are intricately and undeniably connected.

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How hard is it to ride an elevator?

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
BY JANINE TALBOT

Few things are more likely to make someone overreact than an irrational fear.

That is why, during a work-related visit to a hotel and casino (seriously — work related), one of my most prominent irrational fears got the better of me.

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Legislature failed the caretakers of Maine’s most vulnerable

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
BY RAY NAGEL

On May 2, the state Legislature met to review the governor’s vetoes. Known as “Veto Day,” more than 500 people who support people with Developmental Disabilities came to the Statehouse to remind them of LD 967, a proposed bill that would increase the rates paid to Direct Service Workers to support people with Developmental Disabilities.

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Police: Millinocket man shot, killed self after car chase

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Police say a driver from Maine shot and killed himself on a Massachusetts highway after leading officers on a chase and threatening to shoot anyone who tried to stop him.

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Political Cartoon

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
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Future of Maine GOP on agenda at convention

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE Associated Press

AUGUST

Maine Republicans gathered at their state convention Saturday to celebrate their term-limited governor’s record and hear from leading party officials and gubernatorial candidates.

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Fallen officer’s deep ties to Maine community on display at visitation service

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
BY EMILY HIGGINBOTHAM Morning Sentinel

SKOWHEGAN

The turnout at Eugene Cole’s visitation service Sunday at the Skowhegan Armory — as well as the outpouring of community support since his shooting death — show just how well-loved the corporal was in the county in which he served.

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For now, no plans for additional river searchers

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57

AUBURN (AP) — The Maine Warden Service says it will continue to use a variety of methods to search for the body of a 5-year-old boy who fell into the Androscoggin River last month.

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BIW-built destroyer passes Navy ‘acceptance trials’

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
BY KEVIN MILLER Portland Press Herald Staff Writer

[img_assist|nid=1216873|title=|desc= THE FUTURE USS THOMAS HUDNER at sea. The Bath-built Arleigh Burke-class destroyer completed “acceptance trials” during pierside and underway demonstrations on May 3.

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Harpswell selectmen to hold boat launch hearing

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
BY NATHAN STROUT The Times Record

HARPSWELL

Harpswell selectmen Thursday set a public hearing on funding for improvements to the Mackerel Cove boat launch, ahead of a June 12 referendum vote. The public hearing will take place at 7 p.m. May 17 at the town office.

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Harpswell researching itchy pest

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

HARPSWELL

Research on the brown tail moth in Harpswell will begin in mid-May.

Eleanor Groden, University of Maine professor of entomology, will conduct a study that will run through February 2019.

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Woolwich family loses home in Saturday fire

Times Record - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:57
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

WOOLWICH

A Woolwich family’s home was destroyed by a fire over the weekend.

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