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Bowdoin in playoffs

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

The Bowdoin College men’s and women’s basketball teams have earned the right to play in this weekend’s New England Small College Athletic Conference quarterfinals.

Women

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Celtics fall again as All-Star break begins

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44
BY KEN POWTAK The Associated Press

BOSTON

Guarding DeAndre Jordan in the paint is hard enough.

When he’s making his free throws, that makes it a much bigger problem.

Jordan had a career-high 30 points and 13 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Boston Celtics 129-119 on Wednesday night for their fourth victory in five games.

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Conceptis Sudoku Puzzle answer

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Trump breaks silence on domestic abuse

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BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump at last broke his silence to explicitly denounce domestic violence in the wake of allegations that a top White House aide had abused two former wives. Chief of staff John Kelly, under fire for mishandling the matter, stayed largely out of sight, his future in doubt and the White House in tumult.

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McDonald’s slims down Happy Meal

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44
The Associated Press

NEW YORK

McDonald’s will soon banish cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants.

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Bipartisan immigration pact among several Senate proposals

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44
BY ALAN FRAM and KEVIN FREKING The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

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Porn star says she feels free to discuss Trump encounter

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44

NEW YORK (AP) — Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom Donald Trump’s attorney acknowledges paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now free to discuss an alleged sexual encounter with the man who is now president, her manager told The Associated Press.

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Government says American detainee worked for IS in Syria

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American detained by U.S. forces was carrying thumb drives containing files on how to make bombs plus administrative spreadsheets describing work he did for the Islamic State group at the time he surrendered in Syria last year, according to documents the U.S. government filed in federal court.

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Ramaphosa set to become new South African president

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s acting President Cyril Ramaphosa was poised to become the country’s new leader in a parliament vote today following the resignation of Jacob Zuma, whose scandals brought the ruling party to its weakest point since taking power at the end of apartheid.

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Myanmar government under Suu Kyi cracks down on journalists

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44

BANGKOK (AP) — When five Myanmar journalists were sentenced to decade-long prison terms for reporting the alleged existence of a military run chemical weapons factory in Myanmar a few years ago, Aung San Suu Kyi — then an opposition lawmaker — condemned the harsh punishments as “very excessive.”

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Westminster wow: Bichon frise becomes America’s top dog

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44
BY BEN WALKER AP Sports Writer

NEW YORK

Flynn the bichon frise won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night, a choice that seemed to surprise almost everyone in the packed crowd at Madison Square Garden.

Fans who had been loudly shouting for their favorites fell into stunned silence when judge Betty-Anne Stenmark announced her decision.

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Priebus: Chaos reigned in early days of Trump’s White House

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44
The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump’s first chief of staff says all those reports about chaos in the early days of the Trump White House were true — and then some.

“Take everything you’ve heard and multiply it by 50,” Reince Priebus said, according to an updated book to be published next month about White House chiefs of staff.

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DEATH NOTICE

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44

Frederick A. Schrimpe

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Mary E. Hodges Henshaw

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44

Mary “Molly” E. Hodges Henshaw, 70, of Brunswick, Maine, died peacefully Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018.

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Mulford Francis Simmons Jr.

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44

YARMOUTH — Mulford F. “Skip” Simmons Jr., age 70, of Brunswick, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018, at Coastal Manor in Yarmouth after a short illness.

Skip was born in Brunswick on June 16, 1947, a son of Mulford F. and Esther (Payne) Simmons Sr.

He graduated from Camden-Rockport High School and then attended the University of Southern Maine.

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SUDOKU

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Dear Abby

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:44

DEAR ABBY: My wife passed away two years ago at age 40 after a long bout with cancer. We had three children, ages 7 to 12. I am 44 and engaged now to a wonderful woman. We are planning to have a small wedding with fewer than 50 guests.

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CRYPTOQUOTE

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CROSSWORD

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Building on the Success of Chartered Schools

Times Record - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:43
BY NICK MURRAY

When conservatives in Augusta pushed to implement the law enabling charter schools in Maine in 2011, their goal was to provide alternative choices for students looking for innovative approaches to education.

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