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Driverless cars give hope to blind, but are automakers serious?

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:58
BY JASON DEAREN The Associated Press

OCALA, Fla.

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Netflix proving to be a tough act for copycats to follow

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:58
BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer

SAN FRANCISCO

Netflix’s video-streaming service has been thriving for so long that other companies are striving to duplicate its success in other kinds of digital entertainment and content.

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Global warming mixing up dinner time

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:58
BY SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer

WASHINGTON

Global warming is screwing up nature’s intricately timed dinner hour, often making hungry critters and those on the menu show up at much different times, a new study shows.

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Warming, not cooling, donated livers may improve transplants

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:58
BY LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer

[img_assist|nid=1216274|title=|desc= THIS PHOTO provided by OrganOx shows the company’s metra device, used to keep organs functioning during transport. British researchers said that keeping at least some transplant livers at body temperature may work better than cooling — using a machine that pumps them full of blood and nutrients.

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Mookie homers lift Sox

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:58
BY KEN POWTAK The Associated Press

BOSTON

Mookie Betts heard the name Ted Williams, and that was enough for him.

Betts belted three solo homers and J.D. Martinez also went deep, powering the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.

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Steelers Shazier put on IR

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:58
The Associated Press

PITTSBURGH

The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed linebacker Ryan Shazier on injured reserve for the 2018 season to give him more time to recover from spinal stabilization surgery.

The team made the move on Wednesday, which will open up a roster spot for the AFC North champions as they begin organized team activities later this month.

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Jazz stun Rockets

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:58
BY KRISTIE RIEKEN The Associated Press

HOUSTON

Utah had a four-point lead in the fourth quarter on Wednesday night when Donovan Mitchell missed a jumper and sailed above three Houston Rockets to grab the rebound and finish with a nifty one-handed slam.

He did it right near the Jazz bench and his teammates went wild, cheering and pretending to fall backward on each other in awe.

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Sharks blank Knights to tie series

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:58
The Associated Press

SAN JOSE, Calif.

Tomas Hertl scored his team-leading fifth goal of the playoffs, Martin Jones made 34 saves for his sixth career postseason shutout and the San Jose Sharks evened their second-round series against the Vegas Golden Knights with a 4-0 victory in Game 4 on Wednesday night.

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Singleton pitches Eagles to win

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:58

TOPSHAM — James Singleton threw a three-hitter as the Mt. Ararat High School baseball team earned a 12-2 victory over Medomak Valley on Monday.

Singleton walked three and struck out two for the win.

Trey Booty led the offense with two singles. Holden Brennan. Cody Holman, Dan Pratt, Mason Brigham, Colby Clark and Singleton each singled.

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For the record

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:58
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Hornets sting Shipbuilders, 3-1

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:58
The Times Record

BATH

Leavitt scored three runs in the top of the first and held on for a 3-1 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference high school softball victory over Morse on Wednesday.

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USM fall in lax quarters

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:58

DARTMOUTH, Mass. — The fourth-seeded University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Corsairs used a 9-2 surge in the second half to erase a four-goal deficit, then held off a frantic comeback bid by the fifth-seeded University of Southern Maine Huskies to post a 16- 15 victory in a first-round game of the Little East Conference Championship Tournament at Cressy Field Tuesday night.

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Collins ‘Will’s’ his way to victory

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:57
BY KEN MINOTT Times Record Contributor

WISCASSET

Wiscasset Speedway’s Late Model Sportsman Class has established itself over the past five years as one of the most competitive divisions in the state.

It’s a group that boasts as many as eight previous track champions, and a handful of others who are capable of winning on a given night.

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Freeport boys tennis in action

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:57
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Trenton tops Sea Dogs

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:57
The Associated Press

PORTLAND

Chris Gittens and Jhalan Jackson scored on an error in the eighth inning to help the Trenton Thunder secure a 9-8 Eastern League baseball victory over the Portland Sea Dogs on Wednesday.

Jordan Foley struck Josh Ockimey out with a runner on first to end the game for his third save of the season.

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Tampa tops Bruins, 4-1

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:57
BY JIMMY GOLEN The Associated Press

BOSTON

Between the birth of his first child in Tampa Bay and Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in Boston, Yanni Gourde squeezed in what could be his last nap for a while.

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Lisbon bats come alive in 19-2 win

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:57
BY RANDY WHITEHOUSE Sun Journal

LISBON

After scraping enough runs together for a late rally past Dirigo, 5-4, on Tuesday, Lisbon left little doubt its offense was ready to hit against Oak Hill on Wednesday at Doughty Diamond.

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Falcons bounce back, top Greely

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:57
BY ERIC MAXIM Times Record Staff

CUMBERLAND

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Raiders, Waterman take down Lisbon, 6-1

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:57
BY BOB CONN Times Record Staff

LISBON

When making out a lineup card, coaches look at various key points of the lineup. Possibly the best hitter in the No. 3 hole, the most powerful out of the No. 4, or a player that can handle the bat in bunt situations at No. 2.

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Hornets sneak past Shipbuilders, 2-1

Times Record - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:57
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

BATH

The Leavitt High School Hornets capitalized on just enough opportunities to sneak by the Morse Shipbuilders, 2-1.

Both teams came into Wednesday’s Class B South matchup looking to bounce back from losses. Despite leaving 10 runners on base, two runs were enough for the Hornets to improve to 2-3.

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