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Kremlin confirms Trump’s lawyer reached out about deal

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15
The Associated Press

MOSCOW

The Kremlin on Wednesday confirmed that President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer reached out to them during the 2016 presidential campaign, seeking help for a business project in Russia.

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LETTER

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15

A Violent Nation

I was at the antiwar vigil Saturday to protest the air show depicting U.S. military might and its aerial prowess.

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Some mad about storm Sandy as Congress ponders Harvey relief

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15
BY STEVE PEOPLES The Associated Press

NEW YORK

Republicans from New York and New Jersey are pledging unconditional support for those devastated by Hurricane Harvey. But their resentment lingers.

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Middle school to ban cellphones over bullying concerns

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15

LEWISTON (AP) — A Lewiston school is banning cellphones over concerns about social media addiction and bullying.

The Sun Journal reports Lewiston Middle School will roll out an online app for students, parents and teachers to report bullying. School district officials also are working on a social media guide for parents and staff.

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Vandalism reported at Phippsburg Land Trust

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

PHIPPSBURG

A sign post has been removed from the Gamble Preserve in Phippsburg, according to the Phippsburg Land Trust, which is considering it an act of vandalism.

The missing 2x4 ft wooden sign marked the trailhead and parking lot for the preserve. One of the 4x4 posts that was holding the sign has been removed, while the other has been bent.

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Dresden company creates new spice line for Zimmern

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15

DRESDEN (AP) — A Maine company is partnering with television host Andrew Zimmern for a special line of spice blends.

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Meet Richard

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15
Coastal Humane Society

BRUNSWICK

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‘Get Reel’ documentary film series at Curtis Library

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

In September, Curtis Library launches “Get Reel!” a documentary film series focusing on films with local relevance.

Each free screening will feature a discussion with local experts. No tickets required.

The schedule is as follows:

SACRED COD: Sept. 7, 7 p.m.

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Forecast brings hope to Houston

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15
BY NOMAAN MERCHANT and JUAN LOZANO The Associated Press

HOUSTON

The latest weather forecast delivered hope to Houston after five days of torrential rain submerged the nation’s fourth-largest city: Less than an inch of rain and perhaps even sunshine.

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Be careful when offering support to Harvey victims

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

As Tropical Storm Harvey continues to ravage Texas and now Louisiana, Maine’s attorney general and local law enforcement are warning of hurricane-related scams while advising how to help victims.

Maine Attorney General Janet Mills on Tuesday advised

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Registration open for senior health expo

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

The 2017 People Plus Senior Health Expo will be held at the Cook's Corner Mall in Brunswick on Tuesday, Oct 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Last year’s event had a turnout of more than 700 participants including more than 70 exhibitors.

There are still opportunities for exhibitors and sponsors for this year’s event.

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RSU 5 votes to cut tax impact

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

FREEPORT

Regional School Unit 5 will use an additional $168,000 state subsidy to offset local tax increases on residents in Durham, Freeport and Pownal.

The RSU 5 board of directors voted last week to allocate the state subsidy money to the reduction of the tax impact of the $32.2 million budget.

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FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15
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New Morse school budget: $74.6M

Times Record - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:15
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

WOOLWICH

The budget for a new Morse High School and Bath Regional Career and Technical Center comes to more than $74.6 million, most of which will be paid for by the state. The four communities that comprise RSU 1 — Arrowsic, Bath, Phippsburg and Woolwich — will front $7.9 million of that cost.

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A new use for an old book? Fold it into a work of art

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:56
BY JENNIFER FORKER The Associated Press

Books have more uses than might be obvious. Sure, you can press flowers in a heavy one and set out the pretty ones as decoration. You can read the darn things.

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Hoppy revolution brewing in Russia

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:56
BY RICARDO ZUNIGA AP Sports Writer

MOSCOW

Pint by frothy pint, a hoppy revolution is brewing in Russia.

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Fear of heights, er, edges at Mt. Washington

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:56
Sarah Smiley

Last week I had two rare opportunities: I was able to go on a road trip with just my husband and our two older boys, and I was able to see my husband afraid of something.

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Old Sturbridge Village

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:56
BY TRACEE M. HERBAUGH The Associated Press

STURBRIDGE, Mass.

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Flooding forces Astros; Texans to move home games

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:56
BY KRISTIE RIEKEN The Associated Press

HOUSTON

Hurricane Harvey has forced both the Houston Astros and Houston Texans to play home games miles away from the flood-stricken city with players wondering when they will be able to come back.

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Emotional Sharapova tops No. 2 Halep at Open in Slam return

Times Record - Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:56
BY HOWARD FENDRICH The Associated Press

NEW YORK

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