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GOP agenda threatened by feud

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:59
The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump can’t enact his agenda without Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McConnell may not have a majority to lead without Trump’s help. It’s simple, and still so complicated.

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Dorine C. Rowell

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:59

BRUNSWICK — Our precious sister, Dorine Carla Rowell, passed away peacefully at her home in Brunswick on Friday August 18, 2017.

She was born Dorine Carla Erlebach on June 25, 1950, along with her twin sister Pauline, to Carl and Emily Erlebach of Bath.

"Doll" grew up in Bath and attended Bath schools. She remained friends with several of her classmates over the years.

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THURSDAY EVENING ON TELEVISION

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COMICS

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Dear Abby

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:59

DEAR ABBY: A large portion of conversation in our home has been replaced with the time my wife spends on her cellphone. Not that she is talking on it. It’s games and Facebook that absorb hours of her time.

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SUDOKU

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CRYPTOQUOTE

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CROSSWORD

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Making Promises is Easy When You Don’t Live in the Real World

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:58
BY GOV. PAUL LEPAGE

It’s easy for politicians in Washington, D.C. to make promises to the people, especially when they don’t have to deal with real-world consequences.

Governors are directly accountable to the people. We are required to balance our budgets. If we fail to do that, our residents suffer the consequences, such as higher taxes or even government shutdowns.

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The Inconvenient Truth of Maine’s Racism

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:58
BY GARY ANDERSON

One summer when relatives from Minnesota were here for a visit I introduced them as being family “from away.” They found that unfamiliar expression quite humorous.

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Political Cartoon

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:58

I sadly want a reform in the construction

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Today in History

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:58

In A.D. 79, long-dormant Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in volcanic ash; an estimated 20,000 people died.

In 1572, the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre of French Protestants at the hands of Catholics began in Paris.

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Man fatally shot by troopers wanted police to kill him

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:58
BY KATHY MCCORMACK The Associated Press

CONCORD, N.H.

A man who was fatally shot by Massachusetts state troopers following a pursuit into New Hampshire had fired at them at least six times and had told a relative beforehand that if caught, he’d be looking for the police to kill him, a report released by the attorney general said Wednesday.

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Man, located with tracking device, faces D.V. charges

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:58
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BATH

A Bath man who allegedly assaulted a woman was located and arrested by police Tuesday, thanks to a tracking device he wore.

Thomas Coffill III, 45, of Bath, is charged with felony Class C domestic violence assault based on his prior criminal history, according to Lt. Robert Savary.

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Casino campaign hires firm behind European Union exit effort

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:58
The Associated Press

PORTLAND

A campaign to persuade voters to approve a southern Maine casino has reported getting assistance from a firm that helped persuade British voters to withdraw from the European Union.

Progress for Maine PAC has reported paying more than $80,000 to Washington, D.C.-based firm Goddard Gunster.

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LETTERS

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:58

Thank You to Don’s Redemption

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Merrymeeting Bay geology walk Monday

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:58
Friends of Merrymeeting Bay

BOWDOINHAM

Join Friends of Merrymeeting Bay on Monday from 4: 30- 6 p. m. for an afternoon geology walk with Peter Goodwin at the Merrymeeting Bay Wildlife Management Area in Bowdoinham.

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Vessel moved, but not far enough to satisfy court order

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:58
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

FREEPORT

A 113-foot steel hulled research vessel at the center of a 15-year zoning dispute has been moved from its original location — but not far enough to satisfy a June court order.

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Search called off for man police feared jumped from bridge

Times Record - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:58
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BATH

Maine Marine Patrol called off the search for a man they feared jumped from the Sagadahoc Bridge after he was been found safe by police the following day.

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