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Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34
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Dear Abby

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34

DEAR ABBY: I had a brief affair with a married man 36 years ago. “Jerry” had left his wife after learning she was sleeping with his best friend. Our affair ended and we went on with our lives. Jerry stayed with his wife, and I married the man of my dreams.

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Letters

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34

Direct Care Workers Deserve Support from Lawmakers

Travelling throughout my district, I have heard dire stories from constituents directly affected by staff shortages at independent living facilities and nursing homes. Too many friends and neighbors are spending more of their own time to fill in and make up for the lack of consistent, quality care.

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Today in History

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34

In 1789, George Washington took the oath of office in New York as the first president of the United States.

In 1803, the United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for 60 million francs, the equivalent of about $15 million.

In 1812, Louisiana became the 18th state of the Union.

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Hey, Nice Ride

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34
BY DOUGLAS MCINTIRE

I recently purchased a new-to-me vehicle. I didn’t want a new car, mind you — rather, fate decided I needed a change in conveyance. We had a Nissan Xterra and dutifully kept it in good shape until it was paid off, at which point it gave a tired shrug and began to deteriorate before our eyes.

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Political Cartoon

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34
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Deeper Into Madness

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34
BY DOUG BENNETT

With both Maine Senators voting “aye,” the United States Senate voted last Thursday to confirm Trump’s nominee Mike Pompeo as U.S. Secretary of State. That vote takes us deeper into the madness of U.S. foreign policy post 2001.

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Authorities warn homeowners about hungry black bears

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34

AUGUSTA (AP) — Authorities in Maine are warning people not to leave food out in their yards and risk attracting hungry black bears as they come out of hibernation.

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Maine excludes veterinarians from opioid prescribing law

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine is loosening restrictions on veterinarians who prescribe opioids for animals.

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Spring turkey hunt opens to all hunters

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine’s annual spring turkey hunt is now open to all hunters in the state.

The hunt began Saturday with Youth Spring Wild Turkey Day. It begins Monday for everyone else, and takes place across the state until June 2.

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Feds looking into health of scallops

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34

PORTLAND (AP) — Federal regulators are reviewing the health of sea scallops in the Atlantic Ocean to get a better handle on the status of the valuable shellfish.

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Fugitive suspect in killing of deputy captured

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34
The Associated Press

NORRIDGEWOCK

A man accused of killing a sheriff ’s deputy was arrested Saturday outside a remote cabin, ending an intense manhunt in its fourth day in the woods of central Maine.

A law enforcement team used the slain deputy’s handcuffs to arrest 29-year-old John Williams in a symbolic gesture, Sheriff Dale Lancaster said.

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Williams held in maximum-security prison

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34

NORRIDGEWOCK (AP) — A man accused of killing a sheriff ’s deputy was held in the state’s maximum-security prison on Sunday pending his initial court appearance.

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LePage vetoes retail marijuana bill

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34

AUGUSTA (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed a bill governing the retail sale of marijuana in Maine.

LePage said marijuana users will simply turn to existing medical marijuana rules to avoid paying additional fees imposed by lawmakers on recreational marijuana.

LePage vetoed a similar proposal last year.

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Gas prices still on the rise in northern N.E.

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gas prices are still on the rise in northern New England, reflecting a national trend.

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Coastal Enterprises gets $300K grant

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34

BRUNSWICK — Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, announced last week that nonprofit Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research has awarded Hugh Cowperthwaite of Coastal Enterprises, Inc. a $300,000 matching research grant.

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Freeport man charged for Connecticut crash that killed child

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. ( AP) — A man has been charged in connection to a Westport, Connecticut highway crash that killed a child.

Thirty-year-old Jesse Zorski of Freeport turned himself in to the state police in Bridgeport Friday on an active arrest warrant.

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Wake Up Call

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34
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Police: Bath woman charged with creating standoff

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BATH

Bath police say they have charged a woman with creating a standoff, following an incident Wednesday at a Middle Street home.

The charge is a misdemeanor and punishable by up to six months incarceration and a $1,000 fine.

Charged is 36-year-old Jennifer Becze.

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Freeport library to hold book sale

Times Record - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 11:34

FREEPORT — Freeport Community Library will hold its annual book sale from Saturday, May 5, through Thursday, May 10, during library hours, with a special Preview Night fundraiser Friday, May 4.

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