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Lisbon students given glimpse of impact of bad choices

Times Record - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:16
BY CHRIS QUATTRUCCI Times Record Staff

LISBON

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Judge: Keep ranked-choice going

Times Record - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 11:16
The Associated Press AUGUSTA

A judge on Wednesday ordered Maine to allow voters to rank their candidate choices in its June primaries, even as she considers a request from the state Senate to block plans for the revamped voting method.

Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy acknowledged the new system raises “significant constitutional issues” but said so-called ranked-choice voting should remain law.

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Wolanski, Raye, Smith named to Maine MEP board

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:16
The Times Record

AUGUSTA

John Wolanski, Kevin Raye and Harvey Smith were recently appointed to the Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership board of directors.

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SMCC offers nearly 250 courses over summer

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:16
The Times Record

SOUTH PORTLAND

Southern Maine Community College is offering nearly 250 courses and workshops over the summer months for people working toward a degree, seeking to expand their professional skills or beginning new careers.

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Bangor Savings sets $15 starting wage

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:16
The Times Record

BANGOR

Bangor Savings Bank, which has a branch location in Brunswick, has raised the minimum rate it pays employees in all positions to $15 per hour, effective Feb. 25.

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Merger transaction approved

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:16

BANGOR — Bangor Bancorp, parent company of Bangor Savings Bank, and Colebrook, New Hampshire-based First Colebrook Bancorp, Inc., parent company of Granite Bank, jointly announced that First Colebrook stockholders have approved the merger transaction, whereby Granite Bank will merge with and into Bangor Savings Bank.

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Dyer named as Norway Savings’ Freeport manager

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:16

NORWAY — Norway Savings Bank recently announced that Amanda Dyer has been promoted to branch manager of the Freeport office.

Dyer joined Norway Savings Bank in 2011 as a financial solutions specialist at the Yarmouth office before working her way to assistant branch manager of the Freeport office in January 2017.

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Cycling group reveals annual award winners

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:16

PORTLAND — The Bicycle Coalition of Maine recently announced the winners of its 2018 annual awards, honoring nine Maine individuals and organizations for their commitment to making the state a better place for cyclists and pedestrians in 2017.

The winners are:

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Breathing new life into Northeast Kingdom downtown areas

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:16
BY AMY ASH NIXON Caledonian-Record

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt.

Downtowns across the Northeast Kingdom are hurting from some of the same forces impacting rural America everywhere, but there are myriad efforts afoot to bolster and position many of them for better days ahead.

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WEDNESDAY EVENING ON TELEVISION

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:16
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Lightning thunder by Bruins, 4-0

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:16
BY MARK DIDTLER The Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla.

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For the record

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:15
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Getting to first tee first step for Johnson

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:15
BY DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Ga.

The recovery from the back injury took a lot longer than he imagined, longer than the sting of having to miss the Masters.

Dustin Johnson, with a history of misfortune in the majors, has a remarkable knack of moving forward.

If only everyone would quit reminding him.

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Patriots trade WR Cooks to Rams

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:15
BY KYLE HIGHTOWER The Associated Press

BOSTON

Tom Brady is losing one of his top receivers, and Jared Goff is getting a speedy new target.

The New England Patriots traded receiver Brandin Cooks to the Rams on Tuesday for Los Angeles’ first-round draft pick, the 23rd overall.

New England also sent a

fourth-round choice to the Rams, and the Patriots got a sixth-rounder from Los Angeles.

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Ramirez, Sox, beat Marlins in 13 innings, 4-2

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:15
BY STEVE WINE The Associated Press

MIAMI

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Short-handed Celtics fall to Bucks, 106-102

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:15
BY GENARO C. ARMAS The Associated Press

MILWAUKEE

Giannis Antetokounmpo chased down the Boston Celtics’ Jaylen Brown from behind and swatted what would have been a momentum swinging layup against the backboard with 53 seconds left in a tight game.

An official first ruled goaltending. A replay review overturned the call into a blocked shot.

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’Dogs meet the media, ready for ball

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:15
BY ERIC MAXIM Times Record Staff

[img_assist|nid=1210216|title=|desc= THE PORTLAND SEA DOGS sit around the clubhouse after a workout Tuesday afternoon at Hadlock Field. The players and coaches met with the media and took team photos. Pictured above, players use the downtime to play cards, check their phones and watch baseball on TV. Below, WMTW TV-8 Sports Director Travis Lee interviews outfielder Tate Matheny.

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Conceptis Sudoku Puzzle answer

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:15
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YouTube shooter said she ‘hated’ company

Times Record - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:15

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — A woman who believed she was being suppressed by YouTube and told her family members she “hated” the company opened fire at YouTube’s headquarters in California, wounding three people before taking her own life, police said.

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