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New-look Dragons looking for more

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY ERIC MAXIM Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

The Brunswick High School girls tennis team has a change at the top this year.

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For the record

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
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Holiday helps Pelicans take 2-0 lead on Trail Blazers

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore.

Jrue Holiday had a career playoff-high 33 points and the New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their firstround playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 111-102 victory on Tuesday night.

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Golden Knights sweep away Kings

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES

Brayden McNabb scored against his former team in the second period, lifting Vegas to a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night that made the Golden Knights the first expansion team in NHL history to sweep its first playoff series.

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Celtics take 2-0 lead

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY KYLE HIGHTOWER The Associated Press

BOSTON

The Celtics knew they’d need their younger players to step up this postseason with Kyrie Irving sidelined for the postseason.

They have, and it’s added up to 2-0 lead in Boston’s first-round matchup with Milwaukee.

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Eagles dominate in victory over MCI, 16-0

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY ERIC MAXIM Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

The light mist ceased as the Mt. Ararat High School boys lacrosse home opener began Tuesday evening.

While the weather dried out, the goals came pouring in for the home team as the Eagles blanked Maine Central Institute/Nokomis, 16-0 in a crossover match with the Class C school at Mt. Ararat High School.

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Betts, Sox rout Angels

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY GREG BEACHAM The Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif.

Shohei Ohtani developed a blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand nine days ago during his second start for the Los Angeles Angels.

The rookie right-hander thought it had healed enough for him to pitch effectively when he took the mound again Tuesday night in front of a sellout crowd eager to see Ohtani’s next incredible feat.

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Dragons tame Tigers, 20-8

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY BOB CONN Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Leading 10-1 in the early stages of the second quarter, Brunswick relaxed, momentarily taking its foot off the gas.

A 4-0 Gardiner scoring spurt and a boisterous talk from Dragons head coach Don Glover during a timeout proved to refocus the 2017 Class A champs, leading to a 20-8 boys high school lacrosse victory for Brunswick at Bowdoin College on Tuesday.

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Conceptis Sudoku Puzzle answer

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
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Delays keep inspectors from reaching Syria attack site

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
The Associated Press

BEIRUT

International inspectors were still waiting to visit the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria today, as the U.S. accused the Syrian government and its ally Russia of trying to cover up the evidence.

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Trump: ‘Good relationship’ formed with N. Korea

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY MATTHEW LEE and ZEKE MILLER The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

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Bills to curtail LGBT rights are failing in U.S. state legislatures

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY DAVID CRARY AP National Writer

NEW YORK

In a striking shift from recent years, major legislation curtailing LGBT rights has been completely stymied in state capitols around the country this year amid anxiety by Republican leaders over igniting economic backlash if they are depicted as discriminatory.

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Cuban state media say new president to be elected today

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and ANDREA RODRIGUEZ The Associated Press

HAVANA

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In waning days, Maine lawmakers could weigh tax breaks

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE The Associated Press

AUGUSTA

As the legislative session winds down, lawmakers in Maine are mulling over whether to consider the Republican governor’s $90 million tax breaks proposal and a competing $52 million plan backed by Democrats.

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McConnell scuttles bill to protect special counsel

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY MARY CLARE JALONICK The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has thwarted a bipartisan effort to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job, saying he will not hold a floor vote on the legislation even if it is approved next week in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

McConnell said Tuesday the bill is unnecessary because President Donald Trump will not fire Mueller.

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Lawmakers send pot sales bill to LePage, who vows to veto it

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE The Associated Press

AUGUSTA

Maine legislators on Tuesday sent a bill that would finally allow marijuana retail sales — as voters demanded — to Republican Gov. Paul LePage, who has vowed to veto it.

The Senate’s final passage of the bill comes after voters in 2016 approved retail marijuana sales. Possession of up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana already is legal in the state.

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IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY SARAH SKIDMORE SELL AP Personal Finance Writer

Americans are getting an extra day to file their taxes after key elements of the IRS website crashed on deadline day.

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Richard G. Lewis

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30

BRUNSWICK — Richard G. Lewis, 87, of Patricia Road, died Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

He was born in Boothbay on July 3, 1930, a son of Bernard S. and Doris M. (Todd) Lewis.

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Newscaster Carl Kasell of NPR’s ‘Morning Edition’ dies

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30
BY MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer

Newscaster Carl Kasell, a signature voice of NPR who brought his gravitas to “Morning Edition” and later his wit to “Wait, Wait ... Don’t Tell Me!” has died. He was 84.

NPR said Kasell died Tuesday from complications from Alzheimer’s disease in Potomac, Maryland. He retired in 2014.

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David L. Shores

Times Record - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:30

BATH — David L. Shores, 84, of Winship Street died Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Winship Green Nursing Center.

He was born in Brockton, MA on July 16, 1933, a son of Lawrence and Mildred E. (Irwin) Shores.

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