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Amendola’s playground

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55
BY KYLE HIGHTOWER The Associated Press

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.

Danny Amendola is Bill Belichick’s kind of player.

After battling injuries throughout 2016, the 5-foot- 11, 180-pound receiver has had some of the best moments of his five-year Patriots’ tenure during their past two playoff runs.

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Jones, Thome, Guerrero, Hoffman elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55
BY BEN WALKER The Associated Press

NEW YORK

Over 600 home runs. More than 600 saves. A .300 career average.

In the age of baseball analytics, there’s still room in the Hall of Fame for big, round numbers you can count on.

Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman were rewarded Wednesday, easily elected in the newest class headed for Cooperstown.

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Marchand gets 5 games for elbow

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55
The Associated Press

NEW YORK

The NHL has suspended Boston forward Brad Marchand five games without pay Wednesday for elbowing New Jersey’s Marcus Johansson in the head during the Bruins’ win over the Devils the previous night.

The hit occurred with 1:59 left in the third period of Boston’s 3-2 win and knocked Johansson out of the game. There was no penalty called on the play.

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Celtics snap 4-game skid

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55
The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES

The Boston Celtics refused to panic, even as the Eastern Conference leaders were staring at a four-game losing streak.

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Wounded Bulldogs roll past Richmond, 82-59

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55
BY BOB CONN Times Record Staff

RICHMOND

The Hall-Dale High School boys basketball team suffered its first loss of the campaign on Saturday, falling on the road to Dirigo.

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Dragons slip past ’Builders

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55
BY ERIC MAXIM Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

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Conceptis Sudoku Puzzle answer

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55
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Trump ‘looking forward’ to being questioned under oath

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55
BY ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

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Nassar deemed ‘serial’ sex abuser

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55
BY DAVID EGGERT and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER The Associated Press

LANSING, MICHIGAN

Once-renowned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar listened silently as a prosecutor deemed him “possibly the most prolific serial child sex abuser in history” and a judge sentenced him to decades in prison for molesting some of the sport’s top athletes, capping an extraordinary hearing during which more than 150 women and girls described his abuse.

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Trump says he’s open to pathway to citizenship for Dreamers

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s open to an immigration plan that would provide a pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of young people who were brought to the country as children and are now here illegally.

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Erykah Badu under scrutiny for Hitler, Cosby comments

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55

NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Erykah Badu has come under scrutiny for an interview where she made comments on Bill Cosby and Adolf Hitler.

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Food for votes? Egyptians say it pays to support el-Sissi

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55

ATFIH, Egypt (AP) — Businessmen loyal to Egypt’s president are handing out cash and food to poor voters as they try to gather tens of thousands of signatures to support his bid for re-election in March.

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Probe: Chinese opioid sellers exploit U.S. postal service flaw

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55
BY DESMOND BUTLER and ERIKA KINETZ The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

China said today it is ready to work with the United States in fighting illicit opioid shipments after congressional investigators found that Chinese opioid manufacturers exploit weak screening in the U.S. Postal Service to ship large quantities of illegal drugs to American dealers.

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Light earthquake shakes Southern California; no injuries

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A light earthquake has shaken Southern California, and authorities say there have been no reports of damage or injury.

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Trump in Switzerland to play salesman at economic summit

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in Switzerland today, ready to play salesman during his debut appearance at an annual economic summit in the Swiss Alps and argue that his “America First” agenda can go hand-in-hand with global cooperation.

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UN official says not safe yet for Rohingya return to Myanmar

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — Attacks on Rohingya Muslims appear to be continuing in Myanmar and it is not yet safe for the hundreds of thousands living in refugee camps in Bangladesh to begin returning home, a senior United Nations official said.

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Comcast hopes for TV windfall from 2 events

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55
BY TALI ARBEL AP Technology Writer

[img_assist|nid=1198243|title=|desc= THIS PHOTO shows the NBC logo at their television studios at Rockefeller Center in New York. Comcast’s NBC is airing both the Super Bowl and the Olympics in February, a double-whammy sports extravaganza that the company expects to rake in $1.4 billion in ad sales, helping it justify the hefty costs it’s paying for these events.

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Can anything stop the stock market’s rise?

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55
The Associated Press

NEW YORK

It’s been 365 days since the Dow Jones industrial average first crossed 20,000, and it’s already up another 30- plus percent as the stock market’s relentless rise to records keeps going.

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Richard A. Grich

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55

BRUNSWICK — Richard A. Grich, 73, died peacefully at his home in Brunswick on January 16, 2018 following a courageous battle with cancer.

Richard was born September 12, 1944 to Albert A. and Adelaide R. (Massa) Grich in Bridgeport, CT.

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Dear Abby

Times Record - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:55

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 50-year-old male engaged to be married to my elementary school sweetheart, “Marie.” This will be the second marriage for both of us. We’ve been dating for six years, three of which were a long-distance relationship.

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