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Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting.

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To get a ride, Uber says take a walk

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12
BY TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer

DETROIT

The latest variation of an Uber ride will require a short walk.

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Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son’s visit

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12
BY MUNEEZA NAQVI The Associated Press

NEW DELHI

“Trump has arrived. Have you?” shout the barrage of glossy front-page advertisements in almost every major Indian newspaper.

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New strikes kill 10 in rebel-held suburbs of Syrian capital

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12

BEIRUT (AP) — New airstrikes and shelling on the besieged, rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital killed at least 10 people today, a rescue organization and a monitoring group said.

Syrian government forces and Russian aircraft have shown no signs of letting up their indiscriminate aerial and artillery assault on eastern Ghouta since they stepped up strikes late Sunday.

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Egon F. Schartel

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12

Egon Frederick Schartel passed away peacefully on Friday, February 16, 2018, surrounded by loving family in Valdosta, Georgia. Egon was born on September 18, 1922, in Vienna, Austria.

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Albertsons eyes Rite Aid deal in health care push

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12
The Associated Press

The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping habits.

Albertsons Companies executives said Tuesday that their purchase of Rite Aid’s more than 2,500 remaining stores will help the combined company become a “leader in food, health and wellness.”

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Arthur S. Pierce Jr.

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12

BRUNSWICK — Arthur S. “Sparky” Pierce Jr. passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on February 14, 2018.

Sparky was born in Bath on September 6, 1949, to Arthur and A. Louise (Alexander) Pierce Sr.

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Helen M. Libby

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12

HARPSWELL — Helen Margaret Libby, 54, of New Harbor passed away quietly in Harpswell on February 10, 2018.

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David L. Foster

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12

TOPSHAM — David L. Foster, age 79, of Foster Lane, died on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at his residence. He was born on December 3, 1938, in Topsham, the son of Holman and Virginia Hasty Foster.

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Dear Abby

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12

DEAR ABBY: I have a son from a previous relationship, and have been in a relationship with a man I’ll call Bryan for a year. Not long ago, Bryan confided to me that he and his brother had been molested by a female relative. I don’t know her. I have only met his parents.

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SUDOKU

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CRYPTOQUOTE

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CROSSWORD

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Sold!

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12
BY JACKIE SARTORIS

Drive by Cooks Corner lately, and you’ll see our unelected partners at MRRA edging out our town’s long term goal of livable development. The former entrance to the Base? Irretrievably ugly. Every tree leveled, big buildings pushed as close as possible to the road, generic construction.

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Dark Hearts and Light

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12
BY JONATHAN CRIMMINS Prose and Cons

The last week has seen emotions from all over the spectrum since a troubled young man walked into a school and did the unthinkable. At least the unthinkable for anyone who is a sentient human being. In those emotions have come the sort of recriminations and blame that one would expect from such an event.

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Political Cartoon

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Stephen King in tweet slams congressman as ‘NRA sweetheart’

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12

AUGUSTA (AP) — Author Stephen King on Tuesday called a Maine congressman an “NRA sweetheart” for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group.

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Bates tops small college rankings for Fulbright students

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12

LEWISTON (AP) — Bates College has been named the top producer of Fulbright students among the nation’s small liberal arts colleges.

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Ruling in murder trial stemming from 1980 cold case Thursday

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12

BANGOR (AP) — A judge will announce her decision later this week in the case of a murder charge stemming from a decades-old death in Maine.

Fifty-seven- year-old Phillip Scott Fournier is charged with killing 16-yearold Joyce McLain in East Millinocket in 1980. Superior Court Justice Ann Murray is expected to make her decision public on Thursday.

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LETTERS

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:12

Are there really security risks to Pruitt?

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