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Meg Meiklejohn

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19

Meg Meiklejohn died in Brunswick, Maine on October 28, 2017. Meg had been a resident of Thornton Oaks since 2010, when she and her husband Jim began spending part of each year in Brunswick.

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Sudoku

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Cryptoquote

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Crossword

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Dear Abby

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19

DEAR ABBY: I’m responding to “Wallowing in the North” (June 16), who has had a wonderful life and has accomplished all the goals he set out for himself at age 56, but now feels no “spark” to carry on. Abby, he’s in a unique position to help someone else who hasn’t had all those advantages in life.

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Voters in New Jersey and Virginia elect new governors

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19
BY ALAN SUDERMAN AND MICHAEL CATALINI The Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va.

Voters in New Jersey and Virginia are choosing new governors Tuesday in contests that could be an early referendum on President Donald Trump.

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Trump says tougher gun laws not the answer after Texas shooting

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19
BY JILL COLVIN The Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea

President Donald Trump says tougher gun laws would not have prevented a mass shooting at a south Texas church, arguing that more restrictions might have led to more casualties.

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Air Force admits fault in reporting shooter’s past crimes

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19
BY JIM VERTUNO, WILL WEISSERT and PAUL J. WEBER The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1184112|title=|desc= MEREDITH COOPER, of San Antonio, Texas, and her 8-year-old daughter, Heather, visit a memorial of 26 metal crosses near First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Monday.

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In Seoul, Trump calls for N Korea to ‘make a deal’

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19
JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN The Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea

In a striking shift of tone, President Donald Trump abandoned his aggressive rhetoric toward North Korea on Tuesday, signaling a willingness to negotiate as he urged Pyongyang to “come to the table” and “make a deal.”

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S. Koreans demonstrate to show support, disapproval of Trump

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19
KIM TONG-HYUNG The Associated Press

SEOUL

Hundreds of South Koreans took to the streets of Seoul on Tuesday for two separate demonstrations, one to show support for visiting President Donald Trump and the other to voice disapproval of the U.S. leader amid concerns over North Korea’s nuclear threats.

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Voters Can Strike a Blow Against Health Care Sabotage

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19
BY GRADY BURNS

With the 2017 general election under way, attention has turned to whether Mainers will vote to finally expand Medicaid to tens of thousands of our friends, family, and neighbors who remain uninsured after five separate legislative efforts to expand coverage were vetoed by Gov. Paul LePage.

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Today in History

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 7, the 311th day of 2017. There are 54 days left in the year. This is Election Day.

Today’s Highlight in History

On Nov. 7, 1917, Russia’s Bolshevik Revolution took place as forces led by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin overthrew the provisional government of Alexander Kerensky.

On this date

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LETTERS

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Lucky Us

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Where Does the Money Come From?

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19
BY JAN DOLCATER

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton had an unexpected aggressive challenge from Vermont senator, Bernie Sanders. Sanders was particularly well received by the millennials as he campaigned across the country.

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Political Cartoon

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Brunswick council extends pot moratoriums again

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

The Brunswick Town Council on Monday extended for another six months a moratorium on retail marijuana operations and medical marijuana storefronts.

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Police arrest man who identified himself as dead man

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19

BANGOR (AP) — A man who tried to escape from Maine police turned out to be a dead man from Delaware — at least according to his identification.

Bangor police say they arrested 24-year-old Dominque Hill, of New York, Friday after he attempted to evade them. The Bangor Daily News reports his ID did not identify him as Dominque Hill, but as a dead man from Delaware.

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Police: Man arrested after shot fired inside Augusta Walmart

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19

AUGUSTA (AP) — Police in Maine say a man has been taken into custody after a shot was fired inside the Walmart in Augusta.

Authorities say the suspect walked into the store with a firearm around 8 p.m. Monday. Police say the suspect got into a confrontation with another man who was trying to disarm him.

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Ranked choice delay becomes law without LePage signature

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19

AUGUSTA (AP) — A bill to delay ranked-choice voting has become law without the signature of Maine Gov. Paul LePage.

A spokeswoman for the Republican governor confirmed Monday that LePage declined to sign the bill that delays implementing the new law until at least 2021.

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Alan Caron joins crowded gubernatorial field

Times Record - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19

FREEPORT (AP) — Alan Caron has become the second independent running for governor in Maine, announcing he wants “big change in Maine, from the bottom up.”

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