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Trump is a ‘subject’ of investigation. What does that mean?

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32
BY CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team currently considers President Donald Trump to be a subject — not a criminal target— in the wideranging investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with Trump associates.

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Living the Word

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32
by the Rev. Lois Hart

“And the whole multitude sought to touch him, for power went out of him, and he healed them all.” Luke 9:6

Healing and Curing

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Faith Redefined

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32
BY TIM WILSON

We all may have more faith than we realize.

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FAITH NOTES :

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32
BY MEADOW RUE MERRILL

Forget January 1st, with its blustery, winterbound resolutions. The New Year should commence on the day after Easter. What better time to say goodbye to the old and welcome the new than with the returning rays of light, the blossoming buds and the hope of the resurrection?

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Annual earthquake demo shakes up St. John’s

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

St. John’s Catholic School students got an eyeful of earthquakes on Tuesday.

Middle school science teacher Deb Johnson led her eighth grade students in the 3rd annual Earthquake Shake Table Demonstration.

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Roland T. Babbin

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32

TOPSHAM — Roland (Rollie) T. Babbin, age 88, of Foreside Road, died on Friday, March 30, 2018, peacefully at his home. He was born in Greenville on March 11, 1930, the son of the late Everett J. and Frances L. (Charron) Babbin.

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Kay Annette Pierce

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32

RICHMOND — Kay Pierce, 83, passed away unexpectedly on, Wednesday, April 4th after suffering a massive stroke.

She was born in Washington, D.C. on September 30, 1934 the daughter of the late Floyd and Leoda Keeton.

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Greece: Hooked on plastic

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32
The Associated Press

LEGRENA, Greece

Dressed all in black and preparing his diving gear with loud zips and clicks, George Sarelakos looks like he’s part of a Greek naval operation ready to storm an island or take down smugglers.

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Missionaries at border spread Christianity to North Korea

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32
The Associated Press

SOUTHERN JILIN PROVINCE, China

To the North Koreans gathered beneath a crucifix in an apartment in this northeastern Chinese border region, she is known as “mom.” She feeds them, gives them a place to stay and, on occasion, money.

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In Transition

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32
BY RON CHASE Seniors Not Acting Their Age

Early spring is a time of transition for members of the Penobscot Paddle and Chowder Society. Ice and snow are melting on the whitewater rivers; yet vestiges of winter remain at many preferred cross country ski areas. We often find ourselves in conflict about what choices to make.

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Today in History

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32

Today is Friday, April 6, the 96th day of 2018. There are 269 days left in the year.

In 1830, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints was organized by Joseph Smith in Fayette, New York.

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Sinclair’s ‘Hostage Videos’ a Reminder of Need for a Free Press

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32
The Charlotte Observer

A TV anchor stares at the camera and recites a seemingly benign script about the dangers of fake news and why her station prides itself on “quality, balanced journalism.” But it’s not just that one anchor; it is dozens across the country, all working for Sinclair Broadcast Group, all literally reading off the same script.

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At SMCC Brunswick, Public Art That Inspires

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32
BY RON CANTOR

Like monoliths emerging from the earth, three new sculptures on Southern Maine Community College’s Brunswick Campus are visually compelling — enough so to make you stop, look and wonder.

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A Slender Thread

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32
BY DAVID TREADWELL

My niece recently called in tears to say that a good friend of hers had died. We didn’t know this young man well, but we knew that she cared a lot about him. It’s so sad to learn that a promising young man in his early 30s could no longer find the will to live.

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Trumps Keeps Promise of Change, but Brings Chaos

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32
BY GORDON L. WEIL

People say they want change. Politicians promise it.

Barack Obama offered change “we can believe in,” for fear of leaving the false impression that he meant to alter America democracy.

Donald Trump offered change by making proposals that broke with traditional policies. It’s possible that he means to alter American democracy.

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Political Cartoon

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32
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China vows to fight U.S. ‘at any cost’

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32

WASHINGTON (AP) — China vowed today to fight the U.S. “at any cost” after President Donald Trump proposed slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies.

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Trump: Didn’t know about Daniels payment

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — In his first public comments about Stormy Daniels, President Donald Trump said he didn’t know about the $130,000 payment his personal attorney had made to the porn actress who alleges she had an affair with him.

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Clues from Guard’s last border deployment

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. National Guard faces a vastly different environment than it did on its last two deployments to the border with Mexico, with far fewer illegal crossings and more Central Americans than Mexicans coming.

Still, its role is shaping up much the same: moving more Border Patrol agents from behind-the-scenes jobs to the front lines.

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LETTERS

Times Record - Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:32

City Manager Does Right for People of Bath

We are writing to congratulate Bath City Manager Peter Owen on helping to bring in nearly $9 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture — Rural Development for sewer system upgrades. These funds are the product of his diligence and hard work. It will allow for essential improvements to our city and the surrounding communities.

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