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Questions awaiting us at ballot box

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Although statewide ballots won’t be as crowded as they were in 2016, Maine voters still face a number of decisions at the ballot box on Nov. 7. On Tuesday, Mainers will vote on allowing a casino in York County, expanding Medicaid, an infrastructure bond and a constitutional change to the state employee pension fund.

Here’s a look at the questions:

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STORM PLAYS DIRTY TRICK ON HALLOWEEN

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16
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Being safe, SAD 75 keeps shut

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

School Administrative District 75 will have missed an entire week of school, thanks to the tropical storm remnants that knocked out power across the Midcoast on Monday.

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It’s academic:

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
BY DALE WHITE Ocala Star Banner

[img_assist|nid=1183322|title=|desc= DR. JASON EVANS, an associate professor at Stetson University in DeLand, right, and a group of students in his landscape ecology class examine the wreckage left behind by Hurricane Irma at the docks at St. Marys, Georgia, near where people normally gather for the trip to Cumberland Island National Seashore.

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Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
BY BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer

NEW YORK

Parents of small children have long been hearing about the perils of “screen time.” And with more screens, and new technologies such as Amazon’s Echo speaker, the message is getting louder.

And while plenty of parents are feeling guilty about it, some experts say it might be time to relax a little.

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THURSDAY EVENING ON TELEVISION

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
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COMICS

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Penguins stop Oilers, win 3-2

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
The Associated Press

EDMONTON, Alberta

Evgeni Malkin’s tiebreaking power-play goal in the third period lifted Pittsburgh past Edmonton.

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For the record

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
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Pacers send Cavaliers to fourth straight loss, 124-107

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
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CLEVELAND

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Celtics rout Kings, 113-86

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
BY KEN POWTAK The Associated Press

BOSTON

Jaylen Brown has already figured out he’ll receive a lot less attention from opposing defenses when he’s on the floor with Kyrie Irving. Brown has also realized he’ll get some open shots, too.

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Richmond advances to state final

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
BY ERIC MAXIM Times Record Staff

RICHMOND

You may have heard this one before, the Richmond High School girls soccer team is heading to the State Class D title game this Saturday.

The top-seeded Bobcats earned their eight straight berth in the title game by blanking No. 2 Greenville, 2- 0 Wednesday in the Class D South regional final.

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Hoyer rejoins Patriots

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
BY KYLE HIGHTOWER The Associated Press

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.

Tom Brady didn’t go without a backup for long.

The Patriots signed former 49ers quarterback Brian Hoyer on Wednesday to fill the role, a day after Hoyer was released by San Francisco following its acquisition of Jimmy Garoppolo in a trade with New England.

Hoyer began his career as Brady’s backup in New England in 2009.

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New York does have a winning football team: The Buffalo Bills

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
BY BARRY WILNER The Associated Press

New York’s only NFL team — yes, that would be the Buffalo Bills — are on the longest playoffs schneid in any major pro sport.

The previous time they made the postseason, the calendar was turning from the 20th century to the 21st.

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Astros win 1st World Series crown

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:19
BY BEN WALKER The Assoicated Press

LOS ANGELES

From laughingstock to lift off.

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Conceptis Sudoku Puzzle answer

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:18
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Myanmar de facto leader Suu Kyi visits region torn by Rohingya conflict

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:18
BY ESTHER HTUSAN The Associated Press

YANGON, Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi made her first visit as Myanmar’s leader Thursday to the conflict torn region where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled state-led violence that has spiraled into Asia’s worst refugee crisis in decades.

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Under pressure, social media giants acknowledge meddling

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:18
BY MARY CLARE JALONICK and ERIC TUCKER The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

In three exhaustive hearings this week, executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google acknowledged that their platforms were used by Russia to try and create division over such disparate issues as immigration, gun control and politics. House investigators released a trove of Facebook and Twitter ads that showed just how extraordinary the cyber intrusion was.

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Feds: Suspect said ‘he felt good about’ rampage

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:18
BY COLLEEN LONG and LARRY NEUMEISTER The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1183285|title=|desc= A WOMAN HOLDS A CANDLE during an interfaith vigil for peace at Foley Square in response to the Manhattan truck attack Wednesday in New York.

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Jane Elizabeth Jefferson

Times Record - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 11:18

BRUNSWICK — Jane E. Jefferson 76, died Monday at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. She was born October 14, 1941 in Freeport to John A. and Doris (Jackson) Peacock.

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