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Mt. Ararat ‘B’ FH in action

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:59

TOPSHAM — The Mt. Ararat Middle School “B” field hockey team had a 1-1-1 stretch recently.

Piper Cohen made several solid saves as the Eagles played Oxford Hills to a scoreless tie. Tara Crossman, Maggie Whalen and Danika Siatras were solid.

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For the record

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:59
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Ravens lose Flacco, blank Miami, 40-0

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY DAVID GINSBURG The Associated Press

BALTIMORE

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was dazed and bleeding as he was helped off the field.

Diagnosed with a concussion after absorbing a late hit by Miami linebacker Kiko Alonso late in the second quarter, Flacco was taken to the locker room and did not return.

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Horford, Irving, lead Celtics past Milwaukee, 96-89

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY RICH ROVITO The Associated Press

MILWAUKEE

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Patriots Hightower to have season-ending surgery

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY KYLE HIGHTOWER The Associated Press

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.

A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower will miss Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Chargers and is facing season- ending surgery on his right shoulder.

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Clippers roll to 3-0 victory over Falcons

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY ERIC MAXIM Times Record Staff

YARMOUTH

The Freeport boys high school soccer team had not played a game since last Saturday’s preliminary match against Oak Hill. The Yarmouth boys high school soccer team hadn’t played since Oct. 17.

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Slow start costs Lisbon, 3-0

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY BOB CONN Times Record Staff

WATERVILLE

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Low turnout in Kenya repeat vote, deadly clashes continue

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and TOM ODULA The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1182275|title=|desc= A CROWD DIRECTS A POLICE VEHICLE to leave during a demonstration demanding the resignation of a local police officer because of police cruelty on the previous day in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday.

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Spain leader urges Senate to grant powers in Catalan crisis

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY CIARAN GILES and ARITZ PARRA The Associated Press

MADRID

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From rage to peace: A SEAL’s view of Bergdahl

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY JONATHAN DREW The Associated Press

FORT BRAGG, N.C.

Former Navy SEAL James Hatch, whose career as a commando ended when he was shot while searching for Bowe Bergdahl, said his feelings toward the Army sergeant have gone from “I would like to kill him” to thanking the soldier’s lead attorney for working so hard to defend him.

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Pentagon chief Mattis stresses diplomacy in Korean crisis

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY ROBERT BURNS The Associated Press

PANMUNJOM, Korea

On his first visit to the tense but eerily quiet frontier between North and South Korea as U.S. secretary of defense, Jim Mattis conveyed the message he hopes will win the day: Diplomacy is the answer to ending the nuclear crisis with the North, not war.

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5 years after Superstorm Sandy, the lessons haven’t sunk in

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY FRANK ELTMAN AND WAYNE PARRY The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1182267|title=|desc= THE SUN SETS BEHIND THE NEW YORK SKYLINE and the Brooklyn Bridge, right, on Oct. 19. Five years after Superstorm Sandy was supposed to have taught the country a lesson about the dangers of living on an undefended coast, there’s still no city in America that’s truly prepared for the challenges of climate change and the storms it will deliver.

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Ashley Judd: ‘Tipping point’ on sexual harassment is here

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58

NEW YORK (AP) — Ashley Judd says the continuing flurry of allegations against Harvey Weinstein means society is at a “tipping point” on sexual harassment.

The actress added that “this will be the end of it if we decide that’s what we want” before being honored at the Women’s Media Center Awards in New York on Thursday.

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Wildlife center admits 43rd bald eagle patient this year

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58

WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) — Hunters using lead ammunition are posing real harm to bald eagles.

The Wildlife Center of Virginia has admitted its 43rd bald eagle patient of the year, a grim record for single-year admissions during the center’s 35-year history.

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Women rescued after voyage went from bad to worse

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
The Associated Press

HONOLULU

A planned voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti aboard a small sailboat didn’t start off well for two Honolulu women. One of their cellphones washed overboard and sank into the deep blue water on their first day at sea.

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Born in Sandy-flooded hospital, children ‘stronger than storm’

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY JENNIFER PELTZ The Associated Press

NEW YORK

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Elizabeth L. McCrater Glover

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58

Elizabeth L. (Betty) McCrater Glover, 89, of Sweden, Maine, passed away on Oct. 15, 2017, at Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn. She was born on Oct. 1, 1928, in Bath, to Maurice and Louise (Swett) McCrater.

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Filibuster Fades, Minority Rules

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY GORDON L. WEIL Guest Column

Last week, an American political institution, aged 100, was placed on its deathbed. Its expected passing was mostly overlooked and unlamented.

It was “filibuster,” the evil twin of the less well-known “cloture,” who survives. Cloture is a vote to end debate and allow a final vote on a bill in the U.S. Senate. It was born in 1917 to allow a vote on a World War I issue.

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Sunrise Rotary Club Connects in Big Ways

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY BOB REED Bath Sunrise Rotary

October is here and with it our annual Bulb Sale. Every October Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, you’ll find Bath Sunrise Rotarians at two locations -- the Farmers Market at Waterfront Park and IGA on Front Street. Sales have been brisk the first two weeks. We sold so many allium bulbs we had to have more shipped in from the Netherlands.

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Halloween: a Fun and Safe Night

Times Record - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:58
BY CHICK CICIOTTE Veterans Corner

Brunswick American Legion has distributed a Legion Halloween Safety brochure “THINK SAFETY TRICK or Treat” to the Brunswick area schools for Teachers and Parents to go over so our kids can have a safe Halloween.

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