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Brunswick girls soccer unbeaten

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24
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BRUNSWICK

The Brunswick High School girls soccer team improved to 8-0 with a 5-0 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference victory over Oxford Hills on Tuesday.

The Dragons are slated to host Skowhegan on Saturday at 11 a.m.

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Chiefs retain top spot in AP Pro32 poll; Falcons remain 2nd

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24
BY SIMMI BUTTAR The Associated Press

NEW YORK

Through three weeks, the NFL is down to two unbeaten teams: the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons.

While the fast start for the defending NFC champions is no surprise, the Chiefs are on quite a roll.

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Freeport gets back to winning ways

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24
BY ERIC MAXIM The Times Record

[img_assist|nid=1176036|title=|desc= ALEXA KOENIG OF FREEPORT goes to a knee to knock the ball into her offensive zone in a Western Maine Conference game against Yarmouth on Tuesday. The Falcons prevailed 3-2 at the Hunter Road Fields Complex in Freeport to improve to 6-2-1 on the season. Freeport travels to Poland to take on the Knights on Thursday.

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Dragons volleyball rolling in Year 2

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24
BY BOB CONN Times Record Staff

[img_assist|nid=1176031|title=|desc= THE BRUNSWICK/MT. ARARAT HIGH SCHOOL girls volleyball team gathers around coach Kaili Phillips, top right, during a match against Lake Region on Tuesday at Brunswick High School. The Dragons, after a winless season in their first year of varsity volleyball, stands at 5-4 after a 3-1 win over the Lakers.

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Homers sink Sale, Sox, 9-4

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24
BY DOUG ALDEN The Associated Press

BOSTON

Chris Sale has had a few setbacks as Boston has rolled down the stretch and back toward the postseason.

Tuesday was another one of those nights.

Sale matched a career worst by giving up four home runs in a playoff tuneup, including a pair to Josh Donaldson, and the Red Sox lost 9-4 to the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Conceptis Sudoku Puzzle answer

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Saudi women will be allowed to drive in the kingdom in 2018

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24
BY ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI and AYA BATRAWY The Associated Press

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s surprise decision to grant women the right to drive in the conservative kingdom marks a significant expansion in women’s rights, but activists said today it is also only the first step in a long list of demands for equality.

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Several arrested at UC Berkeley protest

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24
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BERKELEY, Calif.

Police arrested at least four people on Tuesday during a small but tense rally staged by a politically conservative group at the University of California, Berkeley.

Amid heavy police presence, the protest was led by Joey Gibson, leader of a group called Patriot Prayer, and supporters including Kyle Chapman, a self-described “American nationalist.”

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Sandra G. Stewart

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24

ORR’S ISLAND — Sandra George Stewart, 81, died peacefully in her home on Orr’s Island surrounded by family on September 25, 2017. Sandy was an artist, teacher, and singer who noticed and loved beauty in all its forms, in art, in nature, and in those around her.

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Scope of Puerto Rico damage so wide that U.S. aid is hard to see

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24
BY BEN FOX and DANICA COTO The Associated Press

MONTEBELLO, Puerto Rico

Relatives helped Maribel Valentin Espino find shelter when Hurricane Maria roared through her community in northern Puerto Rico. Neighbors formed volunteer brigades to cut fallen trees and clear twisty mountain roads after the storm had passed. Now, friends and a local cattle ranch provide the water they need to survive in the tropical heat.

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Interpol approves Palestinian membership

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BY ANGELA CHARLTON The Associated Press

PARIS

International police agency Interpol voted today to include Palestine as a member state, in a new boost to Palestinian efforts for international recognition and influence amid long-stalled negotiations with Israel for full statehood.

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In Alabama, a McConnell rebuke and a Trump miscalculation

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24
BY BILL BARROW and KIM CHANDLER The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1176018|title=|desc= FORMER ALABAMA CHIEF JUSTICE and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore during speaks during his election party, Tuesday in Montgomery, Alabama. Moore won the Alabama Republican primary runoff for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, defeating an appointed incumbent, Sen. Luther Strange, backed by President Donald Trump and allies of Sen. Mitch McConnell.

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Justices grant execution stay to consider juror racial bias

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24
BY KATE BRUMBACK The Associated Press

JACKSON, Ga.

The U.S. Supreme Court granted a temporary stay of execution for a Georgia inmate whose attorneys argue that the 59-year-old black man’s death sentence was tainted by a juror’s racial bias.

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Congress at crossroads after another health care failure

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24
BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1176016|title=|desc= SENATE HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR, AND PENSIONS COMMITTEE Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., accompanied by the committee’s ranking member Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington during the committee’s executive session to discuss the nomination of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

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SUDOKU

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Dear Abby

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DEAR ABBY: My son and his live-in girlfriend were expecting a baby. My daughter planned the shower, and it was a wonderful eight months of excitement. I was included in the ultrasounds and all information, and we were all anticipating the big day.

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CRYPTOQUOTE

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CROSSWORD

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Serious Public Harm?

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24
BY JONATHAN CRIMMINS

Let me start off by saying that I have never smoked marijuana. I thought the referendum last November to legalize smoking weed was a bad idea and should have been defeated at the voting booth.

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Today in History

Times Record - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:24

In 1779, John Adams was named by Congress to negotiate the Revolutionary War’s peace terms with Britain.

In 1854, the first great disaster involving an Atlantic Ocean passenger vessel occurred when the steamship SS Arctic sank off Newfoundland; of the more than 400 people on board, only 86 survived.

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