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Saudi strikes pound Yemeni capital after ex-president slain

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BY AHMED AL-HAJ and MAGGIE MICHAEL The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1189575|title=|desc= HOUTHI SHIITE FIGHTERS guard a street leading to the residence of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen, Monday. Saleh was killed by Shiite rebels, Monday as their forces battled for control of the capital, Sanaa, officials said.

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John Anderson, who ran for president, dies

Times Record - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:09
BY SARA BURNETT The Associated Press

CHICAGO

Former longtime Illinois Rep. John Anderson, who ran for president as an independent in 1980, has died at age 95.

The World War II veteran and former prosecutor died Sunday night in Washington, his daughter, Diane Anderson, told The Associated Press.

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Relative: Rep. Conyers won’t seek re-election due to health

Times Record - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:09
BY COREY WILLIAMS The Associated Press

DETROIT

A relative says John Conyers, who is battling sexual harassment allegations from former female staffers, won’t seek re-election to a 28th term in Congress.

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Justices OK travel ban enforcement

Times Record - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:09
BY MARK SHERMAN The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

It’s not a final ruling, but the Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries.

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GOP tax overhaul’s impacts on health law coverage and Medicare

Times Record - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:08
BY RICARDO ALONSOZALDIVAR The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

The tax overhaul Republicans are pushing toward final votes in Congress could undermine the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance markets and add to the financial squeeze on Medicare over time.

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Leno buys $13.5M mansion

Times Record - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:08
The Associated Press

NEWPORT, R.I.

Former “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno and his wife have purchased an oceanfront estate in Newport, Rhode Island.

The Boston Globe reports Leno, who grew up in Andover, Massachusetts, paid $13.5 million for the mansion called Seafair. It has eight bedrooms and 11 bathrooms and comes with a pool, a tennis court and a private beach.

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Lois A. Heath

Times Record - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:08

TOPSHAM — Lois A. Heath, age 95, of Middlesex Road, died on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.

She was born in Bowdoinham on August 17, 1922, the daughter of James and Thelma Bachelder Pratt. Lois attended Bowdoinham schools. On March 9, 1941, she married Lynde A. Heath Sr.

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Una J. Churchill

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BRUNSWICK — Una Joanita Churchill, age 85, formerly of Caribou, ME and Fort Pierce, FL, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Thursday, November 30, 2017.

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Sudoku

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TRI-STATE LOTTERIES

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Monday
Lucky for Life:
1-2-7-31-37 (8)
Gimme 5: 7-15-26-28-34
Day Pick 3: 8-5-1
Day Pick 4: 9-2-4-9
Evening Pick 3: 9-8-4
Evening Pick 4: 2-4-6-0

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Mary Kathryn Bragg Curry

Times Record - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:08

Mary Kathryn Bragg Curry, 73, passed away on November 22, 2017, at Frederick Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loving daughters, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. She was born on February 23, 1944, in Charleston, WV; grew up in South Hills; and graduated from Charleston High School, class of 1962.

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Cryptoquote

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Crossword

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Dear Abby

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DEAR ABBY: My husband and I argue more than I’d like. I am pretty easygoing and passive; he likes his feelings to be known. Over time I have become worn down, and my patience has worn thin.

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AT&T, CNN Merger Doesn’t Worry Me Like Sinclair

Times Record - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:08
BY MICHAEL REAGAN

Last year, I expressed serious reservations about the proposed AT&T-Time Warner merger. I argued, at the time, that allowing this merger will have important implications for a free press and American democracy for many years to come.

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LETTERS

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BIW Tax Scam

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Political Cartoon

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Collins Jumped Off Moral cliff with Tax Vote

Times Record - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:08
BY GRADY BURNS

Last Friday, Maine Sen. Susan Collins traded in what remained of her legacy to push forward a massive tax cut to corporations and America’s wealthiest, based on a set of assurances from her Republican colleagues about the final outcome of the bill that she has little power to ultimately compel or enforce.

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Police identify victim of Lewiston hit-and-run

Times Record - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:08

LEWISTON (AP) — Police in Maine have identified a Lewiston man as the victim in a hit-and-run over the weekend.

Lewiston police say 48- year-old Louie St. Pierre was pronounced dead Sunday after he was struck by a vehicle near an intersection. The Sun Journal reports police received a call early Sunday morning and when they arrived, the vehicle was gone.

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Maine-New Hampshire bridge to open by year’s end

Times Record - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:08

KITTERY (AP) — The bridge between Kittery, Maine, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, will open in a matter of weeks.

Maine-based contractor Cianbro is being fined $1,000 a day after the Sept. 1 opening of the new Sarah Mildred Long Bridge, was delayed.

Ron Taylor from Maine DOT tells WGME-TV that it’s been a “very long and challenging process.”

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