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Trump commission on voter fraud meets amid some concerns

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26
BY MICHAEL CASEY The Associated Press

MANCHESTER, N.H.

A commission created by President Donald Trump to investigate his allegations of voter fraud is coming to New Hampshire a week after its vice chairman angered state leaders by claiming out-of-state voters in November helped elect a Democrat to the U.S. Senate.

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Russia: Syria gov’t seized most territory from IS

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26
BY NATALIYA VASILYEVA The Associated Press

HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE, Syria

Russia’s military said today that Syrian troops have liberated about 85 percent of the war-torn country’s territory from militants, a major turn-around two years after Moscow intervened to lend a hand to its embattled long-time ally.

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Bangladesh slams Myanmar for ‘atrocities’ against Rohingya

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26
BY AL-EMRUN GARJON and TOFAYEL AHMED The Associated Press

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh

The Bangladeshi prime minister was traveling today to struggling refugee camps that have absorbed hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar in recent weeks — a crisis she said left her speechless.

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Judith M. Rouillard

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26

BATH — Judith “Judy” May (Mank) Rouillard, 80, of Drummond Point, died on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Arrangements will be announced by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High St., Bath. A full obituary will follow in the next edition.

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Alice C. Goldsmith

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26

Alice Clark Goldsmith, age 86, of Corinna and formerly of Topsham, passed away on Aug. 23, 2017, at Capitol City Manor in Augusta. Private committal at the Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Stetson’s Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick.

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Charles N. Abbott

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26

A graveside memorial service for Charles “Chuck” N. Abbott will be on Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at South Freeport Cemetery, Pine Street, South Freeport.

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Poor of Appalachia, left out of the health debate, seek free care

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26
BY DYLAN LOVAN The Associated Press

WISE, Va.

They arrived at a fairground in a deep corner of Appalachia before daybreak, hundreds of people with throbbing teeth, failing eyes, wheezing lungs. They took a number, sat in the bleachers and waited in the summer heat for their name to be called so they could receive the medical help they can’t get anywhere else.

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Battered Florida tries to assess the scope of Irma’s destruction

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26
BY JENNIFER KAY and DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press

MIAMI

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Sudoku

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Cryptoquote

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Crossword

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Dear Abby

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26

DEAR ABBY: I recently got married to a wonderful man who is 19 years younger than I am. He’s the love of my life. The problem is, he sleeps totally on one side of the bed and isn’t affectionate at night except when we are making love. Then he is amazing — affectionate, sensitive, and very attentive and kind.

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What To Do About North Korea

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26
BY RICK JENSEN Guest Column

Seems like there are two North Korea options: Bomb the hell out of them and kill innocent people, or hope North Korea doesn’t bomb innocent people first.

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LETTERS

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Ready for RCV

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Political Cartoon

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Conspiracies, Corruption and Climate

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26
BY PAUL KRUGMAN New York Times News Service

After the devastation wreaked by Harvey on Houston — devastation that was right in line with meteorologists’ predictions — you might have expected everyone to take heed when the same experts warned about the danger posed by Hurricane Irma. But you would have been wrong.

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MIX-UP IN ARROWSIC

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Homeless man’s death ruled a homicide

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26

PORTLAND (AP) — Police say the death of a 54- year-old man whose body was found on a city street in Portland has been ruled a homicide.

The man was found by a passer-by early Sunday in the Old Port section of Portland. Police on Monday identified him as Sunao Thomas Yamada Jr. of Portland.

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Teen sentenced to 40 years in prison for Houlton killing

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26

HOULTON (AP) — A judge has sentenced a teenager to 40 years in prison for his role in a brutal killing in Houlton, Maine.

Samuel Geary was 16 at the time of the killing of Keith Suitter in 2015, but was charged as an adult.

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Florida octogenarian to be sentenced for killing in Maine

Times Record - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:26

CARIBOU (AP) — An 81- year-old Florida man convicted of strangling his former neighbor to death in northern Maine is due to be sentenced.

Robert Craig of Clearwater, Florida, was convicted in July in the death of 86-yearold Leo Corriveau in his Presque Isle mobile home.

His sentencing is scheduled for Tuesday in Caribou, Maine.

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