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Blue Devils top Brunswick, 3-0

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:03
BY BOB CONN Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Two proud programs met on Thursday in a Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference boys high school soccer game, both looking for their first wins of the season.

Lewiston, behind three goals from Bilal Hersi, captured a 3-0 victory over Brunswick, which fell to 0- 3 on the young season.

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Greyhounds earn win, 3-0

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:03
BY ERIC MAXIM The Times Record

LISBON

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Chiefs pull away from Pats, 42-27

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:03
BY BARRY WILNER The Associated Press

FOXBOROUGH, MASS.

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Lawmakers want to know why deaths went uninvestigated

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:03

AUGUSTA (AP) — A legislative panel wants answers from Maine health officials about a federal audit that revealed the agency failed to investigate the deaths of 133 disabled adults.

The Portland Press Herald reports the Legislature’s health and human services committee sent the Aug. 31 letter to Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Ricker Hamilton.

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Health group giving Maine firm grant for heart attack work

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:03

BAR HARBOR (AP) — One of the National Institutes of Health is awarding more than $750,000 to a Bar Harbor bioscience firm to help with research about healing the damage caused by heart attacks.

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USS New Mexico arrives for upgrades and maintenance

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:03

KITTERY (AP) — The USS New Mexico is at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for scheduled maintenance work and several system upgrades.

The Virginia-class attack submarine arrived Thursday with a crew of 15 officers and 117 enlisted personnel. The sub is expected to be at the shipyard for 22 months.

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Church lost on 9/11 rises again at World Trade Center

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:03
BY KAREN MATTHEWS The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1172289|title=|desc= A TEMPORARY ICON OF CHRIST gazes down on the nave of the St. Nicholas National Shrine in New York. It will be replaced by a permanent icon before the sanctuary starts hosting Orthodox services. The St. Nicholas National Shrine will replace a tiny church that was crushed by the trade center’s south tower on Sept. 11, 2001.

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On Capitol Hill, Donald Trump Jr. denies collusion with Russia

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:03
BY MARY CLARE JALONICK, ERIC TUCKER and JONATHAN LEMIRE The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump’s eldest son cast his meeting with a Russian lawyer last year as simply an opportunity to learn about Hillary Clinton’s “fitness, character or qualifications,” insisting to Senate investigators behind closed doors that he did not collude with Russia to hurt her campaign against his father.

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Mexico hit by one of biggest quakes ever

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:03
BY CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and E. EDUARDO CASTILLO The Associated Press

MEXICO CITY

One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern coast, killing at least 15 people, toppling houses and businesses and sending panicked people into the streets more than 650 miles away.

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Man charged with transporting marijuana infused beverages

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:03

ERVING, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts have arrested a Maine man they say was transporting more than 1,000 bottled beverages infused with THC, the active ingredient in marijuana that produces the high.

Erving police say Simon Wiinikainen of Starks, Maine, was pulled over Wednesday for driving 62 mph in a 40 mph zone.

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The real Truman show: Capote, Warhol chats inspire new play

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:03
BY WILLIAM J. KOLE The Associated Press

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.

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Delaware city struggles as gun plague afflicts its youth

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:03
BY JULIET LINDERMAN, BRITTANY HORN, ESTEBAN PARRA and LARRY FENN The Associated Press and USA TODAY Network

[img_assist|nid=1172285|title=|desc= KESHON WILLIAMS, 16, poses for a photograph outside an apartment building where his family is living temporarily in Newark, Del.

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As travelers flee Irma, police shoot man at airport

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:02
BY KELLI KENNEDY The Associated Press

Police shot a man who wielded a knife and tried to get into a Miami airport terminal from a runway on Thursday night, prompting the closure of a busy concourse as travelers tried to leave Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma, authorities said.

Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez said the unidentified suspect entered a restricted area on the tarmac "where the airplanes actually come in."

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House heads toward passage of Harvey aid bill, debt hike

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:02
BY ANDREW TAYLOR The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

Conservative grumbling aside, the House is heading toward backing a $15.3 billion disaster aid package that President Donald Trump and Democrats have linked to a temporary increase in America’s borrowing authority and keeping the government funded through December.

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Irma slams Turks and Caicos on path to Florida

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:02
BY DESMOND BOYLAN and BEN FOX The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1172281|title=|desc= STORM DAMAGE IN THE AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE IRMA is seen in St. Martin. Irma cut a path of devastation across the northern Caribbean, leaving thousands homeless after destroying buildings and uprooting trees. Significant damage was reported on the island known as St. Martin in English which is divided between French Saint-Martin and Dutch Sint Maarten.

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SERVICE NOTICE

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:02

A Mass of Christian burial service for Doris (Dot) Laffely will take place on Monday, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, All Saints Parish in Brunswick. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery.

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DEATH NOTICE

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:02

PHIPPSBURG — Robert F. Cushing, 78, of Cushing Drive, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at Mid Coast Hospital. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Phippsburg Ambulance Fund, c/o Phippsburg Fireman’s Association, P.O. Box 83, Phippsburg, ME 04562. Private services will be held. Arrangements are by David E.

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Gene Michael, architect of 1990s Yankees dynasty, dies

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:02
The Associated Press

NEW YORK

Gene Michael, the slick-fielding shortstop nicknamed Stick who went on to manage the New York Yankees and then as an executive built a power that won four World Series in five years, died Thursday. He was 79.

Michael had a heart attack and died at his home in Oldsmar, Florida, his wife, Joette, said.

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John R. Tondreault

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:02

John Richard Tondreault of Waterboro, Maine, passed away on August 8, 2017, following a brief illness.

John was born to Lorina Eglantine Pinette and Aime Tondreault of Brunswick, Maine in 1936. He married Donna Rae Sholler, of Danvers, Massachusetts, on November 9th, 1956.

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Carolyn Ann Shields Hoerth

Times Record - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 11:02

Carolyn Ann Shields Hoerth of Westport Island, Maine, passed away on August 30th at age 93, after a brief illness. She was born November 16, 1923, in Columbus, Ohio, and was the 4th of 5 children of Reverend Richard E. and Eloessa Shields.

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