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Area teams looking to take next step

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
BY BOB CONN Times Record Staff

LISBON

Chase Collier was the player to stop last season for opponents taking on the Lisbon High School field hockey team.

Only one team did that well ... State Class C champion Oak Hill, which held the Greyhounds scoreless in three matchups, including the C South semifinals, a 3-0 Raiders win.

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Smiles all around after Mayweather victory

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
BY TIM DAHLBERG The Associated Press

LAS VEGAS

Conor McGregor was drinking Irish whiskey and acting like he had won. Floyd Mayweather Jr. was reminiscing about his early days as a fighter and looking forward to a different kind of business at his strip club.

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Binghamton tops ’Dogs

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
The Times Record

PORTLAND

The Binghamton Rumble Ponies (78-54) held the Portland Sea Dogs (62-70) to five hits and won the Eastern League series finale, 7-1 in front of a sellout crowd on Sunday afternoon at Hadlock Field.

The Sea Dogs took the weekend series 3-2, Binghamton won the season series over Portland, 12-8.

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For the record

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Johnson stuns Spieth in playoff

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press

OLD WESTBURY, N.Y.

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Japan beats Texas, 12-2 for LLWS title

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
BY JACK DOUGHERTY The Associated Press

SOUTH FREEPORT, Pa.

The crack of the bat, the gasp from the crowd, a fist pump on the trip around the bases and then a happy hop to waiting teammates at home plate.

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Patriots lose Edelman for season

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
The Associated Press

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.

New England Patriots star wide receiver Julian Edelman will miss the 2017 season after tearing the ACL in his right knee in a preseason game.

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Red Sox swept

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
JIMMY GOLEN The Associated Press

Outfielder Adam Jones knows the Orioles will need more than a four-game winning streak to get back to the playoffs.

“We can start that right now,” he said after Baltimore beat the Americal League East-leading Red Sox 2-1 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. “Let’s put our heads down and get at it.”

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Fore!

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Diana’s common touch changed the monarchy forever

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
BY DANICA KIRKA The Associated Press

LONDON

There was a time when scenes like this at London’s Olympic Park would not have happened: Prince William, the heir to the British throne, sprinting down the track with his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, and his brother, Prince Harry, to the cheers of other runners in a relay race this year promoting mental health.

It was so human. So accessible. So Diana.

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India, China to pull back troops from border confrontation

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
BY NIRMALA GEORGE The Associated Press

NEW DELHI

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Divers find remains of all missing from USS McCain collision

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
The Associated Press

SINGAPORE

Divers have recovered the remains of all 10 sailors who went missing after the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker collided near Singapore last week, the U.S. Navy said today.

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Sharks rattle nerves on Cape Cod, but attacks on humans rare

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
BY BOB SALSBERG The Associated Press

BOSTON

You can’t blame beachgoers on Cape Cod for being jittery after a spate of recent shark sightings, some just a bit too close for comfort but all part of a natural ecosystem that scientists say humans must accept.

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Abuse in nursing homes unreported despite law to notify

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

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VMA artists, speakers call for equality, suicide prevention

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
BY KRISTIN M. HALL The Associated Press

The MTV Video Music Awards are known for creating viral moments meant to shock or amaze. But this year’s show was a much more grown-up affair that was full of important speeches, exciting performances and pop culture events.

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Trump meets, tweets as Texas gov praises Harvey response

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
BY HOPE YEN The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump sought to showcase the federal government’s response to Hurricane Harvey in a tweetstorm of his own, marveling over its size like a TV host and announcing a visit to Texas with the natural disaster only just beginning to take its catastrophic toll.

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Residents of Charlottesville, Virginia vent at ‘recovery’ town hall

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
BY SARAH RANKIN The Associated Press

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.

Charlottesville residents told city leaders at an emotional community meeting they were traumatized by a white nationalist rally and dissatisfied with the way officials handled the event and the violence that unfolded.

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Police chief prepares for his last state fair

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04
BY TOM WEBER Minnesota Public Radio News

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.

For two weeks at the end of every summer, the Minnesota State Fair police force swells into the largest police force in the state.

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Eileen F. Leighton

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04

BRUNSWICK — Eileen Fletcher Leighton, 93, formerly of Orr's Island, died April 7, 2017.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am, Saturday September 2, 2017 at All Saints Chapel, Cooper Lane, Orr's Island, ME.

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Douglas T. Blake

Times Record - Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:04

BRUNSWICK — Douglas T. Blake, age 86, of Beech Drive died Wednesday, August 23rd at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

He was born in Portsmouth, NH on April 30, 1931 the son of Mark Jr. and Elizabeth Terry Blake.

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