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Texas prepares as Harvey strengthens to Category 2 storm

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02
BY MICHAEL GRACZYK The Associated Press

HOUSTON

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George T. Files Post 20 Brunswick American Legion News

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02
BY CHICK CICIOTTE George T. Files Post 20 Brunswick American Legion

Last week’s article brought a lot of questions, comments and yes, very positive remarks (yes, there is a legion Post in Freeport, “J. Arthur Stowell Post 83” — to find out about Legion Post in your area call The Department of Maine American Legion at 207-873-3229.)

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On Afghanistan, There’s No Way Out

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02
BY BRET STEPHENS 2017 New York Times News Service

When it comes to Afghanistan, we’ve tried everything. The lesson is: Nothing works.

We’ve tried “light footprint.” From the initial defeat of the Taliban in 2001 until 2007, monthly U.S. troop numbers never exceeded 25,000. Result: a reconstituted Taliban, their leadership secure in Pakistan, made inroads into more than half of Afghanistan.

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Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust Connects Kids and Carrots

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02
BY LIZ PIERSON Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust

“Mine’s got dirt on it!”

“Mine has two legs, like a funny little man!”

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Domestic Terrorism Strikes Charlottesville

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02
BY DAVID TREADWELL

The white supremacist rallies at the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville should serve as a wake-up call to anyone who cares about this nation or, for that matter, anyone who continues to defend the presidency of Donald Trump. Did you get all warm and fuzzy when you saw pictures of angry young white men giving Nazi salutes and waving Confederate flags?

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Only Congress Can Save Trump Presidency

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02
BY GORDON L. WEIL

The government seems to be operating without a president. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican like President Trump, questions if his presidency can be saved.

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Political Cartoon

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02

No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helps

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RNC vote on condemning white supremacists has some rolling eyes

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02
BY THOMAS BEAUMONT The Associated Press

Still cleaning up after President Donald Trump’s comments about a deadly protest in Virginia, the Republican National Committee is headed toward adoption of a resolution condemning white supremacists.

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Preservation Without Veneration

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02

Next time you’re in downtown Brunswick, take a good look at the statue of Joshua Chamberlain. Better yet, if you have time, visit the Chamberlain Museum.

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Best Coffee: Bohemian Coffee House

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

Not that long ago, Peter Robbins, owner of Bohemian Coffee House, would have been an unlikely candidate to be named best coffee in the Midcoast.

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Best Kennel: Great Island Kennel

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

HARPSWELL

The Great Island Kennel in Harpswell has again won the Best of the Midcoast for the dog kennel category.

Running for 25 years now, Great Island Kennel offers doggie boarding currently for $32 a day and also doggie daycare for $20 a day for local dogs. And they don’t add on silly fees, such as charging extra to snuggle with your dog.

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Best Book Store: Mustard Seed Cafe

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02
BY SURYA MILNER Special to The Times Record

BATH

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Governor LePage: I was threatened

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02

PORTLAND (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he received death threats after comparing the removal of Confederate statues to the removal of a 9/11 memorial.

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LePage to challenge Medicaid expansion referendum

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02

PORTLAND (AP) — Maine’s Republican governor says he plans to file a legal challenge against an upcoming referendum that could expand Medicaid.

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LePage moving forward on psychiatric home

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE The Associated Press

PORTLAND

Gov. Paul LePage is moving forward with plans to build a psychiatric home that would be privately managed, circumventing lawmakers who are calling for legislative oversight.

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Woolwich discusses multi-year solid waste contract

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

WOOLWICH

Ahead of a Sept. 5 Special Town Meeting, the Woolwich Solid Waste and Recycling Committee held an informational meeting with representatives from ecomaine and Riverside Disposal to discuss long term contracts for solid waste disposal for the town.

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Accidents tie up Route 136 Thursday

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:02
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

DURHAM

Firefighters responding to a crash on Route 136 in Durham Thursday came upon a second crash en route, tying up traffic for several minutes.

The two crashes didn’t result in serious injuries but caused the road to be closed.

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‘QUILTS OF VALOR’

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Bath students attend Minneapolis Play 60 Summit

Times Record - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 11:01
Maine Dairy & Nutrition Council

BATH

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