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Congress passes budget deal

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:01
BY ANDREW TAYLOR The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

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Kim Jong Un’s sister begins unprecedented South Korea visit

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:01

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s younger sister arrived in South Korea today to begin an unprecedented three-day visit in which she will attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and then sit down with South Korean President Moon Jae-i

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Public defenders walk out in protest of ICE court arrests

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:01

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 100 New York City public defenders have walked out in protest of their clients getting detained at the courthouse by federal immigration officials.

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Higher budget deficits a likely factor in stock market rout

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:01

WASHINGTON ( AP) — The stock market may just have fired off a warning shot to the Trump administration and Congress about their plans to blow up the size of the federal deficit.

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Complaint: Affair affected Nashville mayor’s police policy

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:01

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville community group has filed an ethics complaint alleging that Mayor Megan Barry’s extramarital affair with the then-head of her security detail unduly influenced her criminal justice policy.

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Kelly getting scrutiny after senior aide’s resignation

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:01
BY JONATHAN LEMIRE, CATHERINE LUCEY and JILL COLVIN The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

Pressure mounted on White House chief of staff John Kelly Thursday as questions swirled about his defense of a senior aide he fought to keep in a highly sensitive West Wing job despite accusations of spousal abuse from two ex-wives.

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Feeder Notes

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:01
BY SANDY STOTT Your Land

Perhaps this month’s column is a bit of cheating, but a persistent cold and a nattering of deadlines kept me from my intended walking exploration on public land.

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STUDENT NOTES

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:01

FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL 2ND QUARTER HONOR ROLL

High Honors

Grade 9 Habits of Work: Nathaniel Davis, Elias Dorsey, Meredith Feller, Martin Horne, Liam Hornschild Bear, Halorie Kivler, Joseph Les, Rachel Packard, Allyson Randall, Leah Ashley Rusiecki

Grade 9: Halorie Kivler

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John C. Frothingham

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:00

Captain John C. Frothingham, USN Retired, of Exeter, NH, passed away on January 26, 2018. He was born in Charleston, WV, on February 12, 1939, to the late Carey and Mary Frothingham.

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Paul Karass

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:00

BATH — Paul Karass of Bath and Topsham, devoted husband of Lillian Karass, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 6th after a brief illness. Paul was born on November 12, 1926, at the Hart Hospital in East Boston, Massachusetts. He was the son of Harry and Mariam Karass and was raised in Boston.

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Living the Word

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:00
by the Rev. Lois Hart

“He reached down from on high, he took me; he drew me out of the mighty waters.” Psalm 18: 16

Trusting God

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Weekend meditation retreat scheduled

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:00
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BRUNSWICK

The Brunswick Shambhala Meditation Center has announced a weekend meditation retreat for Friday evening, Feb. 23, through midday Sunday, Feb. 25.

The Brunswick Shambhala Meditation Center is located at 19 Mason St.

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Maine Catholic youth collect nearly $15,000, food items during “Souper” Bowl of Caring

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:00
Diocese of Portland

Thanks to the efforts of many young Maine Catholics, local soup kitchens, food banks, and food pantries were truly the big winners on Super Bowl Weekend, Feb. 3-4.

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The Progress of the Soul

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:00
BY TIM WILSON Guest Column

Much has been conjectured about what happens when we die. Some believe everything ends and we go back into the earth. There are many other beliefs besides this.

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Series set for Pope Francis’ encyclical

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:00
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BRUNSWICK

All Saints Parish will host “On Care for Our Common Home,” a special multi-week series in which participants will read and discuss Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si’.”

All are encouraged to attend, including those from other denominations and people with no faith traditions.

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Political Cartoon

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FAITH NOTES :

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:00
BY MEADOW RUE MERRILL

Young and new in love, I unpacked the English stoneware dishes that my mother had helped me pick out at Jordan Marsh years before in anticipation of this day — the day when I would furnish my own home. She didn’t call it a hope chest.

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Parlez-vous Anglais?

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:00
BY RON CHASE Seniors Not Acting Their Age

Quebec is a winter wonderland where outdoor sports flourish. Skiing, skating, mountaineering and other activities abound. However, a visit has challenges.

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Today in History

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:00

Today is Friday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2018. There are 325 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History

On Feb. 9, 1943, the World War II battle of Guadalcanal in the southwest Pacific ended with an Allied victory over Japanese forces.

On this date

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The Bath Rotary and the Rotary Foundation

Times Record - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:00
BY CAELIE SMITH and ROTARY INTERNATIONAL Bath Rotary Club

The Rotary Foundation is the main “drive gear” of the work of Rotary. What started as a $26.50 endowment in 1917 by outgoing Rotary President, and one of the founding members of Rotary, Arch Klumph “for the purpose of doing good in the world” has spent more than $3 billion in life changing, sustainable projects world-wide.

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