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Not just boy and girl: More teens identify as transgender

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22
BY LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer

CHICAGO

Far more U.S. teens than previously thought are transgender or identify themselves using other nontraditional gender terms, with many rejecting the idea that girl and boy are the only options, new research suggests.

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Conceptis Sudoku Puzzle answer

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Pentagon says Trump ordered Washington military parade

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22
BY ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer

WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to plan a grand parade of the U.S. armed forces in Washington this year to celebrate military strength, officials said Tuesday.

The Washington Post, which was first to report the plan, said Trump wants an elaborate parade this year with soldiers marching and tanks rolling, but no date has been selected.

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Strong quake hits Taiwan

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22
BY TAIJING WU The Associated Press

HUALIEN, TAIWAN

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SpaceX’s new rocket puts sports car in space

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22
BY MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.

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Russian hackers exploit U.S. weakness

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found.

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Trump continues to paint immigrants as criminals

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22
BY JILL COLVIN The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump is continuing his habit of painting immigrants as criminals, highlighting gang connections, calling family reunification a national security threat and bemoaning the death of a pro football player involved in a car accident with a man living in the country illegally.

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Closing arguments set in Baltimore police corruption trial

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22

BALTIMORE ( AP) — Federal prosecutors and defense attorneys are set to make their closing arguments in the trial of two Baltimore detectives fighting racketeering and robbery charges. The case involves one of the worst U. S. police corruption scandals in recent memory.

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N. Korean leader’s sister to come to South for Olympics

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22

SEOUL, South Korea ( AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister, an increasingly prominent figure in the country’s leadership, will be part of the North’s delegation to the South Korean Winter Olympics, officials said today.

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House, Senate pursue spending deals as federal shutdown looms

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22
BY ANDREW TAYLOR The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

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Pence says U.S. to unveil ‘toughest’ sanctions on N. Korea

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22

TOKYO (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. is preparing to announce the “toughest and most aggressive” economic sanctions against North Korea in the coming days, boosting pressure on the bellicose government during the Winter Olympics.

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More Americans hold stocks, for better or for worse

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22
BY STAN CHOE AP Business Writer

NEW YORK

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Cheryl J. Walker

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22

RICHMOND — Cheryl Johnson Walker passed away on February 5, 2018. Born to Edith (Hall) and Kenneth Johnson she grew up in the Midcoast area.

She attended elementary school at Bowdoin Central, and Brunswick High School. After graduation, she attended nursing school at Central Maine Medical Center.

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Richard LaPointe

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22

Richard "Dick" LaPointe joined his Lord on February 5th surrounded by his family. He was born in Livermore Falls on August 15, 1930 to Leo R. LaPointe and Evelyn (Paul) LaPointe.

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Richard E. Lachance Sr.

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22

Richard E. Lachance Sr., 75, died at his home in Bullhead City, Arizona, on January 25, 2018, after a long illness.

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Stanley E. Wheeler

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22

BOWDOIN — Stanley Ervin Wheeler, 72, died peacefully at his home in Bowdoin, Maine, on February 5, 2018, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

He was born on March 2, 1945 in Lisbon Falls to Ervin Alfred Wheeler and June Evelyn (Wagg) Wheeler, the second of four children. He married Miriam Agnes (Bard) on June 17, 1967, and had three children.

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Dear Abby

Times Record - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:22

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 72-year-old married woman. My husband has atypical Parkinson’s and can no longer talk or walk.

I exercise six days a week, but I need someone to talk to, to share life with. I tell my husband what I do each day, but of course, there is no feedback. He’s at home, and we have 24- hour care.

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SUDOKU

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CROSSWORD

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CRYPTOQUOTE

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