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SpaceX delays satellite launch

Times Record - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:40
The Associated Press

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.

SpaceX has postponed a satellite launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

The company called off Wednesday’s pre-dawn launch due to strong upper-level winds.

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Dear Abby

Times Record - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:40

DEAR ABBY: My psychiatrist’s office called and left a very sensitive voicemail about my bulimia on a message machine shared with other individuals. Our voicemails are sent transcribed to everyone’s email accounts.

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White House: New policy won’t affect Trump’s son-in-law

Times Record - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:40
The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

It’s a week of reckoning for White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of other officials who have been working without permanent security clearances for the better part of a year.

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SUDOKU

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CRYPTOQUOTE

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CROSSWORD

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Maine should resist taxing the ‘sharing economy’

Times Record - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:40
BY JACOB POSIK

The sharing economy, including platforms like Lyft, Uber and Airbnb, present new and unique economic opportunities to the many Mainers who utilize these services. Unfortunately, the Legislature wants to tax these innovative operations out of existence.

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LePage’s Surprising Final Throwdown

Times Record - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:39
BY GARY ANDERSON

On the evening of his last State of the State address, I started out confident that I didn’t need to hear Gov. LePage out on his current assessment of where Maine stands and where it should head. Been there, done that, far too many times.

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Political Cartoon

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Tide returns to Georgetown salt marsh

Times Record - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:39
The Times Record

GEORGETOWN

The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust recently completed a restoration project that may help restore the health of the Little River salt marsh in Georgetown.

A causeway for an old, abandoned logging road that crossed the marsh, blocking water from freely flowing, was removed on Feb. 7.

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LETTERS

Times Record - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:39

2nd Amendment Needs Amending

As I read the tweets by our U.S. representatives (“horrified,” “horrific,” “heartbroken”) about the latest school shooting, I can only shake my head, mourn the dead, and brace for the next senseless act of national insanity.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Times Record - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:39

“Gun control? We need bullet control! I

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Legislative intervention required for Bath bond

Times Record - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:39
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

The city of Bath is asking the state Legislature to step in and validate a $2.8 million bond referendum after “human error” put the bond on murky legal ground.

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2 Midcoast men indicted for smuggling elvers

Times Record - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:39
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

A pair of men from the Midcoast are facing charges of smuggling elvers in New Jersey.

Joseph Kelley of Woolwich and James Lewis of West Bath have both been indicted in New Jersey for the a conspiracy to smuggle elvers and violated the Lacey Act, as first reported by the Bangor Daily News.

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Council supports veterans memorial

Times Record - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:39
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

[img_assist|nid=1203160|title=|desc= THE BRUNSWICK TOWN COUNCIL voted in favor of allowing the Brunswick American Legion and all veterans groups to move forward with fundraising for a new veterans memorial plaza on the Brunswick Mall, which will improve the visibility of the current memorial at the north end, better incorporate it into the Mall and add a Purple Heart Memorial.

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Woodside hosting forum on heels of evacuation

Times Record - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:39
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

A forum will take place at Woodside Elementary School on Friday evening to discuss the evacuation that took place last week.

The school’s parent-teacher organization has the community forum event, which will start at 5:30 p.m. at the school, posted on its Facebook page.

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MONEY FOR MORSE

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:13
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Corporate tax bounty: Plenty for workers, more for investors

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:13
BY BERNARD CONDON AP Business Writer

NEW YORK

It’s just what the GOP said we’d hear from a CEO after being handed a big tax break.

But when Charles Scharf announced plans last month to spend his company’s tax savings on higher wages and technology, investors began selling.

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Brunswick salon adds Decker, Connor to staff

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:13

BRUNSWICK — At Last … Salon & Day Spa, located at 185 Park Row in Brunswick, would like to welcome Morgan Decker, formally from Betsy’s Salon and Spa, and Kate Connor, from Coastal Plastic Surgery, as part of their team.

In other news, At Last … Salon & Day Spa has raised $7,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation with the help of the community.

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Colombo joins team at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

Times Record - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:13

BAR HARBOR — Marion Colombo recently joined Bar Harbor Bank & Trust as executive vice president of retail delivery.

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