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Power of polygamous group wanes in tiny town

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29
BY BRADY MCCOMBS The Associated Press

HILDALE, Utah

In a place where political contests are virtually unknown, the campaign signs offer the latest hint that a polygamous group is losing its grip on this remote red rock community straddling the Utah-Arizona border.

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Both candidates claim momentum in Va. governor’s race

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29
The Associated Press

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.

Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam both claim momentum is on their side with one day to go before Election Day in Virginia’s high-stakes, closely watched race for governor.

The candidates are racing across the state today after a weekend spent trying to rally supporters ahead of the Tuesday vote.

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Gunman kills 26 at South Texas church

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29
BY JIM VERTUNO The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1183871|title=|desc= CARRIE MATULA embraces a woman after a fatal shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday, in the photo on the left by Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman (via AP). Matula said she heard the shooting from the gas station where she works a block away.

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Sudoku

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TRI-STATE LOTTERIES

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29

Friday
Mega Millions: 10-22-42-61-69
Megaball: 3 Megaplier: 2
Gimme 5: 24-26-28-29-32
Day Pick 3: 7-8-2
Day Pick 4: 9-3-0-3
Evening Pick 3: 2-8-6
Evening Pick 4: 0-2-2-3
Saturday
Powerball:
12-14-26-48-51 (13)
Megabucks Plus:
1-12-15-21-35 (3)
Day Pick 3: 8-8-4
Day Pick 4: 6-7-2-6
Evening Pick 3: 3-4-6

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Cryptoquote

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Crossword

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Dear Abby

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 45 years. My husband and I get along fine. We each have our little quirks, but after all these years, we are used to each other. There is just one thing that really bugs me about him. When repairs need to be done outside the house, we have it done — new roof, new siding, driveway paved, even solar panels.

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National Parks for the 1 Percent

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29
BY TIMOTHY EGAN New York Times News Service

America’s Best Idea is now just another commodity. A president who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing, as Oscar Wilde had it, wants to make it prohibitively expensive for many to enter the most popular national parks.

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Today’s Highlight in History

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29

On Nov. 6, 1977, 39 people were killed when the Kelly Barnes Dam in Georgia burst, sending a wall of water through Toccoa Falls College.

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Political Cartoon

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Think You Could Drop Me Off at Bookland?

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29
BY DOUGLAS MCINTIRE

Have you ever had the experience of watching with joy as someone buys that fixer-upper in the neighborhood. Have you ever had that moment of elation, only to see the lawn pile up with three derelict cars, the porch caves in and suddenly there’s inexplicably six stray cats you never noticed before relieving themselves in your garden?

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Secretary of state predicts modest Election Day turnout

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine’s top election official is predicting a “low to moderate” turnout on Election Day.

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You Have a Job to Do Tuesday

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29

Tomorrow is Election Day. Some voters may wonder, “why bother? This is an off-year. Besides, with legislative hijinks following 2016’s citizens initiatives, it seems as though my vote doesn’t count.”

If that’s your stance, we ask that you reconsider and vote.

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States ready to assess forest damage after storms

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29
BY DAVID SHARP The Associated Press

PORTLAND

Now that power has been mostly restored after a nasty rainstorm packing hurricane-force gusts, scientists are ready to take a look at the impact on forests.

The Maine Forest Service will use aircraft this week for a preliminary look to determine whether a more extensive damage assessment is needed.

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Insurance bureau: Document your storm damage, losses

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

As of Sunday, electricity was restored 99 percent of Central Maine Power Co. According to the company’s estimates, some 6,000 were still in the dark.

Now, many Midcoast residents are facing debris cleanup, repairs and replacement of spoiled food from the impact of last Monday’s storm.

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Casino campaigns fined record $500k by ethics panel

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29

PORTLAND (AP) — The Maine ethics commission has levied $500,000 in fines against the four committees behind a referendum that, if approved Nov. 7, would allow a casino in York County.

The Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices levied the fine Friday.

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Lawmakers return to Augusta after veto of marijuana law

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29

PORTLAND (AP) — Maine lawmakers are returning to Augusta following Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill to regulate and tax the sale of marijuana.

A two-thirds vote of lawmakers present Monday evening will determine whether or not the veto stands.

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Common Good Grant application process opens

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College’s Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good has opened its 2017- 2018 Common Good Grant application process. This year, community organizations may apply for a grant of up to $ 2,500 or for a $ 5,000 grant that may increase their impact on their constituents.

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Bed races, sale, veterans event planned

Times Record - Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:29

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick Downtown Association’s, Early Bird Sale and Rolling Slumber Bed Race event, is scheduled for Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11.

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