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Hackers had targets worldwide, beyond U.S. election

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17
BY RAPHAEL SATTER, JEFF DONN and JUSTIN MYERS The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1183523|title=|desc= THIS COMBINATION OF PHOTOS shows, top row from left, Hillary Clinton, the logo of the defense contractor Lockheed Martin, and former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky; middle row from left, tanks at a military parade in Kiev, Ukraine, former U.S.

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Female lawmakers allege harassment by colleagues

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17
BY ERICA WERNER and JULIET LINDERMAN The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1183521|title=|desc= THEN-REP. MARY BONO, R-Calif., listens at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington in 2011. One current and three former female members of Congress tell The Associated Press they have been sexually harassed or subjected to hostile sexual comments by their male colleagues while serving in the House.

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What We Know: Indictments, hearings in Russia probe

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17
BY MARY CLARE JALONICK The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

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Man pleads guilty to selling misbranded horse drugs

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17

PORTLAND (AP) — A New York man has pleaded guilty to introducing misbranded animal drugs into interstate commerce.

Prosecutors say 55-year-old Alain Lamontagne, of Middletown, New York, pleaded guilty on Wednesday in federal court. Court documents say he operated a business in New York that sold dietary supplements, intravenous drugs and other supplies for horses.

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Report: Anti-Semitic incidents increase

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17

BOSTON (AP) — The Anti-Defamation League says anti-Semitic incidents have increased in New England.

The New York civil rights group that’s focused on anti- Jewish attacks said in a report Thursday there have been 132 incidents recorded in the region from Jan. 1 through Sept. 30.

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Groups sue for details on Trump plan for national monuments

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17
BY MATTHEW BROWN The Associated Press

BILLINGS, Mont.

Environmentalists sued the administration of President Donald Trump on Thursday seeking to pry loose details of plans to shrink national monuments and marine areas and open them to more resource development.

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Maine unemployment dips slightly in September

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17
BY ED PIERCE Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD

The official unemployment statistics for Maine have been released and show that fewer people were out of work here in September than in August.

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Second Sanford mill fire deemed suspicious

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17
BY TAMMY WELLS Journal Tribune

SANFORD

A two-alarm fire at Stenton Trust Mill on River Street was quickly extinguished on Thursday by firefighters using ladder trucks to climb inside and attack the blaze.

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Pro-casino PAC picks up nearly $700K in contributions

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17

PORTLAND (AP) — Money is continuing to pour into the campaign for a casino in southern Maine in the final days leading up to the election.

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Storm recovery safety

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17
COMPILED BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff

This week’s storm knocked out power throughout Maine and struck the Midcoast the hardest. Many residents have plugged in their generators for electricity and are firing up chain saws to clear debris.

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Chowderheads Just Wanna Have Fun

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17
BY RON CHASE

Is there a better way for outdoor enthusiasts to spend four days than mountain hiking on a range of magnificent summits, sea kayaking along perhaps the most spectacular section of the Maine coast and biking a network of scenic, off-road trails that weave through mountains and around secluded ponds on an island paradise?

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Election 2017

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17

Election Day is Tuesday. The Times Record asked candidates in contested local races to tell us, in 500 words or less, the issues they would address if elected, and how. Here are their responses.

Brunswick

TOWN COUNCIL AT LARGE

Kathy Wilson

Previous elected experience: Councilor At Large for the last three years

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After long debate, work to begin on the Eisenhower memorial

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17
BY ASHRAF KHALIL The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

After years of public controversy and debate, work is finally set to begin on a massive memorial to President Dwight Eisenhower.

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Drones become crime-fighting tool

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:17
BY JOHN SEEWER The Associated Press

TOLEDO, Ohio

The armed robbery suspect hiding out in a camper in rural Michigan heard state troopers closing in, so he dashed into a field and crouched among the 6-foot-tall cornstalks. What he didn’t know was that police had eyes on him from above.

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FAITH NOTES :

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16
BY MEADOW RUE MERRILL

On a whim, I ran a couple loads of laundry, filled the bathtub and topped my largest kettle with even more water Sunday night just before going to bed. The following morning, like roughly 400,000 other Mainers, I awoke to the rush of wind and complete darkness.

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Journey retreat held in in Auburn

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16
Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland

AUBURN

“Youth coming together in Christ is amazing.”

That is how Jacob Guillemette, age 16, from St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish in Sanford describes what it’s like attending the annual Journey retreat.

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Scottish service in Topsham

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16

TOPSHAM — The Saint Andrews Society, in conjunction with Mid Coast Presbyterian Church of Topsham will hold a Kirkin’ O’ the Tartan on Sunday, Nov. 12. The church is located at 84 Maine St. in Topsham. The service will commence at 10:05 a.m. It celebrates Scotland and will highlight Scottish heritage. Rev. J.

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Russell W. Packett

Times Record - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:16

HARPSWELL — Russell Warren Packett, 57, passed away surrounded by his loving family at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough, Maine, on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Born to Manuel and Bernice (Dutra) Packett at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Massachusetts, on May 27, 1960, Russell arrived with an infectious passion for life.

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Political Cartoon

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