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Patriots top Chargers to maintain AFC East advantage

Times Record - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 12:41
The Associated Press

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.

Tom Brady passed for 333 yards and a touchdown for New England, and Stephen Gostkowski added four field goals as the Patriots top the San Diego Chargers, 21-13, on Sunday.

It was the fourth straight victory for the Patriots (6-2). The loss snapped a threegame win streak for the Chargers.

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Waymo aims to shift robotic cars into next gear

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BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer

ATWATER, Calif.

Google’s self-driving car spin-off is accelerating efforts to convince the public that its technology is almost ready to safely transport people without any human assistance at all.

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WW1 Australian battle re-enacted in Israel on centennial

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BY ILAN BEN ZION The Associated Press

BEERSHEBA, Israel

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Catalan ex-leader Puigdemont to speak in Brussels

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BY RAF CASERT and ARITZ PARRA The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1182754|title=|desc= SACKED CATALONIAN PRESIDENT CARLES PUIGDEMONT smiles during a press conference in Brussels, Tuesday. Ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont is calling for avoiding violence and says dialogue is a priority during his first address on Belgian soil.

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With first charges, Mueller sends warning to Trump, aides

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BY CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

Special counsel Robert Mueller has sent a warning to individuals in President Donald Trump’s orbit: If they lie about contacts between the president’s campaign and Russians, they’ll end up on the wrong end of federal criminal charges.

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Tech companies find more signs of Russian election activity

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BY MARY CLARE JALONICK The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

Major tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services surrounding the 2016 U.S. election.

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Romain B. Savoie

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BRUNSWICK — Maine National Guard Brigadier General and Brunswick Assistant Postmaster Romain B. Savoie died October 30, 2017 after a long enjoyable retirement filled with part-time work, reading and gardening.

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Matthew R. Stevens

Times Record - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 12:41

Matthew Raymond Stevens of Yarmouth, formerly of Topsham and Bowdoin, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Brunswick. Matthew was born on July 26, 1985, at Parkview Hospital to Herbert Stevens of Bowdoin and Katarina Lafuente currently of Topsham.

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Ethel Hickey

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Ethel Hickey, age 99, passed away on October 25, 2017 in Brunswick, ME. She was predeceased by Joseph C. Hickey, her husband of 68 years.

Ethel was born in Liverpool, England to Florence Ada Gegg and William Ballard Gegg.

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Native American activist Dennis Banks dies

Times Record - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 12:41
The Associated Press

Dennis Banks, who helped found the American Indian Movement and engaged in sometimes-violent uprisings against the U.S. government, including the armed occupation of Wounded Knee in 1973, died at age 80, his family announced Monday.

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Sudoku

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Cryptoquote

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Crossword

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Dear Abby

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DEAR ABBY: My sister “Eileen” is married to her second husband, a man I’ll call Harry. He’s nice, but some of his choices landed him in jail for a while. I’m polite when we see him, but I don’t trust him.

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LETTERS

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Misrepresenting the Work of the Conservation Commission

I’d like to respond to Jilda Izzo’s letter of Oct. 18 about the Brunswick Conservation Commission’s Sept. 13 meeting.

Ms. Izzo and I agree that in our gun-saturated present an aside referring to the hostilities of the Hatfields and the McCoys was unfortunate. I said so in apology at our Oct. 11 meeting.

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Two Sides of Visiting the Big City

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BY JANINE TALBOT

Recently my coworkers and I took the bus to Boston for the day to meet staff we had only spoken on the phone with since a recent merger. My day job had gone from 50 employees in two offices to over 1,500 all over the world. It was time to see where some of the other 97 percent worked.

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Elections, Not Referendums, Are the Answer

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BY DOUGLAS ROOKS

For all it was allowed to do during its special session last Monday, the Legislature might as well have stayed home. We’re witnessing a period of outright obstructionism that strongly resembles Republicans’ national performance during the Obama administration; it won’t end until Maine elects a new governor next year.

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Political Cartoon

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Police say death of man in burned mobile home is a homicide

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WHITNEYVILLE (AP) — Police say the death of a commercial fisherman found dead inside his burned mobile home in Maine is being investigated as a homicide.

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Family says woman killed by hunter was on her own land

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HEBRON (AP) — Family members of the Maine woman shot and killed by a hunter say she was on her own land digging for gemstones when she was killed.

Authorities say a 38-yearold Hebron man fatally shot 34-year-old Karen Wrentzel on Saturday morning. Officials have still not publicly identified the man, and did not say if he was on Wrentzel’s land when he shot her.

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