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Thousands mourn slain officer as Las Vegas probe goes on

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
BY MICHAEL BALSAMO and BRIAN MELLEY The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1177913|title=|desc= PEOPLE ATTEND a candlelight memorial for Las Vegas police officer Charleston Hartfield, Thursday, in Las Vegas. Hartfield was killed when Stephen Craig Paddock broke windows on the Mandalay Bay resort and casino and began firing with a cache of weapons at a country music festival Sunday. Dozens of people were killed and hundreds were injured.

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First firefighters at Vegas massacre came across it by chance

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
BY ANITA SNOW The Associated Press

LAS VEGAS

Fire engineer Brian Emery was driving his station’s engine back from a call for a minor car crash when hundreds of hysterical people began swarming the vehicle near an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas.

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Jane G. Menard

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15

BRUNSWICK — Jane G. Menard, age 92, of Topsham, Maine, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. She was born on November 21, 1924 in Topsham, the daughter of Joseph and Yvonne Bouchard.

Jane was united in marriage to her love, Marcel Menard, until his death in 1989.

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Clifford E. Mortimer

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15

MILLINOCKET — Clifford Edward Mortimer, 71, of Bowdoinham, unexpectedly passed on Monday night, October 2, 2017, in Millinocket.

He was born September 20, 1946, son of Sarah and Ernest Parks and Harold Mortimer.

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Trump Jr. defends dad’s response to racial protests

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
BY BILL BARROW The Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Alabama

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Political Cartoon

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
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Rotarians Take On Opioid Abuse, Host Hurricane Fundraiser

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
BY DAVE GRIFFITHS Brunswick Coastal Rotary

[img_assist|nid=1177902|title=|desc= BRUNSWICK COASTAL ROTARY PRESIDENT Linda Collins and Perry Leavitt, owner of the Fairground Café at the Topsham Fair Mall, are shown in front of the café, where the club hosted a recent spaghetti dinner fundraiser for hurricane victims.

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Legion’s Local School Programs Offered

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
BB CHICK CICIOTTE and JOE DONAHUE

The main purpose of the Legion’s High School Oratorical Scholarship Program is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students.

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In Praise of Praise

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
BY DAVID TREADWELL

During a recent visit to Burlington, Vermont, we were chatting with our 12- year-old granddaughter Tess, and Tina said, “You have a beautiful face!” Tess beamed shyly. Then I chimed in: “You could even be a model!”

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Trump, College Students Attack Free Speech

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
BY GORDON L. WEIL

President Trump and some liberal college students have something important in common.

They don’t like the statements made by others, whether professional football players or conservative writers, and they demand an end to such statements.

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Exercising our Democracy

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
BY SUSAN CHICHETTO

In the Oct. 2 Times Record, there was a political cartoon showing a flag draped coffin and a kneeling football player appearing to be Colin Kaepernick. The cartoon clearly stated that a man exercising his legal right to peaceful protest was a jackass, disparaging the sacrifice of the hero soldier who died protecting that very right.

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Not Too Soon

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
BY JACKIE SARTORIS

“Devon?” The woman’s voice rose, her eyes scanning the area. Nothing. “DEVON!” The anxiety in her voice raw, those nearby began looking, too. Finally, “Here I am, Mom!” A kid my son’s age ducked around the mums, smiling broadly. Nearby adults nodded tightly at one another, oddly quiet in the grocery store.

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Political Cartoon

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
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Living the Word

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
by the Rev. Lois Hart

“They sing to the tambourine and the lyre, and rejoice to the sound of the pipe”. Job 21:12

Joy in Music

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ENOUGH

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15

“There will certainly be a time for that policy discussion to take place, but that’s not the place that we’re in at this moment.”

That was White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders, deflecting questions about gun control in the wake of this nation’s worst mass shooting in recent history.

That was also a load of crap.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15

Sometimes the heart sees what’s invisible to the

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FAITH NOTES :

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
BY MEADOW RUE MERRILL

What if God isn’t just a theoretical concept? What if the creator of the universe really did come to earth 2,000 years ago in the person of Jesus Christ to reveal his plan of salvation for the world?

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Lewiston to host Red Mass on Oct. 13

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
Diocese of Portland

LEWISTON

Bishop Robert P. Deeley will serve as the principal celebrant and homilist at the Red Mass on Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Ss. Peter & Paul on 122 Ash St., in Lewiston.

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U.S. priest martyred in Guatemala beatified before thousands

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
BY ADAM KEALOHA CAUSEY The Associated Press

OKARCHE, Okla.

Few religious pilgrimages lead down a dusty, unpaved Oklahoma road past grazing horses, metal barns and towering wind turbines in the distance.

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BRUNSWICK SEA AND AIR SHOW

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:15
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