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Top EU court says Uber is a taxi company

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28
The Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain

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Cardinal Law, figure in church abuse scandal, dies

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28
BY RACHEL ZOLL and NICOLE WINFIELD The Associated Press

VATICAN CITY

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Dear Abby

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28

DEAR ABBY: A year ago, my husband confessed that he was having an affair at work. Before it started, he tried setting “Velma” up with his twin brother, but she said she wasn’t interested.

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SUDOKU

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CRYPTOQUOTE

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CROSSWORD

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Today in History

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28

In 1790, the first successful cotton mill in the United States began operating at Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

In 1812, German authors Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published the first volume of the first edition of their collection of folk stories, "Children's and Household Tales."

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Corporate Tax Cuts: From DC to Augusta

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28
BY BRUCE K. GAGNON

The news that Sen. Susan Collins had ignored the wishes of the majority of Mainers on the recent Senate tax cut bill underscored just how far the greed and lack of care for the working people of this nation has gone.

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Remember Nursing Home Patients At Christmas

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28
BY DANNY TYREE Tyrades!

At this festive time of year, it is good to remember those who will probably never again personally experience “city sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style.”

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Political Cartoon

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28
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Senator, What Were You Thinking?

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28

They’re celebrating in Washington, after the Senate’s passage of a massive tax overhaul, thanks, in part, to a vote cast by Maine’s Sen. Susan Collins yesterday evening. The bill, which had passed the House shortly before, is a win for President Trump, whose legislative victories this year have been few and far between.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28

It's the friends you can call up at

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Annual vigil for the homeless to be held on winter solstice

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28

PORTLAND ( AP) — A memorial vigil is planned for this week to honor the 37 homeless people who died in the Portland area this past year.

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About 1,000 former workers of bankrupt mill getting payouts

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28

BANGOR (AP) — About 1,000 former workers of a Maine paper mill company have started receiving checks in a 15- year- old bankruptcy case.

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Maine State Police mourn loss of dog

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine State Police are mourning the loss of a veteran police dog.

WCSH-TV reports state police announced Tuesday night in an Instagram post that K- 9 Pivot had been euthanized. Authorities say the police dog had suffered from a “debilitating illness.”

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Maine man dies months after crash in Delaware

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware are investigating a chain reaction car crash in October after one of the people in the crash died.

State Police said in a news release Tuesday that 91-year-old Eugene Paine of Ellsworth, Maine, died Dec. 11. Paine was a passenger in one of three cars involved in a crash on Oct. 27 in Wilmington.

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US Rep Chellie Pingree won’t run for Maine governor

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28

AUGUSTA (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree says she’s not going to run for Maine governor, saying she wants to stay in Washington to fight against the Republican tax proposal and referred to the Trump administration as “crazy.”

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Ethics commissioners to discuss casino investigation

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28

AUGUSTA ( AP) — The Maine ethics commission is set to discuss its investigation into the financing of a failed, multi-million-dollar effort to build a third casino in the state.

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Protesters charged with trespass at US Sen. Collins’ office

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28

LEWISTON ( AP) — Maine police say five protesters were arrested at the Lewiston office of U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and charged with criminal trespass.

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Brunswick nonprofit wants release of federal job training funds

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:28

BRUNSWICK (AP) — A federal judge in Maine has heard arguments on a case concerning the release of funding for job training and workforce development programs.

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