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Oak Hill overcomes Wiscasset’s trap, 4-1

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:55
BY WIL KRAMLICH Sun Journal

WALES

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Lisbon-Carrabec all tied up

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:55
BY ERIC MAXIM The Times Record

LISBON

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Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar’s map

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:55
BY ROBIN MCDOWELL The Associated Press

YANGON, Myanmar

For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is, quite literally, being wiped off the map.

After a series of attacks by Muslim militants last month, security forces and allied mobs retaliated by burning down thousands of Rohingya homes in the predominantly Buddhist nation.

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Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces other islands

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:55
BY CARLISLE JNO BAPTISTE and DANICA COTO The Associated Press

ROSEAU, Dominica

Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister’s residence and causing what he called “mind-boggling” devastation today as it plunged into a Caribbean region already ravaged by Hurricane Irma.

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Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:55
The Associated Press

NEW YORK

Toys ‘R’ Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will remain open for business as usual.

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More protests set for today after quiet night in St. Louis

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:55
BY JIM SALTER and SUMMER BALLENTINE The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS

Protesters chanting “free our people” gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis for more than two hours to show solidarity with those who remain behind bars, but there was no repeat of the vandalism that occurred over the weekend.

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Trump goes to the UN

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:55
BY JONATHAN LEMIRE The Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS

Elected on the nationalist slogan “America first,” President Donald Trump will use his debut address to the U.N. General Assembly to argue that individual nations should act in their own self-interest, yet rally together when faced with a common threat such as North Korea.

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Haitians blocked at U.S. border find ‘Mexican dream’

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:55
BY ELLIOT SPAGAT The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1174343|title=|desc= LUCY CHARLES, of Haiti, walks past a television in her restaurant specializing in Haitian cuisine in Tijuana, Mexico. The 33- year-old is among about 4,000 Haitians to establish roots in Mexico’s northwest corner after the United States abruptly closed its doors late last year.

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Verna W. Noble

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54

Verna W. Noble of Freeport, ME peacefully passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 with her friend Paul by her side.

Verna was born February 12, 1920 to Leon C. and Alice (Pettengill) Maybury in Freeport, ME. She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick Noble.

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Edward Louis Joseph Lamarre

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54

TOPSHAM — Edward Louis Joseph Lamarre, 51 passed away unexpectedly at home on early Wednesday morning Sept. 13, 2017 with his beloved wife Stacy at his side. Although a short time it was some of the happiest days of our lives.

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Sudoku

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
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Maynard T. Taylor

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54

Maynard Trescott Taylor, 81, of Westport Island, Maine and Largo, Florida, passed away on August 14th with family by his side at Winship Green in Bath, Maine. Maynard was born on August 9, 1936 in Lewiston, Maine to Chester H. Taylor and Lillian E, (Curtis) Taylor.

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Cryptoquote

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
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Crossword

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
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Dear Abby

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54

DEAR ABBY: My mother is extremely self-centered. Ever since I can remember, everything has always been about her. That’s probably why she and Dad split.

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Sea Level Change

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
BY DALE LANDRITH SR.

Something must be clarified at the beginning of this article. I am not a climate change denier. My undergraduate and graduate education was in geography and geology and that education certainly entails much about climate change in the past.

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Today in History

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2017. There are 103 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History

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Dunlap is Tearing Down Trump’s Bogus Voter Fraud Commission from the Inside

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
BY GRADY BURNS

Earlier this year when Maine’s Secretary of State Matt Dunlap agreed to join President Trump’s national voter fraud commission — the so-called Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity — many Mainers and progressives around the country were openly concerned that Dunlap, a Democrat, would offer a bipartisan veneer to a biased commission that would ultimately

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Political Cartoon

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
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LePage pushes ACA repeal

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine’s governor is urging supporters of the state’s Republican party to back the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

The Sun Journal reports Republican Gov. Paul LePage wrote in an email to supporters

Sunday he is “absolutely convinced this is our last chance.”

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