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Alaska store hopes Crowe’s jockstrap helps business

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
The Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska

A celebrity jockstrap that’s been the buzz of Alaska for nearly two weeks went on display Wednesday at one of the nation’s last Blockbuster video stores in an effort to ramp up business.

“I tell you, we’re going to get a lot of traffic, is what I’m expecting,” said Kevin Daymude, general manager of Blockbuster Alaska.

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2nd hidden camera found in Georgia Starbucks bathroom

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
The Associated Press

ALPHARETTA, Ga.

Police say a second camera has been found in a bathroom at a Starbucks in suburban Atlanta, weeks after the first camera was discovered.

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Service Notice

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11

HARPSWELL — A graveside committal service for Lindsay R. Laird, who died on January 6, 2018, will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 7, at the Hillcrest Cemetery, Harpswell Neck Road, Harpswell. Arrangements by Brackett Funeral Home in Brunswick.

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Fulton Butler

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11

FARMINGTON — Fulton Butler, 81, of Farmington, died Tuesday morning, May 1, 2018, at Sandy River Center for Healthcare in Farmington with his family by his side.

He was born in Duxbury, MA, January 24, 1937, the son of Howard and Elizabeth Butler and received his education in Massachusetts schools.

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Living the Word

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
by the Rev. Lois Hart

“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind and with all your strength, and you shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Mark 12:30

Love Thy Neighbor

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Family Resource Fair set for St. Charles Borromeo

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

While the children are enjoying games and face painting, parents can learn more about local youth organizations, summer camps and support services during a free Family Resource Fair.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 12, at St. Charles Borromeo Church, located at 132 McKeen St. in Brunswick.

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Richard B. Smith

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11

Richard Boyd Smith died peacefully at home on April 30, 2018. Dick was born in Detriot, MI on October 4, 1930.

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Pope to Chile abuse victims: ‘I was part of the problem’

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
BY NICOLE WINFIELD The Associated Press

ROME

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Catholic Charities Maine’s Linda Hjortland a finalist for CCUSA’s Volunteer of the Year

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
The Times Record

BATH

Having served as a volunteer with Catholic Charities Maine’s SEARCH program for 11 years, Bath’s Linda Hjortland was recently named as one of seven finalists nationwide for Catholic Charities USA’s Volunteer of the Year Award.

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Small businesses grapple with conflicting marijuana laws

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
BY CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON

A low unemployment rate and the spreading legalization of marijuana have led many businesses to rethink their drug testing policies for the first time in decades. A small but increasing number are simply no longer testing for pot.

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Faith Notes

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
BY MEADOW RUE MERRILL

I’m a follower of health and well-being articles, eager to embrace behaviors that will help me age well.

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More mellowing out over hiring cannabis users

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
BY CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON

FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers. Hotels in Las Vegas are desperate to fill jobs.

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As girls arrive, Boy Scouts change name of flagship program

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
BY DAVID CRARY AP National Writer

NEW YORK

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Today in History

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11

Today is Friday, May 4, the 124th day of 2018. There are 241 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History

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Bath Rotary Swings Into New Century

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
BY CAELIE SMITH

The Bath Rotary Club has held an annual golf tournament since 1991. It has been a very fun and successful fundraising event. We have been fortunate over the years to have had good weather, loyal sponsors and players that have assisted the club to meet its commitment to fulfilling its mission of service to the Bath community.

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Anti-war protests 50 years ago helped mold the modern Christian right

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
BY DAVID MISLIN / TEMPLE UNIVERSITY The Conversation

In May of 1968, a high-profile trial began in Boston that dramatically illustrated a larger phenomenon fueling the rise of conservative Christianity in the United States.

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Plenty to Clean Up After Dinner

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
BY PETER FUNT

What a shame that the people who will profit most from the tempest that was the White House Correspondents' Dinner are the two who deserve it least: Michelle Wolf and Donald Trump.

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Answer to Russian Meddling Is at Hand

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
BY GORDON L. WEIL

You leave your home, get in your car and drive off to shop, go to the bank and say hello to a friend.

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A Gift from Brazil

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
BY DAVID TREADWELL

During the dark days of the unethical and unhinged Trump administration, we need stories of good people doing great things to make the world a better place. So let me share a story about Juan Magahaes, an extraordinary Bowdoin first-year student from Brazil.

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Political Cartoon

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:11
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