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‘Build the wall’ takes back seat to rebuilding after Harvey

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02
BY NOMAAN MERCHANT and WILL WEISSERT The Associated Press

HOUSTON

The U.S. government carefully designed a path of least resistance to building a border wall in Texas, picking a wildlife refuge and other places it already owns or controls to quickly begin construction. All it needed was Congress to approve the money.

Then came Harvey.

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Hurricane Irma aims at Caribbean

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02
BY DANICA COTO The Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico

Officials across the northeastern Caribbean canceled airline flights, shuttered schools and urged people to hunker down indoors as Hurricane Irma barreled toward the region as a powerful Category 4 storm expected to strengthen more before nearing land late today.

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An ending to DACA could upend fall agenda in Congress

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02
BY ERICA WERNER The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

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Stephen King inspired ‘It’ filmmakers to become storytellers

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02
BY SANDY COHEN The Associated Press

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.

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Trump expected to make major immigration announcement

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02
BY JILL COLVIN The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1171463|title=|desc= SUPPORTERS OF THE DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS, or DACA chant slogans and hold signs while joining a Labor Day rally in downtown Los Angeles on Monday.

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Transgender students find open door at more women’s colleges

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02
BY COLLIN BINKLEY The Associated Press

WELLESLEY, Mass.

Until last year, Ninotska Love would have been barred from attending Wellesley College. She’s an accomplished student who has persevered through hardship, but under longstanding rules, the college would have rejected her because she was assigned at birth as a boy.

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Sudoku

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Dear Abby

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02

DEAR ABBY: I met my boyfriend, “Matt,” when I was a sophomore in high school. We started dating when I was a senior. By then, he was already active-duty military. We weren’t serious at the time (his decision, not mine). We’ve always had a long-distance relationship.

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Crossword

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Sudoku

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Cryptoquote

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Crossword

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Dear Abby

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for 26 years. We have a daughter, 25, who recently graduated from college. We will have a small gathering of close friends and family to celebrate.

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Hockey team to choose nickname

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02

PORTLAND (AP) — Are they going to be the Mariners, Puffins, Lumberjacks, Watchmen or Wild Blueberries?

The owners of Portland’s East Coast Hockey League team that begins play next fall are choosing a name from among those five later this month.

Team officials say the nickname, the Mariners, is leading in online polling.

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Debate over Confederate names includes Fort Hood

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02
BY JOHN SAVAGE The Dallas Morning News

KILLEEN, Texas

In the wake of the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the argument over Confederate memorials has reached a fever pitch, and some Central Texas residents say that Fort Hood — one of the largest military posts in the world and a garrison named in honor of Confederate Gen. John Bell Hood — should be renamed.

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Activists rally to support ordinance mandating paid leave

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02

PORTLAND (AP) — Hundreds of activists in Maine rallied on Labor Day in support of a proposed ordinance that would require all Portland employers to provide paid sick leave.

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Former Maine jail on the market for interested buyers

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02

ALFRED (AP) — A 19thcentury jail in Maine is on the market and listed at $250,000 for the entire space.

Michael Kaplan, the owner of the old York County Jail in Alfred, says he is looking for the right buyer or business to occupy the former jail off Route 111. WGME-TV reports the 1869 property, which once housed accused criminals, is now empty.

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Defendant forced to take meds ruled competent for trial

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02

AUGUSTA (AP) — A trial is set to get underway soon for the first person in Maine to be forced to take psychiatric medication to restore his mental capacity.

Jury selection is slated for Thursday in the trial of 27- year-old Leroy Smith III, who’s charged with killing his father and dismembering the body. If a jury is seated, the trial will begin next Monday.

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Carolyn C. Wixted

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:02

PORTLAND, ME / NORTHBOROUGH, MA — Carolyn Conley Wixted passed away peacefully in Northborough, Massachusetts on August 24, 2017. She was 79.

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