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MRRA update will reveal strong activity at former military base

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
BY JULIETTE LAAKA Times Record Staff

FREEPORT

The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority will conduct its annual board meeting Wednesday, with discussion focused on new businesses and marketing strategies to continue to boost development in the area.

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RSU 1 moves forward on new high school

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

Following last week’s referendum, Regional School Unit 1 is now ready to move forward on construction of a new high school.

Voters approved issuing $74,628,411 in bonds, and officials are hoping to start work on the project in June.

“We’re thankful and appreciative of the support,” said Superintendent Patrick Manuel,

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Bath-built destroyer named for Medal of Honor recipient

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
Staff and wire reports

BOSTON

A former U.S. Navy captain and pilot who received the Medal of

Honor for his heroics during the Korean War, and for whom a Bath-built destroyer was christened earlier this year, has died. Thomas Hudner Jr. was 93.

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Lawmakers to delve into outages

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:27
BY DAVID SHARP The Associated Press

PORTLAND

The Maine Legislature plans to consider aggressive tree cutting, underground power lines and other measures in response to a storm that left some homes and businesses in the dark for up to 10 days.

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Bowdoin falls in PKs

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:51
Times Record Staff WALTHAM, Mass.

The Bowdoin College men’s soccer team played Rutgers-Newark to a scoreless draw, but saw its season come to an end in penalty kicks, 3-2, in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Saturday at Brandeis University.

The Polar Bears ended their 2017 campaign with a 10-4-4 record.

The Scarlet Raiders advanced.

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New England CC held in Belfast

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:51
Times Record Staff

BELFAST

The New England Cross Country Championships were held at Troy Howard Middle School on Saturday.

In the boys race, Drew Thompson of Fairfield Prep in Connecticut won in 15:16.66, with Riley Fenoff of Danville, Vt., in second in 15:48.45.

The top Maine runner was Yarmouth’s Luke Laverdiere, who finished in eighth place in a time of 15:59.79.

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Thunder stuff Mavs, 112-99

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
The Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY

Paul George scored 37 points, Russell Westbrook added 27 and Oklahoma City overcame the absence of two regular starters to beat Dallas.

Carmelo Anthony was ruled out about an hour before tipoff because of a sore lower back, and starting center Steven Adams sat out with a right calf contusion.

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Devils outscore Blackhawks, 7-5

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
The Associated Press

CHICAGO

Miles Wood had his first career hat trick and added an assist to help the New Jersey Devils rally for a wild 7-5 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.

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Kenseth wins, Keselowski earns championship berth

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
BY JENNA FRYER The Associated Press

AVONDALE, Ariz.

Matt Kenseth doesn’t get to end his career the way he hoped. He thinks he’s got a handful of good years left in him, and can win races and compete for championships.

But, the economics of the sport have made Kenseth a casualty of NASCAR’s new youth movement. He doesn’t have a job for next year.

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Kizzire holds off Fowler, wins OHL Classic

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
The Associated Press

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico

Patton Kizzire had a four-shot lead with seven holes remaining, right about the time nerves can surface for a player trying to win his first PGA Tour title.

Kizzire made it look like a walk on the beach.

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For the record

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
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Colby tops Bowdoin, 31-20

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
Times Record Staff

BRUNSWICK

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Celtics win again, nip Raptors, 95-94

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
BY GETHIN COOLBAUGH The Associated Press

BOSTON

Al Horford turned back the clock in his return from a two-game absence with a concussion.

Horford scored 21 points on 8-of-9 shooting to help the Boston Celtics hang on to beat the Toronto Raptors 95-94 on Sunday for their 12th straight victory.

“He’s playing young again,” teammate Terry Rozier said.

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49ers win first game, beat lowly Giants, 31-21

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
The Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif.

C.J. Beathard threw for 288 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third score to lead San Francisco past New York for its first victory over the season.

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Patriots dominate Broncos, 41-16

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
BY ARNIE STAPLETON The Associated Press

DENVER

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Hundreds in Hollywood march against sexual harassment

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
BY LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer

LOS ANGELES

Armed with signs, catchy phrases and a motivation to take #MeToo beyond the internet and into real life, a few hundred women, men and children gathered Sunday among the sex shops and tourist traps of Hollywood Boulevard to protest sexual harassment.

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Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 350

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
NASSER KARIMI and AMIR VAHDAT The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1185185|title=|desc= PEOPLE LOOK AT DESTROYED BUILDINGS after an earthquake at the city of Sarpol-e-Zahab in western Iran on Monday, in this photo provided by the Iranian Students News Agency. A powerful earthquake shook the Iran-Iraq border late Sunday, killing more than 100 people and injuring some 800 in the mountainous region of Iran alone, state media there said.

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Trump embraces Duterte as Asia trip winds down

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN The Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines

His lengthy Asia trip down to its final days, President Donald Trump opted Monday to publicly prioritize strategic interests over human rights, declining to shine a spotlight on the violent drug war overseen by his Philippine host.

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N. Koreans fire at soldier trying to defect

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
BY HYUNG-JIN KIM The Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea

North Korean soldiers shot at and wounded a fellow soldier who was crossing a jointly controlled area at the heavily guarded border to defect to South Korea on Monday, the South’s military said.

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Moore threatens lawsuit over story that threatens campaign

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:50
HOPE YEN and KEVIN FREKING The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

Alabama Republican Roy Moore says a lawsuit will be filed over the newspaper report carrying allegations that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl four decades ago and that neither Democrats nor Republicans want to see him win a special Senate election.

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