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Woods returns with solid round in Bahamas

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10
DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press

NASSAU, Bahamas

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Local wrestlers ready to hit the mat

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10
BY ERIC MAXIM Times Record Staff

TOPSHAM

The high school wrestling season is set to begin on Saturday.

Can Mt. Ararat/ Brunswick replace last season’s successes? And, how will co-ops at Morse and Lisbon help with numbers going forward?

Here is a look at the three area programs:

Mt. Ararat/Brunswick

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U.S. troops get freeze-dried plasma for battlefield bloodshed

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10
BY EMERY P. DALESIO The Associated Press

[img_assist|nid=1188959|title=|desc= U.S. ARMY COL. SHAWN KANE demonstrates the use of freeze-dried plasma in the military at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. All of the U.S. military’s special operations fighters sent off to warzones and raids now have the essential addition to their first-aid kits.

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Media spat between U.S., Russia escalates

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10
The Associated Press

MOSCOW

The Kremlin voiced dismay Thursday over the withdrawal of a Russian state-funded TV station’s credentials in the U.S. and warned of a quick retaliation.

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John L. Davis Jr.

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10

TOPSHAM — John L. Davis Jr., age 83, of River Road, died Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. He was born in Brunswick on November 23, 1934, the son of Josephine Davis and John L. Davis, Sr. He attended elementary school in Pejepscot and graduated from Brunswick High School in 1953.

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Co-founder of ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ dies

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10
The Associated Press

PELHAM, N.Y.

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California trial focused on shooting despite spotlight on immigration

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10
BY PAUL ELIAS The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO

Though the 2015 shooting death of Kate Steinle became a flashpoint in an intense national debate over immigration, the issue was never addressed inside the courtroom where a jury acquitted a Mexican national of murder and manslaughter — a verdict President Donald Trump called a “complete travesty of justice.”

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Bernard G. Briggs

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10

Bernard G. Briggs, age 77 of Ballston Lake passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Schuyler Ridge Nursing Home after a battle with Parkinson’s Disease and Supranuclear Palsy Disorder. Born on March 13, 1940 in Lewiston, ME, he was the son of the late Edmund and Edna Briggs.

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Doris B. Gordon

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10

LIVERMORE — Doris B. Gordon, 87, a resident of Livermore, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 26, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 2, 1930, in Lewiston, the daughter of J. Deneri Plante and Adrienne (St. Laurent) Plante, and attended schools in Lewiston.

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Barbara A. Theberge

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10

BRUNSWICK — Barbara went to her Lord when he called her to be at peace on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017. Born Barbara Ann Theberge, the only daughter to Anita and Alexis Theberge on May 18th, 1955. She attended St. John’s School, Brunswick High School, St. Joseph’s College, and SMTC. She was currently employed by Alliance Press/Times Record for 39 years.

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Marcelle Berthe Bisson Nadeau

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10

BRUNSWICK — Marcelle Berthe Bisson Nadeau, 94, Born on July 4, 1923 to Canadian immigrants, Marcelle was the second of four children and the only daughter of Adelard Onizeme and Alma Albertine Dionne Bisson.

As her heartbeat stopped and her eyes slowly closed, God took another angel at 2:28am on November 28, 2017. She died in the home where she has lived for over 65 years,

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Living the Word

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10
by the Rev. Lois Hart

“Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10

The Thin Places

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FAITH NOTES :

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10
BY MEADOW RUE MERRILL

I get giddy at the sight of twinkling holiday lights. Candles softly glowing in windows warm my heart. And Christmas music makes me want to sing along. But there is a part of the upcoming holiday I dread: The push, push, push to spend, spend, spend. As if peace and goodwill could be purchased with a credit card.

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All Saints Parish hosting ‘Advent for Adults’ series

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10
The Times Record

BRUNSWICK

All Saints Parish will host “Advent for Adults” throughout the Advent season at four of its parish churches.

The free series aims to help people grow in their faith, learn new ways to connect with God, explore God in the world of art and music, and immerse in Advent through experiences of prayer.

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No sister act: Nuns’ album tops charts in time for Christmas

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10
BY JEFF KAROUB The Associated Press

ANN ARBOR TOWNSHIP, Mich.

The members of Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, silently filed into the chapel. Within minutes, they were singing — first in unison, then in a transfixing, layered harmony that reverberated off the marble floors, wood-paneled walls and cathedral ceiling.

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Maine scallopers back on water after record year in 2016

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10

PORTLAND (AP) — Maine fishermen are heading out on the water to participate in the state’s rebuilt scallop fishery, which targets one of the most lucrative seafood species in the country.

Scallop fishing begins Friday in Maine and lasts until mid-April. The specifications for the season are very similar to the previous year.

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Police: Maine woman threatened dog walker with BB gun

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10

PORTLAND (AP) — A Maine woman is accused of threatening a dog walker with a BB gun.

Franklin County deputies responded to a report of a gun being brandished Tuesday in the town of Eustis and arrested 65-year-old Marcia Higgins.

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Suspect in mistaken identity killing back in Pennsylvania

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man sentenced to life in prison for a West Virginia slaying is in Pennsylvania to face charges in an interstate killing that police say was a case of mistaken identity.

The Public Opinion reports John Wayne Strawser is accused of chasing down and killing 28-year-old Timothy Davison along Interstate 81 in January 2014.

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Officials stumped in highway crash case that cost $3 million

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine officials say they have no clues and have made no progress in the case of a hit-and-run driver who caused $3 million in damage by cracking a highway overpass.

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Maine won’t participate in shrimp research program

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 11:10

PORTLAND (AP) — The commissioner of Maine’s Marine Resources Department says next year the state won’t participate in a research program that allows fishermen to catch some Northern shrimp.

Interstate regulators extended a moratorium on New England shrimp fishing for another year on Wednesday. They fishery has been shut since 2013.

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