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U.S. to anti-IS coalition: ‘keep eyes on prize’

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — The Trump administration, increasingly concerned that the 74-strong coalition it cobbled together to destroy the Islamic State group is losing sight of the prime objective, pressed its partners today to refocus their efforts, overcome rivalries and concentrate on the task at hand: the eradication from Iraq and Syria of the extremist group.

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Doors closed on Palestinian teen’s trial

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28

OFER MILITARY BASE, West Bank (AP) — The closely watched trial of a Palestinian girl for slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers opened before an Israeli military court in the West Bank today, but the judge ordered all proceedings to be held behind closed doors in a case that has drawn wide criticism of Israel for prosecuting the teenager.

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TRI-STATE LOTTERIES

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28

Monday
Gimme 5: 7-13-16-26-39
Day Pick 3: 1-9-3
Day Pick 4: 9-1-7-8
Evening Pick 3: 9-5-2
Evening Pick 4: 5-6-7-3

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Bill, Melinda Gates turn attention toward poverty in America

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28
BY SALLY HO The Associated Press

KIRKLAND, WASH.

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Senate leaders predict tough time getting immigration deal done

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28
BY ALAN FRAM The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

The Senate’s two top leaders put on a show of comradery as their chamber launched its immigration debate, but also laid down markers underscoring how hard it will be to reach a deal that can move through Congress.

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Comedian Marty Allen dies in Las Vegas at 95

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28
The Associated Press

LAS VEGAS

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Stanley F. Webb

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28

BOWDOIN — Stanley F. Webb, 77, a resident of Bowdoin, passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at his home with his family by his side following a long illness. He was born on June 29, 1940, in Manchester, Maine, the son of Frank S. Webb and Doris (Waugh) Webb.

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Plan to name park for Nancy Reagan faces headwinds

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28
The Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Va.

In one of Virginia’s most liberal jurisdictions, political leaders are just saying “no” to a proposal in Congress to name a popular park for former first lady Nancy Reagan.

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Ruling party demands that Zuma resign

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28
BY CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA The Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG

South African President Jacob Zuma must leave office promptly so that the country can move toward political stability and economic recovery, the ruling party said today, finally disowning a leader who has been discredited by corruption scandals.

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Sudoku

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28
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Probe into copter crash continues

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28
BY FELICIA FONSECA The Associated Press

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.

Six British friends boarded a sightseeing helicopter outside Las Vegas on their way to one of the busiest and noisiest stretches of the Grand Canyon — tribal land that is less regulated than the national park and allows tour pilots to descend into the natural wonder.

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Cryptoquote

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28
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Dear Abby

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28

DEAR ABBY: I’m not attracted to my husband. I love him and don’t want to live without him, but I do not want to be physically intimate with him. I know it is unfair to him, and I have tried everything from antidepressants to meditation to diet, but nothing works.

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Crossword

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28
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LETTERS

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28

Pre-K Progams Have Long-Term Benefits

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Political Cartoon

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28
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Maine GOP At a Crossroads

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28
BY GRADY BURNS

It’s sometimes easy to frame political parties — especially opposing political parties — as gigantic, monolithic entities that act with one mind from top to bottom.

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Today in History

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28

In 1542, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, Catherine Howard, was executed for adultery.

In 1741, Andrew Bradford of Pennsylvania published the first American magazine. "The American Magazine, or A Monthly View of the Political State of the British Colonies" lasted three issues.

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Lawmakers to consider hybrid car fee

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28

AUGUSTA (AP) — Lawmakers are set to consider Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s proposal to add an annual fee on electric and hybrid cars in order to pay for highway maintenance.

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Lobster marketing group up for key vote

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:28

AUGUSTA (AP) — A proposal to continue an industry-funded lobster marketing group is up for a key vote in the Maine Statehouse.

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