Renewed clashes erupted today on a strategic hilltop in northwestern Syria captured by Turkish troops the day before as Syrian Kurdish militiamen were trying to reclaim it.
A man suspected of gunning down four people at a Pennsylvania car wash was driven by jealousy, according to family members of the shooting victims.
NEW YORK (AP) — After they lost their home in Puerto Rico to flooding during Hurricane Maria, Enghie Melendez fled with her family to the U.S. mainland with three suitcases and the hope it wouldn’t take long to rebuild their lives. It hasn’t worked out that way.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — When roads turn into ice rinks, consider trying beet juice, molasses, and even beer or cheese waste to make them safer. So say experts who fear road salt is starting to take a toll on the nation’s waterways, putting everything from fish and frogs to microscopic zooplankton at risk.
Seeking to move past the shadow of the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump intends to use his first State of the Union address to cite economic progress under his watch while pushing for bipartisanship with Democrats on issues such as rebuilding roads and bridges.
George Philip Souza, better known as Phil by those who knew him, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018, surrounded by family at Spring Arbor in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Phil was born on July 20, 1926, to Manuel E. and Florence Souza in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
BRUNSWICK — Richard Bartlett, age 88, of Sunnybrook Senior Living, died on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. He was born in Pejepscot on June 28, 1929. He was the son of Henry and Alice Bartlett.
He graduated from Brunswick H.S. ('47), Farmington State Teachers College ('51), Univ. of Connecticut (Masters '63) and Univ. of Virginia (PhD. '70).
PORTLAND — Paul Warren Peaslee, 71, of Portland, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, with his loving family by his side. Services will be at a later date. Arrangements by A. T. Hutchins Funeral Home in Portland.
IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad, who turned a small-scale mail order business started on his family’s farm into a furniture empire by letting customers piece together his simple and inexpensive furniture themselves, has died at age 91.
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DEAR ABBY: I have been married to my husband for 22 years. We’ve been together for 26. We’ve had our ups and downs, and separated for three months back in 2008, but we went to marriage counseling and got back together.
Last Saturday morning, Spouse asked me if we had any plans for the day. Other than the dreaded weekend chores of laundry and grocery shopping, I had a blank slate.
“Are you interested in that dinosaur thing?”
Tomorrow, Bath Iron Works will make its case to the Legislature’s taxation committee as to why it needs a 20-year, $60 million tax credit renewed.
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I have worked for authorities and contractors in several states and served on procurement committees for federally-funded projects involving millions of dollars.
Today is Monday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2018. There are 336 days left in the year.
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AUGUSTA (AP) — A Maine marine resources official is disputing the reliability of a new study that predicts Gulf of Maine lobsters will sharply decline over the next three decades.
The Portland Press Herald reports that Maine’s Department of Marine Resources will not use a new computer model to help make decisions about the state’s most valuable fishery.