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Plan OK’d to lower age for naloxone access

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25

AUGUSTA (AP) — The Maine House of Representatives has passed a bill designed to make the opioid overdose drug naloxone available to people under the age of 21.

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House OKs emergency funding for child abuse program

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25

AUGUSTA (AP) — The Maine House of Representatives has signed off on an emergency bill to continue funding a child protection program.

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Lobster shell disease nudges up slightly off of Maine

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
BY PATRICK WHITTLE The Associated Press

PORTLAND

A disease that disfigures lobsters has ticked up slightly in Maine in the last couple of years, but authorities and scientists say it’s not time to sound the alarm.

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Senate signs off on legal marijuana sales in state

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE The Associated Press

AUGUSTA

The Maine Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would eventually allow legal marijuana sales in the state, setting the stage for lawmakers to have enough support to avert a potential veto by Republican Gov. Paul LePage.

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Accusers confront Cosby at trial

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
The Associated Press

NORRISTOWN, Pa.

Women who say comedian Bill Cosby knocked them out with intoxicants and sexually assaulted them decades ago are finally getting a chance to confront him — and they aren’t holding back.

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5 years on, Boston Marathon bomb survivors inspire medical advances

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
BY PHILIP MARCELO

[img_assist|nid=1211831|title=|desc= PROSTHETIST JOHN WARREN attaches a foot to Marc Fucarile’s microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knee during a visit to the Medical Center Orthotics and Prosthetics in the Allston neighborhood of Boston last month. In the five years since the Boston Marathon bombing, medical science has made promising advances in amputations and artificial limbs.

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Thursday Evening On Television

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Comics

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
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Sudoku

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
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Dear Abby

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25

DEAR ABBY: My mom is a recovering alcoholic. Her alcoholism has caused emotional distress and damaged our relationship to the point that I am aloof and terse toward her.

She’s six months sober now, receiving help and making an effort to repair the hurt and pain she has caused. But I’m struggling in moving forward.

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Cryptoquote

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
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Crossword

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
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New Blood Aims To End Gun Violence

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
BY GARY ANDERSON

Saturday March 24 was a historic day for the anti gun violence movement.

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Political Cartoon

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
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Don’t Block the Sun

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
BY JAKE PLANTE

Ben Franklin said nothing is certain in life except death and taxes. If I had to state a preference, I’d say death is better because it only happens once and makes more sense.

I’m generally accepting of taxes because we need to finance and maintain quality roads, schools, police and fire protection, and other shared services.

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Nearly 40 years after infant’s death in Brunswick, prosecutors argue that his father murdered him

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
BY EDWARD D. MURPHY Portland Press Herald Staff Writer

[img_assist|nid=1211807|title=|desc= BURTON HAGAR, right, in court Tuesday with attorney Verne Paradie, has confessed numerous times that he smothered Nathan Hagar, 4 months, in May 1979.

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Plans for new Morse High School moving forward

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
BY NATHAN STROUT Times Record Staff

BATH

Development of a new home for Morse High School and the Bath Regional Career and Technical Center continues to inch forward.

Last week, the Bath Planning Board approved a site plan for the new building at Wing Farm. And, this week, a new design for the building’s exterior was unveiled.

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Letters

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25

Call Him ‘Daffy Donald

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L.L. Bean to court: Suit over return policy lacks footing, give it the boot

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25
BY EDWARD D. MURPHY Portland Press Herald Staff Writer

L.L. Bean is asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the Freeport retailer’s new return policy.

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Police: Suspect sprayed graffiti on multiple buildings in Bath

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:25

BATH (AP) — Police in Bath are searching for a suspect who vandalized multiple buildings in the downtown area.

WGME- TV reports the suspect sprayed graffiti on the buildings. Police say the four separate incidents happened between March 28 and April 3.

Police have released a surveillance image of the suspect. An investigation continues.

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