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Rule clamping down on fake news withdrawn

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14
The Associated Press

NEW DELHI

India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting today withdrew a sweeping new order clamping down on journalists accused of spreading fake news.

The U-turn came hours after the ministry announced that reporters’ press credentials could be suspended simply for an accusation of spreading fake news.

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Bernice King discusses her father, his legacy in Memphis

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14
BY ADRIAN SAINZ The Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn.

Bernice King stared with purpose at the video of her father, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., concentrating on the tired look in his eyes as he spoke to reporters in the days before he was gunned down at a motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Oklahoma teachers walk out for 2nd day

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14
The Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY

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Strikes cause woes, test French leader

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14
The Associated Press

PARIS

A major French railway strike brought the country’s famed high-speed trains to a halt today, leaving passengers stranded or scrambling for other options — and posing the biggest test so far for President Emmanuel Macron’s economic strategy.

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Spotify to make market debut

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14
The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO

Spotify is about to find out whether investors view its music streaming service as a budding superstar or a flash in the pan.

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Jean T. Stimpson

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14

DURHAM — Jean T. Stimpson, 83, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018. She was born in Portland, Maine, a daughter of Louis and Mary (Currier) Kane.

She enjoyed raising her children in Pownal before moving to Durham. She was a dedicated and loyal employee at L.L. Bean.

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Mary Ann Prue

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14

BANGOR — Mary Ann Prue, 79, died Friday, March 30, 2018, at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor surrounded by her loving family. She resided on Camden Court in Bangor and was formerly of Brunswick and Rumford, ME for many years.

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John G. Gingrow Jr.

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14

WEST BATH — John “Jack” G. Gingrow Jr., 59, also known as “Bird Man of Wiscasset” died suddenly on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.

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Sudoku

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14
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Donald J. Schroeder

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14

BRUNSWICK — The Rev. Donald J. Schroeder, age 91, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Mid Coast Senior Health Center.

Rev. Schroeder was born in Union City, NJ February 1, 1927 and was the second of three children of Carleton Schroeder and Ethel Stone Schroeder.

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Cryptoquote

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14
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Crossword

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14
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Dear Abby

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14

DEAR ABBY: I have been in a relationship for four years. My partner has fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis. When we met, he had just found out. He was still active, working, and we had sex regularly.

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Today in History

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14

On April 3, 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. delivered what turned out to be his final speech, telling a rally of striking sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, that “I’vee been to the mountaintop" and "seen the Promised Land. I may not get there with you.

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A Student’s View on School Safety

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14
BY IVY DENNEN

With numerous threats to SAD75, anxiety is at an all-time high for students, parents, and staff members.

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What is in Our Future?

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14
BY JAN DOLCATER

I do not know how you feel, but I am deeply troubled about where we are and where we are going. Think about the various and mixed types of turmoil and unrest that we are experiencing today. This is not to imply that the world is always a place of evenness and stability.

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LETTERS

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14

Saving the Second Amendment

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Political Cartoon

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14
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Fire in Biddeford fire claims 1 life

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14
The Associated Press

BIDDEFORD

A fire in an apartment house in Biddeford has claimed one life and left two dozen people homeless.

Fire officials said they recovered the body on the first floor where they believe the blaze started Monday morning. The medical examiner is being asked to identify the victim.

It took firefighters about five hours to bring the blaze under control.

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Maine Senate passes order challenging ranked-choice voting

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 11:14

AUGUSTA (AP) — The Maine State Senate voted 22 to 12 Monday to pass an order contesting Secretary of State Matt Dunlap’s authority to implement a ranked-choice voting law.

Republican Senate President Michael Thibodeau claims the order is designed to provide legal clarity prior to the June primary.

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