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Trump accuses Dem of undermining trust on immigration

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20
BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE and JONATHAN LEMIRE The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump turned his Twitter torment on the Democrat in the room where immigration talks with lawmakers took a famously coarse turn, saying Sen. Dick Durbin misrepresented what he had said about African nations and Haiti and, in the process, undermined the trust needed to make a deal.

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House panel to interview Bannon

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Intelligence Committee is poised to question Steve Bannon, the onetime confidant to President Donald Trump, following his spectacular fall from power after accusing the president’s son and others of “treasonous” behavior for taking a meeting with Russians during the 2016 campaign.

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Slow-moving landslide has town on high alert

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20
BY ELAINE THOMPSON and NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS The Associated Press

UNION GAP, Wash.

A slow-moving landslide in a fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable — the collapse of a ridge that sits above a few dozen homes and a key highway.

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Kids found chained in Calif. house

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20
The Associated Press

PERRIS, Calif.

A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family’s home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.

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Debra A. Yardley

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20

BRUNSWICK — Debra Yardley, 57, of Short Street, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at the Mid Coast Hospital.

She was born in Cambridge, MA, on December 19. 1960, the daughter of Manuel and Helen Hallahan Pedro.

Debra attended and graduated from local schools.

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Margaret B. Couture

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20

BATH — Margaret B. Couture, age 95, died on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick. Friends and family may visit from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick. Full obituary to follow.

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Sudoku

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20
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Geneva V. Adams

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20

BOWDOIN — Geneva Velma (Newbegin) Adams, 89, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2018 at Freeport Nursing Home with her granddaughters by her side.

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James J. Nacke

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20

BRUNSWICK — James J. Nacke, age 85, of Ward Circle, died on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Gosnell Hospice in Scarborough.

He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on March 3, 1932, the son of Louis and Cecilia Nacke.

He attended schools in Cincinnati, Ohio and Buffalo, New York. He graduated from New Hampshire College in 1973 with a B.S. in business management.

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Cryptoquote

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20
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Crossword

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20
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Dear Abby

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20

DEAR ABBY: My husband has a long, bushy, ugly beard, and although I don’t like it, I realize he's entitled to wear his facial hair any way he likes it. The problem is, when he eats, his beard gets into his plate and in the food, which I find nauseating.

— TOO MUCH HAIR IN TEXAS

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The GOP Can’t Get Burnt on DACA Deal

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20
BY MICHAEL REAGAN MAKING SENSE

Everyone knows something has to be done for America’s DACA kids.

Everyone with a good heart or a working brain knows it’s not their fault their parents sneaked them into the country when they were kids under 16.

It’s true that by law they are illegal immigrants.

But most DACA kids have grown up to become good, law-abiding Americans.

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LETTERS

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20

The Closer Mueller Gets, the More Trump Denigrades

A spade is a spade, no matter how many times you say it isn’t.

The president can deny collusion over and over again, but that doesn’t make his denials true.

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Political Cartoon

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20
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On Immigration, Trump is Rudderless

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20
BY DICK POLMAN Guest Column

It was awesome last week to watch Donald Trump in action — or, more accurately, inaction.

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UMaine system exceeds goal of buying food locally

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20

ORONO (AP) — The University of Maine System says it has met its goal of purchasing more than 20 percent of its food locally.

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Maine celebrates Martin Luther King Day

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20

(AP) The leader of Maine’s Roman Catholics is calling the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. a man “who led a fearless inventory of the American soul.”

Diocese of Portland Bishop Robert Deeley said the holiday on Monday serves as a reminder “that the struggle for racial harmony continues in our nation today.”

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More snow on the way in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20

(AP) First came the Christmas Day blizzard, then the deep freeze and another blizzard followed by the January thaw. Now it’s time for more snow in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

The National Weather Service says a storm that arrives Tuesday night could bring up to 7 inches of snow to parts of the region by Wednesday.

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Rivers drop below flood stage in northern New England

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:20

(AP) Heavy rain and ice jams that contributed to some headaches in northern New England are in the past, and weather officials are now keeping an eye on a snowstorm.

One neighborhood in Littleton, New Hampshire, dealt with rising water on Sunday, and homes were evacuated in northern Vermont. In Maine, the Kennebec River spilled its banks in Augusta, flooding several parked cars.

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