September 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


OpEd: Blind faith in Obama and LePage

In recent weeks we have seen the tale of two American political leaders and the folly their words can cause when not well crafted More...


Muriel Adams Sanford

ORONO — Muriel Adams Sanford, 90, died on September 5, 2013. She was born January 31, 1923, in Lewiston, the daughter of James G. and Mildred (Willis) Adams.  More...


Koreas agree to restart jointly run factory park

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea agreed today to restart operations at a jointly run factory park that Pyongyang shut down in April during a torrent of threats, the latest sign of easing animosity between the rivals.   More...


USM paid Botman $276K after lost top post

It has been just over a year since former University of Southern Maine President Selma Botman got a new job as special assistant to the chancellor on global education.  The post was created for Botman two months after she got a vote of no confi More...


Obama willing to try diplomacy

President addresses nation on Syrian issue

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama conditionally endorsed a Russian offer for international inspectors to seize and destroy deadly chemical weapons in Syria as efforts to avert retaliatory U.S. More...