December 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Commentary

Maine sings Anthem to high health care prices

A recent news story reported that Maine Community Health Options, a fledgling nonprofit insurance cooperative, was besting giant for-profit insurer Anthem by three to one in the individual insurance market as Mainers begin signing up for policies on More...

Obituaries

Erla Browne Kelley

BOOTHBAY HARBOR — Erla Browne Kelley, 99, died Dec. 25, 2013, at St. Andrews Village. She was born Nov. 7, 1914, in Bowdoinham to Erle and Hazel Cornish Browne. She grew up on Browne’s Point in Bowdoinham. More...

World

Successive suicide bombings in Russia kill more than 30

A suicide bomber killed 14 people aboard an electric bus in the southern Russian city of Volgograd during rush hou this morning, and authorities believe it was the work of the same group that set off a bomb at the railway station a day earlier.  More...

Maine

AP’s top Maine story: Medicaid expansion

Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s clash with Democratic lawmakers over whether to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act ended with his veto — and a vow by Democrats to try again.  More...

Nation/World

Lawmakers dispute Snowden’s declaration of victory

Members of Congress said Sunday they weren’t impressed with Edward Snowden’s recent publicity blitz calling for an end to mass surveillance and declaring that he’s already accomplished his mission.  More...