January 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Million dollar snow job  Free Access 

The Gary Alexander report on Medicaid expansion has been thoroughly panned as the political snow job it is, but now it appears the math was bad, too. And that’s just sloppy. More...

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Business

Carrying on the family torch

Frank Smith of Bowdoinham now running plumbing and heating business

Not everyone can boast that their business has been serving customers for more than 130 years, but Frank Smith of Bowdoinham can. A fifth-generation master plumber, Smith was named after one of the original brothers who founded Smith Bros. More...

Maine

Man crawls 2 miles after snowmobile crash

MEXICO   A man crawled 2 / miles in below-freezing temperatures to get help after breaking his leg in a snowmobiling accident.  Nicholas Brown said it took him more than six hours to crawl down a hill in Mexico last week to get to a friend More...

Nation/World

Obama targets college sexual assault issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is launching an initiative to combat sexual assault, particularly on college campuses, turning the spotlight on a problem that has devastated millions of Americans yet rarely receives such White House at More...