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February 20, 2014 RSS feed / Opinion

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A little off base

There are those who do economic development and there are those who talk about economic development.  Case in point: Brunswick Landing, where the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority is working its way through an inventory of strangely buil More...

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Big plays for gays

According to eight NFL executives interviewed by Sports Illustrated, the draft stock of University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam likely dropped significantly when Sam revealed that he’s gay.  More...

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The Times Record reserves this space to correct errors appearing in our news columns. We ask readers who are aware of factual errors to telephone Managing Editor Bob Mentzinger at 504-8209.  More...

All views welcome?  Free Access 

Part of the reason for going away to college is to experience different points of view. Many if not most of these are likely to be more liberal than the ones the student leaves at home. More...

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‘Ductus’

Maine’s state motto is “Dirigo”, Latin for “I lead.” However, in the case of accepting federal Medicaid dollars to provide health insurance for 70,000 poor Mainers, we aren’t leading, and we haven’t been for More...

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Sharing the wealth

Small stores on Main Street collect sales tax. They send the tax to the state. Employers in small towns deduct income tax and send the state’s portion to Augusta. Banks send a franchise fee to the state. More...

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Abrupt jolts from climate change

In 2002, the National Academy of Sciences published “Abrupt Climate Change: Inevitable Surprises,” a valuable report examining whether and how the building human influence on the climate system might lead to disruptive jolts. More...

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Let the kids eat

On Tuesday, the Maine Senate overrode a gubernatorial veto that would have ended a summer lunch program for children. More...

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The Times Record reserves this space to correct errors appearing in our news columns. We ask readers who are aware of factual errors to telephone Managing Editor Bob Mentzinger.  Brunswick Town Councilor Gerald Favreau represents District 5. More...

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