March 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Ryan’s poverty plan stranger than fiction

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., released a new report on poverty recently. More...

Obituaries

Robert J. Shute

Robert J. Shute, 83, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Clyde E. Lassen State Veterans’ Nursing Home in St. More...

World

Ukraine players converge on Paris

PARIS (AP) — Top diplomats from the West and Russia trying to find an end to the crisis in Ukraine are gathering in Paris today as tensions simmered over the Russian military takeover of the strategic Crimean Peninsula.  More...

Maine

Court overrules agency OK of wind deal

PORTLAND   A 2012 deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars to expand wind energy projects across the Northeast was dealt a blow Tuesday by the Maine supreme court, which ruled that a state agency's approval of the complex deal was invalid.&nbs More...