April 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Maine’s economic feedback loop

First, the statistics.  More...

Obituaries

Harriet Methel Hay

WOOLWICH — Harriet Methel Hay, 94, of Woolwich, passed away at her home with her family by her side on Sunday, April 27, 2014. She was born in Blanchard, Maine, on March 13, 1920, the daughter of Guy B. and Addie F. (Nile) Scribner.  More...

World

Iraqis brave threat of violence to cast ballots

BAGHDAD   Unshaken by the latest surge in violence, Iraqis braved the threat of bombs and attacks to vote today in key elections for a new parliament amid a massive security operation as the country slides deeper into sectarian strife.  More...

Nation/World

Man dies of heart attack after botched execution

MCALESTER, Okla.   Oklahoma prison officials halted an inmate’s execution on Tuesday after a new drug combination left the man writhing and clenching his teeth on the gurney, before he later died of a heart attack.  More...