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Commentary

Bigger Role For States Might Help

With the federal government deeply deadlocked, allowing states to play a bigger role could provide an answer to public frustration with the stalemate.  Throughout its history, this country has struck a balance between the states and the federal More...

Obituaries

Jacqueline “Jackie” Ouellette

Jacqueline “ Jackie” Ouellette, age 78, born Oct. 13, 1935, passed away peacefully on June 4, 2014, following complications of a stroke which she suffered in February. More...

World

US D-Day vets honor the fallen

VIERVILLE-SUR-MER, France   This time, the sun shone and no blood spilled. As veterans from the 29th Infantry Division gathered at dawn today on Omaha Beach, it was to remember their fallen comrades.  More...

Maine

Michaud: Maine needs health department oversight

AUGUSTA   The Democratic candidate challenging Republican Gov. More...

Nation/World

Texas GOP advances ‘reparative therapy’ to turn gays straight

FORT WORTH, TEXAS   The Texas Republican Party would endorse psychological treatment that seeks to turn gay people straight under a new platform partly aimed at rebuking laws in California and New Jersey that ban so-called “reparative ther More...