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Commentary

Too Much

The lead front page article in the July 28 N.Y. Times detailed what is happening to the political system in the United States. More...

Obituaries

Glenys Mary Michaud Grant

BRUNSWICK — Glenys Mary Michaud Grant, daughter of John and Hazel Michaud, born March 10, 1933, in Winn, Maine, and a resident of Mid Coast Senior Health Center in Brunswick, passed away on Sunday, Aug. More...

World

Cease-fire in Gaza holds for second day

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP   A cease-fire between Israel and Hamas that ended a month of war was holding for a second day today, ahead on negotiations in Cairo on a long-term truce and a broader deal for the war-ravaged Gaza Strip.  In the comin More...

Maine

Maine launches anti-distracted driving effort

AUGUSTA   Maine officials rolled out a new initiative on Tuesday aimed at preventing drivers from using their cellphones on the road.  The state is teaming up with three trucking firms to place messages on the side of 16 commercial trucks t More...

Nation/World

Court hearing gay marriage arguments in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee

CINCINNATI   A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in six gay marriage fights from four states — Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee — in the biggest such session on the issue so far.  More...