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Commentary

Buying Into Maine Day

In case you missed it, the third Saturday in August is now, by citizen initiative and Governor LePage’s proclamation, officially “Maine Day.” Like so many holidays, its observance is inexorably tied to commerce. More...

Living

Fort Hood sees more women in command

FORT HOOD, Texas   Col. Patricia Darnauer never noticed she was the only female brigade-level commander at Fort Hood until all 18 leaders came together.  “It’s not at the forefront,” said the commander of Carl R. More...

Maine

FDA investigating large Maine lobster processor

PORTLAND   One of Maine’s major lobster processors says it has addressed a battery of violations brought forth by the Food and Drug Administration, but the federal agency says it has not yet cleared the firm of violations.  More...

Nation/World

Shooting by 9-year-old stirs debate over guns

PHOENIX   The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine g More...