September 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Diversifying Job Security

Trying to ascertain how much of America’s economy is dependent on military spending, or how much of our tax dollar actually goes towards our defense, comparing apples to apples, is not the easiest of tasks. More...

Obituaries

Bruce Earl Dickinson

RICHMOND — Bruce Earl Dickinson, 67, of Front Street, left us on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, with the burden of an incurable disease weighing heavily upon him. More...

World

Pistorius trial: Judge begins reading verdict

PRETORIA, South Africa   The South African judge in Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial said Thursday that prosecutors have not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the double-amputee Olympic athlete is guilty of premeditated murder. More...

Maine

Center sending elephants back to Oklahoma

PORTLAND   Two elephants at a Maine rehabilitation center are being sent back to a sanctuary in Oklahoma in the wake of the crushing death of their caretaker.  Police say veterinarian James Laurita died Tuesday in the animals’ barn in More...

Nation/World

Changes surround Sept. 11 anniversary commemoration

NEW YORK   A solemn reading of the names. Moments of silence to mark the precise times of tragedy. Stifled sobs of those still mourning.  As the nation pauses today to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. More...