October 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

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EDITORIAL

The September unemployment numbers came out Friday, and it turns out we are down to 5.9 percent unemployment nationally. More...

Commentary

Voters Deserve Fair Bear Campaign

RE: MAINE

Because it’s the only referendum question other than bond issues, Question 1, which seeks to restrict bear hunting practices in Maine, has achieved a campaign volume level out of all proportion to its likely impact.  More...

Obituaries

Frances M. McDonald

Frances M. McDonald died in Phippsburg on Oct. 4, 2014. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the David E. Desmond & Son Funeral Home, 638 High St., Bath, Maine. More...

World

Turkey crackdown on oil smugglers feeding IS group

HACIPASA, TURKEY   Sevda, a 22-year-old waitress in a brown apron, recounts how she made a small fortune running smuggled diesel from a village on Turkey’s wild and dangerous border with Syria. More...

Nation/World

5th American with Ebola returning from Liberia

OMAHA, NEB.   An American photojournalist who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia is expected to arrive today in Nebraska where he will be treated for the virus that has ravaged West Africa.  More...