October 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Our Economy Becomes the ‘New Mediocre’

Economists say a recession ends when the economy begins to turn upward.  Many people believe a recession ends when the economy returns to where it was before its decline.  By both measures, the recession is over.  So why do many of us More...

Obituaries

Jennie B. Profenno

FREEPORT — Jennie B. Profenno, 99, our beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend of Freeport, passed away peacefully on Oct. 8, 2014, after a brief stay at Hawthorne House in Freeport. She was born on Aug. 21, 1915.  More...

World

Malala, Satyarthi win Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO, Norway   Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize today for risking their lives to fight for children's rights. More...

Maine

2nd governor debate focuses on education, economy

WATERVILLE   A day after their first debate, the three candidates in the hotly contested race for Maine governor reunited on Thursday at a forum dominated by education and economic issues.  More...

Nation/World

Angry protesters yell at riot police in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS   Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18- year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. More...