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Commentary

Post Election Pep Talk

Just a little ways back, most Americans complained loudly about potholes. Taxed to the max, we had expectation that we should get some basic services. Now our expectations are zero, and infrastructure fatigue is a given. We are collectively spent. More...

Obituaries

Robert S. Takagi

BRUNSWICK — Robert S. Takagi, age 88, of Oakwood Terrace, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at his home. He was born in Hood River, OR, on April 28, 1926, the son of George and Hisae (Yamasaki) Takagi. More...

World

Israel: No change at Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM Israel’s prime minister has emphasized there will be no change in the status of a contentious Jerusalem holy site amid spiking tensions in the area. More...

Maine

Records: Man killed English man via mailed cyanide

BANGOR   A man who mailed poisonous potassium cyanide to a suicidal English man, killing him, was arrested on Wednesday, court documents show.  Sidney Kilmartin sent the poison to Andrew Denton, of Hull, England, in 2012, resulting in Dento More...

Nation/World

GOP now in charge, eager to move on Keystone XL, taxes

WASHINGTON   Republicans’ resounding victory gives them an opportunity to push legislation that’s been bottled up in the Democratic Senate, from targeting elements of President Barack Obama’s health care law to constructing the More...