November 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Senate Filibusters, Ignores Voters

The Keystone XL pipeline was defeated in the U.S. Senate, because only 59 of the 100 senators voted for the project.  That same day, a bill to reduce N.S.A. More...

Obituaries

Patricia A. Masse

BRUNSWICK — Patricia “Pat” A. Masse, 80, of Woodside Road died peacefully and surrounded by her loved ones, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.  Pat was born on Aug. More...

World

Rebels push forward in southern Syria

BEIRUT   Syrian rebels backed by the United States are making their biggest gains yet south of the capital Damascus, capturing a string of towns from government forces and aiming to carve out a swath of territory leading to the doorstep of Presi More...

Nation/World

Southern Democrats urge a return to party basics

ATLANTA   Southern Democrats are joining others in the party who say that a return to advocating to lift people out of economic hardship and emphasizing spending on education and public works will re-energize black voters and attract whites as w More...