December 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Holiday Shopping, Globalization and the Economy

In the United States, about 70 percent of the Gross Domestic Product comes from consumer spending. That makes shopping a very big deal.  More...

Obituaries

Theodore A. Mitchell

RICHMOND — Theodore Almon Mitchell, “Ted”, 79, passed away on Nov. 29, 2014, at Horizon’s Living & Rehab Center in Brunswick.  He was born on April 28, 1935, in Richmond to Theodore and Doris Holman Mitchell.  More...

World

Israeli lawmakers approve dissolving parliament

JERUSALEM   Israeli lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a motion today to dissolve the Knesset in a preliminary vote, paving the way for early elections after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to iron out differences with coalition partners More...

Maine

Firm places $5.4 million bid on Maine paper mill

BANGOR   A Los Angeles investment firm won a bidding war for the shuttered paper mill in East Millinocket on Tuesday, agreeing to pay $5.4 million a day after a mill in Bucksport began the process of closing.  A trustee for Great Northern P More...

Nation/World

Woman sues Bill Cosby, claiming underage abuse

LOS ANGELES   Bill Cosby was sued Tuesday by a Southern California woman who claims the comedian molested her in a bedroom of the Playboy Mansion around 1974 when she was 15 years old.  More...