February 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Income gap grows, but unions losing clout

To judge from the news, you might think that organized labor was alive and well.  On the West Coast, the slowdown at the nation’s largest ports is coming to an end after lengthy negotiations between unions and employers.  More...

Obituaries

Robert H. Patten

BRUNSWICK — Robert Hampden Patten passed away on Feb. 21, 2015, after a brief illness with loving family by his side. It was the eve of his 62nd wedding anniversary and the week of his 92nd birthday. He was the son of Helen Elizabeth and Dr. More...

World

UK spies face questions about failure to stop ‘Jihadi John’

LONDON   British spy agencies are facing questions about how a young Londoner who was on their radar as part of terrorist investigations was able to travel to Syria and become the knife-wielding masked militant known as “Jihadi John.&rdquo More...

Nation/World

Some in GOP say DHS funding lapse not a big deal

WASHINGTON   Republican leaders eager to avert a partial government shutdown are getting heat from conservative colleagues who ask what the fuss is all about.  More...