March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Justifying warfare

President Obama wants a fresh set of keys to the Mideast war room, and the old Bush requested ones, that he’s still borrowing, undermining the legality of his executive powers, to be taken away.  More...

Obituaries

Betty Getzwiller

TOPSHAM — Betty Getzwiller’s long journey is over. She passed away on March 2, 2015, in Topsham, Maine, at the age of 92.  More...

World

Boko Haram refugees risk lives to cross water to Chad camps

BAGA SOLO, Chad   Kellou Abakar knew she was in trouble as the contractions started not long after an Islamic extremist group attacked her town in Nigeria. More...

Maine

LePage vows to spend ‘rest of my days’ fighting opponents of income tax cuts

BANGOR   Gov. Paul LePage on Wednesday took his budgetpromotion roadshow to the Queen City, where he pledged to fight in 2016 to defeat any lawmaker who opposes his efforts to decrease the income tax.  More...

Nation/World

Clinton email practice not known by counsel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House counsel’s office was not aware when Hillary Rodham Clinton was secretary of state that she relied solely on a private email account.  That’s what a person familiar with the matter is telling Th More...