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Commentary

Free Trade Agreements Undermine Millions of Middle Class American Jobs — Part II

GUEST COLUMN

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka notes that NAFTA was “only the first in a series of trade agreements that have undermined millions of middle class American jobs.” The TPP, he said, is more of the same — “more trade deals that More...

Obituaries

Ruth B. Dean

Ruth Brigham Dean died on Monday, May 18, 2015, in Brunswick, Maine. Ruth had recently moved with her husband Jonathan to Sanibel Island, Fla., where the breast cancer she had been fighting since 2005 began to get the best of her. More...

World

European women lured for sham marriages

LONDON   Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.  She knew he did not want her, or her child. He wanted her European identity card. More...

Maine

Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman

PORTLAND   After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in the waters of Georges Bank and learns the name of the fishing boat — and maybe even sees a picture of the s More...