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February 13, 2018 RSS feed / Opinion

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Maine GOP At a Crossroads

It’s sometimes easy to frame political parties — especially opposing political parties — as gigantic, monolithic entities that act with one mind from top to bottom. More...

Today in History

In 1542, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, Catherine Howard, was executed for adultery.  In 1741, Andrew Bradford of Pennsylvania published the first American magazine. More...

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Obsessed with Trump

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You watch Fox News — “We love President Trump.”  You watch MSNBC or CNN — “We hate President Trump.”  Is there any other news going on in the world that isn’t about Trump?  I swear, if the Worl More...

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Last weekend, our youngest and her best friend (aka Second Born and BFF) went with a few others to see the Rogers & Hammerstein play “Cinderella” in Portland.  Our daughters had been smitten with the music from this production ev More...

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There They Go Again More...

Today’s Highlight in History

On Feb. 13, 1633, Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before the Inquisition, accused of defending Copernican theory that the Earth revolved around the sun instead of the other way around. More...

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Trump Claims Credit, Could Get Blame

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The American economy remains in one of its longest recoveries in history. Does President Trump deserve the credit?  The memory of the 2007 financial meltdown fades. Unemployment is down. Incomes are beginning to increase. More...

Julie Zimmerman’s Shining Light

JUST A LITTLE OLD

On rare occasions, you meet someone whose whole life is dedicated to shining a light upon those in the dark. My good friend Julie Zimmerman is such a person. More...

Meeting Maine’s Workforce Needs

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Alec Young has worked at a grocery store, a hardware store and, most recently, for a small construction firm since graduating high school several years ago. More...

The Bath Rotary and the Rotary Foundation

The Rotary Foundation is the main “drive gear” of the work of Rotary. More...

Today in History

Today is Friday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2018. There are 325 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlight in History   On Feb. More...

Parlez-vous Anglais?

Quebec is a winter wonderland where outdoor sports flourish. Skiing, skating, mountaineering and other activities abound. However, a visit has challenges.  More...

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Today in History

In 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England after she was implicated in a plot to murder her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I.  In 1693, a charter was granted for the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg in the V More...

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