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Androscoggin County budget in hands of municipal reps
AUBURN The Androscoggin County Budget Committee got its first look at the 2018 spending plan Wednesday night and zipped through the first six departments without making any cuts. But rubber-stamping the rest of the budget proposed by the county commissioners is unlikely moving forw..

Sep 21, 2017 1:50AM - Lewiston Sun Journal
Lewiston sex offender restricted zones prove controversial
LEWISTON An ordinance aimed at restricting where convicted sex offenders are allowed to live split the City Council on Tuesday, and was ultimately tabled. The council sought more time to make the decision after hearing arguments from local law enforcement, which drafted the o..

Sep 21, 2017 12:42AM - Lewiston Sun Journal
New life for old bike
Blaine Place, right front, shows off his newly acquired Yamaha YZ 250x dirt bike he got in trade for an "old beater Jeep." His friends, all Central Maine Community College automotive technology students, determined that the bike needed to be re-timed, and required new sprockets and a chain. Josh .

Sep 20, 2017 9:33PM - Lewiston Sun Journal
UPDATED 2:41 p.m. LEWISTON Two months after L/A Arts' director said the nonprofit had "made huge strides" financially, its board has decided to lay off its employees.
Sep 20, 2017 5:42PM - Lewiston Sun Journal
National/World News Sports
TORONTO (AP) Mike Moustakas hit his 37th home run of the season, breaking Steve Balboni's Royals record, Salvador Perez and Whit Merrifield also connected and Kansas City routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-5 on Wednesday night.
Sep 21, 2017 2:42AM - AP
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Hackers broke into Equifax's computer systems in March, two months earlier than the company had previously disclosed, according to a Wall Street Journal report .
Sep 21, 2017 2:01AM - AP
National/World News Entertainment
Can an inspirational movie also be a drag?
Sep 20, 2017 2:08PM - AP
National/World News Human Affairs
PARIS (AP) French police encircled a makeshift migrant camp in a wooded area near Dunkirk on Tuesday, evacuating 557 people, the prefecture of the Nord region said.
Sep 19, 2017 6:12PM - AP
A crash involving three cars on West Street at the corner of Wales Street sent one car head-on into the Fair Point building and at least one person was transported from the scene by Regional Ambulance Service at about noon on Wednesday. It was unclear how the accident occurred. Rutland City Police and Fire personnel responded to the scene.
Sep 20, 2017 4:14PM - Rutland Herald
Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette, who owns a childcare center, recently launched his campaign. The father of an adopted child born addicted to heroin and the husband of a Colombian immigrant who entered the United States illegally, Sossa-Paquette said his familys challenges have shaped his policy views.
Sep 13, 2017 2:27AM - Worcester Sun
Topics Beyond News Digital Lifestyle
After weeks (months, and years) of speculation, HTC has announced that its "Powered by HTC" R&D division -- the team behind Google's Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones -- will be purchased by Google for $1.1 billion in cash. According to HTC's CFO Peter Shen, this will mean about half -- yes, half -- of the 4,000 people in his company's R&D team will be joining Google, but he emphasized that HTC will continue developing its own range of smartphones, including its next flagship product.
Sep 21, 2017 2:13AM - Engadget (
Matthew Vaughn, director of the Kingsman series, was also a producer on the 2015 Fantastic Four movie. It was the third terrible film 20th Century Fox made starring those characters and, in a new interview, Vaughn says hed love to atone for that. I wouldnt mind maybe making a Fantastic Four film to apologize to everyone out there that maybe it didnt go very well for them, Vaughn told Cinemablend.
Sep 20, 2017 10:16PM - io9 (
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LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) Hurricane Irma dealt Florida's iconic orange crop a devastating blow, destroying nearly all the fruit in some Southwest Florida groves and seriously damaging groves in Central Florida.
Sep 13, 2017 8:56PM - AP
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3 Examples Of Game-Based Learning: Actual Stories From The Classroom by Ryan L. Schaaf There is adifference between gamification and game-based learning. Game-based learning is, in short, learning through games.
Sep 13, 2017 8:01AM - TeachThought (
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Florida fruit growers and farmers have just barely begun to assess the damage Hurricane Irma wrought on the state's citrus, sugar cane and vegetable crops but they expect it will be significant.
Sep 13, 2017 4:05AM - AP
Florida fruit growers and farmers have just barely begun to assess the damage Hurricane Irma wrought on the state's citrus, sugar cane and vegetable crops but they expect it will be significant.
Sep 12, 2017 10:46PM - AP
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The National Traffic Safety Board had stern words for all parties involved in the 2016 crash that killed a man driving a Tesla Model S and put the companys Autopilot driving technology under scrutiny. The board issued seven recommendations at the Tuesday hearing, including three for Tesla and every other automaker that offers Level 2 self-driving abilities that suggested manufacturers should not let a product be used, in a manner that is, inconsistent with its design. Other recommendations centered around data collection and designs for determining whether drivers are actually paying attention behind the wheel.
Sep 12, 2017 6:36PM - The Verge (
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