Archive for January, 2012

 

USM women hold off Colby for 16th win

on Jan. 31, 2012, at 10:53 p.m.
GORHAM — The Southern Maine Huskies took an 11-point halftime lead and then held off Colby College for a 73-67 victory in a showdown between two of the state’s best Division III basketball programs Tuesday night. Haley Jordan scored 23 points, including 13 of 16 from the line, and added …

Margaret Runyan Castaneda, ex-wife of mystic author Carlos Castaneda, dies at 90

By Elaine Woo,Los Angeles Times on Jan. 31, 2012, at 10:06 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — They were an unlikely couple, the Latin American immigrant and the West Virginia divorcee whose paths crossed in mid-1950s Los Angeles. But, by Margaret Runyan Castaneda’s account, she and Carlos Castaneda were kindred spirits whose time together helped turn him into a countercultural phenomenon. Carlos wrote “The …

Lawmakers seek to stop businesses from using zapper software to skim sales-tax revenue

By Steve Mistler, Sun Journal on Jan. 31, 2012, at 10:01 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Some Maine lawmakers are hoping to outlaw so-called zapper software that allows businesses to skim sales-tax revenues from customers while hiding it from tax officials. The software is a modernized method for a business to manipulate its sales records so that only a portion of actual sales …

Many resist census race labels

By Hope Yen, The AssociatedPress on Jan. 31, 2012, at 10 p.m.
WASHINGTON — When the 2010 census asked people to classify themselves by race, more than 21.7 million — at least 1 in 14 — went beyond the standard labels and wrote in such terms as “Arab,” “Haitian,” “Mexican” and “multiracial.” The unpublished data, the broadest tally to date of such …

NH pilot in Mass. crash denied permission to solo

By Lynne Tuohy, The Associated Press on Jan. 31, 2012, at 9:55 p.m.
CONCORD, N.H. — Transportation records show the flight instructor for a New Hampshire pilot charged with killing his daughter in a Massachusetts plane crash repeatedly denied his requests to fly solo. Instructor Michael Truman told federal investigators 57-year-old Steven Fay of Hillsborough should not have been flying his twin-engine Cessna …
High School Boys Basketball
Bangor High School's Ellis Throckmorton goes up for a shot over Mt. Blue High School's Blake Hart (23) and Cam Sennick during the first half of the game in Bangor Tuesday evening.

Berry’s basket lifts Mt. Blue boys to overtime win over Bangor

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 31, 2012, at 9:52 p.m.
Through four quarters and nearly four minutes of overtime Tuesday night, few set offensive plays had produced the desired results for either Mt. Blue of Farmington or Bangor. But presented one final opportunity, Mt. Blue ran a play to perfection — and Eric Berry’s layup with 2.3 …
SAD 40 Superintendent Susan Pratt details her proposed 2012-2013 budget during the Jan. 31 district board meeting.

SAD 40 budget calls for staff cuts

By Stephen Betts on Jan. 31, 2012, at 9:51 p.m.
WARREN | The proposed 2012-2013 budget for SAD 40 calls for reducing several teaching posts. “The administrative team worked very hard to bring in a budget that reflected the difficult economic times faced by our communities and state,” Superintendent Susan Pratt stated in her budget message. Pratt released the …

RI Gov. calls for new taxes, more school spending

By David Klepper.The Associated Press on Jan. 31, 2012, at 9:43 p.m.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee made his pitch for new taxes on restaurant meals, pet grooming, car washes and taxi fares Tuesday, saying higher taxes on discretionary spending is the best way to rescue struggling cities and schools as the nation’s smallest state struggles to escape its …
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New Month tomorrow usually means new coupons

on Jan. 31, 2012, at 9:27 p.m.
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Bates women roll to big win over UM-Presque Isle

on Jan. 31, 2012, at 9:24 p.m.
LEWISTON — A swarming defense and offensive ball movement carried Bates to its most dominating victory since early December, 88-51 over the UMaine-Presque Isle Owls in a women’s basketball game Tuesday night. Lauren Dobish scored a game-high 17 points to lead 9-11 Bates while Molly Brown and Allie Beaulieu each …
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Saline works great for your sinus

on Jan. 31, 2012, at 9:21 p.m.
Cold season nasal congestion has met its match. And the solution couldn’t be simpler: Simply Saline®. Simply Saline® nasal mists and Neti Pot are the solutions for cold season nasal congestion. Used alone or with your cold medicine,* you can trust Simply Saline® for immediate relief all season long.
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Gotta love Pizza Hut’s $10 deal for the Super Bowl

on Jan. 31, 2012, at 9:20 p.m.
Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, greets supporters at his Florida primary primary night rally in Tampa, Fla., Tuesday, Jan. 31.

Romney wins big in Florida, routing Gingrich

By DAVID ESPO, The Associated Press on Jan. 31, 2012, at 9:19 p.m.
TAMPA, Fla. — Mitt Romney routed Newt Gingrich in the Florida primary Tuesday night, rebounding smartly from an earlier defeat and taking a major step toward the Republican presidential nomination. Gingrich vowed to press on despite the one-sided setback Romney, talking unity like a nominee, said he was ready to …
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Hawaiian Sweet Bread

on Jan. 31, 2012, at 9:17 p.m.
The biggest football game day of the year is not complete without hard hits, great commercials, fantastic dip, and King’s Hawaiian. Celebrate this year’s Big Game with King’s Hawaiian Original Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread and some of our favorite dip recipes! II buy these rolls at Walmart in the Deli …
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Riteaid: some of this weeks deals 01/29

on Jan. 31, 2012, at 9:10 p.m.
Get $10 +UPs When You Buy $30 In Participating P&G Products Cover Girl Cosmetics Buy One Get One 50% Off $2.50/2 CoverGirl Product, exp. 1/31/12 (P&G 01/01/12) $1/1 CoverGirl Product, exp. 1/31/12 (P&G 01/01/12)   Olay Skin And Bath Care (Includes Olay Pro X) Buy One Get One 50% Off …

Eastern Maine math meet results, South Division: Jan. 25, 2012

on Jan. 31, 2012, at 9:09 p.m.
BREWER | At the fourth math team contest of the school year on Jan. 25, 2012, Bangor Red scored highest among schools in Eastern Maine’s South Division with 355 points. Bangor Red was followed by MCI X-Men with 243 points and John Bapst Purple with 223. In eastern Maine, …

Venezuelans line up to switch PIP breast implants

By Christopher Toothaker,The Associated Press on Jan. 31, 2012, at 9:07 p.m.
CARACAS, Venezuela — The office of plastic surgeon Ignacio Sousa is so packed that women are lined up outside the door. College students in their 20s, housewives in their 40s, middle-class office workers: nearly all are fearful that their breast implants may be leaking. Thousands of women worldwide are consulting …
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Vitamin Coupons: $1/1 Disney Or Marvel Shapes, $1/1 Flinstones, $1/1 Sundown Naturals, $1/1 Natures Bountry $1/1 One A Day & $5/1 Centrum Specialist Vision

on Jan. 31, 2012, at 8:55 p.m.
Ex. 30 days from print unless otherwise noted $5 off any Centrum Specialist Vision $1 off any One Nature’s Bounty Vitamin or Supplement $1 off any one Flinstones Multivitamin Product $1 off any Citracal (Ex. 03-31-12) $1 off any One A Day Multivitamin Product $1 off any one Vitamin Item …
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$1.25 off Two any Flavor Yoplait Trix Yogurt Multi-Packs

on Jan. 31, 2012, at 8:53 p.m.
Here’s a hot coupon for yogurt, I don’t think it will be available for long for print it now. Ex. 30 days from print-Print limit is 2 Click here to print $1.25 off any Flavor Yopalit Trix Yogurt Multi-Packs

South Africa recalls 1.35 million condoms

By Michelle Faul, The Associated Press on Jan. 31, 2012, at 8:43 p.m.
JOHANNESBURG — Some condoms burst. Others leaked like sieves. South Africa’s leading anti-AIDS group said Tuesday that allegedly faulty condoms are among more than 1.35 million handed out at the African National Congress’ 100th birthday party. Health officials confirmed that all of those condoms have been ordered to be recalled. …
 
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