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U.S. delays ‘incentive’ airwaves auction to early 2016

By Alina Selyukh, Reuters on Oct. 25, 2014, at 7:21 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission expects a major auction of low-frequency airwaves to be pushed back to early 2016 from mid-2015 because of its complexity and a pending court challenge, an FCC official said in a blog post on Friday. The FCC is working on rules for the …

TV radio sports schedule for Oct. 25-26, 2014

on Oct. 25, 2014, at 7:18 a.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500, Practice, 9 a.m., Final practice, noon, FS1-TV NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, Martinsville, Qualifying, 10 a.m., Race, 1:30 p.m., FS1-TV; WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radio BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES KANSAS CITY at SAN FRANCISCO, Game 4, …

Bruins’ Chara out 4-6 weeks with knee injury

By The Sports Xchange on Oct. 25, 2014, at 7:16 a.m.
Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara will miss four to six weeks because of a tear of the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee on Thursday night. The defenseman was injured in the first period of his team’s 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders. General manager Peter Chiarelli said …

Alabama attorneys complain of harassment after $460,000 settlement

By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart, Reuters on Oct. 25, 2014, at 7:10 a.m.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Lawyers for a man who received a $460,000 settlement after suing the city of Birmingham for police brutality said on Friday they had received harassing emails and phone calls after it was disclosed they would pocket all but $1,000 of the settlement. “We have been called criminals, …

GM Financial subpoenaed as subprime auto probe widens

By Sarah Mulholland and Matt Robinson, Bloomberg on Oct. 25, 2014, at 7:07 a.m.
NEW YORK — Investigations of the subprime auto finance business are spreading as General Motors said its lending arm received additional subpoenas seeking details of its underwriting practices. GM Financial, which specializes in loans to people with spotty credit, said in a regulatory filing Thursday that attorneys general of states …

Police searching for man who was married to 6 women at the same time

By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun on Oct. 25, 2014, at 7:06 a.m.
BALTIMORE — Baltimore County police are searching for a convicted bigamist they say was married to at least six women in different areas of Maryland at the same time. The man was convicted in January under the name Deshawn Grant Valentine — but legally changed his name to Deshawn Walter …

Manager Joe Maddon opts out, leaves Rays

By The Sports Xchange on Oct. 25, 2014, at 6:06 a.m.
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon exercised an opt-out clause in his contract Friday and is leaving the organization immediately. Maddon had a year left on his contract at $2 million but now becomes a free agent. Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg issued a statement regarding Maddon’s contract situation. “Joe …

Mattanawcook Football 51 at Ellsworth 6

on Oct. 24, 2014, at 11:52 p.m.

Royals hold off Giants to take 2-1 lead in World Series

By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange on Oct. 24, 2014, at 11:46 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO — Alcides Escobar ignited a two-run sixth inning with his second hit of the game, and the Kansas City bullpen pitched four hitless innings, propelling the Royals to a 2-1 lead in the World Series with a 3-2 win over the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 on …

Local sports results for Oct. 24, 2014

on Oct. 24, 2014, at 11:21 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Football Belfast Area at Old Town, 6 p.m. Camden Hills at Nokomis, 1 p.m. Deering at Cheverus, 12:30 p.m. Dirigo at Traip, 1:30 p.m. Gorham at Fryeburg, 1:30 p.m. Hampden at Brewer, 5 p.m. John Bapst at Mount View, 1 p.m. MCI at Houlton, 6 p.m. …

Maine, Alaska-Anchorage men’s hockey summary

on Oct. 24, 2014, at 10:33 p.m.
Maine 3, Alaska-Anchorage 1 First period — 1. UAA, Coldwell 1 (Cameron, Allen), 9:33 (pp); 2. Maine, Rutt 1 (Lacroix, Merchant), 10:19. Second period — No scoring. Third period — 3. Maine, Schurhamer 1 (Pecararo), 15:58; 4. Maine, Brown 3 (Byron), 19:50 (en). Shots on goal: Maine 17-9-14 — 40; …

Bucksport Football 36 at Stearns 0

By Brian Brown on Oct. 24, 2014, at 10:11 p.m.
At Alumni Field in Millinocket, senior running back Jack Cyr ran for two touchdowns and caught a third to spark the Bucksport Golden Bucks to the victory over the Stearns Minutemen. The Bucksport defense, which allowed only 102 total yards on the night, opened the scoring two minutes into the …

Foxcroft Football 43 at Mount Desert Island 6

By Mark Shields on Oct. 24, 2014, at 10:02 p.m.
At Bar Harbor, Peter Boyer rushed for 181 yards on 25 carries with three touchdowns to power the Ponies by the Trojans. Foxcroft improved to 6-2 while MDI slipped to 3-5. Hunter Smith chipped in with 132 yards on 13 carries with a TD for the Ponies and he scored …

BU women’s hockey team shuts out Black Bears

By Staff and Wire Service Reports on Oct. 24, 2014, at 9:33 p.m.
ORONO — Marie-Philip Poulin’s goal 28 seconds into the second period broke a scoreless tie and sparked the Boston University Terriers to a 3-0 women’s Hockey East victory over the Maine Black Bears Friday at Alfond Arena. Sarah Lefort and Shannon Doyle assisted on the Poulin tally, while Victoria Bach …

Friday night’s high school football scores

on Oct. 24, 2014, at 9:11 p.m.
Bucksport 36, Stearns 0 Cony 41, Gardiner 0 Falmouth 42, Greely 12 Foxcroft Acad. 43, MDI 6 Lawrence 34, Messalonskee 14 Marshwood 41, York 6 Morse 21, Mt. Ararat 6 Old Orchard Beach 41, Boothbay 14 Oxford Hills 18, Bangor 0 Poland 55, Gray-New Gloucester 12 Sanford 37, Massabesic 7 …

Sports briefs for Oct. 24, 2014

By Wire Service Reports on Oct. 24, 2014, at 8:07 p.m.
Red Sox hire Chili Davis as hitting coach One season as a minor league coach three years ago was enough to convince Chili Davis to change jobs. Davis, the Oakland Athletics’ hitting coach the past three years, was introduced as the Boston Red Sox’s new hitting coach Thursday. “The biggest …

Subprime auto probe widens as GM gets subpoenas

By Sarah Mulholland and Matt Robinson, Bloomberg on Oct. 24, 2014, at 7:22 p.m.
NEW YORK — Investigations of the subprime auto finance business are spreading as General Motors said its lending arm received additional subpoenas seeking details of its underwriting practices. GM Financial, which specializes in loans to people with spotty credit, said in a regulatory filing Thursday that attorneys general of states …

Chen Ziming, activist jailed after Tiananmen protests, dies at 62

By Steve Chawkins, Los Angeles Times on Oct. 24, 2014, at 7:21 p.m.
Twenty-five years after Chinese government tanks crushed the massive pro-democracy uprising in Tiananmen Square, an activist branded as one of the “black hands” behind the 1989 event has died in his Beijing home. Chen Ziming’s death Tuesday was caused by pancreatic cancer, according to Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post. …

Montana bride who shoved husband off cliff appeals murder conviction

By Laura Zuckerman, Reuters on Oct. 24, 2014, at 7:21 p.m.
A Montana bride who admitted pushing her new husband off a cliff at Glacier National Park is appealing her murder conviction on grounds prosecutors distorted facts, acted vindictively toward her and engaged in misconduct, such as publicly labeling her a sociopath. Jordan Graham, 23, pleaded guilty in December to second-degree …

Greely Football 12 at Falmouth 42

on Oct. 24, 2014, at 7 p.m.
 
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