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Mark Kenneth Gardiner

on Aug. 01, 2014, at 6:03 p.m.
GLENBURN – Mark K. Gardiner, 62, of Glenburn, died unexpectedly May 28, 2014. He was born Jan. 12, 1952, in Bangor, son of Byron M. and Genevieve E. (Smith) Gardiner. Mark was a very dedicated father and grandfather, a loyal brother and neighbor, very giving, and always had a warm …

Kathryn Leigh Cummings

on Aug. 01, 2014, at 6:03 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of KATHRYN LEIGH CUMMINGS Aug. 3, 1995 – April 23, 2003 Those we love remain with us for love itself lives on, and cherished memories never fade because a loved one’s gone. Those we love can never be more than a thought apart, for as long as …

Dan Placzek

on Aug. 01, 2014, at 6:03 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of DAN PLACZEK Oct. 19, 1947 – Aug. 3, 2004 It’s been 10 years since we lost you. You are still missed greatly.

Charlotte F. Foster

on Aug. 01, 2014, at 6:03 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of CHARLOTTE F. FOSTER July 22, 1920 – Aug. 2, 1995 We can no longer see you with our eyes or touch you with our hands, but we feel you in our hearts forever. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by your family

John R. Martin

on Aug. 01, 2014, at 6:02 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of JOHN R. MARTIN Jul 20, 1922 – Aug 3, 1992 In Loving Memory Of JOHN R. MARTIN Jul 20, 1922 – Aug 3, 1992 It’s been 22 years today since you had to leave us. You were the most loving father and grandfather to us. We …

John R. Martin

on Aug. 01, 2014, at 6:01 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of JOHN R. MARTIN Jul 20, 1922 – Aug 3, 1992 In Loving Memory Of JOHN R. MARTIN Jul 20, 1922 – Aug 3, 1992 It’s been 22 years today since you had to leave us. You were the most loving father and grandfather to us. We …

Ruth L. Kinney

on Aug. 01, 2014, at 6:01 p.m.
In Loving Memory Of RUTH L. KINNEY Jun 19, 1929 – Aug 3, 2007 In the silence I am here. My spirit hasn’t left you, I am just a thought away. Talk to me, say my name, know that I am still here. So talk to me andlook for me, …

Judith A. Emerson

on Aug. 01, 2014, at 6 p.m.
ELLSWORTH – Graveside committal service for Judith A. Emerson Born June 1, 1942 Ellsworth, ME. Died April 14, 2014. Committal of ashes August 9th, 2014 2 p.m. at Richardson Cemetery Jonesport, ME For directions call 207-727-3219
U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement at the White House in Washington August 1, 2014.

Obama says that after 9/11, ‘we tortured some folks’

By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland, Reuters on Aug. 01, 2014, at 4:52 p.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said on Friday the CIA “tortured some folks” after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, and that the White House had handed over to Congress a report about an investigation into “enhanced interrogation techniques.” “We did a whole lot of things that were right, but we …
A lionfish is seen on the reefs off Roatan, Honduras, in this May 2010 file photo.

Florida Lionfish ban, nation’s first, goes into effect

By Zachary Fagenson, Reuters on Aug. 01, 2014, at 4:51 p.m.
MIAMI — Florida’s ban on importing invasive lionfish, the first of its kind in the nation, goes into effect on Friday as wildlife managers look for a way to control the spread of the barbed, red-and-white striped fish. Bringing the fish into the state is now punishable by a fine …

TV Radio schedule for August 2-3, 2014

on Aug. 01, 2014, at 4:49 p.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, Pocono, Qualifying, 10 a.m., Race, 1 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, 400, Practice, 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., ESPN2-TV NASCAR, Nationwide Series, U.S. Cellular 250, Qualifying, 4:30 p.m., Race, 8 p.m., ESPN-TV; WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM); WFZX Searsport (101.7 FM), WOXO Norway …

Dick Smith, Oscar-winning master of movie makeup, dies at 92

By Valerie J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times on Aug. 01, 2014, at 3:35 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — As the grandmaster of special-effects makeup, Dick Smith broke ground in the movies in the early 1970s when he transformed Dustin Hoffman into a 120-year-old for “Little Big Man” and an adolescent Linda Blair into a diabolical demon in “The Exorcist.” When he received an Academy Award …
An Israeli soldier rides atop an armored personnel carrier near the border of southern Gaza Strip on Friday.

Gaza truce over, Israel soldier captured, 50 dead in Rafah shelling

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller, Reuters on Aug. 01, 2014, at 3:05 p.m.
GAZA — Israel declared a Gaza ceasefire over on Friday, saying Hamas militants breached the truce soon after it came into effect and apparently captured an Israeli officer while killing two other soldiers. Renewed Israeli shelling killed more than 50 Palestinians and wounded some 220, hospital officials said. Prime Minister …

Hundreds of pet rats removed from small Ohio apartment

By Kim Palmer, Reuters on Aug. 01, 2014, at 2:58 p.m.
CLEVELAND — Animal control officers were working on Friday to remove approximately 300 rats from an Ohio studio apartment and will put them up for adoption around the country, a humane society officer said. Some of the rats were in cages but others roamed free and were living in holes …

Illinois man charged with putting needles in store meat

By Kevin Murphy, Reuters on Aug. 01, 2014, at 2:56 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 68-year-old Illinois man is in jail charged with food tampering after he allegedly inserted sewing needles into packages of meat at a grocery store multiple times in the past year, an official said on Friday. Ronald G. Avers was charged on Thursday with seven violations …
Dr. Kent Brantly (right) speaks with colleagues at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, in this undated handout photograph courtesy of Samaritan's Purse.

Two relief workers with Ebola to be evacuated to United States

By David Beasley, Reuters on Aug. 01, 2014, at 2:51 p.m.
ATLANTA — Two American aid workers, who were gravely ill after being infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia, are expected to be flown to the United States for further treatment, relief groups said on Friday. A plane equipped to transport Dr. Kent Brantly and missionary Nancy Writebol left …

July’s solid job growth shows economic recovery is advancing

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times on Aug. 01, 2014, at 2:47 p.m.
July’s employment report showing net growth of 209,000 jobs was below expectations and a sharp tail-off from the previous month, but still represents a solid gain that shows the recovery from the Great Recession is advancing, economists said. “It’s better,” Kevin Logan, chief U.S. economist at HSBC Bank, said of …

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014: Substance abuse treatment, retirement insecurity, national park support

on Aug. 01, 2014, at 2:45 p.m.
National treasure I moved to Maine two years ago from Pennsylvania, following my husband, who is pursuing his medical career here. I had no preconceived ideas about Maine before the move except a vague idea that it was where lobster comes from. To my surprise, I promptly fell in love …
Renee Ordway

Self-doubt, when it comes to domestic abuse, shouldn’t prevent victims from getting help

By Renee Ordway on Aug. 01, 2014, at 2:09 p.m.
It doesn’t matter. That is my takeaway from this state’s most recent domestic violence tragedy, and it is my message to anyone who suspects they are a victim. It doesn’t matter if you drink too much. It doesn’t matter if you smoke pot or take other drugs. It doesn’t matter …
Todd Nelson, principal of Brooksville Elementary School

My pursuit of literacy, love of books: pirates, shipwrecks and all

By Todd R. Nelson on Aug. 01, 2014, at 2:03 p.m.
One look at the pirate on the cover — his crimson bandanna, cutlass, wide belt — and I felt all the old feelings. I always judge a book by its cover, and this was my very first book, rediscovered by chance during a July visit to an out-of-the-way used book …
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