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Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates gather in Iowa

By Steve Holland, Reuters on Jan. 24, 2015, at 12:46 p.m.
DES MOINES — For Republicans, the long road to the 2016 presidential election began in earnest Saturday in Iowa when a group of potential candidates competed for support among conservatives in the state that will hold the country’s first nominating contest. As many as eight possible candidates are to take …

Hyde Boys Basketball 56 at Islesboro Central 54

on Jan. 24, 2015, at 12:30 p.m.

Seacoast Christian Boys Basketball 62 at North Haven 30

on Jan. 24, 2015, at 10:30 a.m.

Temple Boys Basketball 39 at Vinalhaven 76

on Jan. 24, 2015, at 10:30 a.m.
Disneyland sought on Jan. 22, 2015 to reassure visitors that the theme park was safe amid a measles outbreak that began there in late December and prompted state health officials to urge parents not to bring their unvaccinated children.

Doctors group urges measles vaccine as Disneyland outbreak spreads

By Dan Whitcomb, Reuters on Jan. 24, 2015, at 7:11 a.m.
LOS ANGELES — The leading U.S. pediatrician group Friday urged parents, schools and communities to vaccinate children against measles in the face of an outbreak that began at Disneyland in California in December and has spread to more than 80 people in seven states and Mexico. The American Academy of …

Bob Dylan’s interview in AARP The Magazine is kind of pleasant and straightforward

By David Malitz, The Washington Post on Jan. 24, 2015, at 5:40 a.m.
Bob Dylan interviews have a way of turning into metaphysical sparring matches. Back in the ’60s, this was Dylan’s modus operandi, but lately that tactic seems to have shifted from subject to interviewer. So that’s why the newest interview with Dylan, which serves as the cover story of the new …

Man gets service medals, 70 years after risking life in WWII

By Brian L. Cox, Chicago Tribune on Jan. 24, 2015, at 5:36 a.m.
SKOKIE, Illinois — When Milton Kaplan served in the U.S. Army during World War II, he was one of the soldiers who would sneak into enemy territory and then report back to his commanders what he saw. On Friday, during a special presentation at Skokie Village Hall, Kaplan, 91, was …

Presque Isle Boys Hockey 2 at Messalonskee 10

By Carl flynn on Jan. 24, 2015, at 3:19 a.m.
At Sukee Arena in Winslow, Jake Dexter scored four goals en route to a Messalonskee victory over Presque Isle. Jared Cunningham and Dylan button each added a pair of goals in the win. Craig Schiff and Reece Mcdougall each scored a goal for the Wildcats. Messalonskee goalie Elijah Tuell faced …

Madawaska Boys Basketball 54 at Hodgdon 75

By Robert Smith on Jan. 24, 2015, at 3:06 a.m.
At Hodgdon, the Hawks took an eight point lead at the half and outscored the Owls 27-10 in the third to open the game up and pull away for the win. Jimmy Buzzell led Hodgdon with 21 points and Daden Palmer added 15. Madawaska was led by Cedric Gendreau with …

Bangor Boys Hockey 3 at Lewiston 7

By Joe Smith on Jan. 24, 2015, at 1:11 a.m.

Easton Boys Basketball 55 at Van Buren 53

By Steve on Jan. 24, 2015, at 1:03 a.m.
At Van Buren, Logan Halverson netted 20 points to help Easton notch a come from behind win over the Crusaders. Jake Flewing added 12 points for the Bears. Van Buren’s Andre Rossignol led all scorers with 24 points, including five 3-pointers, and Justin Sytulek had 14 points. Easton: L. Halverson 7-1-20, C.Halverson 3-1-7, Sutomyer 2-0-2, Burtt …

Cubs legend Ernie Banks dies at age 83

By Fred Mitchell, Chicago Tribune on Jan. 24, 2015, at 12:58 a.m.
Ernie Banks, one of baseball’s most ebullient and optimistic ambassadors, died Friday, his wife, Liz, confirmed. Known worldwide as “Mr. Cub,” Banks became the Cubs’ first African-American player on Sept. 17, 1953, and went on to become an 11-time All-Star and two-time National League Most Valuable Player (1958-59). Banks, who …
Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger (7) drives to the basket against Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (35) and center Jusuf Nurkic (23) in the third quarter Friday night at the Pepsi Center in Denver. The Celtics won 100-99.

Avery helps Celtics hold off Nuggets

By Michael Kelly, The Sports Xchange on Jan. 24, 2015, at 12:37 a.m.
DENVER — Guard Avery Bradley scored eight of his 18 points in the fourth quarter and the Boston Celtics held on to beat the Denver Nuggets 100-99 on Friday night. Forward Brandon Bass had 17 points and forward Jared Sullinger scored 14 for the Celtics, who won their second close …

Presque Isle Boys Basketball 76 at Mount Desert Island 67

By Justin Norwood on Jan. 24, 2015, at 12:17 a.m.
At Mount Desert Island, after an eight point deficit at the half, the Trojans came back to tie it in the third but Presque Isle pulled away for the win. Four Wildcat players scored in double-digits with Kyle Rider leading all scorers with 22 points. Andrew Paterson added 19 points, Ben Buckley 14 had 14 …

Presque Isle Boys Hockey 5 at Gardiner Area 4

By Carl flynn on Jan. 23, 2015, at 11:58 p.m.
At the Bank of Maine Ice Vault in Hallowell, Alex Michaud scored 19 seconds into overtime to give Presque Isle the comeback victory. Michaud also added two assists. Cooper Madore also had a goal and two assists while Eric Benson, Dan Boucher and Reece McDougall each added a goal for PI. Jake …

Friday night’s high school swim meet results

on Jan. 23, 2015, at 11:54 p.m.
At Wallace Pool, Orono Old Town girls 105, Orono 74 200 Yard Medley Relay: 1, Orono ‘A’ (Burr, Molly, Gray, Kylie, Sargent, Aiesha, Neville, Emily), 2:09.93. 2, Old Town ‘A’ (Bickford, Sara, St. Louis, Natalie, Neal, Blake, Peabody, Gabrielle), 2:26.95. 3, Old Town ‘B’ (Harriman, Kassidy, Finnemore, Sierra, Soucy, Emi, …

Medomak Valley Boys Basketball 53 at Erskine 25

By Nick DePatsy on Jan. 23, 2015, at 10:59 p.m.
At South China, Nicholas DePatsy led Medomak Valley to the win over Erskine Academy with 22 points. Colton Spear grabbed seven rebounds in the win. Austin Johnson led the Eagles with 10 points. Medomak Valley 18-32-45-53 Erskine Academy 3-5-15-25

Presque Isle Boys Basketball 29 at Ellsworth 60

By Corey Bagley on Jan. 23, 2015, at 10:55 p.m.
At Ellsworth, Bruce St. Peter tallied 15 points to pace the Eagles to the win. Bryce Harmon recorded 10 points. Benjamin Buckley led the way for the Wildcats with 10 points and Kyle Nadeau added eight. Presque Isle: Guerette 0-1-1, Patterson 1-1-3, Nadeau 3-0-8, Norton 1-0-2, Rider 1-0-3, Buckley 5-0-10, …

Southern Aroostook Community School Boys Basketball 86 at Katahdin 51

By Rick Larrabee on Jan. 23, 2015, at 10:48 p.m.

Maine-UNH men’s hockey summary

on Jan. 23, 2015, at 10:45 p.m.
COLLEGE Maine 6, UNH 4 Maine (9-15-1) 2-2-2 — 6 New Hampshire (8-13-2) 3-0-1 — 4 First period — 1. Maine, Swavely 5 (Pecararo, Shore), :47; 2. UNH, Smith 2 (Furgele, Boyd), 1:41; 3. UNH, Marks 1 (Poturalski, Cleland), 11:17 (pp); 4. UNH, Willows 10 (Quast, Correale), 16:50; 5. Maine, …
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