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U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Sessions to become U.S. attorney general on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 10, 2017.

The Cabinet was the easy part. Staffing (and steering) the bureaucracy takes much more work.

By Andrew Rudalevige, The Washington Post on Jan. 14, 2017, at 8:30 a.m.
There is still time for the new administration to take a crash course in these lessons of presidential history.

How one company eliminated food waste: The ‘landfill can no longer be an option’

By Maura Judkis, The Washington Post on Jan. 14, 2017, at 8:30 a.m.
The “landfill can no longer be an option for any food, for any reason,” Thomas McQuillan said.

Fire chief: Whiteout conditions caused ambulance to go off road in Aroostook County

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 5:57 p.m.
Whiteout conditions caused an ambulance to go off the road in northern Aroostook County Friday, according to the chief of the Van Buren Fire Department.

Nasdaq hits record; bank earnings validate Wall Street rally

By Noel Randewich, Reuters on Jan. 13, 2017, at 5:42 p.m.
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (center) walks to the House Chamber to vote on Obamacare repeal on Friday on Capitol Hill in Washington.

GOP leaders say Obamacare repeal bid to advance despite jitters

By Billy House, Bloomberg on Jan. 13, 2017, at 4:26 p.m.
Congressional Republicans completed the first step Friday toward their long-promised repeal of Obamacare and now must find a way to unravel the massive health care law and try to replace it.

Optimize your paycheck to make best use of your money

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 3:37 p.m.

How to keep card skimmers from cleaning out your bank account

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 3:23 p.m.

UMaine men’s basketball entertains Stony Brook; women on road

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 3:20 p.m.

A highway out of poverty

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 3:12 p.m.
Sen. Susan Collins

The yeas and nays: How Maine’s congressional representatives voted this week

By Targeted News Service on Jan. 13, 2017, at 3:11 p.m.
Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week.
THE WEEKLY

Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce Annual Breakfast draws 400 attendees

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 3:02 p.m.
THE WEEKLY

Senior Beat: Adult day programs for seniors

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 2:39 p.m.
THE WEEKLY

The Duck of Justice for 1/19/17: Attention paid and thanks noted

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 2:37 p.m.
THE WEEKLY

Weekly Question for 1/19/17: “What’s the best place to go sledding in Maine?”

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 2:33 p.m.
Community

Woodfords Family Services Waterville PreSchool opens

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 2:28 p.m.
THE WEEKLY

The Bangor Public Library: Universal Class and lifelong learning

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 2:27 p.m.

How to finally move on from the bitter election season

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 2:26 p.m.
THE WEEKLY

Critters: Out and about with your dog in the fall

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 2:19 p.m.
THE WEEKLY

Critters: Fall safety for pet owners

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 2:09 p.m.
THE WEEKLY

Critters: Saying goodbye to Laura

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 2:05 p.m.