Articles by Todd Benoit

Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau stands with his wife Sophie Gregoire as he gives his victory speech after Canada's federal election in Montreal, Quebec, October 19, 2015.

Justin Trudeau, Liberal Party stun Canada with huge win

By Theophilos Argitis and Josh Wingrove, Bloomberg on Oct. 20, 2015, at 6:29 a.m.
The Liberals dominated the country’s east coast and Elections Canada results showed them surging in Quebec and Ontario.

Delivery of Bangor Daily News late this morning for some regions

By Todd Benoit on Aug. 22, 2014, at 3:47 a.m.

Delicious corn and tomato salad

on June 18, 2013, at 6:41 a.m.
Corn and tomatoes make a great salad combination.

Homeless in Maine

on Aug. 11, 2012, at 6:16 a.m.
As people across Maine continue to search for better ways to prevent and end homelessness, let’s frame the conversation that way: Homelessness is a result, not a condition.

(Almost) everything you wanted to know about the U.S. economy

on Aug. 07, 2012, at 12:59 p.m.
The Census takes a look at the U.S. economy, with a gross domestic product of $15 trillion, almost twice that of China, the second largest.

Layoffs follow low sales at Goss press makers in NH

By Todd Benoit on April 05, 2012, at 6:17 a.m.
From 1958 to 1962, China experienced a monumental famine that killed at least 30 million people. One result was that many more females were born, a new study has found.

Chinese famine led to more female births

By Todd Benoit on April 03, 2012, at 7:24 a.m.

Aetna sues after $66,100 bunion job, similar charges

By Todd Benoit on Feb. 05, 2012, at 8:53 a.m.
According to the suit, Aetna $1.9 million in facility charges for 152 procedures, or 513 percent more than what it paid in-network providers.

National notable deaths of 2011

on Dec. 31, 2011, at 10:28 p.m.

Maine statewide travel conditions

on Nov. 23, 2011, at 6:29 a.m.
 Penn State coach Joe Paterno, left, walks with assistant coach Tom Bradley on the field before an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in State College, Pa. in 2009.

Paterno’s sad end as Penn State’s icon

By Thomas Boswell, The Washington Post on Nov. 10, 2011, at 9:25 a.m.

See complete results of Maine’s 2011 election

on Nov. 10, 2011, at 5:54 a.m.

You’re not to old to exercise

By Todd Benoit on Nov. 03, 2011, at 5:43 a.m.
Only 25 percent of people age 65 to 74 engage in any kind of regular physical activity.
Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., takes part in a congressional round-table on college sports, offering their perspectives on current state of NCAA athletics, Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Rep. Rush likens NCAA to Mafia: ‘back-room deals, payoffs and scandals’

By Todd Benoit on Nov. 02, 2011, at 5:54 a.m.

Maine schools on NCLB list

on Oct. 04, 2011, at 8:59 a.m.
Under the No Child Left Behind Act, less than 30 percent of schools in Maine are making adequate yearly progress as measured by student test scores and attendance, according to a report released Monday morning by the Maine Department of Education.

Warren man indicted on sexual assault charges

By Amanda Beland, Foster's Daily Democrat on Sept. 23, 2011, at 6:19 a.m.
The BDN's new iPad app is now available, for free, in the App Store.

BDN announces new mobile apps, improvements to website

By Todd Benoit on Sept. 19, 2011, at 3:11 p.m.

Bangor Field Hockey 1 at Hampden 2

By ADasd on Sept. 09, 2011, at 4 p.m.

Compare state performance on Nation’s Report Card

on Sept. 07, 2011, at 10:43 a.m.
State Comparisons provides tables and maps that compare states and jurisdictions based on the average scale scores for selected groups of public school students within a single assessment year, or compare the change in performance between two assessment years.

AP-GfK poll on GOP candidates

on Aug. 26, 2011, at 5:02 a.m.