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Media around the world are going nuts over Portland’s Adulting School

By Kathleen Pierce on Dec. 05, 2016, at 4:56 p.m.
“We have struck a chord.”

2016 may be almost over, but the wild ride won’t be

By Jim Fossel on Dec. 05, 2016, at 9:13 a.m.
In Augusta, many legislators will be focused on the next election rather than the next session.

Four Ways to Give Last Minute Lucy the Boot

By Bettina Blanchard on Dec. 04, 2016, at 11:04 a.m.
Duke's Chase Jeter (2) pulls in a rebound between the University of Maine's Marko Pirovic and Vincent Eze (right ) in the second half Saturday's game at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.

Duke uses second-half surge to rout UMaine men’s basketball team

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 03, 2016, at 9:03 p.m.

Wood falls by unanimous decision at Bellator 166

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 02, 2016, at 11:03 p.m.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) runs for a gain after a catch during an Oct. 30 game at Buffalo. Gronkowski reportedly faces back surgery and will miss at least eight weeks.

Patriots’ Gronkowski to undergo back surgery

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4:27 p.m.

Haul your 15-pointer in the trunk of a Camry? Why not!

By John Holyoke on Nov. 30, 2016, at 11:43 a.m.

The GOP shouldn’t even consider scrapping the filibuster

By Jim Fossel on Nov. 28, 2016, at 6:15 a.m.
The filibuster checks the excesses of both parties, pushing both closer to the center.
Cedric Lacroix of the University of Maine (left), pictured during a recent game against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, scored two goals on Saturday night to lead the Black Bears to a 5-1 victory over Brown at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland.

Lacroix propels UMaine men’s hockey team past Brown

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 26, 2016, at 11:16 p.m.

Tolerance doesn’t require that we tolerate the intolerant

By Eric Shepherd on Nov. 26, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.

TV radio sports schedule for Nov. 26-27, 2016

on Nov. 25, 2016, at 9:26 p.m.

Sports briefs for Nov. 24, 2016

By Wire Service Reports on Nov. 24, 2016, at 9:13 p.m.

Republicans should learn from Obama’s mistakes, not repeat them

By Jim Fossel on Nov. 21, 2016, at 9:09 a.m.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) introduces House Majority Leader Kevin McCarty (R-CA), Steve Stivers (R-OH), Jason Smith (R-MO), Luke Messer (R-IN), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) after being renominated to be House Speaker by the House Republican caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2016.

How to pay for Donald Trump’s trillion-dollar agenda? Congressional Republicans aren’t saying.

By Mike DeBonis and Kelsey Snell, Washington Post on Nov. 21, 2016, at 7:11 a.m.
Some sacred cows might be up for slaughter, including federal entitlement programs like Medicare.

‘Fantastic Beasts’ box office debut draws on aging Harry Potter fanbase

By Brent Lang, Reuters on Nov. 21, 2016, at 6:15 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine -- 11/20/2016 -- People who took part in Transgender Day of Remembrance on Sunday at the University of Maine at Augusta's Bangor campus attempt to light candles for a vigil outside of Eastport Hall. When the wind and rain made that impossible, the group instead held a moment of silence in memory of the transgender people who have died in the last year.

Untimely transgender deaths mourned at Bangor gathering

By Dawn Gagnon on Nov. 20, 2016, at 7:41 p.m.

External link test

By Garrett Wilkin on Nov. 17, 2016, at 1:22 p.m.

Eldon E. Lizotte (1926 – 2016)

on Nov. 16, 2016, at 1 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine – Eldon E. Lizotte, 90, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016.
UMaine's Naira Caceres (right), pictured during Friday night's game against Purdue, scored eight points on Saturday in the Black Bears' 87-43 loss to 10th-ranked Mississippi State at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Micky Bedell|BDN

Vivians powers No. 10 Mississippi State past UMaine women for tourney title

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 12, 2016, at 9:31 p.m.

Virginia Tech beats UMaine men in season opener

on Nov. 12, 2016, at 12:08 a.m.