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Thursday’s UMaine-UNH men’s basketball summary

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 10:19 p.m.

Thursday’s UNH-UMaine women’s basketball summary

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 10:15 p.m.

Adrian Peterson considers options: Texans, Giants, Bucs

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:57 p.m.
Seven-time Pro Bowl running back Adrian Peterson revealed three teams he’d consider in free agency should he not return to the Minnesota Vikings next season.

Jason Garrett named PFWA Coach of the Year

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:56 p.m.
Jason Garrett led the Dallas Cowboys to the NFL’s best regular-season record and Reggie McKenzie guided the Oakland Raiders back to the playoffs for the first time since 2002.

Stocks fall as investors ready for Trump’s inauguration

By Caroline Valetkevitch, Reuters on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:43 p.m.
U.S. stocks fell Thursday, continuing to pull back from the post-election rally, on investor caution ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration as president on Friday.

Executive actions ready to go as Trump prepares to take office

By Ayesha Rascoe and Julia Edwards Ainsley, Reuters on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:42 p.m.
Donald Trump is preparing to sign executive actions on his first day in the White House on Friday to take the opening steps to crack down on immigration, build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border and roll back outgoing President Barack Obama’s policies.
Former President George H.W. Bush

Ex-President George H.W. Bush had good night’s rest, remains in ICU

By Jon Herskovitz, Reuters on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:25 p.m.
“We are hopeful he will be discharged from the ICU in a few days.”

On Deck, a sports calendar for Jan. 19, 2017

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 4:45 p.m.

Djokovic upset by Istomin in second round of Australian Open

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 19, 2017, at 4:35 p.m.
After 13 years on the ATP Tour, and 16 years removed from a serious car crash that nearly ended his career, Denis Istomin enjoyed the best moment of his career Thursday.
Despite their territorial aggressiveness, cardinals sometimes band together in winter, sharing food resources.

Inauguration day, and thoughts turn to cardinals

By Bob Duchesne, Special to the BDN on Jan. 19, 2017, at 4 p.m.

UMaine men’s hockey team to battle rival BU in home-and-home series

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 2:51 p.m.
BU has won six straight, including a sweep of rival Boston College.

Central Maine Hoops basketball tryouts in Waterville

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 1:42 p.m.

Eastern Maine Hoops basketball club team tryouts in Bangor area

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 1:36 p.m.

Weyerhaeuser Grant kick-starts ‘Sunken Steamboats of Moosehead Lake’ documentary

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 1:09 p.m.
Austin Bleess

Caribou city manager leaving to take post in Texas

By Christopher Bouchard, Aroostook Republican & News on Jan. 19, 2017, at 12:29 p.m.
Austin Bleess, Caribou’s city manager, has resigned to take the same post at a city near Houston in Texas.
Gov. Paul LePage

LePage gave John Lewis a history lesson on civil rights, but failed his own test

By Patrick Rael on Jan. 19, 2017, at 11:29 a.m.
During the Civil War, 189,000 African-Americans aided the Union cause. Rather than demanding their gratitude, Lincoln thanked African-Americans for their help.

Basketball tournament slated in Baileyville

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 11:25 a.m.
A woman walks past a map showing the elevation of the sea in the last 22 years during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 in France.

Climate change is real. Now, let’s debate what to do about it.

By Charles Tilburg on Jan. 19, 2017, at 10:55 a.m.
Speaking as a scientist, let me help them out. Climate change is real.

Friday, Jan. 20, 2017: Take a stand to protect health care, Sen. Collins stands up for Sessions, Obamacare repeal would harm seniors

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 9:32 a.m.

Why I’m wearing a black armband to mourn Trump’s inauguration

By Judy East on Jan. 19, 2017, at 9:28 a.m.
OpEd: On Friday, I will wear a black armband to mourn, to protest and to honor.