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Trump’s victory a sign of the dawning ‘Age of Resentment’

By Richard Ogle on Dec. 05, 2016, at 1:18 p.m.
Alone among all the candidates, Trump grasped the bitter resentment that political privileging of minorities would produce.

Apologizing to sainted mother for many transgressions

By Emmet Meara on Dec. 05, 2016, at 1:14 p.m.
There were numerous transgressions, including way too many fires.
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Orrington native named NHCC Blue Jacket of the Year

on Dec. 05, 2016, at 12:52 p.m.

UMaine women’s track and field results

on Dec. 05, 2016, at 10:40 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016: Take back marijuana legalization, monument positive for Katahdin region, Trump must get real on climate change

on Dec. 05, 2016, at 9:54 a.m.
Beppe Grillo, the founder of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, talks during a march in support of the 'No' vote in the upcoming constitutional reform referendum in Rome, Italy November 26, 2016.

Italy: ‘I say no’

By Gwynne Dyer on Dec. 05, 2016, at 9:29 a.m.
The likelihood of calamity is still very small. But we do live in interesting times.

Alice Drummond, character actress known for ‘Awakenings’ and ‘Dark Shadows,’ dies at 88

By Seth Kelley, Reuters on Dec. 05, 2016, at 9:22 a.m.
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Think of America as one people? Well, the census begs to differ

By Mike Gonzalez, The Washington Post on Dec. 05, 2016, at 8:39 a.m.
A proposed federal rule would create a new ethnic distinctions in time for the 2020 Census.

MacKenzie J. Rawcliffe – Robert J. Stigile

on Dec. 05, 2016, at 8 a.m.

Peng Chang-kuei, credited as creator of General Tso’s chicken, dies at 97

By Emily Langer, The Washington Post on Dec. 05, 2016, at 6:06 a.m.

Brady sets record for QB wins in Patriots’ 26-10 victory

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 04, 2016, at 6:28 p.m.
"Water protectors" at the Oceti Sakowin camp celebrate a decision Sunday to deny a permit for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

Army denies Dakota pipeline permit, in victory for Native tribes

By Ernest Scheyder and Valerie Volcovici, Reuters on Dec. 04, 2016, at 6:26 p.m.
“The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and all of Indian Country will be forever grateful to the Obama administration for this historic decision,” said Standing Rock Chairman Dave Archambault II.

Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Washington picked for CFP

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 04, 2016, at 5 p.m.

TV, radio sports schedule for Dec. 5, 2016

on Dec. 04, 2016, at 4:52 p.m.

Weekend harness racing results

on Dec. 04, 2016, at 3:38 p.m.
Military vehicles of Iraqi security forces are seen during a battle with Islamic State militants in Mosul, Dec. 4, 2016.

Islamic State strikes back to slow Iraqi forces in Mosul

By Saif Hameed and Ulf Laessing, Reuters on Dec. 04, 2016, at 3:02 p.m.
In a series of counter-attacks since Friday night, the jihadist fighters struck elite Iraqi troops spearheading the offensive in eastern Mosul, and attacked security forces to the south and west of the city.
President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a rally as part of his "Thank You Tour 2016" in Cincinnati, Dec. 1, 2016.

Trump warns that companies that offshore jobs will face 35 percent tariff

By Ylan Q. Mui, The Washington Post on Dec. 04, 2016, at 2:29 p.m.
Trump declared that he intends to incentivize businesses to stay in America by lowering corporate taxes and slashing regulations, two key components of his economic agenda.

Florida man makes Pulse-style massacre threats against church that welcomes ‘sick homosexuals’

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post on Dec. 04, 2016, at 12:42 p.m.
The church of about 155 people has been criticized for its progressive stances before, but this is the most serious threat that has been leveled.
U.S. President Barack Obama talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Lima, Peru November 20, 2016.

After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over

By Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post on Dec. 04, 2016, at 12:18 p.m.
The autocracies are back and rising; democracy is on the defensive; the U.S. is in retreat.
People watch the cortege carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro drive toward Santa Ifigenia cemetery in Santiago de Cuba on Dec. 4, 2016.

Fidel Castro interred in rock, closing last chapter of historic life

By Sarah Marsh and Diego Ore, Reuters on Dec. 04, 2016, at 11:36 a.m.
Castro’s cremated remains were due to be placed a few steps from the mausoleum of independence hero Jose Marti, another towering figure of Cuban history who Castro long admired.