Friday, December 6, 2013
The former prisoner and president used peace to overcome Apartheid, and in doing so set a moral example for the world.
South Africans across the spectrum pay tribute to Mandela
World leaders, barrier-breakers react to Mandela’s death
Mandela inspired actions in Maine against apartheid
SLIDESHOW: Images of Apartheid
Mandela inspired music, movies, poems
Gracious and tough, Mandela was fun to cover
On a day of protests in 200 cities, a report says the state’s minimum wage is far short of a livable level.
Report finds highest number of Maine jobs available in health care, social work
Maine's poorest county has struggled for years, and some wonder whether the FreeME proposal from the Maine Heritage Policy Center is the answer to overcoming poverty and boosting population.
From The Guardian: State conservative groups plan US-wide assault on education, health and tax
The state is investigating the data breach by contractor JPMorgan Chase, which waited nearly three months to notify officials.
Advocates meet in Canada to advance a plan for the ‘hotel’ passenger service, which would include stops in Portland and elsewhere in Maine.
In a hockey game, this would be known as getting blindsided.
Civic center attracts would-be trustees, controversy
The prison controversy led to policy changes and a ‘teachable moment’ for prison personnel.
Prison captain fired, but later reinstated, after pepper spraying inmate
Fifteen-year-old Abigail Hernandez of North Conway was last seen Oct. 9 after leaving high school.
Missing N.H. teen was in contact with mother
An investigation looks into whether proper permits were acquired; Portland’s barge has the city’s OK for construction work.
An investigation determined the bullet that killed the moose came from the officer’s gun and the shooting was unintentional.
After sitting out one game with a concussion, he will start on Sunday when the Browns visit the New England Patriots.
NBC deserves credit for taking on a live-TV version of the stage play starring Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer.
Strong under the boards and from the outside, the Rangers seem poised to contend for the title.
Mary Mayhew should have announced plans to fix a broken ride system and a botched Portland office relocation process.
Some want a bold approach, others moderate, but all want it to be positive.
Hard work for low pay in fast food? Mainers know feeling well
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