News from November 30, 2013

November 30, 2013

Maine Warden Service scales back search for missing hunters

The missing men left their homes in Millinocket Friday to go hunting near Chamberlain or Clayton Lake.

November 30, 2013

No. 2 Florida State stays unbeaten, 37-7 at Swamp

The Seminoles are 12-0 and one step closer to playing for the national championship.

November 30, 2013

US: American fighters in Syria a security risk

Federal officials said they fear Americans in the fight could be radicalized by al-Qaida-linked militant group.

November 30, 2013

Two Obama Cabinet members shop in Portland on Small Business Saturday Several photos included in this story

The leaders of the Small Business Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency visit Longfellow Books.

December 1, 2013

Westbrook shootings leave two men dead

Patrick Milliner killed Matthew Rairdon in an apparent murder-suicide that police classify as domestic violence.

November 30, 2013

Thai political protesters clash violently, 1 dead

The gun shots broke out during fighting between supporters and opponents of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, killing one and wounding at lest five.

November 30, 2013

Police helicopter crashes into roof of Glasgow pub killing eight, injuring dozens

Rescue workers are at the scene looking for survivors.

November 30, 2013

Once world’s ugliest dog, Elwood dies at age 8

He passed away unexpectedly Thanksgiving morning.

November 30, 2013

Police helicopter crashes into roof of Glasgow pub killing eight, injuring dozens

Rescue workers are at the scene looking for survivors.

November 30, 2013

Troopers: 4 dead in W. Alaska plane crash

The plane carrying 10 people crashed near the remote village of Saint Marys.

November 30, 2013

North Korea says American apologizes for ‘hostile acts’

The U.S. elderly tourist has been detained for more than a month.

November 30, 2013

Health website may be out of intensive care on schedule

Administration officials expect to meet Saturday’s deadline for handling 50,000 users at once.

November 30, 2013

Vermont chamber pursues aerospace ties with Quebec

An agreement to be signed Monday in Montreal aims to establish a U.S.-Canadian Aerospace Corridor.

November 30, 2013

Massachusetts, union agree on contract

The state and the union representing early childhood educators reaches a tentative three-year agreement.

November 30, 2013

Mass. charities got 34 cents from every $1

The report covers professional solicitors in 2012. The state's attorney general urges donors to do their homework before choosing a charity.

November 30, 2013

State to soon decide fate of troubled MaineCare rides contractor

The contractor failed to take out a performance bond as required, and has frequently left ill Mainers stranded or caused them to miss health appointments.

November 30, 2013

Local & State Dispatches

Man in meth arrest also burglary suspect / State House Hall of Flags holds veterans tree of honor ... and more news from around the state.

November 30, 2013

Record of ignoring child abuse damages Arizona governor

Gov. Jan Brewer rejects calls to replace the head of the state’s social services agency.

November 30, 2013

Fewer right whales seen, counted in Gulf of Maine

Researchers say changing ocean conditions could be causing them to move, which could have critical effects on Maine's fisheries.

November 30, 2013

Maine mother needs help for baby’s Christmas

The toy fund has raised $4,805.

December 2, 2013

Maine tax panel will release suggestions for savings Monday

Lawmakers must cut $40 million to meet the state’s balanced budget requirement and it won’t be easy.