News from November 9, 2013

November 10, 2013

Green’s 3 lifts Celtics to 111-110 win over Heat

Long shot at the buzzer gives Boston the win against Miami.

November 9, 2013

Bruins beat Leafs 3-1

Power-play goal in the third period helps Boston beat Toronto in their first meeting since the playoffs last spring.

November 9, 2013

WWII Doolittle Raiders make final toast in Ohio

The veterans, now all in their 90’s, gathered together for the last time to toast their fallen comrades and remember the historic raid over Tokyo in 1942.

November 9, 2013

Black Bears escape upset-minded Albany

Maine wins 33-27 to remain lone unbeaten team in CAA play

November 10, 2013

MaineGeneral moves 120 patients to new Augusta hospital

A fleet of 16 ambulances facilitates the transfer to the new Alfond Center for Health.

December 6, 2013

Class A boys’ soccer: Scarborough slips past Hampden Academy in OT Several photos included in this story Video clip included

Sam Ware scores with 8:08 left in overtime as the Red Storm win their second consecutive Class A championship.

November 9, 2013

Navy christens next generation of aircraft carrier

The USS Gerald Ford is the first of a new class of nuclear-powered aircraft carrier expected to join the fleet in 2016.

November 9, 2013

Trans fat doesn’t stir much ‘nanny state’ debate

Many agree the ban on trans fats will be make for healthier eating.

November 10, 2013

Eastern Class A football: Cheverus cruises to the final

The Stags get five TDs from Joe Fitzpatrick in routing Bangor, 37-0.

November 9, 2013

Western Class A football: Thornton Academy reaches regional final

The Trojans wipe out Sanford 35-6 and will play Bonny Eagle.

November 9, 2013

Deer hunter finds skeletal remains of person in Manchester

Police are treating the site as a crime scene.

November 9, 2013

Jefferson man killed in Alna crash

The accident happened Friday night when a pickup truck went off the road and into the Sheepscot River.

November 9, 2013

Maine urges hunters to donate wild game harvest

Hunters donated 5,000 pounds of meat last year.

November 9, 2013

Obama golfing at ‘Caddyshack’ course in Florida

Obama was in South Florida for three Democratic fundraisers Friday night.

November 9, 2013

Crisis brewing in Israeli-US relations

The rancor signals a tough road ahead for the twin American goals of finding a diplomatic solution for Iran’s nuclear program and forging peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

November 9, 2013

Colorful characters converge at Coast City Comicon in South Portland Several photos included in this story

Hundreds devoted to comic book-related pop culture attend the event.

December 6, 2013

Class C girls’ soccer: Waynflete repeats state title Several photos included in this story

The Flyers edge Orono 3-2 in 2 overtimes

November 9, 2013

US reporter still held by Venezuelan authorities

The Miami Herald journalist is expected to be released over the weekend.

November 9, 2013

Harvard’s deficit soars to $34 million

Finance officials are seeking ways to manage costs better and pursue innovative revenue strategies.

November 9, 2013

Ex-major leaguer Offerman missing amid attack suit

Former Portland Sea Dog John Nathans sued Offerman for the incident in a minor league game in August 2007.

November 9, 2013

Shutdown’s surprise effect on jobs numbers

Some economists are predicting that when the October numbers are updated, they might be in for a downward revision and that November could yield a lower number as well.

November 9, 2013

Guardian editor to face lawmakers on Snowden leaks

Alan Rusbridger has defended the newspaper’s role, saying its coverage has prompted a debate about the extent of intelligence activities.

November 9, 2013

Scarborough fires raze $4.2 million home, damage another

The two unrelated early morning blazes are being investigated.

November 9, 2013

No nuclear deal between 6 world powers and Iran

Iran refuses suspend work on a plutonium-producing reactor and downgrade its stockpile of higher-enriched uranium.

November 9, 2013

Attorney general warns Mainers about meat scam

Janet Mills says residents should be wary of door-to-door meat and seafood sellers who stop by unannounced.

November 9, 2013

Philippine typhoon death toll could reach 10,000 Video clip included

Typhoon Haiyan, which slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday, wiped away buildings and leveled seaside homes.

November 9, 2013

Maine serial 911 caller arrested again

The Oakland woman has been charged with making baseless calls to 911 seven times in two years.

November 9, 2013

Washington Navy Yard victim’s family files claim

They are seeking $37.5 million from the government.

November 9, 2013

Mystery surrounds Yasser Arafat’s death

New findings presented Friday only add to the confusion.

November 9, 2013

Mental health parity rule issued



November 9, 2013

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford may enter rehab

His lawyer says Ford is weighing his options.

November 9, 2013

Local Dispatches

Two accused of stabbing Hollis resident / Vechicle crashes into Dollar Tree store / Teenager found, placed in protective custody ... and other news from around the state

November 9, 2013

Togus veterans’ benefits office keeps backlog down

The Maine office is second-best in the nation at keeping down the backlog for disability claims, according to federal data.

November 9, 2013

‘60 Minutes’ retracts Benghazi report Several photos included in this story



November 9, 2013

Obama continues campaign for health care law

The president says he is personally involved in his administration’s effort to fix healthcare.gov.

November 9, 2013

Maine towns to honor veterans of Korean War Several photos included in this story Video clip included

Cumberland, Yarmouth and North Yarmouth mark the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War.

November 26, 2013

Munjoy Hill building boom gets louder Several photos included in this story

With land now scarce, one of the latest housing projects would be on stilts and another would demolish a church.

November 9, 2013

'Important gaps’ remain in Iran nuclear deal

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pushes for an interim agreement despite opposition from Israel.