News from September 29, 2013

September 29, 2013

Beethoven, the way his music should be

Pianist Orli Shaham's standing ovation is richly deserved in Sunday's Portland Symphony Orchestra concert.

September 30, 2013

Patriots beat Falcons, 30-23

Tom Brady threw for 316 yards and two touchdowns as the New England Patriots held off a furious Atlanta comeback Sunday night.

September 29, 2013

Gunmen slay students in Nigerian dormitory

The terror group that claims responsibility may have ties to al-Qaida.

September 29, 2013

Police report fatal crash on the Maine Turnpike in Falmouth

The crash occurred around 7:30 p.m. on the Maine Turnpike southbound near mile marker 51, police said.

September 29, 2013

Father of stabbed Dodgers fan calls for witnesses



September 29, 2013

Helicopter pilot killed by rotor at Pennsylvania fair

The pilot was struck when his hat blew off his head and he reached for it.

September 29, 2013

Red Sox wrap up with 7-6 loss to Orioles

Boston will open its division series at Fenway Park on Friday against the winner of the American League's wild-card playoff.

September 29, 2013

Israel's Netanyahu warns White House about Iran

The Prime Minister contends Iran is using conciliatory gestures as a smoke screen to conceal a march toward a nuclear bomb.

September 29, 2013

Maine police dogs to get bulletproof vests

Police in Auburn say a departmental dog will receive a vest that protects against bullets and knife stabs.

September 29, 2013

Car bomb kills 40 in northwest Pakistan

The explosion appeared to have been caused by a bomb planted in a parked car and detonated by remote control.

September 29, 2013

NH man being sought for string of Maine burglaries

Timothy Wayne Smith is wanted on a warrant for a parole violation.

September 29, 2013

U.S. bracing for government shutdown no one wants

If deadline passes without a deal, a shutdown would affect a wide range of programs.

September 29, 2013

Waterkeeper movement thrives from Maine to Nepal

Joe Payne has patrolled Portland's waters for 22 years and has been honored for his role as Casco Bay's baykeeper.

September 29, 2013

NH gunpowder plant owner set for trial on deadly 2010 explosion

The trial of 64-year-old Craig Sanborn, of Maidstone, Vt., starts Monday in Coos Superior Court in Lancaster.

September 29, 2013

University of Maine dedicates Wyeth Art Center

The center on the Orono campus includes studios for painting, printmaking, photography and 3-D design, as well as classroom space

September 29, 2013

New commercial supply ship reaches space station

With the smooth linkup, Orbital Sciences Corp. became only the second company to accomplish such a far-flung shipment.

September 29, 2013

Who'll blink? Dems, GOP in shutdown stare down

With the government teetering on the brink of partial shutdown, congressional Republicans vowed Sunday to keep using an otherwise routine federal funding bill to try to attack the president's health care law.

September 29, 2013

Activists: Syria airstrike hits school, killing 12

The attack appeared to hit the yard in front of the school early Sunday morning, which is the first day of the work week at public schools in Syria.

September 29, 2013

Jack Leet – single, part-time employment Video clip included

For a young man without insurance, an active lifestyle that can cause injuries poses risks.

September 29, 2013

Driver charged in killing two bicyclists released on bail



September 29, 2013

Erika Burkhart – single mom, graduate student

 Nurse practitioner student is willing to pay more for Affordable Care Act's improved benefits.

September 29, 2013

State with own reform adapts to Obamacare

Massachusetts led the way with a health insurance marketplace, but now must work within the federal law.

September 29, 2013

Plucky dogs take Woofminster prizes Several photos included in this story

 Personality trumps breeding in the Planet Dog Foundation's dog show.

September 29, 2013

Retiree plans road trip to find retirement home



September 29, 2013

Temporary bus from Chelsea to Cony High School ending

The town lost bus service to the high school after the Augusta board didn't renew a 10-year contract.

September 29, 2013

Brook trout habitat being restored in Maine stream

The joint effort aims to enhance the habitat on a stretch of Intervale Brook.

September 29, 2013

Schilling's game goes up for auction

The former Red Sox star's company went bankrupt trying to develop the online video game.

September 29, 2013

Meaghan Carlson – works part time

 Experience getting sick with no coverage shows importance of having insurance.

September 29, 2013

Questions and answers about the Affordable Care Act's impact

Pat Quinn, Kathleen Sebelius

September 29, 2013

Burned Waterville building to be demolished

 The Main Street apartment building is considered a total loss and a danger after a fire on May 3.

September 29, 2013

The tweet that shook Portland’s Somalis

 Stereotypes and fears are brought to the surface when Maine gets tied to a terrorist attack in Kenya.

September 29, 2013

Walkers support search for Ayla

The group wants people to remember that Ayla Reynolds has been missing since Dec. 16, 2011.

September 29, 2013

Sign-ups for insurance will put health care law to the test Several photos included in this story

 Consumers weighing costs and benefits of health plans starting this week will decide the controversial reform's impact.

September 29, 2013

MaineGeneral opens Alfond Center, naturally Several photos included in this story Video clip included

 The new regional hospital has single-occupancy rooms and boasts a connection to nature.

September 29, 2013

House Republicans OK bill delaying health care law

Eric Cantor Senate Democrats vow to reject the House measure as a partial government shutdown looms Tuesday.

September 29, 2013

Falmouth native a Falcons fan for a reason: Her husband's the QB

Sarah Marshall grew up rooting for the Pats – then came BC and a guy named Ryan.

September 29, 2013

Popular TV journalist turns job loss into opportunity Several photos included in this story Video clip included

 After being let go by WMTW, Shannon Moss hears from viewers that she is missed and decides to produce her own show.

September 30, 2013

Adria and Bruce Rusk – married, working full time

 A Falmouth couple is thankful for improved coverage even though they won’t be getting any government subsidies.